Sixth-ranked Terps rebound to rout Huskies, 5-0, in men's soccer

Reserves lead No. 10 Maryland past Stony Brook, 2-0, in women's soccer

September 06, 2010|By Sports Digest

Men's college soccer

Sixth-ranked Terps rebound to rout Huskies, 5-0

No. 6 Maryland rebounded with a vengeance Sunday night, dominating visiting Northeastern, 5-0, in men's soccer. After surrendering four goals in a heartbreaking loss to No. 24 Michigan State on Friday, the Terps (1-1) tallied their first win and shutout of the 2010 campaign against Northeastern (0-2). The junior combination of Casey Townsend and Matt Kassel combined for seven of Maryland's 16 points on the day, while keeper Zac MacMath notched his 20th career shutout in goal. "I thought this was a great response, and we showed a lot of honesty and humility on defense tonight," coach Sasho Cirovski said. "Our overall commitment was excellent. We were more dangerous on runs in the box and on crosses and had more malice in our attack."

More men's college soccer: Four UMBC players earned All-Tournament Team honors in last weekend's UMBC/Navy Kick-Off Men's Soccer Tournament. Senior defender Chris Williams (Calvert Hall), senior midfielder Levi Houapeu (Watkins Mill), junior forward Andrew Bulls (McDonogh) and junior midfielder Nirav Kadam (Northwest) were named to the 12-man team as the Retrievers captured wins over VMI (5-3) and Wofford (2-0). … Robert Sgueglia broke a 2-all tie with 14:23 to play to lift Utica to a 3-2 win over McDaniel in the consolation game of 2010 Herb Lauffer Memorial Tournament at Penn State-Behrend. … No. 20 Salisbury (2-0-1) played to a scoreless draw with Elizabethtown in the final game of the 2010 Elmer Lord Memorial Soccer Classic, hosted by the Sea Gulls. With the tie, the Blue Jays (1-0-1) were named the 2010 tournament champions as they did not surrender a goal in their two matches in the tournament.

Women's college soccer

Reserves lead No. 10 Terps past Stony Brook, 2-0

Reserve forwards Danielle Hubka and Sade Ayinde scored to give 10th-ranked Maryland a 2-0 victory over visiting Stony Brook on Sunday afternoon. The Terps have won 16 straight matches against non-Atlantic Coast Conference opponents dating to 2008.

More women's college soccer: Erica Michaud scored a game-winning goal in double overtime to give host Texas State (2-3-0) a 3-2 win over Navy (2-3-1). … Mount St. Mary's (1-2-1) was edged, 1-0, in overtime at George Washington. … North Carolina State scored twice in the first 13 minutes, and the Wolfpack defeated visiting Loyola, 6-0, in nonconference play. The Greyhounds fell to 1-4, while the Wolfpack moved to 4-2. … Johns Hopkins (2-0) earned a 3-0 victory over host Salisbury (1-2) in the final contest of the SU Tournament.

College field hockey

Blumer, Nurko lead Towson to win at Appalachian State

Kristie Blumer (Magruder) and Kasie Nurko scored a goal apiece, and Towson (1-2) earned its first win of the year with a 2-0 shutout of host Appalachian State. "I thought we applied pressure well throughout the game," Towson coach Michelle Webber said. "Kasie Nurko stepped up when we needed her today and capitalized on a nice pass from Kristie Blumer." Whitney Clugston started the game in goal for the Tigers and played the first 67:17. She made four saves.

More college field hockey: Hood (0-2) had two goals disallowed by the officials, one in regulation and one in overtime, in a 1-0 overtime setback at Cedar Crest (1-2). The Falcons netted the golden goal in the 78th minute when Lauren Salge cashed in on Cedar Crest's only shot attempt in the extra session off a feed from Jessica Sanchez. … Frostburg State (0-3) surrendered five goals in the first half and fell, 8-0, to host Wesley (3-0) in Capital Athletic Conference field hockey action. … St. Mary's moved to 3-0 for the first time in program history with a 6-0 victory over Virginia Wesleyan in a neutral-site game played at Johns Hopkins. Sophomore midfielder Erin Shackelford (Annapolis) had two goals, while fellow sophomore Ali McIntosh added a goal and an assist.

College football

Muschette's 3 TDs power Geneva past Frostburg State

Gerard Muschette ran for 180 yards and three touchdowns to power Geneva to a 32-27 victory over host Frostburg State in the season opener for both schools Saturday evening. The Golden Tornadoes (1-0) overcame five turnovers, including three fumbles, with 398 yards of total offense behind 234 on the ground. Senior Anthony King (Northwest) ran for 60 yards and two touchdowns, and caught four passes for 65 yards for the Bobcats. Junior quarterback Josh Volpe (Northwest) completed 13 of 24 passes for 147 yards, throwing for one touchdown and running for another.

More college football: McDaniel freshman Bill Castor was named the Centennial Conference Special Teams Player of the Week for the week of Sept. 4. Castor's field goal accounted for the only points in the Green Terror's 3-0 win over Juniata on Saturday in their season opener.

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