Digest: Towson volleyball wins 16th straight match

From Sun staff and news services

Junior Carola Biver had a season-high 18 kills to lead the Towson women's volleyball team to a 25-22, 25-13, 25-14 sweep against host William & Mary (2-14, 0-3 Colonial Athletic Association). The Tigers (16-0, 2-0) are one of four remaining undefeated Division I teams, along with Miami (Fla.), Florida and James Madison.

More women's college volleyball: Sophomore outside hitter Gia Milana had 11 kills to lead Maryland (12-2, 1-1 Big Ten) over Indiana (11-3, 0-2) in straight sets, 25-17, 25-19, 26-24, Saturday night. ... Navy (11-3, 1-0 Patriot League) earned a three-set victory, 25-18, 25-15, 25-21, over visiting Loyola Maryland (6-9, 0-2) on Saturday night. ... Coppin State (0-15) fell in four sets to host Massachusetts-Lowell (4-9) on Saturday night, 25-21, 15-25, 19-25, 16-25.

Women's college soccer: Northwestern (5-4-2, 2-1-1 Big Ten) scored twice in a four-minute span off corner kicks in the first half for a 2-0 victory over visiting Maryland (7-2-1, 1-2). ... Delaware (6-5-2, 1-1-0 CAA) scored on a penalty kick in the 75th minute for a 1-0 win over host Towson (3-6-2, 0-1-0). ... Host Mount St. Mary's (3-6-1) played to a 0-0 draw against Delaware State (0-9-1). ... UMBC (2-5-3, 0-1 America East) fell, 3-1, to visiting Albany (3-7, 1-0).

Men's college soccer: UMBC (5-2-1) fell, 2-0, to visiting No. 12 Western Michigan (9-0-1) on Saturday night.

College field hockey: No. 10 Maryland (6-4, 2-1 Big Ten) lost, 3-2, to visiting No. 14 Northwestern (7-4, 2-1).

Horse racing: Monticule LLC's homebred Archaggelos earned a half-length victory in the second-race feature at Laurel Park, running 11/16 miles over a firm Dahlia Turf Course in 1 minute, 42.06 seconds in the $40,000 maiden special weight event. David and Meg Wimer's Anna Strong won in her career debut, coming from off the pace for a half-length victory in Sunday's co-featured $40,000 maiden special weight for juvenile fillies.

NHL: The Washington Capitals cut 17 players in time for the start of training camp in the American Hockey League. The most notable cuts were defensemen Lucas Johansen and Connor Hobbs, who were competing for openings on the blue line.

—Isabelle Khurshudyan, The Washington Post

Golf: Matthew Brennan, 15, of Leesburg, Va., became the youngest Middle Atlantic Amateur champion when he birdied the first playoff hole to edge Scott Shingler, 45, of Haymarket, Va., at Laurel Hill Golf Club in Lorton, Va. The two tied for the lead at 5-under-par 279 in the regulation 72-hole event. Third-round leader Gordan Brixi, 15, of Potomac, finished third at 282.

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