Snowstorm results in numerous postponements

February 07, 2010|By Sports Digest

The snowstorm that hit the Mid-Atlantic region caused postponements of 19 of 25 area college basketball games Saturday. Nine games were moved to today, including, on the men's side: D'Youville at Frostburg State at 2 p.m.; Florida A&M at Morgan State, 2 p.m.; Johns Hopkins at Swarthmore, 4 p.m.; and McDaniel at Haverford, 4 p.m. Women: Maine at UMBC, 11 a.m.; D'Youville at Frostburg State, noon; Florida A&M at Morgan State, noon; Johns Hopkins at Swarthmore, 2 p.m.; and McDaniel at Haverford, 2 p.m. Towson and Washington College each moved their Saturday men's games to Monday at 7 p.m. The Tigers host James Madison, and the Shoremen host Dickinson. Hood vs. Gallaudet at Fort Detrick was moved from Saturday to Tuesday, with the women playing at 6 p.m. and the men at 8 p.m. Goucher rescheduled both of its doubleheaders. Friday's games against Scranton were moved to Monday, with the women at 5:30 p.m. and the men at 7:30 p.m. Saturday's games versus Moravian were moved to Feb. 16, with the women at 2 p.m. and the men at 7:30 p.m. The Towson women's home game against Northeastern, scheduled for noon today, was moved to 4:30 p.m. Monday. St. Mary's doubleheader at Mary Washington, originally moved from Saturday to today, has been canceled. Stevenson's doubleheader at Marymount will be moved to Monday or Tuesday. The Salisbury men's and women's games at York College, scheduled for this afternoon, have been moved to Monday night. The women's game will tip off at 6 p.m., and will be followed by the men's contest. Marymount's doubleheader against visiting Salisbury has been moved from Wednesday to Thursday.

Wrestling: Today's wrestling match between Maryland and Virginia Tech has been postponed. The schools will attempt to reschedule the match before the Atlantic Coast Conference championship March 6.

Competitive cheerleading: Maryland claimed the title at the National Competitive Stunt and Tumbling Association's inaugural meet at Kennesaw State on Friday. Maryland scored 243.66 out of a possible 266 points to take first place in Division I. Oregon (234.44) placed second, Quinnipiac (213.93) took third and Georgia (177.35) was fourth.

- From Sun staff and news services

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