Former star catcher Mumma named UMBC baseball coach
UMBC has promoted Bob Mumma from assistant baseball coach to head coach at his alma mater. The Rising Sun native played catcher for the Retrievers from 1990 to 1992 and is the school's all-time leader in home runs (42) and tied for second in RBIs (152). He spent two seasons in the Chicago White Sox organization, then returned to UMBC in the fall of 1996 as an assistant. He succeeds John Jancuska, who coached the Retrievers from 1978 to this year. Tom Rider (1967-1975) and Hal Sparks (1976-1977) are the only other head coaches in UMBC history.
Baseball: Former Frostburg State pitcher Josh Davis (Hereford) recently signed a contract with the Gateway Grizzlies, a Sauget, Ill., team in the independent Frontier League.
Men's outdoor track and field: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute senior hammer and discus thrower Ja'Mar Watson (Glenelg) was named Liberty League Field Performer of the Year.
Meade boys coach Corriero hired by Bay Area Shuckers
The Bay Area Shuckers of the Atlantic Coast Professional Basketball League named Pete Corriero as the first head coach in franchise history. John Wolfe. Corriero, 28, will remain the head coach at Meade, where he has been since 2009. He began his coaching career in 2004 as an assistant at St. Mary's.
Women's soccer: The D.C. United Women defeated the host New York Magic, 3-0, Sunday in the W-League for the first win in club history. Christine Nairn (Archbishop Spalding) scored twice and Bri Hovington (Southern) added a goal. United plays its first home match Thursday at 7 p.m. against the New Jersey Wildcats at the Maryland Soccerplex in Boyds.
Women's golf: Airielle Dawson of Parkville shot 38-38—76 in championship-flight qualifying at the Women's Southern Amateur at Capital City Country Club in Atlanta, seven strokes off the low round of 1-under 69 turned in by Calle Neilson of Nashville, Tenn. Dawson will face Laura Coble of Augusta, Ga., at 8:10 a.m. today.
—From Sun staff and news services