Maryland's Oct. 3 home game against Michigan is set for a prime-time kickoff and will be carried live on the Big Ten Network, the conference announced Monday. The kickoff time will be announced at a later date, as will times and TV information for the rest of the Terps' 2015 schedule.
Women's college basketball: Maryland coach Brenda Frese and members of the Terps visited the State House on Monday, where they met Gov. Larry Hogan and other members of the government. Hogan and Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford welcomed the team, which advanced to the Final Four, to the governor's office and took official photos. They also presented the Terps with a governor's citation, thanking them for representing the state of Maryland. "I know you made the entire state of Maryland very proud," Hogan said. "We were ready to fly down to Tampa. My whole family, our whole staff, we watched every single game in the tournament and just loved it. Your coaches had you prepared and you played as a team. I know you made your university, your athletic director, your president and your governor very proud."
Men's college lacrosse: Maryland sophomore Tim Muller was named Big Ten Conference Defensive Player of the Week, the eighth time in nine weeks this season a Terp has received the award. … Johns Hopkins senior Wells Stanwick (Boys' Latin) and Joel Tinney were honored as Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week and Co-Freshman of the Week, respectively. … Navy sophomore Chris Fennell received Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week honors. … Loyola Maryland freshman Grant Limone repeated as Patriot League Goalkeeper of the Week. … Salisbury senior Austin Kemp (Centennial) was chosen as Capital Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week. … McDaniel senior Patrick Serio (Marriotts Ridge) earned Centennial Conference Offensive Player of the Week honors.
Women's college lacrosse: Maryland's Megan Whittle was honored as Big Ten Freshman of the Week for the fifth time this season. … Penn State senior Maggie McCormick (Liberty) received Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honors. … Loyola Maryland senior Annie Thomas became the third Greyhound to be named Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week this season. … Towson senior Michelle Dufault was chosen as Colonial Athletic Association Defensive Player of the Week. … Elon's Stephanie Asher (Glenelg) earned her third CAA Rookie of the Week honor. … Salisbury senior Kara O'Rourke (Mount Hebron) was honored as CAC Offensive Player of the Week.
Soccer: D.C. United goalkeeper Bill Hamid and midfielder Perry Kitchen were selected to the U.S. men's national-team roster for the international friendly against Mexico on Wednesday in San Antonio, Texas.
Journalism: The Baltimore Sun's Jeff Zrebiec has been named the 2014 Maryland Sportswriter of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters. Zrebiec, who covers the Ravens, is a two-time winner of the award. A New Jersey native, he is a 2001 graduate of Loyola Maryland. He also has covered Howard and Harford County high school sports, Maryland basketball, college lacrosse and the Orioles during his time with The Sun. Terps announcer Johnny Holliday was named 2014 Maryland Sportscaster of the Year by the organization. The 56th annual NSSA awards event will be held June 6-8 in Salisbury, N.C.