Junior George Campbell (McDonogh) scored the game-winning goal in double overtime to lift top-seeded host Maryland to a 3-2 win against No. 8 seed Michigan (4-11-4) in the quarterfinal round of the Big Ten men's soccer tournament.
Sophomore D.J. Reeves scored for Maryland (16-0-2), which took a 1-0 lead in the 30th minute on Michigan's own goal. The Terps, winners of 13 straight, will face No. 4 seed Michigan State (13-4-1) in the semifinals Friday at noon in Westerfield, Ind.
After Gordon Wild put a cross in the box, an own goal by the Michigan defense gave the Terps the lead in the 30th minute. The teams would exchange goals with three minutes to play in the first half, as Michigan tied the score at 1 with a goal in the 42nd minute before Reeves scored his second of the season on a pass from senior Chris Odoi-Atsem in the 44th minute. Francis Athuahene's header beat senior goalkeeper Cody Niedermeier (Broadneck) in the 50th minute to tie the game at 2.
Campbell slotted home the game-winner from just inside the box off an assist from Gordon Wild in the 103rd minute.
"We seem to have a flare for the dramatic this year. I love my team's resiliency but I'm a little frustrated that we're making games this interesting," coach Sasho Cirovski said. "Full kudos to Michigan tonight. To come out after playing yesterday with this much energy and to make this game into a dogfight, I have to give them full marks and full credit."
Tatyana McFadden wins NYC Marathon for 4th straight sweep
Tatyana McFadden won the New York City Marathon women's wheelchair race Sunday to sweep the four major marathons for the fourth straight year, extending her record streak to 17 straight victories. The 27-year-old U.S. Paralympian, an Atholton graduate, finished with an unofficial time of 1 hour, 47 minutes, 43 seconds. Manuela Schar of Switzerland was second among women in 1:49:28. "I knew today was going to be really tough because the same girls that were there in Rio were here today," McFadden said in Central Park after her victory. "It was great to end the season on such a high note." McFadden, who won six medals at the Rio Paralympics, took the lead for good at the 15-mile mark and comfortably led the rest of the course to win for the fifth time in New York. She was bested in the marathon in Rio, finishing just behind China's Zou Lihong to take silver. "After Rio there was this drive where I wanted to finish the season off strong," McFadden said. "It was really hard, [but] I was so motivated and I just kept training all the way up to this day."
Terps women rout Mary Baldwin in exhibition, 153-27
The sixth-ranked Maryland women's basketball team overpowered Mary Baldwin, 153-27, in the Terps' final preseason exhibition. Nine Maryland players scored in double figures, led by freshman Jenna Staiti with 25 points and eight rebounds. Freshman Kaila Charles added 18 points, while Shatori Walker-Kimbrough, Kiah Gillespie and freshman Blair Watson each scored 17. "We were able to change up our defenses and our offenses and work through some more of our sets a little bit more today," coach Brenda Frese said. "We obviously have a lot of scoring power on this roster, so you can see that in terms of our different rotations." The Terps outscored the Fighting Squirrels 48-2 in the first quarter by shooting 56.8 percent from the field. Maryland had 40 assists and 35 steals, while committing just seven turnovers.
College field hockey: The third-ranked Maryland field hockey team (17-4) fell, 2-1, to No. 6 Penn State (17-2) in the Big Ten Conference championship game. Redshirt senior Emma Rissinger gave Maryland the lead when she deflected in Welma Luus' shot from the baseline on the left side. Penn State tied the game at 1 just 1:15 into the second half when Aurelia Meijer scored off a penalty corner. The Nittany Lions took a 2-1 lead 7:30 later when Gini Bramley scored off a pass from Meijer in the 44th minute. Luus and Lein Holsboer were named to the All-Big Ten Tournament team. Maryland received a No. 2 seed in the NCAA tournament and will host the winner between Monmouth and Massachusetts. … Host and second-seeded Salisbury (16-1) won its 20th Capital Athletic Conference championship with an 8-0 rout of visiting third-seeded Mary Washington (12-6) on Saturday night. The Sea Gulls to reached the NCAA Division III tournament for the 32nd time and will host the winner between Elizabethtown and Kenyon on Saturday in the second round. The eight goals were the most in a championship game since the CAC's inception in 1991.
Women's college volleyball: Jessica Lewis had 17 kills and 19 digs as host Towson (22-7, 9-5 Colonial Athletic Association) earned a four-set win, 25-13, 21-25, 28-26, 25-21, over Northeastern (20-9, 10-5). … Gia Milana had a match-high 17 kills as host Maryland (10-16, 2-12 Big Ten) fell, 25-16, 25-19, 25-22, to No. 2 Minnesota (20-4, 12-3). … Top-seeded host Johns Hopkins (19-8, 10-0) defeated second-seeded Swarthmore (23-5, 8-2) in five sets, 24-26, 28-30, 25-22, 25-17, 15-10, in the Centennial Conference championship to earn an automatic berth to the NCAA Division III tournament. Freshman Louisa Kishton led the Blue Jays with 20 kills to earn Most Valuable Player honors.
Women's college soccer: Maggie Coulson scored two goals to lead No. 2 seed Johns Hopkins (15-2-2) to a 3-1 win over host and top-seed McDaniel (16-2-1) in the Centennial Conference championship game to secure an automatic bid to the NCAA Division III tournament. Allie Titus scored for the Green Terror.
Men's college basketball: Visiting Division II Bowie State was edged by George Washington, 86-80, in an exhibition game Saturday. Bulldogs senior Enuoma Ebinum scored a game-high 20 points to go along with nine rebounds. Junior Omari George (City) contributed 14 points, followed by 13 from senior transfer Brian Kelley, 12 from junior Ahmaad Wilson (Randallstown) and 11 from junior Dayshawn Wells (St. Frances).
Men's soccer: D.C. United defender Steve Birnbaum and Sporting Kansas City midfielder Graham Zusi (Maryland) were named to the United States national team's final roster for World Cup qualifying matches against Mexico on Friday and Costa Rica on Nov. 15.
Laurel Park: Matt Schera's John Jones cruised to the lead around the far turn, took command at the top of the stretch and, with one light tap from the whip of jockey Luis Garcia, powered down the stretch to win the $60,000 Jewel on Claiming Crown Preview Day The 1 1/8-mile Jewel was the richest of nine preview races designed to mirror the 18th running of the $1.11 million Claiming Crown that kicks off the 2016-17 Championship Meet at Gulfstream Park on Opening Day, Dec. 3. All nine winners earned an automatic berth to the Claiming Crown and free shipping to Gulfstream. John Jones ran 1 1/8 miles in 1:40.73 over a fast main track and gave trainer Lacey Gaudet her third victory of the day following upsets in the $50,000 Tiara with Marabea and the $50,000 Emerald with Music Critik.