Digest: No. 1 Terps men edge Charleston, 3-2, in soccer

Sparks advance in West behind Parker, Toliver

September 30, 2012|Sports Digest

Colleges

No. 1 Terps men edge Charleston, 3-2, in soccer

London Woodberry scored a career-high two goals to help the No. 1 Maryland men's soccer team remain unbeaten with a 3-2 win at College of Charleston (4-6). The Terps (8-0-1) overcame a 2-1 deficit to pick up their seventh consecutive victory this season. Woodberry and freshman David Kabelik, who scored the second goal of the game, became the 11th and 12th Terrapins to score this season, respectively. Taylor Kemp, who returned from a nagging injury, had two assists to lead Maryland.

More men's soccer: Visiting Vermont (4-3-3) scored twice in a 73-second span late in the game to rally to a 2-1 win against UMBC (4-3-3) in the America East opener for both teams. The final goal came on a penalty kick with 5:39 remaining. ... Host St. Francis (N.Y.) (4-4-1, 1-0-0) emerged with a 3-1 Northeast Conference victory over Mount St. Mary's (2-6-0, 0-1-0) on Friday. The Mount's Zoncher Dennis scored his second goal of the season.

Women's soccer: Morgan Dankanich scored in the 57th minute as Navy (12-1-0, 1-0-0) escaped with a 1-0 victory over visiting American (2-8-2, 0-1-0) in the Patriot League opener for both schools Friday. The Mids extended their winning streak to 12 games, the longest active streak in the NCAA. ... Gigi Mangione (McDonogh), Kelsey Donohue (Mercy), Lauren Norcia and Chantal Celestin scored their first goals of the season to lead Loyola (5-3-3, 1-0-0) to a 4-0 victory over visiting Iona (2-5-2, 0-1-0) in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference opener for both teams Friday.

Field hockey: Salisbury (10-0, 2-0), top-ranked in Division III, earned a 3-1 victory at Capital Athletic Conference opponent York (5-4, 0-2), giving Dawn Chamberlin her 400th victory as coach of the Sea Gulls. She's the 12th coach in all NCAA divisions to reach the milestone and the fifth in Division III.

College football: Junior running back Bryan Ellis (McDonogh) rushed for a game-high 136 yards on 33 carries and crossed the 2,000-yard mark for his career as host Ursinus (3-2, 2-2 Centennial Conference) earned a 24-7 win over Moravian (2-3, 2-2).

Women's bowling: UMES named Tyler Schmitz assistant coach.

College baseball: Matt McCarty, a 2010 graduate of Shepherd, graduate, was elevated to interim head coach there, and Anthony Jackson (Aberdeen, Anne Arundel Community College), a 2011 grad, was promoted to interim full-time assistant.

WNBA

Sparks advance in West behind Parker, Toliver

Candace Parker had 32 points, nine rebounds and six assists and Kristi Toliver (Maryland) added 23 points as the Los Angeles Sparks held off the host San Antonio Silver Stars, 101-94, for a two-game sweep of their WNBA Western Conference semifinal series. Los Angeles will play the winner of Minnesota Lynx-Seattle Storm series, which the Lynx lead 1-0. ... Former Washington Mystic Lindsey Harding scored 23 points and Angel McCoughtry (St. Frances) added 16 points and nine rebounds as the Atlanta Dream held off the host Indiana Fever in Game 1 of the East semifinals, 75-66, on Friday. Atlanta can close out the best-of-three series today at home.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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