Digest (Nov. 10): Colgate overtakes Loyola Maryland in Patriot League men's soccer semifinals

The Colgate men's soccer team erased a 2-0 deficit in the final 20 minutes of regulation to force overtime against top-seeded Loyola and junior Steven DeLeo scored in the 98th minute to secure a 3-2 overtime win in the Patriot League semifinals on Friday night at Ridley Athletic Complex. Colgate advances to Sunday's Patriot League Championship game at 3 p.m. at Ridley. The Greyhounds controlled a 2-0 lead through the first 70 minutes of play before DeLeo scored Colgate's first goal in the 71st minute to help cut Loyola's lead to 2-1. Sophomore Christian Clarke tied the game at 2-2 in the 87th minute to help the Raiders force overtime before DeLeo buried the game-winner. Mickey Watson and Josh Fawole scored for the Greyhounds.

Women's college soccer: Johns Hopkins freshman forward Riley O'Toole was named the Centennial Conference's Rookie of the Year and Leo Weil was named the conference's Coach of the Year. Mizuho Obayashi was named to the All-Sportsmanship team. O'Toole was joined on the All-CC first team by seniors Michelle Santangelo and Bess Kitzmiller while Kyla Persky was named to the second team. Bailey Monaco and Leslie Bruni were named honorable mentions. ... Washington College junior twins Arianna Sabatino and Olivia Sabatino were both been named to the All-CCsecond team. ... St. Mary's senior Lane Brooks, junior Emily Huey and freshman Emmey German (Towson) were named to the All-Capital Athletic Conference second team. ... McDaniel's Kristen Upton was named to the All-CC first team while Katie Kirschenmann and Abby Keen earned second-team honors. Marissa Funke was honorable mention. ... Salisbury seniors Ruthie Lucas and Jamie Tacka and sophomore Dana Gordon were named to the All-CAC first team. Senior Hope Knussman and freshman Kayla Homeyer earned second team honors.


Horse racing

7-year-old a fitting entrant for Ben's Cat Day at Laurel


Never having met on the track but linked by longevity and success, 7-year-old Grade 3-winning gelding Page McKenney fittingly makes his return to Laurel Park on Ben's Cat Day in today's $100,000 Richard W. Small. The Small, for 3-year-olds and up at 11/8 miles, and the $75,000 Geisha for Maryland-bred/sired fillies and mares 3 and older at 1 mile, are among six stakes worth $575,000 in purses on an 11-race program. Along with the stakes action will be a tribute to the life and career of Ben's Cat, the late Mid-Atlantic legend who died this summer at age 11 following a career that saw him win 32 races, 26 stakes and more than $2.6 million over 63 starts from 2010-17.


Terps cruise in opener;Karcz sparks Greyhounds

Blair Watson made four 3-pointers and scored 16 points, Stephanie Jones (Aberdeen) had her first career double-double with 11 points, 18 rebounds, and six steals, and No. 15 Maryland beat Albany 91-58 on Friday night in women's basketball. Kristen Confroy and Brianna Fraser each scored 14 points for Maryland. Fraser also grabbed 10 rebounds as the Terps outrebounded Albany 60-42. Kaila Charles had 13 points and eight rebounds. Jones also had four assists and three blocks. ... Sophomore forward Stephanie Karcz made 11 of 13 shots from the floor and scored a career-high 25 points to lead Loyola Maryland women's basketball team to a 78-63 victory over Cornell University in the season-opener for both teams at Reitz Arena on Friday afternoon. The Greyhounds shot 58 percent from the floor. Freshman Izzy Therien scored 18 points in just 17 minutes of action while hitting 7 of 10 shots from the floor. Therien's 18 points were the most points ever scored by a freshman in her first game under coach Joe Logan. Senior guard Bri Betz-White, a preseason All-Patriot League selection, added 13 points and six assists, while sophomore guard Molly Taylor contributed six points. ... Brianna Fraser had 12 points and 10 rebounds and Stephanie Jones (Aberdeen) had 11 points and 18 rebounds to lead No. 15 Maryland to a 91-58 victory over host Albany in the season-opener for both teams. ... Senior Kyah Proctor scored 16 points to lead Bowie State to 53-35 victory against Kutztown. ... Visiting UMBC (0-1) took an early lead, but lost 55-46 to Fordham (0-1). The Retrievers were led by Janee'a Summers with 15 points. ... Hannah Fenske had a career-high 22 points to lead visiting Navy (1-0) to a 77-70 victory over Marist (0-1). The Mids shot 70.6 percent from the field in the fourth quarter.

Women's college volleyball: Asia Stennis led Coppin State with nine kills in a 3-0 loss to Rider. ... Johns Hopkins advanced to the second round of the NCAA tournament with a 3-0 win over Kean.

College field hockey: Salisbury senior goalkeeper Tressie Windsor was named the Capital Athletic Conference Player of the Year. Windsor is joined on the first team by junior Emily Lemanski, sophomores Jillian Hughes, Arielle Johnston and Lindsey Elgin. Senior Natalie Wilkinson was named to the All-CAC second team.

Men's college basketball: Maryland sophomore forward Justin Jackson was one of 50 players named to the 2017-18 Citizen Naismith Trophy Watch List recognizing the top player in college basketball. The award will be presented on April 1.

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