Softball: Larry Hineline, an assistant coach at Coppin State the past two seasons, was named head coach. He replaces Bob Ulllman, who resigned in July, and inherits a team that was 22-22 in 2010 and qualified for the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament for the first time since 2005. Hineline, a UMBC alumnus, is as one of the top pitchers in Maryland Amateur Softball Association history, helping lead his team to Maryland ASA tournament titles in 1984, 1985 and 1988.
Wrestling: Eleventh-year Navy coach Bruce Burnett has been selected by USA Wrestling to serve on its coaching staff at the FISU University World Championship on Oct. 26-30 in Torino, Italy. Burnett has guided the Midshipmen to a 96-47 record.
Women's basketball: Hood will host a "Midnight Madness" event tonight at 10:30 p.m. in Gambrill Gymnasium to tip off the upcoming season. For more information, go to hoodathletics.com.
Men's golf: Towson senior Nyasha Mauchaza was named Colonial Athletic Association Co-Golfer of the Week after tying for first place at the Joe Agee Invitational last weekend.
Women's golf: Junior Christina Hall was selected as the Northeast Conference Golfer of the Week after helping Mount St. Mary's to a third-place finish at the Holiday Inn Colonials Classic.
Water polo: Johns Hopkins sophomore Ross Schofield and freshman Stephen Kingery were named Southern Division Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week, respectively, by the Collegiate Water Polo Association.
—From Sun staff and news services