Former Maryland standout and NFL All-Pro Shawne Merriman will hold his annual "Lights On" Foundation Coat Drive before Saturday's 3:30 p.m. Maryland-Michigan game at Maryland Stadium. The 15th-year coat drive will benefit homeless Veterans in the greater Maryland and Washington area. Student-athlete volunteers will be on hand to collect gently used coats, hats, scarves and other cold-weather gear at designated entrances from 2 p.m. to the end of the first quarter. Bins will be set up at Gates C, F and I.

Women's college basketball


Terps sophomore Charleson watch list for guards

Maryland sophomore guard Kaila Charles is one of 20 of the top shooting guards named to the Ann Meyers Drysdale watch list by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Charles started in all 35 games for the Terps as a freshman and helped them to their third straight Big Ten regular-season and tournament titles. She averaged 9.7 points and 5.6 rebounds. She was selected to the Preseason All-Big Ten team after making the All-Big Ten Freshman team last season. Maryland opens the season Friday at 7 p.m. vs. Albany at Xfinity Center.

Women's college volleyball: Behind a school-record 45 digs from redshirt junior Anna Holehouse (Fallston), host Towson (25-4, 11-4 Colonial Athletic Association) earned a 3-2 victory (25-23, 25-27, 25-22, 24-26, 15-10) over James Madison (18-5, 9-5) on Monday night. Holehouse broke Kelli Scott's school record for single-match digs (44 against UMBC in 1993) while the Tigers set the school record for digs during the rally-scoring era with 118. ... UMES junior Rachel Kayongo was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Co-Player of the Week. UMES junior Carolina Machado was named Setter of the Week. ... Johns Hopkins senior outside hitter Elizabeth Wuerstle was selected as the Centennial Conference Player of the Year, Hopkins freshman setter-middle blocker Natalie Aston was named Rookie of the Year and the Blue Jays' Tim Cole was the Coach of the Year. Joining Aston and Wuerstle on the first team were Hopkins sophomore outside hitter Louisa Kishton and Swarthmore junior libero Sarah Girard (Glenelg). The second team included freshman outside hitter Simone Bliss plus two McDaniel players: freshman outside hitter Marlowe Embry and junior libero Taylor Bauman. ... McDaniel (19-8) will participate in the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III tournament, hosting Bethany (22-12) in a first-round match tonight at 7.

Men's college soccer: Loyola Maryland will host defending Patriot League champion Colgate in the semifinals of the Patriot League Championships at Ridley Athletic Complex on Friday at 5 p.m. Colgate defeated Bucknell, 1-0, in a quarterfinal on Tuesday night. ... McDaniel (9-6-2) will play Alvernia on Saturday in the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III tournament.

Men's college hockey: Stevenson senior forward Jordan Watt was named the Middle Atlantic Conference Offensive Player of the Week. Stevenson senior goalie Jacob Caffrey was named the MAC Defensive Player of the Week. Watt also was named the United Collegiate Hockey Conference Co-Player of the Week while freshman Houston Wilson was named the UCHC Rookie of the Week.

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