Returning starters dominant in Terps' intrasquad scrimmage


Returning starters dominant in Terps' intrasquad scrimmage

Two returning starters — Jordan Williams (24 points, 12 rebounds) and Sean Mosley (25 points, 10 assists, seven rebounds) — led the way in Maryland's intrasquad scrimmage Saturday. Senior Adrian Bowie had 24 points and Dino Gregory had 16 points and 14 rebounds. "I think for starting off with two weeks of practice, we're on schedule for as good as we can be right now," Terps coach Gary Williams said. "But we're going to get better."

MORE MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Greg Lewis, a 6-foot-9, 225-pound power forward from St. Frances, gave a verbal commitment to Rutgers to become the seventh member of its 2011 recruiting class.

Field hockey: Top-ranked Maryland (17-1) beat visiting No. 10 Louisville (13-6), 8-0. The Terps honored their three seniors, Amanda Himmelheber, Katie O'Donnell and Alicia Morawski, prior to the game. Junior Meghan Dean scored her first and second goals of the year in the second half, while freshman Ali McEvoy and O'Donnell each scored twice as well.

men's soccer: No. 2 seed CCBC Essex (12-5-3) beat No. 1 seed College of Southern Maryland, 5-3, in penalty kicks to win the National Junior College Athletic Association Region XX Division I championship game at Harford Community College. The teams were tied, 1-1, at the end of regulation. The Knights advance to the NJCAA Central District championship and will travel to face the NJCAA Region XII champion Saturday against either Cincinnati State Technical & Community College or Schoolcraft College, which play today. … Working with a makeshift lineup, the visiting No.3 Maryland men's soccer team was able to manufacture a 2-0 shutout of league rival Virginia on Friday night. Casey Townsend and John Stertzer each provided Maryland (12-2-1, 6-1-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) with quick scores in the first and second half, respectively. Terrapins goalkeeper Zac MacMath, who was working with a back line missing starters London Woodberry and Ethan White, made three saves to preserve Maryland's ninth shutout of the year. It was the first time Virginia (9-3-3, 2-3-2) had given up two goals since being beaten 2-0 by Connecticut in the 2008 NCAA tournament. … Junior Chris Wheeler scored in the 27th minute to lead Mount St. Mary's (7-9-0, 4-4-0 Northeast Conference) to a 1-0 victory over Robert Morris (8-6-2, 4-2-2) on Friday. … Siena (8-6-1, 5-1-0 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) scored two second-half goals to defeat host Loyola, 2-1, on Friday. The Greyhounds (8-4-2, 4-1-1) struck first in the 13th minute with Eddie Dines' third goal of the season.

Women's soccer: American (6-10-3, 2-2-3 Patriot League) scored two goals in the final three minutes to overtake host Navy, 3-2, on Friday. With the loss, Navy (9-8-3, 2-3-2) fails to qualify for the league tournament and its season comes to an end.

Swimming: Cat Coppler won two individual events and sealed the meet victory by swimming the opening leg of the final relay to lead host Mount St. Mary's past Manhattan, Saint Peter's and VMI on Friday. The Mount defeated the Jaspers, 132-63, the Peahens, 105-93, and the Keydets, 134-42. Coppler swam the opening leg of the 200-free relay before Victoria Shaw, Courtney Griffith (Westminster) and Joanna Hale wrapped up the event with a team and pool-record time of 1 minute, 55:03 seconds to seal the meet victory.


Bermuda Ocean Race date chosen for 2012

Bermuda Ocean Race organizers have slated their 18th biennial Annapolis-to-Bermuda race for Friday, June 8, 2012. The BOR is a race that begins in Annapolis and ends 750 miles later in Bermuda. Annapolis' Eastport Yacht Club and Bermuda's St. George's Dinghy Club host it. "The race is designed to challenge sailors with a unique combination of conditions – unpredictable winds down the Chesapeake Bay, shipping traffic along busy coastal waters, a Gulf Stream crossing, swirling eddies, invisible competition and treacherous reefs encircling Bermuda," said Mary Ann DeGraw, BOR chairwoman. The race is open to any single- or multi-hulled sailing yacht, and Annapolis organizers are anticipating up to 50 entries. The fleet in 2010 ranged in size from 21 to 81 feet, reflecting both cruising and racing designs, and crews of two to 28 ranging from professional sailors to Sea Scouts.

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