College Football

Digest: Johns Hopkins football wins 33rd straight Centennial Conference game, 45-10

Johns Hopkins, ranked No. 8 in Division III football, scored 35 points in a span of just under 15 minutes between the second and third quarters to turn a tight game into a 45-10 victory at Dickinson on Friday night.

The victory improved the Blue Jays' record to 6-0 overall and 5-0 in the Centennial Conference; the Red Devils fell to 0-6 and 0-5. Hopkins tied the conference record for consecutive league wins with its 33rd, dating to the final game of the 2012 season.


Western Maryland (now McDaniel) set the original record from 1997 to 2001, when the Blue Jays ended the Green Terror's run with a 21-14 victory.

Men's college soccer: Sophomore Eryk Williamson scored the game-winner in the 98th minute to help top-ranked Maryland (11-0-2, 6-0-1) earn a 3-2 win over visiting Wisconsin (7-3-2, 3-2-1) and capture at least a share of the Big Ten regular-season championship. Terps senior Alex Crognale had two goals, including the equalizer in the 88th minute.


Men's college lacrosse: Calvert Hall is hosting a scrimmage featuring Ohio State and North Carolina, the reigning national champions, tonight at 7 with all proceeds benefiting the Michael R. Breschi Scholarship Fund. The fund honors Michael Breschi, the late son of Tar Heels coach Joe Breschi. The 3-year-old was killed in 2004 when hit by an SUV. Bryan Kelly, the boys coach at Calvert Hall, played with Joe Breschi at North Carolina. A clinic for children in first to eighth grade will be held from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $5 and free for kids under 12. With a postgame meal and tailgate, the cost is $20. Tickets may be purchased at the door.

Glenn Graham

Women's college basketball: The University of the District of Columbia announced the naming of former Maryland and Calvert Hall star Juan Dixon as coach. The hiring, reported Friday in The Baltimore Sun, takes effect Monday. "There is no question Juan Dixon will take our women's basketball program to the next level," athletic director Patricia Thomas said. "His tremendous success as a student-athlete, as well as professionally, combined with his respect for the development of students support our goals." Dixon was a special assistant to Maryland men's coach Mark Turgeon the past three seasons.

College field hockey: Sophomore Linnea Gonzales (Patterson Mill) scored on a pass from graduate student Grace Balsdon on a penalty corner 6:47 into overtime to give No. 6 Maryland (11-3, 5-1 Big Ten) its fourth straight win, 2-1 at Ohio State (5-9, 0-5).

Preakness: Tickets for the 2017 race will go on sale Monday at 10 a.m. The 142nd running of the second jewel of the Triple Crown will be May 20 at Pimlico Race Course. This year's announced attendance on a foggy, rainy day was 135,256. Tickets also go on sale Monday for Black-Eyed Susan Day, May 19. For tickets, go to; for Infield and MUG Club tickets, go to

Laurel Park: Blue Streak Stable's Triple Burner, back in allowance company after a pair of failed stakes bids, outdueled 2-1 favorite Take Cover the length of the stretch before edging clear to a front-running three-quarter-length triumph in Friday's featured eighth race. Ridden by Yomar Ortiz for trainer Linda Albert, Triple Burner ($8) won for the fifth time from 12 lifetime starts at Laurel with two seconds and two thirds. , including a troubled runner-up finish behind Mosler in the Laurel Dash on Sept. 10. Friday's victory in the $47,000 third-level optional claiming allowance for 3-year-olds and up came just six days after his eighth-place finish in the Belmont Turf Sprint at Belmont Park. A gelded 4-year-old son of Roaring Fever, Triple Burner ran 5 1/2 furlongs in 1 minute, 2.30 seconds over a firm Exceller Turf Course. Take Cover stayed up for second, with Jrock third. ... Jockey Julian Pimentel won with the last of his three mounts on Friday's program, marking his return from a hand injury that had sidelined him since late August. Pimentel finished first in the ninth-race finale with Tizadoozi ($9.60), a 4-year-old Bullsbay filly bred, owned and trained in Maryland by Nancy Heil. Pimentel picked up the mount as a late replacement for Carol Cedeno. ... Jockey Jevian Toledo rode back-to-back winners aboard Classic Wildcat ($12.40) in the sixth race and Daniel Le Deux ($24.40) in the seventh … Laurel hosts the Maryland Million 5K, a fundraiser for Special Olympics Maryland, starting Saturday at 8:30 a.m. and a one-mile fun run at 8:45. Race day registration begins at 7:30 a.m.

College wrestling: Johns Hopkins named seniors Jared Forman and Alex McLaughlin as captains.

Baseball: Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos had surgery on his right knee to mend the ACL, along with repairs to the medial meniscus and lateral meniscus. Ramos, 29, suffered the season-ending injury Sept. 27, when he jumped and landed awkwardly on a rainy night at Nationals Park. The injury forced the Nationals to platoon Jose Lobaton and rookie Pedro Severino in their National League Division Series loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers, and clouded Ramos' future. Ramos hit .307 with an .850 on-base-plus-slugging percentage, 22 home runs, and 80 RBIs in 131 games played — all career highs.


Jorge Castillo, The Washington Post

National Women's Soccer League: Washington Spirit defender Caprice Dydasco tore her left ACL during the championship-game loss to Western New York Flash on Sunday. Dydasco, who has had 20 appearances, including 15 starts, in two seasons with the Spirit, will return to her native Hawaii for surgery and rehabilitation.

WNBA: Atlanta Dream forward Angel McCoughtry (St. Frances) made the All-WNBA second team. She received 122 points, most on the second team and six fewer than Seattle Storm first-team guard Sue Bird.