King's 2 goals lift Stevenson in CAC soccer quarterfinal

Stevenson junior Tyler King (Calvert Hall) scored twice and sophomore Ryan Flannelly made five saves as the host Mustangs posted their sixth consecutive win with a 3-0 victory in the first round of the Capital Athletic Conference men's soccer championship. The victory sends fourth-seeded Stevenson (11-8) to the semifinals for the second time in the past three years, where it will face top seed and defending champion Salisbury.

Women's soccer: : Host American (10-9-0, 5-2-0) scored three times in the second half and became just the fourth team this season to hold Navy (13-4-2, 4-2-1) without a goal in a 3-0 victory in the Patriot League finale for both teams. The Mids will be seeded fourth in next weekend's conference tournament. For the second straight year, Navy will face top seed and host Colgate (9-6-3, 5-1-1) in the semifinals. ... George Mason (14-4-2, 6-3-2) scored four second-half goals and rolled to a 4-0 win over visiting Towson (7-11-2, 3-7-1) in the regular-season finale in the Colonial Athletic Association.

Field hockey: : Maryland, the nation's top-ranked team, will receive a first-round bye Thursday and play Friday at 4 p.m. in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlottesville, Va. The Terps (18-0, 5-0) earned the top seed for the second time in three years and the sixth time overall. North Carolina (16-1, 4-1) will serve as the No. 2 seed and also earned a first-round bye. The Tar Heels' lone loss of the season came to Maryland last week in a 4-1 loss in Chapel Hill. Virginia, the No. 3 seed, will face off against the No. 6 seed, Duke, Thursday at 3:30 p.m. No. 4 seed Wake Forest will take on No. 5 seed Boston College on Thursday at 1 p.m. Maryland will play the winner of the Wake Forest-Boston College game.

Cross country: : Led by Kristin Reed and Alex Lundy, the Maryland women's and men's cross country teams each posted a seventh-place team finish at the Atlantic Coast Conference championships in Cary, N.C. The women's finish matched the Terps' best since 1990; Maryland has had three seventh-place finishes since 1990, but Saturday's was its first since the league expanded to 12 teams. The Florida State women and North Carolina State men finished first. ... Freshman Megan Kinsella finished second overall to pace the Mount St. Mary's women to a fifth-place finish at the Northeast Conference championships in Hamden, Conn. Kinsella was named Freshman of the Year. On the men's side, sophomore Dylan Bernard finished ninth overall to help the Mount place seventh.


Blades, Westbrook undergo surgery; status uncertain

The Washington Redskins confirmed that linebacker H.B. Blades and cornerback Byron Westbrook (Salisbury) had knee operations last week. Both were injured in the Monday night loss to the Eagles and will miss next week's game at Atlanta at least. Coach Jim Zorn is expected to update the status of both players Monday. The Redskins have a bye this weekend. Also, as expected, the Redskins placed six-time Pro Bowl left tackle Chris Samuels on injured reserve. He is out for the season with a chronic spinal condition and is expected to retire.

- From Sun staff and news services

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