Resch to coach Team USA at indoor lacrosse worlds
Former Chesapeake Bayhawks assistant coach Tony Resch has been named head coach of the U.S. team for the 2015 Federation of International Lacrosse World Indoor Championship. Resch helped the then-Baltimore Bayhawks to the Major League Lacrosse title in 2003 and coached on league champion teams in 2012 and 2013. Adam Mueller, who played with the Baltimore Thunder of the National Lacrosse League, will be the offensive assistant coach of the U.S. squad. The championship will be held Sept. 18-26 in Onondaga Nation, N.Y., and Buffalo, N.Y.
Navy's Reynolds back at practice, expects to start Saturday's game
Navy starting quarterback Keenan Reynolds, who missed Saturday night's victory at Texas State, was running wind sprints without any apparent difficulty toward the end of practice Monday. Reynolds showed no signs of favoring the right knee that was severely bruised when it was hit by the helmet of a Temple defender Sept. 6. The standout junior then told the media that he fully expects to start Saturday when the Midshipmen play their first home game of the season against Rutgers.
Men's lacrosse: Nineteen players from Maryland are ranked in Inside Lacrosse's list of the Power 100 freshmen for the 2015 season. At the top is attackman Shack Stanwick (Boys' Latin) of Johns Hopkins, followed by Mikey Wynne (St. Paul's) of Notre Dame at No. 4 and midfielder Brinton Valis of Hopkins at No. 7. Other selections with ties to the Baltimore area are midfielder Keegan O'Connor (Boys' Latin, Maryland, No. 26); faceoff specialist Hunter Moreland (Boys' Latin, Johns Hopkins, No. 28); defenseman Alex Hurdle (McDonogh, Notre Dame, No. 30); midfielder Tal Bruno (Boys' Latin, Johns Hopkins, No. 32); midfielder Will McBride (Gilman, North Carolina, No. 35); attackman Trey McGee (McDonogh, Denver, No. 61); attackman Tyler Ruhl (Gilman, Notre Dame, No. 64); attackman Colin Chell (Boys' Latin, Ohio State, No. 84); midfielder Greyson Torain (DeMatha, Navy, No. 87); defensemen Chase Campbell (Gilman, Virginia, No. 98) and Hugh Mosko (Boys' Latin, Michigan, No. 99). ... Towson alumnus Neil Hutchinson (Loyola Blakefield, CCBC-Essex) has been named the team's volunteer assistant. Shawn Nadelen Hutchinson transferred to Towson before the 2013 season from CCBC-Essex, where he was the 2012 Maryland Junior College Offensive Player and Midfielder of the Year. ... Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia hired three-time All-America Maryland goalie Niko Amato as an assistant coach and defensive coordinator for the men's team. Amato joins coach Brian Dougherty, who starred for the Terps in the mid-1990s and mentored Amato a decade ago. ... St. John's hired former UMBC and Washington College assistant Terry Mangan as a men's assistant coach. Mangan has more than 20 years of college coaching experience, including 10 as head coach at Lafayette. He spent the 1991 and 1992 seasons as head coach at Archbishop Spalding.
Women's lacrosse: Fresno State hired Nicole Price (North Harford, Mount St. Mary's) as an assistant coach. She was an assistant last season at San Diego State.
Men's soccer: Navy (3-1-1) returned to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America poll at No. 22. ... Washington College senior midfielder Bob Libera was named Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III South Offensive Player of the Week; McDaniel goalkeeper Nick Over (Winters Mill) was named Rookie of the Week.
Field hockey: Maryland junior defender Sarah Sprink and freshman Moira Putsch were named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week, respectively.
Men's basketball: Maryland will open its Big Ten home schedule on the Big Ten Network against Minnesota on Jan. 3 at noon, one of at least 11 appearances on the network during the school's inaugural season in the league.
Administration: Kristen Brown joined Maryland as associate athletic director for sport administration. She last served as the American Athletic Conference's director of basketball administration.
Unseld to be roasted and toasted in Washington
Basketball Hall of Famer and former Baltimore/Washington Bullets center Wes Unseld will be honored Sept. 29 at 7 p.m at the DC College Access Program's Celebrity Roast and Toast Classic, hosted by media personalities James Brown and Michael Wilbon, and at a breakfast and golf tournament Sept. 30. DC-CAP is a nonprofit organization dedicated to encouraging and enabling Washington public and public charter high school students to prepare for, enroll in and graduate from college. Steve Buckhantz For information, go to dccap.org.
NFL: The Washington Redskins signed nose tackle Hebron Fangupo to their practice squad and released offensive lineman Derrick Hopkins from the unit.
—Mike Jones, The Washington Post
Billiards: Tom "Dr. Cue" Rossman, a multiple World Series of Trick Shots winner, will present a trick shot exhibition at the Tilted Kilt in Nottingham on Thursday at 7 p.m., The Delmar Inn in Hagerstown on Friday at 7 p.m. and Morsberger Tavern in Catonsville on Saturday at 7 p.m.
Senior Olympics: Leisure World of Maryland hosted Maryland Senior Olympics' shuffleboard and lawn bowling competitions last weekend, with winners in the shuffleboard events qualifying for next year's National Senior Olympics in July in Minnesota. Taking first place in their respective singles shuffleboard competitions for the women were Judy Gilbert of Montgomery Village (50-54), Beth Wheeler of Gaithersburg (55-59), Carlene Jarboe of Charlotte Hall (65-69), Susan Habig of Laurel (70-74), Gloria Hong of Rockville (75-79) and Marilyn Kessler of Silver Spring (85-89). For the men, Roger Rohr of Damascus (50-54), Grant Edwards of Baltimore (60-64), George Izumi of Rockville (75-79), George Kessler of Silver Spring (80-84) and John Dicks of Baltimore (85-89) took gold. In doubles, Gilbert and Rohr placed first in the 50-54 age range, Sholl and Habig placed first in the 55-59 age range, Jarboe and Yetlie Morales-Macedo of Silver Spring placed first in the 65-69 age range, and Hong and Izumi placed first in the 75-79 age range. Winners in lawn bowling were Linda Sholl, 55-59 singles and 55-59 age range in doubles with her partner Habig; Jarboe in the 65-69 age range in singles and the same age range for doubles with partner Wheeler; and Habig in 70-74 for singles.