Digest: Caringi equals UMBC mark with four goals in 7-1 rout

Writer Deford to speak tonight at University of Maryland's Knight Hall

October 25, 2012|Sports Digest


Caringi equals UMBC mark with four goals in 7-1 rout

Junior forward Pete Caringi III (Calvert Hall) tied a school record with four goals as UMBC (9-4-4, 3-2-1 America East) clinched a spot in the conference tournament with a 7-1 victory over visiting Hartford (7-8-1, 1-4-1). Caringi equaled the mark of Ted Lawler, who had four in a 1995 game against UMES. Caringi also became the third player in the country to score four goals in a game this season. "He has scored goals his entire life and is very confident right now," coach Pete Caringi Jr. said of his son. "It just seems like everything he hits is going in. The seven goals scored by the Retrievers are the most since they found the net seven times vs. St. Francis (Pa.) in a 7-1 victory in October 2000.

More men's soccer: Anne Arundel Community College defeated Prince George's Community College, 3-2, to advance to the National Junior College Athletic Association Region XX semifinals. Tyler Spence (Severna Park) scored a pair of goals, and Ryan Pollack (Bowie) added one. Alex Moore (Severna Park) and Rob Engel (Northeast) finished with assists. Tyler Simpson (North County) had 15 saves. The Pioneers host Potomac State tonight at 7. ... Midfielder Ramsey Mirza (Dulaney) scored with just under a minute left in the first overtime, and No. 3 seed CCBC Essex (9-6-1) defeated No. 2 seed College of Southern Maryland, 1-0 in overtime, in a Region XX semifinal and advanced to face top-seeded Harford Community College on at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Harford CC in the championship game. CCBC Essex goalkeeper Michael Sevick (Sparrows Point) recorded eight saves.

Women's soccer: Sophomore Hannah Kronick scored two second-half goals to eclipse Johns Hopkins' all-time single-season goals record as the host Blue Jays defeated McDaniel, 5-0. The victory set up a matchup with Gettysburg on Saturday to decide the host of the Centennial Conference tournament. Kronick notched her record-breaking 21st goal of the season as she used her body to turn on a McDaniel defender and poked the ball past goalkeeper Jan Wooley. Sarah Parola previously set the mark in 1997. ... UMBC junior goalkeeper Lauren Kadet was chosen to the All-America East second team, freshman back Amira Walcott earned a spot on the All-Rookie Team and senior back Aly Gazarek was chosen to the All-Academic Team for the second straight year.

Football: After beating Indiana, 31-30, on Saturday for its first win over a Big Ten Conference football team since 1979, Navy swept the Eastern College Athletic Conference Football Bowl Subdivision awards. Freshman quarterback Keenan Reynolds was chosen as the Offensive Player of the Week, sophomore outside linebacker Jordan Drake was honored as the Defensive Player of the Week and freshman kicker Nick Sloan was tabbed as the Special Teams Player of the Week. Sloan is one of two kickers in the country, along with Alabama's Jeremy Shelley, who have yet to miss a field goal or extra point this season.

Et cetera

Deford to speak tonight at Maryland's Knight Hall

Frank Deford will discuss his life as a journalist and his most recent book, "Over Time: My Life as a Sportswriter," tonight at the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism. The event, sponsored by the Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism, will take place at Eaton Theater in Knight Hall starting at 7. Deford's book will be sold in the lobby, and he will be available after the event to sign copies. Deford will take questions from the audience. A Maryland native, Deford spent most of his illustrious sportswriting career with Sports Illustrated, taking time to write nonfiction books and novels such as "Everybody's All American," which was named one of Sports Illustrated's 100 Best Sports Books of All Time and made into a major motion picture. Deford also contributes to HBO's "Real Sports" and NPR. He is a six-time U.S. Sportswriter of the Year and a member of the National Association of Sportscasters and Sportswriters Hall of Fame. George Solomon, the director of the Povich Center and longtime Washington Post sports editor, will moderate the event. For more information, contact Beth Mechum at 301-405-4605 or bmechum@umd.edu.

Ravens: Tight ends Ed Dickson and Dennis Pitta, along with offensive tackle Michael Oher, will serve as hosts for the 13th annual Goodwill Gridiron Halloween Party on Monday at Dave & Buster's at Arundel Mills. They will be joined by approximately 15 Ravens teammates and more than 600 guests. The event features a silent auction. Guests with costumes will take part in a costume contest judged by the Ravens players in attendance. The event benefits Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake Inc., with all proceeds donated toward training and employment programs to help the disabled and underprivileged secure and retain employment. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit goodwillches.ticketbud.com/2012halloween.

From Sun staff and news services

Varsity wrestling: Archbishop Curley has named alumnus Patrick Curran coach, replacing Gregg Kessler, who resigned in August. Curran, a 1999 graduate, previously served as an assistant coach at St. Paul's and most recently for the Middle River Rhinos junior program. As a wrestler, Curran recorded more than 100 wins and was a four-time place winner at the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association tournament.

Glenn Graham

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