September 2, 2013
Cal tops No. 2 Terps in OT in men's soccer
No. 2 Maryland forced overtime with Jake Pace's goal with 11:56 left in regulation, but the Terps (0-1-1) dropped a 3-2 men's soccer decision to host California on Sunday. The Golden Bears (2-0) scored the game-winner when Alec Sundly's follow shot beat Zack Steffen to his right after the keeper made a tough save.
More men's soccer: Pete Caringi (Calvert Hall) scored two second-half goals, leading host UMBC (2-0) to a 3-1 win over Nevada-Las Vegas (0-2) in the Springhill Suites Arundel Mills BWI Kick-Off Classic. UMBC midfielder Geaton Caltabiano (Mount St. Joseph) scored in the first half on a free kick for a 1-0 lead. Caringi scored twice Friday night in a 3-1 win against Seattle (0-2). He has 30 career goals, tying him for ninth on the school's all-time list. The Retrievers won the tournament with a plus-4 goal differential; Delaware (2-0) was plus-3.
Women's college soccer: Gabby Galanti scored in the 71st minute and Hayley Brock in the 82nd to to lift No. 15 Maryland (4-0) to a 2-0 win over visiting Navy (2-2). ... Senior Emily Banes scored twice to lead Towson (2-2) to a 4-1 win over visiting Mount St. Mary's (1-2). Banes, Sofia Read and Katlyn Axenfeld scored for the Tigers. Mount St. Mary's (1-2) got a goal from Alicia Mirando. ... UMBC (2-1) fell, 3-0, to visiting Drexel (2-1-1).
College field hockey: No. 2 Maryland (2-0) won, 5-1, at Temple (1-1) in the Conference Cup championship match, outshooting the Owls 32-3. ... Davidson (2-0) scored twice in the final 9:17 in beating Towson (0-2) on Saturday in College Park. Courtney Branco scored with less than 90 seconds left to pull the Tigers within one goal.
Horse racing: JD Acosta all but wrapped up the riding title at the Maryland State Fair when he rode four winners, the second time he has done so during the Timonium meeting. Acosta will miss today's final day of the meet but leads Travis Dunkelberger, 16 races to nine. On Sunday, Acosta rode two winners for trainer Mike Pino and two for Hugh McMahon. Back Room Deal ($4.20) won the second race, and first time starter Miss Edmond ($5.40) won the fourth race, both for Pino. Fearsome ($7.40) led gate-to-wire in the sixth race, and April's Dixie Bell ($29) surprised in race eight, both for McMahon. First post today is at 1:05 p.m.
NFL: The Washington Redskins signed eight players to their practice squad: cornerback Chase Minnifield, defensive lineman Dominique Hamilton, wide receiver Lance Lewis, running back Jawan Jamison, wide receiver Nick Williams, tackle Xavier Nixon, guard Tevita Stevens and inside linebacker Will Compton. ... Roster cuts Saturday included Detroit Lions wide receiver Corey Fuller (Woodlawn) and New Orleans Saints defensive back Chris Carr (former Raven). Fuller has been signed to the Lions' practice squad.
Auto racing: Baltimore County driver Justin Boston enters today's Southern Illinois 100 at the the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds in third place in the ARCA championship point standings with five races remaining in 2013. "I definitely feel like I've exceeded my expectations this year," he said. "I've surrounded myself with good people and have a great team behind me. My confidence is growing every week and I think we've got a great shot at winning one in the next few weeks." In 16 races, Boston has earned six top-five finishes and 13 top-10s. Today's race is on a mile-dirt track. Boston has just one ARCA start on dirt, finishing fifth on the Springfield mile a couple of weeks ago.
—From Sun staff and news services
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