College Football

Digest (Aug. 29): Terps' Big Ten football schedules announced for 2022-2025

The Big Ten announced its football schedules for the 2022-2025 seasons Wednesday afternoon. As part of the Big Ten's schedule rotation, Maryland will host five conference games in 2022 and 2024, while hosting four in 2023 and 2025. The Terps open Big Ten play in 2022 against Michigan on Sept. 24. A complete schedule for each of these seasons and game times will be announced at a later date.

Maryland schedules


2022 — Sept. 24 at Michigan; Oct. 1 Purdue ; Oct. 8 at Indiana ; Oct. 15 at Wisconsin ; Oct. 22 Northwestern ; Oct. 29 Rutgers ; Nov. 12 at Penn State ; Nov. 19 Ohio State ; Nov. 26 Michigan State

2023 — Sept. 23 at Michigan State; Sept. 30 Indiana; Oct. 7 at Ohio State; Oct. 14 at Rutgers; Oct. 21 Illinois ; Oct. 28 Michigan; Nov. 11 at Nebraska ; Nov. 18 at Northwestern; Nov. 25 Penn State


2024 — Sept. 28 Michigan State; Oct. 5 at Penn State; Oct. 12 at Indiana; Oct. 19 Minnesota ; Oct. 26 at Iowa ; Nov. 2 Ohio State; Nov. 9 at Michigan; Nov. 23 Northwestern; Nov. 30 Rutgers

2025 — Sept. 20 Michigan; Oct. 4 at Ohio State; Oct. 11 at Purdue; Oct. 18 Penn State; Nov. 1 at Michigan State; Nov. 8 Wisconsin; Nov. 15 at Northwestern; Nov. 22 Indiana; Nov. 29 at Rutgers

Men's college basketball

Mount St. Mary's landsScott as graduate transfer

Mount St. Mary's men's basketball coach Dan Engelstad announced the addition of K.J. Scott (Omaha, Neb.) to the roster as a graduate transfer. Scott comes to the Mount after playing at Texas Southern the past two seasons. A preseason First Team All-SWAC selection, Scott averaged 12.6 points, 4.0 rebounds, 3.0 assist sand 1.3 steals in seven games last season before missing the remainder of the year with an injury. He scored in double figures in six of the seven games, including a season-high 19 points at Washington State. As a junior, Scott appeared in 35 games with 25 starts in helping lead Texas Southern to the NCAA Tournament. The Mountaineers will feature one of the youngest rosters in all of NCAA Division I with eighth freshmen and eight sophomores in addition to Scott. The Mount opens the 2018-19 season with a home exhibition game vs. Hood College on Nov. 1. The regular season begins at North Carolina State on Nov. 6.

Loyola Maryland: The Greyhounds will open their sixth year in the Patriot League and the first under coach Tavaras Hardy on Jan. 3 when Holy Cross visits Reitz Arena for the conference opener. The Greyhounds will play an 18-game Patriot League schedule followed by the 10-team Patriot League Championships in early March. Loyola's 13-game non-conference schedule opens Nov. 6 at St. John's. The full schedule is available at

Et Cetera

St. Frances earns top spotin state prep football poll


St. Frances earned the No. 1 spot in the first Maryland High School Football State Poll, getting all 12 first-place votes. The poll, in its 29th year, is based on a statewide voting by sports reporters. Schools are ranked by points received. The number in parentheses reflects first-place votes. The rankings are compiled by Sheldon Shealer.

Maryland High School Football State Poll

1. St. Frances (12), 0-0; 2. Good Counsel, 1-0; 3. DeMatha, 0-1; 4. Wise, 0-0; 5. Damascus, 0-0; 6. Archbishop Spalding, 0-0; 7. Quince Orchard, 0-0; 8. Mount St. Joseph, 1-0; 9. Bullis, 0-0; 10. Northwest, 0-0; 11. Landon, 0-0; 12. Oakdale, 0-0; 13. Linganore, 0-0; 14. McDonogh, 1-0; 15. Georgetown Prep, 0-0; 16. Dunbar, 0-0; 17. Broadneck, 0-0; 18. Milford Mill, 0-0; 19. Westminster, 0-0; 20. Calvert Hall, 1-0; 21. Franklin, 0-0; 22. Flowers, 0-0; 23. Paint Branch, 0-0; 24. Fort Hill, 0-0; 25. North Point, 0-0; Others Receiving Votes: Eleanor Roosevelt (0-0), Lackey (0-0), Avalon School (1-0), National Christian (0-0), St. Mary's Ryken (0-1), Howard (0-0), Montgomery Blair (0-0), Walkersville (0-0), Old Mill (0-0), Edgewood (0-0), Gilman (0-0), Tuscarora (0-0).

Major League Soccer: D.C. United goalkeeper David Ousted will be placed on the disabled list after undergoing nerve decompression surgery on his left elbow. He is expected to miss six MLS matches. Ousted has made 17 MLS appearances (1,530 minutes), recorded 48 saves and posted four wins for D.C. United this season.

College tennis: Barrett Elkins was named coach of the Mount St. Mary's men's and women's tennis programs. Former Mount St. Mary's standout Brandon Wortkotter has also joined the staff as an assistant coach.

Women's college golf: Former Maryland golfer Emily Gimpel was named as assistant coach on Terps coach Diana Cantu's staff. Gimpel played for Maryland from 2011 through 2014 and most recently on the professional level.


College swimming: Johns Hopkins men's and women's coach Scott Armstrong announced the promotion of Nick Charriez to associate head coach and director of recruiting. Charriez is entering his fourth season with the Blue Jays.

Sports medicine: UMBC named Stacy Carone its associate director of athletics for sports medicine. Carone will coordinate the development and implementation of all policies and procedures pertaining to UMBC student and student-athlete health and well-being. The native of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., just completed her second year at Rutgers, working with women's basketball as the team's primary athletic trainer.

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