Digest: Long breaks Paralympic record in 100 butterfly

Steinhardt named GM of Uganda's men's lacrosse team

August 31, 2012|Sports Digest


Long sets Paralympic record in 100 fly

Jessica Long, who grew up in Middle River, broke a Paralympic record in winning the S8 women's 100-meter butterfly Thursday in London. Long, who had both lower legs amputated before age 2, finished in 1 minute, 10.32 seconds — 1.21 seconds in front of Kateryna Istomina of Ukraine. Shengnan Jiang of China was third, 2.96 seconds behind Long. Long, who won four golds in 2008 and three in 2004, will swim in as many as nine events in the London Games, which began Wednesday.


Steinhardt named GM of Uganda's men's team

The Uganda Lacrosse Union named Tyler Steinhardt (Boys' Latin) general manager for the men's national team. Steinhardt will be responsible for selecting, operating and bringing a team to the 2014 World Games in Denver. The Baltimore-area native was the 2011 Ugandan National Lacrosse Coach of the Year.

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Men's college: Fairfield associate head coach Kevin Conry is set to replace newly named Georgetown head coach Kevin Warne as Maryland's defensive coordinator. Conry was an assistant at Fairfield for five seasons and spent the past two as associate head coach under Andy Copelan.

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Women's college: Former Maryland Tewaaraton Award winner Caitlyn McFadden (Notre Dame Prep) will return to the Terps as an assistant coach. She spent the past two seasons as an assistant at Florida, which reached the final four last season. McFadden replaces Quinn (Carney) Burke, who served in the post for four seasons; Burke will move into an administrative role with the program through the fall semester.

Varsity: Loyola High and 2008 Virginia grad Ben Rubeor has been named boys coach at St. Mary's. Severna Park and 2006 Vanderbilt grad Kate Hickman takes over the St. Mary's girls program. Rubeor, who was an All-American and a 2008 Tewaaraton Trophy finalist at Virginia, is a starting attackman for Chesapeake Bayhawks. Hickman, an All-American for the Commodores, has served the past six years as varsity assistant at Severna Park.

Et cetera

Loyola boys win twice in soccer in Pa. tournament

The top-ranked Loyola boys soccer team won both games at the Under Armour Main Line Challenge at Shipley, Pa. The Dons (2-0) beat Shipley, 3-1, on Wednesday and Haverford (Pa.), 1-0, Thursday. No. 3 Archbishop Curley split, losing, 4-2, to Haverford, Wednesday, and beating host Shipley, 5-0, Thursday. Tre Pulliam had a hat trick for the Friars (1-1) against Shipley.

Varsity girls soccer: Rachael Consoli and Julia Mangione scored first-half goals as Notre Dame Prep held off Friends, 2-1, in the season opener for both teams in Roland Park.

Varsity field hockey: Juliana Shearer had a goal and an assist, but visiting Mount de Sales lost, 4-2, to No. 8 Notre Dame Prep. ... Alex Puller scored the winner with 13:30 left in the game as No. 12 Archbishop Spalding won, 1-0, over host Maryvale.

Maryland football: Albert Reid — a 5-foot-10, 200-pound true freshman from Washington — will start Saturday in the opener against William & Mary. The original starter, redshirt freshman Brandon Ross, has a hamstring injury. Reid will likely share the spot Saturday with sophomore Justus Pickett and true freshman Wes Brown.

Men's college soccer: Pete Caringi (Calvert Hall) scored in the 32nd minute and Phil Saunders (Perry Hall) made a career-high eight saves, but visiting Virginia Commonwealth evened the game on a penalty kick and the teams tied, 1-1.

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