Terps get second overall NCAA men's soccer seed; UMBC opens at Princeton

Men's college soccer

Terps get second overall seed; UMBC opens at Princeton

Maryland (17-2-1) was awarded the second overall seed in the NCAA College Cup on Monday. The Terps, who won the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament Sunday, will play at 5 p.m. Sunday at Ludwig Field against the winner of a first-round match Thursday between Bucknell and Pennsylvania.

More Division I: UMBC (11-4-3) will face host Princeton (13-3-1) in the first round at 7 p.m. Thursday. Should the Retrievers advance, they would play 12th-seeded William & Mary at 2 p.m. Sunday in Williamsburg, Va. The Retrievers reached the tournament for the first time since 1999 after earning an automatic berth by capturing the America East title.

Division III women: Frostburg State senior defender Heather Fleishell, senior forward Lauren Russell and sophomore forward Amanda Wharton (South Carroll) made the All-Capital Athletic Conference first team. Sophomore defender Liz Seligman is on the second team.

Men's college basketball

Mount St. Mary's rally falls short against Cincinnati

Redshirt freshman guard Sean Kilpatrick scored 21 points and the press forced 20 turnovers, setting up a 69-59 victory for Cincinnati (1-0) over visiting Mount St. Mary's (0-2). Shawn Atupem scored 14 for the Mountaineers, who cut a 21-point deficit to 62-58 on Julian Norfleet's 3-pointer with 58 seconds left. Cincinnati held on by going 7-for-8 from the line.

Elsewhere: UMES (0-2) was outscored by 31points in the first half en route to a 108-74 loss to host Columbia (1-1). Juniors Dishawn Bradshaw (St. Frances), Tyler Hines and Hillary Haley scored 11 each for the Hawks. … Eighth-year coach Tom Dickman earned his 100th college victory as host Hood (1-0) earned a 93-59 victory over Penn State Mont-Alto (0-1).

Maryland: Sophomore forward Jordan Williams was named the Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Week for the first time. Williams had 17 points and 15 rebounds in a 106-76 victory over Seattle, had a career-high 26 points and 15 rebounds in a 75-74 win over the College of Charleston and accumulated 20 points and 11 rebounds in an 89-59 victory over Maine.

Junior college men: Host Baltimore City Community College (3-1) won its third straight game Saturday, beating Manor College, 101-63, behind 21 points from Brandon Belt (Arundel).

Junior college women: BCCC lost, 66-36, to Tidewater CC on Sunday in the final day of the Comfort Inn Patrick Henry Community College Tipoff Tournament despite 15 points and nine rebounds from freshman guard Sarah Hunt-Fofana.

College football

Hopkins to play at home in ECAC South Atlantic Bowl

Johns Hopkins (7-3), which claimed a share of the Centennial Conference championship with a 34-10 victory over McDaniel on Saturday, has been selected to host Lebanon Valley (6-4) in the ECAC South Atlantic Bowl. The game will be played Saturday at noon at Homewood Field. Admission will not be charged.

Maryland: Quarterback Danny O'Brien was named the ACC Rookie of the Week for the fourth time this season. He completed 18 of 28 passes for 289 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for a touchdown in the Terps' 42-23 win over Virginia on Saturday. … Maryland's home game against North Carolina State on Nov. 27 will begin at noon, 3:30 p.m. or 7 p.m. and be shown on ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ACC Network or ESPNU, the conference announced.

Navy: The Midshipmen (7-3) are tied for third with Penn State (6-4) in the Lambert Meadowlands Bowl Subdivision poll. Temple (8-2) leads, followed by Syracuse (7-3).

More colleges

Face-Off, Big City tickets on sale; Nostrant honored

Tickets are on sale for the Konica Minolta Face-Off Classic lacrosse tripleheader on March 12 at M&T Bank Stadium and the Konica Minolta Big City Classic on April3 at New Meadowlands Stadium. The Face-Off will have Syracuse vs. Georgetown, Cornell vs. Virginia and Johns Hopkins vs. UMBC; for tickets and information, go to FaceOffClassic.com. The Big City will have Rutgers vs. St.John's, Johns Hopkins vs. North Carolina and Syracuse vs. Duke; for information and tickets, go to BigCityClassic.com.

More lacrosse: John Nostrant, who graduated from Washington College in 1986 and was a Shoremen assistant coach, will be inducted into the US Lacrosse Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter Hall of Fame on Feb. 5.

Volleyball: Maryland middle/right side hitter Brittney Grove was named ACC Player of the Week. … Towson outside hitter Katy Buck (Mount de Sales) was selected Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week.

Cross country: McDaniel senior Lindsay Wilson (Seton Keough) was named All-Mideast by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Et cetera

Frankin's Burgos receives Ravens coaching award

Franklin coach Anthony Burgos was named Ravens High School Coach of the Week after his visiting Indians rolled over No. 9 Hereford, 47-14, in the opening round of the Class 3A North playoffs Friday night. The Indians avenged a 14-6 loss to the Bulls on Oct. 22, largely by forcing five turnovers and converting all of them. It was their first win over the Bulls since 1994.

More football: St. Mary's is looking for a varsity coach. Send a cover letter, resume and references to athletic director Matt Hogan at mhogan@stmarysannapolis.org or by fax at 410-269-7843.

Major League Soccer: D.C. United and forward Danny Allsopp have agreed to part ways. Allsopp had five goals in his only season with the team, tied for most on the roster with Andy Najar.

—From Sun staff and news services

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