Terps women's soccer team rallies to stun Tar Heels, 2-1

12-year-old kills 372-pound male bear as Md. hunt ends

October 28, 2011|Sports Digest

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Terps women's soccer team rallies to stun Tar Heels, 2-1

Junior Becky Kaplan scored in the 98th minute as the No. 16 Maryland women's soccer team rallied for its first home victory ever over No. 8 North Carolina, 2-1, on Thursday night. Junior Megan Gibbons (McDonogh) started the play on the left side by sending a ball into the midfield to senior Sade Ayinde, who played a perfect pass to Kaplan's feet and she was able to finish into the lower left corner, getting the ball just out of the reach of goalkeeper Anna Sieloff. North Carolina took a 1-0 lead in the 15th minute on a goal by Courtney Jones. Maryland tied it in the 87th minute when sophomore Hayley Brock picked the ball cleanly from a Tar Heels defender, took a couple of dribbles, then finished into the lower left corner from just outside the 18-yard box. Seventh-seeded Maryland will play at second-seeded Virginia at 1 p.m. Sunday in the Atlantic Coast Conference quarterfinals.

Men's basketball: Navy senior guard Jordan Sugars and Holy Cross senior guard Devin Brown (City) were voted to the Preseason All-Patriot League first team. Sugars is the league's second-leading returning scorer and fourth-leading returning rebounder after averaging 16.0 points per game and 6.0 rebounds per game in 2010-11. Brown averaged 15.4 points and 2.1 rebounds. Navy was selected seventh in the poll. … St. Mary's is ranked No. 5 in the Sporting News Division III preseason poll and No. 15 in the D3hoops.com Top 25.

Men's soccer: Third-seeded College of Southern Maryland advanced, 4-2, on penalty kicks after a scoreless double-overtime match with second-seeded CCBC Essex in a National Junior College Athletic Association Region XX Division I tournament semifinal Wednesday night in Arnold. Southern Maryland will face top-seeded Harford Community College on Saturday for the regional championship. CCBC-Essex sophomores Jacob Gladden (Perry Hall) and Daniel Baxter (Calvert Hall) made the all-tournament team.

Diving: Navy sophomore Ben Freedman and senior Courtney Vandament were named Patriot League men's and women's Divers of the Week, respectively.

Et cetera

12-year-old kills 372-pound male bear as Md. hunt ends

The annual Maryland bear hunt ended Thursday night after a total of 65 bears were killed, the largest being a 372-pound male shot by a 12-year old boy. Colton Lucas of Kitzmiller in Garrett County brought down the biggest of the bears, which averaged 154 pounds, according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Most of the bears — 59 of them — were killed in Garrett County. The other six were killed in Allegany County. Nearly 70 percent of the bears were killed on private property. A total of 533 hunters participated in the controlled hunt.

Don Markus

Minor league basketball: The Bay Area Shuckers rounded out their inaugural training camp roster with the signing of 6-foot-1 New Jersey native Jovan Acree, who just returned from touring in Europe with a USA Select Team.

Minor league baseball: The Double-A Bowie Baysox added Matt Wilson (Maryland) as communications manager, taking over for Tom Sedlacek.

Honor: The Wyoming Seminary Varsity Club in Kingston, Pa., recently inducted Liza Rosenthal Rudick of Baltimore into its Sports Hall of Fame for her accomplishments in girls athletics.

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