5 Olympians to appear at Kimmel Center
Olympic swimmers Craig Beardsley, Janel Jorgensen, Brenda Borgh Bartlett, Alex Meyers and Patrick Kennedy will visit patients at the Pediatric Oncology Unit at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at 4p.m. Saturday on the eve of Swim Across America's second annual fundraiser in the Baltimore area. The Olympians will meet with patients and learn more about the research being conducted at the Swim Across America Lab at the center. On Sunday, the Olympians will head to the Meadowbrook Aquatic Center in Mount Washington for the swim, which will include swimmers of all ages and skill levels, including Z104.3's Jackson Blue and ABC2 News meteorologist Wyatt Everhart. Olympian Michael Phelps of Fells Point is the event's honorary chairman. Swim Across America is the the national nonprofit organization dedicated to raising money and awareness for cancer research, prevention and treatment through swimming-related events around the country.
Navy in line to play in 2016 Armed Forces Bowl
Navy has agreed to play in the 2016 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl at Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas, if bowl-eligible, Navy athletic director Chet Gladchuk and Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl executive director Brant Ringler announced Thursday. Navy had previously announced that it would play in the game in 2013 as well.
Women's college soccer: No. 6 Maryland (6-1-2) dropped its Atlantic Coast Conference opener, 4-1, at No. 14 Virginia (7-1-1). Terps junior midfielder Olivia Wagner scored her team-leading fifth goal of the season. … After going unbeaten in four of its first five games, winning three, Stevenson is ranked No. 6 in the NSCAA South Atlantic Regional Rankings released Tuesday.
Men's college soccer: Maryland sophomore Patrick Mullins was named the ACC Co-Player of the Week.
Men's college lacrosse: Ryan Browning, an All-Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association selection at Calvert Hall who played at Salisbury and UMBC, joined Virginia as a volunteer coach. He was an assistant at Goucher last season.
College field hockey: Maryland sophomore Jill Witmer was chosen as the Atlantic Coast Conference Co-Player of the Week.
Golf: Reigning PGA Professional national champion David Hutsell of the Elkridge Club in Baltimore and Mark Sheftic of Blue Bell, Pa., will face Simon Edwards and David Shacklady of England in the first match when the PGA Cup four-ball competition begins today at 10:30a.m. at CordeValle in San Martin, Calif. "David and Mark match up so well in personality and are happy and outgoing, and don't mind chatting out there," U.S. captain Jim Remy said.
D.C. United: Forward Charlie Davies was named Major League Soccer Player of the Week. D.C. United's Latin Festival was rescheduled for Sept. 24, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the D.C. Armory Lawn. Immediately after the event, United will host Real Salt Lake at 7:30 p.m.
—From Sun staff and news services