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Campbell's goal lifts Maryland over Ohio State in men's soccer

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Campbell's goal lifts Maryland over Ohio State in men's soccer

Freshman George Campbell (McDonogh) scored the game-winner in the 75th minute as host Maryland (10-5-2, 4-2-1 Big Ten) earned a 1-0 victory against Ohio State (7-6-4, 4-3) on Senior Night on Saturday. Campbell corralled a ball from short range and shot the ball above leaping Buckeyes goalkeeper Alex Ivanov for the goal. The Terps have won seven straight matches, surrendering a mere four goals in that span.

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More men's soccer: Senior midfielder Michael DiCesare scored three goals as UMBC (9-5-3, 5-0-1) rolled to a 5-1 victory over Vermont (7-7-1, 2-3-1) to capture its second consecutive America East Conference regular-season championship. After wrapping up the regular season at Stony Brook on Wednesday, the Retrievers will host an America East semifinal Nov. 12.

Field hockey: Senior Maxine Fluharty scored two goals as the second-ranked Maryland field hockey team beat No. 14 Iowa, 4-1, on Senior Day to win the school's first Big Ten championship in any sport. The Terps (16-2, 7-1) have won 11 straight games, including seven consecutive conference matches, since Sept. 26 to close the regular season. The Big Ten tournament will be hosted by Michigan starting Thursday. The bracket will be released today.

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Women's basketball: No. 10 Maryland opened on a 19-0 run and cruised past visiting Goldey-Beacom, 103-43, in the Terps' first exhibition game of the season. All 12 Terps scored. Sophomore Shatori Walker-Kimbrough led the way with 15 points and nine rebounds, while fellow sophomore Lexie Brown added 14 points and four steals. Redshirt freshman A'Lexus Harrison (Digital Harbor) and sophomore Brionna Jones (Aberdeen) each added 12 points. Freshman Kristen Confroy scored 10 points, all in the second half, and added seven rebounds.

Women's soccer: Goals by Angela Kuhn in the 18th minute and Karley Bush in the 21st lifted Harford Community College to a 2-1 victory over Southern Maryland in the National Junior College Athletic Association Region XX Division I championship game. The Hawks, who beat Harford in last year's title match, didn't score until the 86th minute. ... Navy (11-3-5, 6-1-2 Patriot League) rolled to a 3-0 victory over visiting Army (7-8-3, 4-2-3) on Friday in the annual Star match. The margin of victory was the Mids' second-largest in the 26-game series. Navy, which got goals from Caprice Kelty (Arundel), Clare MacAdam and Meghan Hegarty, led 23-5 in shots and 12-1 in shots on goal.

Cross country: The Navy men successfully defended their title at the Patriot League championships at Lehigh. The Midshipmen's Steve Schroeder won the men's 8K race, finishing in 23 minutes, 57.0 seconds to become the first runner to finish under 24 minutes in the conference championships. He was one of six Navy runners in the top 10. The Mids finished with 30 points overall, far ahead of second-place Bucknell (76). Loyola Maryland (302) was last. The Navy women tied for third with Army; Loyola was eighth.

Women's volleyball: Ashley Preston earned her 38th career victory, making her the all-time winningest volleyball coach in Coppin State history, when the Eagles (12-11, 6-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) earned a 3-1 win Friday night against Delaware State (1-22, 1-7). Linda Mitchell won 37 matches from 1987 to 1993. ... In a battle of top Colonial Athletic Association teams, host Towson (23-3, 9-2) won its ninth straight match Friday with a 3-1 victory over first-place Hofstra (22-4, 10-2).

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Honors: Hood College will induct the following into its Athletic Hall of Fame on Jan. 17 at 11 a.m. at the Coblentz Dining Room: Danielle Allen '05, women's basketball; Darnell Edmonds '07, men's basketball; Kathie Jackovitz Harrington '79, women's basketball and lacrosse; Thomas Noonan '08, MBA '11, men's soccer; Jessica Parrish '09, track and field, women's soccer and women's basketball; Laura Pitts '06, women's soccer and women's lacrosse; Gib Romaine, former athletic director; and Danielle Sgro '09, cross country and track and field. For information, go to hoodathletics.com.

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Lin wins Baltimore City Table Tennis open singles

Top-seeded Jonah Lin of Taiwan won the open singles at the 53rd annual Baltimore City Table Tennis Championships last week at Top Hat Cue & Table Tennis Club in Parkville by defeating second-seeded Vaidotas Judzapvicillis of Lithuania, 11-5, 11-6, 11-3. In open doubles, Morty Greenberg of Perry Hall and Judzapvicillis defeated top-seeded Lin and Inna Gundermann of Baltimore City, 11-5, 9-11, 11-4, 11-8; in senior 50-plus singles, top-seeded Lin defeated second-seeded Mike Wolford of Baltimore City, 11-8, 12-10, 10-12, 11-4; and in novice singles, top-seeded Judzapvicillis beat second-seeded Binoy Pradhan of Nepal, 11-9, 11-8, 17-15.

NFL: The Washington Redskins have released backup defensive lineman Clifton Geathers and promoted safety Phillip Thomas from the practice squad to the 53-man roster, two people with knowledge of the situation confirmed. Geathers played sparingly, recording six tackles this season. Stephen Bowen Frank KearseRookie cornerback Bashaud Breeland practiced without any problems Saturday morning and is expected to play today against the Minnesota Vikings despite injuring his knee Friday, a person with knowledge of the situation said.

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Baseball: The Colorado Rockies exercised an option to bring back 42-year-old relief pitcher LaTroy Hawkins, a former Oriole, for $2.25 million next season. Hawkins had 23 saves and a 3.31 ERA in 54 innings last season.

Minor league basketball: The Bay Area Shuckers (0-2) lost, 101-94, to host NYC524 (1-0) in the American Professional Basketball League despite 25 points from Cameron Cook (Hood, Calvert Hall).

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