Report: Ex-Terps guard Roddy Peters transfers to South Florida
Maryland basketball transfer Roddy Peters committed to South Florida on Wednesday morning, CBSSports.com reported. Peters, who averaged 4.1 points and 2.1 assists last season, will have three seasons of eligibility remaining after sitting out 2014-15. The 6-foot-3 guard was a four-star recruit coming out of Suitland.
Women's tennis: Top-ranked Emory took a 2-1 lead after doubles and picked up three points in singles to defeat fourth-ranked Johns Hopkins, 5-1, in the NCAA Division III semifinals Tuesday in Claremont, Calif. The Blue Jays, playing in their first national semifinal, dropped to 24-2 this season with both losses to the Eagles (27-2). The Blue Jays earned their point when junior Elaine Baik and freshman Mikey Barthelmass won 8-4 at second doubles. Hopkins will face third-ranked Williams in the third-place match today.
Women's soccer: Towson named Mike Eckberg an assistant coach. He spent last season as a volunteer assistant at Penn State.
Hall of Fame to induct Millon, Uhlfelder, Mitchell and Voelkel
Four former players with Maryland ties — Erin Brown Millon (Fallston), Steve Mitchell (Johns Hopkins, St. Paul's), Michele Uhlfelder (Maryland, Pikesville) and Peter G. Voelkel (Loyola High) — are part of the 2014 induction class for the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame in Baltimore. The eight-person class will be inducted Oct. 25 at The Grand Lodge in Hunt Valley. Millon spent two seasons at Essex Community College, transferred to Maryland and became a second team All-American as a senior in 1990. She was a two-time member of the U.S. World Cup Team, helping Team USA to capture the world championship in 1997 and 2001. Mitchell was a two-time All-American at Hopkins, earning honorable mention in 1986 and first-team honors in 1987 and playing on national championship teams in 1984, 1985 and 1987. He was the first long-stick defensive midfielder to be named as a first-team All-American. Uhlfelder, a four-year player at Maryland, was a first-team All-American as a senior in 1991 and was selected as the national Attacker of the Year. She was on the NCAA's all-tournament team in 1990 and 1991. Voelkel was a four-time All-America midfielder at North Carolina, earning first-team honors in 1982 and 1983, second-team honors in 1981, and honorable mention in 1980. He was the USILA's Midfielder of the Year in 1983 and a three-time selection to the All-ACC team (1981, 1982, 1983). Other members of the Hall class are former North Carolina State player and current president of the Federation of International Lacrosse Stan Cockerton, former Virginia player Jay Jalbert, former women's writer Carole Wakefield (posthumous) and former Ursinus women's coach Marge Watson. Tickets for the induction ceremony will be available for purchase beginning Aug.1 at uslacrosse.org/HOF.
Ex-Towson players Harris, Oboh sign with Browns
Former Towson guard-tackle Randall Harris (DuVal) and tight end James Oboh (Sherwood) signed with the Cleveland Browns, who already have third-round draft pick Terrance West, a running back from Towson and Northwestern High, under contract.
Girls basketball: Forward Stephanie Jones (Aberdeen) and guard Taylor Murray (Annapolis Area Christian School) are among 153 players 17 or younger expected today at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., to vie for one of 12 roster spots on the 2014 USA Basketball women's U17 world championship team.
Men's soccer: One season after being swept in their three-game Major League Soccer series with Houston by a combined score of 8-1, D.C. United rode goals by Fabian Espindola and Chris Rolfe to a 2-0 victory over the Dynamo at RFK Stadium. The win puts United in second place in the East with 18 points — two more than the team amassed all last season. Houston is a point behind in third. ... The Bohemians (0-1-1) fell to FA Euro, 2-1, Tuesday night in their first road match of the Premier Development League season in Brooklyn, N.Y. Euro broke a 1-1 tie in the 57th minute, when Jonathan Watkin converted a penalty kick after defender Matt Shinsky pulled down a player in the box. Chris Panian had tied the score for the Bohs shortly before halftime. Baltimore's Mamadou Kansaye and Stephen Ho left the match with injuries.
Field hockey: Former Maryland stars Katie O'Donnell and Jill Witmer were selected to Team USA's final roster for the Rabobank World Cup beginning May 31 in the Hague, Netherlands.