Castor's field goal enough for McDaniel in 3-0 victory

Bush helps Salisbury get past N.C.-Wesleyan

September 05, 2010|By Sports Digest

College football

Castor's field goal enough for McDaniel in 3-0 victory

Freshman Billy Castor missed his first field-goal attempt on the opening drive before hitting a 27-yarder and providing the only offense as visiting McDaniel beat Juniata, 3-0, on Saturday in the Centennial Conference opener for both teams. After the Green Terror defense forced a punt on the first possession, McDaniel put together a 13-play, 60-yard drive to the Juniata 20, but Castor missed a 37-yard attempt. McDaniel continued to move the ball on its next three possessions before Castor capped a nine-play, 42-yard drive with a 27-yard field goal with 10:54 on the clock.

Salisbury 13, North Carolina-Wesleyan 7: Teron Bush capped a 12-play, 67-yard drive with a 3-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter to lift the host Sea Gulls (1-0) over the Bishops (0-1). The win avenged a 24-17 loss from the 2009 season.

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Mount St. Mary's men lose to Radford in OT in soccer

Visiting Radford scored with 1:36 left in overtime for a 3-2 victory over Mount St. Mary's (0-2) in a nonconference game. Eric Detzel had two assists for the Mount; Chris Wheeler and Kyle Patrick scored the goals.

Women's soccer: Junior goalkeeper Tori Ripple (John Carroll) saved a shot by Goucher's Sisley Pumilia with two seconds left in the second overtime to preserve a 1-1 tie for visiting Washington College in its season opener. Goucher is 0-1-1.

Field hockey: Sophomore forward Lauriann Parker (Glenelg) scored the game-winning goal nearly nine minutes into overtime as visiting St.Mary's defeated Johns Hopkins (0-1), No. 15 in Division III, 2-1. … Salisbury (1-0, 1-0 Capital Athletic Conference), ranked No. 1 in Division III, earned a 2-1 victory against visiting Mary Washington (0-2, 0-1) on goals by Erica Henderson and Caitlin Walker. … Goals by Katie DeFilippo and Blythe Mackie weren't enough as Towson (0-2) lost to host Davidson.

Softball: Towson hired Laura Streets as an assistant coach. Her primary responsibility will be working with pitchers. A Delaware graduate, she is the elder sister of Stef Streets, who played for the Tigers from 2007-2010.

Mount St. Mary's: The school hired four assistant coaches — Taylor Thames (men's soccer), Travis Johnson (men's lacrosse), Christine Keleher (softball) and Jen Wivell (softball) — and two assistant athletic trainers: John Gary and Shunsuke Takami.

Et cetera

Bieber mania pushes up start of today's Timonium card

Horse racing at the Maryland State Fair will start at noon today to accommodate a sellout performance by pop star Justin Bieber at 7 p.m. on the Timonium racetrack infield. The Bieber concert sold out in minutes. The entrance to the infield and the concert stage will not open to ticket holders until after the final race of the afternoon, which is set for 3:34 p.m. Monday's closing-day card starts at 1:05 p.m. with 10 races.

Major League Soccer: Guillermo Barros Schelotto scored his seventh goal of the season as the visiting Columbus Crew (12-6-5) increased its lead in the Eastern Conference with a 1-0 win over last-place D.C. United (4-16-3).

—From Sun staff and news services

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