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Digest (June 27): Goucher's Korba hired to coach Stevenson women's soccer

Tati Korba, a veteran with 15 years coaching at the college level, has been named women's soccer coach at Stevenson University. Korba, who becomes the ninth head coach in program history, has spent the last 12 years as head coach of the Goucher College women's soccer program. She begins her tenure with the Mustangs on July 3. Korba has served as head coach at Goucher since 2005, becoming the program's winningest coach as she made the Gophers competitive in the Landmark Conference. In 2012, Goucher tied the school record for victories in a season with a 12-4-2 mark. During her tenure at Goucher, Korba coached 15 All-Conference selections, three NSCAA All-Region nominees and the 2011 Landmark Freshman of the Year. She joined Goucher's staff in 2005 as a part-time head coach and was elevated to full-time status prior to the 2007 season, the first full-time head coach in program history. Korba also has semipro playing and coaching experience with the Maryland Pride of the Women's Premier Soccer League, playing from 2003 to 2005 before serving as coach for the 2006 season. She was a standout forward from 1996 to 1999 at William Smith College in Geneva, N.Y., earning second team All-America honors as a senior.

Loyola Maryland: Lauren Frank, who played in 10 games as a freshman at Maryland, has joined the Loyola women's soccer team and will compete for the Greyhounds starting this fall. Frank made two starts for the Terps in her first college season. The defender was a standout at Hebron High in Carrolton, Texas, where she earned Texas UIL 6-6-A All-District First Team honors as a sophomore, junior and senior.

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McDonogh's Powderly winsMaryland Junior Amateur

Liam Powderly, from Cockeysville and Baltimore Country Club, broke out of a three-way tie early and equaled the low round of the tournament with a 2-under-par 69 to end with a winning 36-hole total of 140 in the 95th Junior Amateur championship of the Maryland State Golf Association at Norbeck Country Club in Rockville. The McDonogh junior, who tied for 13th in last week's Western Junior, cited putting as key to his victory. He had four birdies, two bogeys, was able to keep his round under par, and finished with 29 putts. Will Koras, 17, from Hayfields CC, finished second with a 73-70—143, followed by Keegan Shreves of Congressional CC with a 73-72—145.

Navy hockey: The Naval Academy Athletic Association announced that the contract for Mike Fox, the men's club coach, will not be renewed. Fox compiled 196-145-5 record in 10 years, including a 16-16 in 2016-17. The Mids won three Eastern Collegiate Hockey Association titles during his tenure. A national search for a new coach is underway.

National Women's Soccer League: The Washington Spirit has signed Chilean international forward Yanara Aedo, pending receipt of her international transfer certificate. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Aedo, 23, returns to Washington after playing for Spanish club Valencia over the past year. Prior to that, she was a member of the Washington Spirit Reserves from January 2015 to September 2016. She played a key role for the Spirit Reserves during the team's run to the 2015 USL W-League championship, scoring both goals in a 2-1 win over Colorado Pride in the title match.

From Sun staff and news services

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