With injuries piling up along the Washington Redskins offensive line, the team signed former Raven Tony Bergstrom to the active roster Wednesday. The Redskins released defensive lineman A.J. Francis (Maryland) as a corresponding move. Bergstrom, 31, has played in 44 games and made four career starts. Listed at 6 feet 5 and 315 pounds, he was a third-round draft pick by the Oakland Raiders in 2012. Bergstrom has spent this season on and off with the Ravens. Bergstrom, who can play center or guard, was active for four games until he was released Monday. Left tackle Trent Williams (knee), right guard Brandon Scherff (knee/back), center Spencer Long (both knees) and backup offensive tackle Ty Nsekhe (core muscle) are dealing with injuries on the Redskins offensive line.Other players listed on the team's injury list include linebacker Preston Smith (groin), linebacker Zach Brown (back), cornerback Josh Norman (rib), offensive tackle Morgan Moses (both ankles), linebacker Mason Foster (shoulder), safeties Deshazor Everett (hamstring) and Stefan McClure (knee/hamstring), cornerback Fabian Moreau (hamstring) and guard Tyler Catalina (concussion).

— Master Tesfatsion, The Washington Post


College basketball

Navy women predicted toplace third in Patriot League

Navy is picked to finish third in the preseason women's basketball poll for the Patriot League, while Loyola Maryland is predicted to finished ninth in the 10-team conference. Army West Point and defending Patriot League champion Bucknell were selected as the co-favorites. Loyola senior guard Bri Betz-White (15.0 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 3.5 apg) earned a spot on the preseason all-league team.

Northeast Conference: The Mount St. Mary's men, the defending Northeast Conference champion, was selected to finish fourth in the preseason poll. Junior Robinson, a senior guard for the Mount, was selected to the All-NEC preseason team. ... The Mount St. Mary's women were picked to finish eighth.

Middle Atlantic Conference: Stevenson's men were picked to finish eight of nine teams in the MAC Commonwealth poll.


F.S. Key's Rutter selectedas Ravens coach of week

Francis Scott Key football coach Josh Rutter was named the Ravens High School Coach of the Week. Rutter led Key to 36-24 over South Carroll on Friday for the Eagles' fifth victory over the season, which surpassed their combined win total from the previous three season.

College field hockey: Salisbury goalkeeper Tressie Windsor was named the National Field Hockey Coaches Association National Defensive Player of the Week and the Eastern College Athletic Conference South Defensive Player of the Week after recording two shutouts with 19 saves.

Men's college soccer: Loyola Maryland clinched a spot in the Patriot League tournament with a 4-1 win over American. Brian Saramago scored twice and Josh Fawole and Sam Brown had goals as the Greyhounds secured their 38th 10-win season.

Salisbury junior goalkeeper Trevor Brookhart (Liberty) was named the ECAC South Region Defensive Player of the Week. Brookhart helped keep Salisbury in the playoff race with a 1-0-1 week. ... Salisbury scored a season high in a 6-1 win over visiting Wesley, clinching a Capital Athletic Conference playoff spot in the regular-season finale.

Women's college soccer: Freshman forward Alex Moody had her second consecutive multiple-goal game in leading St. Mary's to a 2-0 victory over York. .... Despite being outshot 16-2, visiting Ursinus earned a 1-0 double-overtime win over Washington College.

Major League Soccer: Goalkeeper Bill Hamid, an Annandale, Va., native, signed with Danish top-tier side FC Midtjylland on a free transfer after the expiration of his contract with D.C. United. Hamid was United's first homegrown player when he signed with the first team Sept. 2, 2009.

From Sun staff and news services