College Lacrosse

No. 1 Terps defeat UMBC, 14-7, in women's lacrosse

Taylor Cummings (McDonogh) and Zoe Stukenberg (Marriotts Ridge) scored four goals each to power No. 1 Maryland (4-0) to a 14-7 victory over visiting UMBC (3-3) on Wednesday night. Maryland opened with a 4-0 run and used a seven-goal run to go up 12-2. Abby Wilson (Fallston) scored twice for the Retrievers.

More women's lacrosse: Kelly Maloney (River Hill) had six goals and an assist to lead host Mount St. Mary's (1-2) to a 17-11 win over St. Bonaventure (0-2). With the score tied at 4 with 10:06 left in the first half, Sammie Knapp (Loch Raven) scored the first two goals in a 6-0 run for the Mount. ... Kaylin Morissette tied a career-high seven goals to power No. 14 Louisville (4-0) to a 17-0 shutout of visiting Duquesne (1-3). Ashley Peacock (three saves) and Brittany Read (two saves) combined on the program's first shutout. ... Tory Benson scored a game-high five goals to lead No. 13 Penn (3-0) to a 17-7 decision over host Rutgers (1-4). The Quakers opened with a 6-0 run. ... Casey Lyons, Caitlin McCartney and Becky Gohsler each had three goals to lead No. 19 Delaware (5-1) to a 14-5 victory over host Monmouth (3-2). Lyons scored the first two goals of the game 11 seconds apart, at 27:48 and 27:37. Monmouth cut the lead to one with 19:23 left in the first half before Delaware scored eight straight. ... St. Mary's senior attacker Christy Bishop (Glenelg) and St. Mary's junior goalie Kayla Dunn were named Capital Athletic Conference Players of the Week.


Men's lacrosse: Defenseman Pat Frazier and attackman Nikko Pontrello were named two of the 20 candidates for the Senior Class Award, making Loyola Maryland the only school with more than one student-athlete up for the men's lacrosse award, which honors commitment in community, classroom, character and competition. Virginia midfielder Ryan Tucker (Gilman) also is a candidate. ... Frostburg State senior Devin Colegrove and York junior goalie Caleb Abney were named Capital Athletic Conference Players of the Week.

Men's basketball: Johns Hopkins senior guard Jimmy Hammer and senior forward George Bugarinovic and McDaniel junior forward Tim Stewart were named to the All-Centennial Conference first team. Bugarinovic was the Scholar-Athlete of the Year, and the Blue Jays' Bill Nelson was Coach of the Year. The second team included Franklin & Marshall junior forward Cedric Moune (Glenelg Country). Hopkins sophomore forward Ryan Curran and Washington College junior forward Dave Knox received honorable mention. ... Bowie State (22-8) is ranked fifth in the NCAA Division II Atlantic Region. The top eight teams in each region receive a postseason bid. The selection show is Sunday at 10:30 p.m. ... Loyola Maryland junior Franz Rassman was named to the Patriot League academic team.


Women's basketball: Salisbury senior point guard Anna Hackett was named to the Team of the Week. ... Prince George's Community College has been seeded eighth in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division III tournament March 12-14 in Bethlehem, Pa.

Men's volleyball: Stevenson junior outside hitter Patrick Schuyler was named ECAC South Region Player of the Week.

Women's swimming: Towson junior Jenna Van Camp and sophomore Macey Arnold have qualified for individual events at the NCAA championships March 19-21 in Greensboro, N.C. Van Camp will swim in the 100-yard and 200-yard breaststroke. Arnold qualified in the 1,650-yard freestyle and will compete in the 200-yard and 500-yard freestyles as well.

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Sagamore Racing buys part of 3-year-old The Gomper

Sagamore Racing in Glyndon announced a partnership with California-based Bloom Racing Stable for partial ownership of 3-year-old colt The Gomper, whose next scheduled race will be Saturday in the Grade 2 San Felipe Stakes at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. Trained by Ronald Ellis, The Gomper has a career record of 3-1-1-0 and $40,280 in total earnings to date. The Gomper broke his maiden with jockey Joe Talamo aboard at Los Alamitos in California on December 5, 2014.

NBA: The Utah Jazz will sign power forward Jerrelle Benimon to a 10-day contract, according to Benimon, who spent three years at Towson after transferring from Georgetown, was with the Denver Nuggets in the preseason. Benimon has averaged 19.9 points, 10.6 rebounds and 4.3 assists in 35 games with the Idaho Stampede this season in the D-League.

NFL: The Washington Redskins re-signed safety Duke Ihenacho. As an exclusive-rights free agent, Ihenacho — a fourth-year pro — could have either accepted Washington's offer (a nonguaranteed one-year deal of $510,000) or retired. The Redskins claimed the safety off waivers from the Denver Broncos at the start of last season. Ihenacho, 28, played in only three games as a backup before breaking a bone in his left foot and being lost for the season. Washington now has three safeties under contract. Second-year players Phillip Thomas and Akeem Davis are the others.


Mike Jones, The Washington Post

Major Arena Soccer League: Blast defender Pat Healey was named to the MASL Team of the Week. Vini Dantas, Lucas Roque and Max Ferdinand received honorable mention.

NHL: The Washington Capitals have signed defenseman Tyler Lewington to a three-year, entry-level contract beginning next season. Lewington, 20, was selected in the seventh round, 204th overall, in the 2013 draft and spent the past four seasons with the Medicine Hat Tigers of the Western Hockey League.