Terps' game vs. BC on Oct. 27 set for 1 p.m. on ESPN3
The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Monday that Maryland's Oct. 27 football game at Boston College will start at 1 p.m. and air on ESPN3. If the Terps beat North Carolina on Saturday and then defeat the Eagles, they would become bowl-eligible.
More football: Johns Hopkins senior running back Jonathan Rigaud was named Centennial Conference Co-Offensive Player of the Week. ... Salisbury (5-1, 3-0 Empire 8) climbed one spot to No. 8 in the American Football Coaches Association Division III Top 25 and held at No. 7 in the D3football.com Top 25. ... Johns Hopkins (6-0, 5-0Centennial Conference) moved up one spot to No. 10 in the AFCA poll and slid up two spots to No. 16 in the D3football.com poll.
Men's basketball: Maryland was picked sixth in the ACC preseason coaches poll. North Carolina State was chosen first, followed by Duke, North Carolina, Miami and Florida State.
Men's soccer: Loyola junior goalkeeper Thurman Van Riper and freshman midfielder Dominic Marshall were named Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week, respectively. ... UMBC junior forward Pete Caringi III (Calvert Hall) was named America East Conference Player of the Week and chosen to the College Soccer News' National Team of the Week. ... Wesley senior forward Josh Chelleh (Long Reach) was selected as the Capital Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week, while York junior defender Aaron Beale (Archbishop Curley) was Co-Defensive Player of the Week.
Women's soccer: Johns Hopkins sophomore Hannah Kronick was named Centennial Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the second straight week and third time this season. ... York senior defender Caitlin Aversa (Archbishop Spalding) earned CAC Defensive Player of the Week honors.
Women's cross country: Loyola senior Jackie D'Antonio was named MAAC Runner of the Week.
Women's volleyball: Towson senior opposite Marta Machos earned Colonial Athletic Association Offensive Player of the Week honors for the second time this season. ... For the third time this season, UMES sophomore outside hitter Saitaua Iosia was honored as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Player of the Week. ... Salisbury freshman outside hitter Ashlyn Tapley (Arundel) was named CAC Player of the Week.
Men's college lacrosse
Hopkins, Navy to take part in 2013 Face-Off Classic at M&T Bank Stadium
Inside Lacrosse magazine announced that the Konica Minolta Face-Off Classic will be played March 23 at M&T Bank Stadium and the Konica Minolta Big City Classic is scheduled for April 27 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. The seventh annual Face-Off Classic will feature games between Colgate and Navy at 2 p.m. and Virginia and Johns Hopkins at 4:30 p.m. The fifth edition of the Big City Classic brings together Princeton and Cornell for a 4 p.m. contest, followed by Notre Dame and Syracuse at 6:30 p.m. Tickets for both events will go on sale Nov. 1 at 11 a.m. Ticket prices for the Face-Off Classic are: $35 for club-level seats, $22 for lower-level reserved seats, $18 for groups of 10 or more and $12 for groups of 100 or more. Parking can also be purchased in advance for $15. For more information on the Face-Off Classic, call the Ravens box office at 410-261-RAVE or go to FaceOffClassic.com. In addition to the Ravens' box office, tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster online at ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-745-3000. Ticket prices for the Big City Classic are: $75 for Coaches Club seats, $45 for West Midfield seats (lower level), $45 for the Touchdown Club (mezzanine) seats, $25 for lower-level reserved seats, $20 for groups of 10 or more and $15 for groups of 100 or more. Parking will be available on game day for $20 (bus parking $30). For more information, go to BigCityClassic.com.
Recruiting: Junior midfielder Brian Begley of Morristown (N.J.) High has orally committed to Loyola. This spring, the team MVP tallied 52 goals and 20 assists, earning first team All-State Group III, first-team All-Area and first-team All-County honors. This summer, he played for Patriot Elite, making All-Star performances at National Scholastic Club Lacrosse Association, Maverik Showtime and Hotbeds camps. Begley also considered Brown, Yale, Villanova, Penn and Penn State. ... Urbana senior midfielder J.D. Baker has orally committed to Mercer. The 6-foot, 175-pound All-County selection participated in the Maryland Free State Top 44 Game, also earning All-Star honors at the Baltimore Summer Kickoff playing with Performance Lacrosse. Also a three-year starter on the football team, Baker considered Furman and Salisbury as well.