Terps tie school mark with 5th shutout in row
The No. 3 Maryland women's soccer team earned its fifth straight shutout to tie the school record with a 2-0 victory over visiting Saint Louis on Friday night. The five consecutive shutouts ties the team mark set in 1996. "Five games and five shutouts, which equals last season's shutout total, we're very proud of that," Terps coach Brian Pensky said. Maryland will go for the record at Cornell on Sunday at 11 a.m.
More women: Sophomore Paloma Perez scored in the 85th minute and sophomore Alexes Lopez-Shaw posted her third shutout in five games to lift visiting Navy (2-2-1) to a 1-0 win over host Charleston Southern (0-3-0). … UMBC dropped its fourth straight match to open the season, falling to Pennsylvania (1-0-0), 3-0.
Men: Frostburg State scored three first-half goals and cruised to a 4-1 victory over John Jay College in the second game of the FSU Tournament.
Donohoe to volunteer with Navy women's lacrosse
North Harford graduate Corey Donohoe, The Baltimore Sun's 2007 Female Athlete of the Year and an All-American lacrosse standout at North Carolina, has joined the women's lacrosse coaching staff at the Naval Academy as a volunteer assistant. "It is an amazing opportunity to work at Navy with Cindy Timchal, the rest of the coaching staff and the team," Donohoe said in a news release. "Cindy is the face of the women's lacrosse world and I am really looking forward to learning a lot from the coaches. The girls on the team want to work hard and they know they can continue to get better. I am looking forward to helping them improve every day and have a great season." This summer, Donohoe earned a spot on the U.S. national team, which is preparing for the 2013 World Cup in Canada. A three-sport standout at North Harford, she led the Hawks girls lacrosse team to the state final in her senior year and was The Sun's All-Metro Player of the Year. She had 83 goals and had 44 assists to lead the No. 7 Hawks to a 17-2 finish that year as well as the first state championship appearance in the program's history. She finished her career with 193 goals and 119 assists. At North Carolina, she became the Tar Heels' all-time leading scorer with 192 goals and 256 points. The two-time All-American played in three final fours and the 2009 national championship loss to Northwestern.
Maryland men's basketball: The team will hold walk-on tryouts Wednesday at Comcast Center. Interested players must be full-time students who are currently enrolled at the university. Candidates should report to Heritage Hall at Comcast Center at 7 a.m.
Field hockey: No. 1 Maryland (2-1) fell at No. 12 Old Dominion, 4-0, on Friday evening. The loss ended the Terrapins' 12-game win streak over the Lady Monarchs (3-0). Old Dominion is the only team the Terps will face twice in the regular season this year. The Monarchs will come to College Park for a 6 p.m. game Oct. 14. … Third-ranked Virginia (2-1) earned a 4-2 victory over Towson (0-3) at Maryland.
Women's volleyball: Despite 11 kills from freshman Ariel Richard, Coppin State lost to UMBC, 25-17, 25-15, 25-13, Friday in its opening match of the Battle of Baltimore Tournament at Towson. Later, Katy Buck had 11 kills and nine digs, leading Towson to a 25-17, 25-21, 25-14 victory over the Eagles. Also at the tournament, Loyola defeated Morgan State, 21-25, 25-18, 25-18, 25-11. … Johns Hopkins started its season by sweeping a pair of matches with wins over Goucher (25-7, 25-7, 25-15) and Meredith (25-11, 25-15, 25-16) on the first day of the JHU Invitational. … UMES (0-1) fell to Bethune-Cookman (2-1), 24-26, 25-21, 21-25, 20-25, in the first day of the USF Invitational in Tampa, Fla. … Washington College opened the season by splitting a pair of matches at the Gettysburg College Battlefield Classic. The Shorewomen (1-1) dropped a five-set match to Bridgewater, 25-21, 21-25, 25-16, 22-25, 15-6, and bounced back with a 25-17, 25-18, 25-15 sweep of Pitt-Bradford. Also, senior outside hitter Alyssa Forget and sophomore setter Lauren White were named captains for the Shorewomen.