Johns Hopkins football coach Margraff earns AFCA coaching honors

Johns Hopkins football coach Jim Margraff earned American Football Coaches Association Region 2 Coach of the Year honors after leading the Blue Jays to an 11-1 record, a Centennial Conference title and the second round of the NCAA Division III tournament this season. … Salisbury senior punter Kyle Hamby was named first-team All-East Region.

Women's college basketball: Navy freshman guard Taylor Dunham was named Patriot League Rookie of the Week.


Men's college soccer: Maryland sophomore Zack Steffen is leaving school to pursue a pro career and is close to signing with Freiburg in the German Bundesliga. Steffen, who plays on the under-20 U.S. men's national team, is scheduled to undergo a physical in Germany in the near future. In 2013, he started every match as the Terps advanced to the NCAA Division I College Cup final against Notre Dame. This year, he anchored a Maryland defensive unit that, after a poor start, won 11 straight games and won the Big Ten Conference championship before losing to UMBC in the NCAA tournament's second round.

Steven Goff, The Washington Post

College wrestling: Five Maryland wrestlers placed Sunday at the Nittany Lion Open: sophomore Tyler Goodwin (133 pounds, third place) freshman Adam Whitesell (133, eighth), redshirt sophomore Derrick Evanovich (157, fourth), freshman McDonogh graduate Toby Hague (157, seventh) and freshman Garrett Wesneski (197, eighth). … McDaniel junior Ryan O'Boyle received Centennial Conference Co-Wrestler of the Week honors.

Indoor college track and field: Navy senior Mark Vetere was named Patriot League Male Field Athlete of the Week. … Gettysburg junior David Kaiser (River Hill) was honored as CC Men's Field Athlete of the Week.

College swimming and diving: Stevenson junior Alison Smith (Carver) was named Middle Atlantic Conference Women's Swimmer of the Week.

Varsity baseball: Chesapeake coach Ken King was named the National High School Baseball Coaches Association's Mid-Atlantic Regional Coach of the Year. The Cougars, of Anne Arundel County, won the Class 4A state title in May.

Varsity football: McDaniel assistant coach Tyrae Reid was selected to participate in the Future Football Coaches Academy during the American Football Coaches Association annual convention in January.

Major Arena Soccer League: The Blast signed defender Drew Ruggles, who also plays outdoor soccer in the United Soccer League's Pro Division for the Wilmington (N.C.) Hammerheads. Ruggles, who played at Georgia Southern, was a starting defender who appeared in 21 games for the Hammerheads this season.

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Ravens: Kicker Justin Tucker will host an autograph signing benefiting the Casey Cares Foundation, which aids critically ill children and their families, from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Radcliffe Jewelers in Towson Town Center. A $30 donation is required for each item fans bring for Tucker to sign.

American Basketball Association: The Hawks defeated the host Fayetteville Flight, 131-128, on Sunday night for their fifth straight win. Leading the Hawks (6-1) were Juwand Rheubottom (39 points, 10 rebounds) and Dashawn Bradshaw (28 points, seven rebounds, six assists).

From Sun staff and news services

Major League Soccer: D.C. United acquired English midfielder Andrew Driver from the Houston Dynamo for reserve goalkeeper Joe Willis, Ghanaian midfielder-defender Samuel Inkoom and a fourth-round draft pick in 2016. United also acquired allocation funds from Orlando City and New York City for international roster slots the next two seasons.

Steven Goff, The Washington Post