Terps hand No. 3 Penn State first loss of 2014
The Maryland men's soccer team (5-5-2, 2-1-1 Big Ten Conference) scored a season-high four goals Sunday in a 4-0 shutout of visiting No. 3 Penn State(10-1-1, 4-1-0). Terps junior midfielder Mael Corboz had the first two goals, and senior forward Alex Shinsky and junior midfielder Tsubasa Endoh each added one to give the Nittany Lions their first loss this year. Penn State's Andrew Wolverton had surrendered two goals total this season until the Terps scored four on him, the most Maryland has had in a game since last October.
Whittenburg finishes 7th on parallel bars in world finals
U.S. men's national-team gymnast Donnell Whittenburg (Edgewood) overcame a blunder during his routine in the men's parallel bars finals at the World Championships in Nanning, China, to score 14.366, good for seventh place and second among American gymnasts in the event. "Things happen in this sport; anything can happen," Whittenburg told USA Gymnastics. "I finished my routine, so that's pretty good."
Marathon: Tatyana McFadden of Clarksville won her fourth consecutive Chicago Marathon in the women's wheelchair race. McFadden won her fifth overall title in the race with a time of 1 hour, 44 minutes, 50 seconds.
Major League Soccer: D.C. United (16-9-7) ended its 12-game losing streak against the Houston Dynamo (11-15-6) with a 3-1 victory. Former Maryland defender Taylor Kemp scored his first career goal.
—Steven Goff, The Washington Post
Women's college soccer: UMBC's Jen Nance (Severna Park) earned a program-record seventh shutout this season in a 1-0 win as the Retrievers (9-3-2, 1-1-2 America East Conference) beat visiting Maine (3-7-4, 1-1-3). ... Towson (3-8-3, 0-4-1 CAA) and host Charleston (5-9-1, 1-4-1 CAA) played to a 0-0 draw. ... Navy (8-3-4) came up with a 2-1 victory atPenn (5-4-2). ... Maryland (5-4-4, 3-2-3 Big Ten) rallied from a first-half deficit but couldn't find a go-ahead goal and settled for a 1-1 tie at Ohio State (5-7-2, 2-4-2) on Saturday night.
College field hockey: No. 2 Maryland powered past visiting Pennsylvania, 9-0, with the Terps' biggest offensive outburst of the season. Eight Terps scored against the Quakers (4-6), including six off penalty corners, as Maryland (11-2) won its sixth straight. ... Towson (2-10, 0-3 Colonial Athletic Association Conference) fell to Delaware, 2-1. The Blue Hens improved to 9-5, 3-0.
Women's college volleyball: Despite moving into eighth place all time in career kills with 988, senior outside hitter Hannah Schmidt (Mount de Sales) and host UMBC (8-9, 2-2 America East) fell, 3-0, to New Hampshire (10-11, 3-1). ... Maryland lost, 14-25, 17-25, 17-25, to No. 6 Wisconsin in its third straight loss in as many games to a ranked opponent. ... Loyola Maryland (2-18, 0-7 Patriot League) lost to Colgate, 25-20, 25-13, 25-12. The Raiders moved to 9-7, 3-3.
—Jorge Castillo, The Washington Post
Journalism: The Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism will host a panel discussion on the controversy over the Washington Redskins' nickname and logo from 7 to 9 tonight in the Eaton Theater of Knight Hall at the University of Maryland. Panelists will be Christine Brennan, USA Today columnist; Tara Houska, founder of Eradicating Offensive Native Mascotry; Dave Owens, WUSA sports commentator; Andy Pollin, ESPN 570/980 personality; Ray Schoenke, a former Washington Redskins player; and Mike Wise, Washington Post columnist. Povich Center Director George Solomon, director of the Shirley Povich Center, will moderate. For more information, email Beth Mechum at firstname.lastname@example.org, call her at 301-405-4605 or go to povichcenter.org.
—From Sun staff and news services
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