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Maryland field field hockey earns No. 2 overall seed in NCAA tournament

Maryland field hockey earned the No. 2 overall seed in the Division I NCAA tournament on Sunday. The Terps will host Princeton (7-10) or Monmouth (13-7), which play each other Wednesday, in the first round at 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Wake Forest (14-6) and Albany (18-2) will come to College Park at 2 p.m. Saturday for another first-round matchup. The winners of Saturday's games will play in a 2 p.m. quarterfinal game Sunday at Maryland.

Men's college soccer: Navy senior Joseph Greenspan was named the Patriot League Defensive Player of the Year. Juniors Jackson Morgan and Derek Vogel, a forward, received Patriot League goalkeeper and offensive player of the week honors, respectively.

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Women's college field hockey: Towson senior libero Paige Sekerak was named Colonial Athletic Association Defensive Player of the Week.

Women's college swimming: Navy freshmen Jenny Smith and Hannah Collins were honored as Patriot League female swimmer and diver of the week, respectively.

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Women's college cross country: Navy junior Morgan O'Connor was honored as Academic All-Patriot League.

Men's college cross country: Navy junior Sam Peckham was named Patriot League Men's Cross Country Scholar-Athlete of the Year and was selected to the Academic All-Patriot League Team along with senior John Sweeney.

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Ravens' Campanaro returns to River Hill for toy drive

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Ravens rookie wide receiver Michael Campanaro (River Hill) is returning to his roots Fridayto spearhead a Marine Corps Reserve "Toys for Tots" campaign from 5:15 pm to 6:30 pm. The event will be in the lobby of the school, located at 12101 Clarksville Pike in Clarksville, before River Hill's first playoff football game, against Reservoir. Attendees are encouraged to bring an unwrapped toy or donate money. For more information, call 443-253-1666.

Pro basketball: Dylon Cormier (Loyola Maryland, Cardinal Gibbons) was named the ZZ Leiden Player of the Month this weekend. Cormier has led ZZ Leiden to first place in the Dutch Basketball League and leads all players in the league in two-point field-goal percentage (71.9), shooting 41-for-57. … Tanisha McTiller (Towson) has signed with Portugal's Lousada AC. McTiller appeared in three of the team's first four games and is averaging 22.3 points and 4.7 rebounds per game to lead the Liga Femina in scoring.

Journalism: The Shirley Povich Symposium on "Racism & Sports: How Far Have We Really Come?" will be held tonight at 7 in the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center at Maryland. ESPN "Pardon the Interruption" co-host Michael Wilbon and "SportsCenter" anchor and Maryland alumnus Scott Van Pelt headline the event. The panel also will have Kevin Blackistone, a visiting professor at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism and a panelist on ESPN's "Around the Horn"; Kara Lawson, a WNBA veteran and basketball analyst; and Damion Thomas, the curator of sports at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture and a former Maryland professor. Television host Maury Povich, son of the late Washington Post columnist Shirley Povich for whom the symposium is named, will moderate. The event is free and open to the public.

Men's soccer: D.C. United goalkeeper Bill Hamid has been selected to the U.S. men's national team roster for the friendlies against Colombia on Friday in London and against Ireland next Tuesday in Dublin.

Boxing: Jake Smith's Baltimore Boxing Promotions will host an evening of Olympic-style boxing and anti-bullying awareness Nov. 29 at the Myers Pavilion. Headlining is the East Coast middleweight title bout between Rashad Kilpatrick of Washington and Baltimore Boxing's Donald Wallace. In the co-feature, Maryland State junior middleweight champion Allen Burris defends his title against an opponent to be named.Tickets from $25 are available by calling 410-375-9175 or going to baltimoreboxing.com. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the first fight starts at 8.

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