Men's college lacrosse
MAAC bids to host D-I quarterfinals in Buffalo
The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference submitted a bid to host the NCAA Division I men's lacrosse quarterfinals at Ralph Wilson Stadium, home to the NFL's Buffalo Bills, sometime between 2015 and 2018, according to Buffalo Business First. The quarterfinals have never been held in the Buffalo-Niagara region. The area would seem to fit with the NCAA's vision to expand the game geographically: Last season, two quarterfinals were played at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, the first-ever quarterfinal site not on the East Coast. Those games drew more than 7,700 fans. The preliminary and final host sites for those years will be announced by Dec. 11.
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College field hockey
Terps fall to ODU, 3-2, for first loss of season
The host Maryland field hockey team's undefeated start to the season ended with a 3-2 loss to No. 15 Old Dominion on Sunday. The Monarchs (9-6) jumped out to an early lead, scoring 66 seconds into the game. The Terps' comeback bid was highlighted by goals from junior Maxine Fluharty and senior Shelby Sydnor, but it wasn't enough. The Terps (15-1, 4-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) will host No. 6 Virginia (15-3, 3-2) on Friday at 6 p.m. in their final ACC home game.
Towson senior Emily Banes scored to become the Tigers women's career leader in goals with 28 in a 2-1 loss to visiting Hofstra (9-5-1, 3-2-1 Colonial Athletic Association). Banes broke the mark held by Christi Landi (1997). The Tigers fell to 7-10-1 and 2-6 in CAA play.
More women's soccer: Sophomore Ashley Spivey (McDonogh) scored in the 88th minute, but Maryland (8-8-0, 4-6-0 ACC) lost at No. 3 Florida State, 2-1. The Seminoles remain undefeated at 13-0-3 overall and 8-0-2 in the conference. The Terps finish the road portion of their regular-season schedule on Thursday when they play at Syracuse for the first time in program history. The game will begin at 7 p.m. ... Mount St. Mary's (4-7-3, 2-2-1 Northeast Conference) trailed early, but Jackie Corley tied the score in the first half, and Keriann McGettigan scored in the 87th minute to give the Mount a 2-1 win over host Bryant (5-10-1, 1-3-1). … Sophomore forward Alexa Quaranta (Perry Hall) scored twice, but visiting UMBC lost, 3-2, in double overtime to Massachusetts Lowell (1-14-1, 1-5-0 America East). The Retrievers moved to 9-5-2 and 4-2-0 in conference play.
Men's soccer: St. Mary's junior forward Matt Braun scored the lone goal to lead the Seahawks (5-7-2, 2-3-0 Capital Athletic Conference) to a 1-0 victory over visiting Penn State Harrisburg (3-10-1, 0-5-0).
Bias tribute set for Nov. 18 at Sports Legends Museum
The Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation will host "Relive the Legacy of Len Bias," presented by Born Ready Project, at Sports Legends Museum on Nov. 18 at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 18 also marks what would have been the 50th birthday of the former Maryland All-America forward. Dave Ungrady, best-selling author of the book "Born Ready: The Mixed Legacy of Len Bias," will discuss the legacy of Bias. Ungrady will be available to sign copies of his book, which will be available for $20. For more information, contact Ashley Serano at AshleyS@BabeRuthMuseum.org or 410-727-1539 ext. 3013.
Men's college water polo: Johns Hopkins defeated Washington & Jefferson and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology en route to winning its 15th Collegiate Water Polo Association Division III Championship. The Blue Jays opened the day with a 22-14 win over the Presidents, Wes Hopkins then defeated the Engineers, 13-8, in the championship match. Sophomore goalie Erik Henrikson was named the championship Most Valuable Player, while coach Ted Bresnahan earned Outstanding Coach honors.
College football: Salisbury (4-2) is No. 24 in the D3football.com Top 25 after defeating then-No. 19 St. John Fisher on Saturday.
Women's college volleyball: Maryland swept visiting Boston College (25-21, 25-21, 25-20) for a 3-0 victory. The Terps (11-9, 3-5 ACC), led by Mary Cushman's 13 kills, posted a .301 hitting percentage, while Boston College (8-12, 0-8) hit .196. … Seniors Ali Goc and Mallory McIntyre, along with junior Hannah Schmidt (Mount de Sales), each recorded a doubledouble as UMBC (14-8, 5-2 America East) defeated visiting Providence (11-13, 3-4) in four sets (26-24, 25-18, 22-25, 25-22). … Towson (6-19, 0-7 CAA) lost to host Hofstra (13-9, 4-3) in straight sets (25-9, 25-17, 25-20).
NFL: The Ravens and BGE have teamed up to honor Maryland volunteers for their devotion to bettering local communities through the annual Community Quarterback Award. Supported by NFL Charities and the Ravens Foundation and funded by BGE, the award recognizes individuals who exemplify dedication, leadership and commitment to improving the communities in which they live through volunteerism. Volunteers 13 and older who provide extraordinary services for nonprofit organizations are eligible for the program. Applications for the award can be completed at baltimoreravens.com/news/community/programs.html through Nov. 15.
Boxing: The top U.S. Golden Gloves champions will face the best amateur fighters from Mexico, Puerto Rico and Ireland on Friday and Saturday at the Waldorf Jaycees Community Center.
—From Sun staff and news services