2nd-seeded Terps to play Clemson in ACC men's soccer quarterfinal

No. 1 seed Maryland to open NCAA women's soccer tourney vs. High Point

November 09, 2010|By Sports Digest

Men's college soccer

2nd-seeded Terps to play Clemson in ACC quarterfinal

Maryland (14-2-1, 6-1-1) has been seeded second in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament and will play seventh seed Clemson (5-8-4, 2-4-2) in a quarterfinal Wednesday at noon in Cary, N.C. The Terps, who have won 10 straight matches and three consecutive shutouts, defeated the Tigers, 3-2, Oct. 16 in College Park. Regular-season champion North Carolina (14-2-1, 7-0-1) is the top seed.

Division III: Johns Hopkins (13-3-4), which lost in a shootout in the Centennial Conference semifinals, earned an at-large berth to the NCAA tournament and will play Richard Stockton (14-5-2) of the New Jersey Athletic Conference at 5 p.m. Friday in Newport News, Va. Host Christopher Newport will face Neumann at 7:30 p.m. … Stevenson (11-5-3), which reached the Capital Athletic Conference semifinals for the second consecutive season, was selected to its second straight ECAC Division III South championship. The fourth-seeded Mustangs will host fifth-seeded Lebanon Valley at Caves Athletics Complex on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m.

Women's college soccer

No. 1 seed Maryland to open NCAAs against High Point

Maryland (17-2-2) earned the first No. 1 seed in the program's history and will serve as a host school for the first and second rounds of the 2010 NCAA tournament. The third-ranked Terps will take on High Point (11-10-1) of the Big South on Friday at 5p.m. at Ludwig Field. Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference champion Siena (17-3-1) will face Georgetown (13-6-1), an at-large team from the Big East, at 8 p.m. The winner of the College Park pod will face the winner of the Texas A&M pod, which has the fourth-seeded Aggies, along with North Dakota State, Minnesota and Creighton.

Division III tournament: Fourteenth-ranked Johns Hopkins (16-3-1), the Centennial Conference champion, will host a four-team regional for the first and second rounds of the NCAA tournament this weekend. The Blue Jays will play Farmingdale State (17-4-0) at 5 p.m. Saturday; Hamilton (9-3-3) will face Virginia Wesleyan (13-4-4) at 7:30 p.m. … Stevenson (12-6-1) will make its third appearance in the NCAA tournament Saturday when the Mustangs, who received an at-large berth, play host Rowan (15-2-2) in Glassboro, N.J., at 11 a.m.; two-time defending national champion Messiah (19-0) will face Manhattanville (4-13-3) at 1:30 p.m. at the same site. … Frostburg State was named the top seed in the eight-team field of the ECAC South tournament. The Bobcats (15-4) will open against eighth-seeded Lebanon Valley (10-8-2) at 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Division III honors: Johns Hopkins placed four players on the All-Centennial Conference team: seniors Jenn Paulucci, Jessica Hnatiuk (John Carroll) and Allie Zazzali and junior Erica Suter (River Hill). Senior Erin Stafford and junior Paulina Goodman made the second team. Paulucci, a defender, is the first Hopkins player and sixth player in conference history to earn first-team accolades four times. … Stafford and Paulucci were named conference Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively.

College football

Maryland's Nov. 20 game with Florida State to start at 8 p.m.

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced that the Maryland-Florida State game at Byrd Stadium on Nov. 20 will begin at 8 p.m. It will be broadcast on ABC.

Honors: Bowie State's Clifton Budd, who completed 15 passes for 294 yards and four touchdowns Saturday, was named Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Offensive Back of the Week. … Frostburg State senior defensive back Terryl Monroe was named Atlantic Central Football Conference Defensive Player of the Week; sophomore wide-out Anthony Young was selected as Offensive Player of the Week.

More colleges

Salisbury selected for NCAA D-III field hockey tourney

Salisbury was selected to play in the NCAA Division III field hockey tournament for the 17th straight time despite falling in a CAC semifinal Wednesday. The Sea Gulls (14-3) received an at-large bid and will host CAC champion Mary Washington (14-7) Wednesday.

Goucher: The school named Ryan Comstock and Morgan Fox men's basketball assistant coaches, Emily Blatter women's lacrosse assistant coach and Chloe Scott-Giry women's tennis assistant coach.

Hood: The school inducted the following into its Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday: Faustena "Penny" Fradd Vahsen '53, Athletic Association president; Barbara Rementer Hitchens, '76, field hockey, volleyball; Melanie Muscar '04, M.A. '07, soccer, softball; Joyce Piccario McCormack '70, diving, swimming; Nancy Riordan Miller '71, swimming; Susie Van Wert Loustaunau '72, swimming; and Margaret "Peggy" Wentworth Morse '73, swimming.

Et cetera

Southern's Meyers earns Ravens coaching honor

Southern coach Russ Meyers was named the Ravens High School Coach of the Week after leading the unranked Bulldogs to one of the biggest upsets of the football season — a 30-19 victory over undefeated and No. 1 Arundel. The Bulldogs needed a win to clinch a playoff berth in Class 2A South. Trailing by five going into the fourth quarter against the Wildcats, they rallied with 16straight points. For Katherine Dunn's blog post about the news, go to baltimoresun.com/varsityletters.

Major League Soccer: D.C. United midfielder Conor Shanosky will report to the United States Under-20 team Nov. 21 to take part in the Torneo de las Americas in Kennesaw, Ga.

—From Sun staff and news services

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