U.S. finishes off dominant victory at PGA Cup
David Hutsell of The Elkridge Club in Baltimore lost, 3 and 2, to David Shacklady of Lancashire, England, at the PGA Cup, but the Americans closed out Great Britain & Ireland, 171/2 to 81/2, on a warm afternoon by capturing six singles matches and halving two others at CordeValle in San Martin, Calif. Feeding off two consecutive hallmark days in four-balls and foursomes where they won nine of 16 matches and halved four others, the U.S. kept its streak intact of never having been defeated on home soil in a competition that began in 1973; the U.S. is 17-5-3 overall. "I've always said that the PGA Cup is the No. 1 event," said USA captain Jim Remy, the PGA honorary president from Ludlow, Vt. "It is our Ryder Cup, and it means so much to our members. For me to have the opportunity to Captain a PGA Cup Team really is the culmination of my time as a PGA officer. It's just one of the biggest thrills of my life."
More results: Robert Lindstrom, a newcomer to the Baltimore area in the past year, made his first tournament start in that time a success when he birdied the fifth playoff hole to defeat Brett Keller in the annual Publinx championship of the Baltimore Municipal Golf Corporation at Pine Ridge Golf Course. The two had tied at 4-over-par 147 after weekend rounds at Mount Pleasant GC and Pine Ridge. Brendan McKinney had the day's low round, 71, and finished third at 152. … Weather interrupted play in the U.S. Mid-Amateur in suburban Houston and in the U.S. Women's Mid-Am at Virginia Beach, Va., and on-site qualifying is scheduled to resume this morning.
Four underclassmen lead No. 3 Terps past UMass, 4-1
The No. 3 Maryland field hockey team rolled past Massachusetts, 4-1, on Sunday afternoon behind goals from four underclassmen. Freshmen Maxine Fluharty and Katie Gerzabek and sophomores Ali McEvoy and Jill Witmer all scored in the win. Witmer put the Terrapins (7-1, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) on the board 7:37 into the game off a corner setup. Just over a minute later, Gerzabek scored off a pass in front of the goal from Witmer. Up next, Maryland will play host to ACC opponent Wake Forest (1-6) on Saturday at 1 p.m. Because of the 12:30 p.m. football game on campus, all fans will be charged $15 to park in the lots surrounding the Field Hockey & Lacrosse Complex. …
More field hockey: Four first-half goals led Towson to a 5-1 victory over Georgetown. The Tigers (4-3) won their fourth straight game as junior Kasie Nurko scored a pair of goals.
Football: Navy, coming off a 24-21 loss at No. 10 South Carolina on Saturday, received three voting points in the latest Associated Press College Football poll. The Mids did not receive any votes in the USA Today/Coaches Poll.
Women's soccer: Olivia Wagner had a goal and an assist, and Cory Ryan scored her first career game-winning goal to lead No. 6Maryland (7-1-2, 1-1 ACC) to a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over visiting Virginia Tech. … Mount St. Mary's (1-4-1) lost a hard-fought game, 1-0, to visiting Saint Peter's. The Peahens (1-6-1) scored the lone goal of the game with 27 seconds left in the first overtime.
Men's soccer: Navy sophomore Nick Dubee scored twice and the Midshipmen (2-3-2) controlled the game throughout to earn a 2-1 victory over visiting UNC-Greensboro (2-3-0) on Saturday night.
Sailing: Washington College placed 13th of 20 teams at the Nevins Trophy, hosted by Merchant Marine, and fifth of 16 teams at the Central Fall No. 1, hosted by Ocean County College, this weekend. At the Nevins Trophy, senior skipper Mike Whitford sailed with freshman crews TJ Heist and Dale Strong (Gunston School) to finish third in ADivision. In B Division, senior skipper Mildred Conroy and junior crew Matt Lawler finished 14th. Freshman Ryan Bailey sailed Lasers for Washington in C Division and finished 10th. At the Central Fall No. 1, sophomore skipper Sam Fitzgerald and sophomore crew PJ Miller placed fifth in A Division, while freshman skipper Dan Ricker and freshman crew Brogan Savage were fifth in B Division.
—From Sun staff and news services