Digest: Terps' Cirovski, Mullins receive ACC men's soccer honors

November 09, 2012|Sports Digest

Colleges

Terps' Cirovski, Mullins receive ACC men's soccer honors

Maryland's Sasho Cirovski and junior Patrick Mullins were named the Atlantic Coast Conference men's soccer Coach and Offensive Player of the Year, respectively. Senior John Stertzer was named to the first team for the second straight season and seniors Taylor Kemp and London Woodberry, in addition to freshmen Mikey Ambrose and Schillo Tshuma, made the second team. Ambose and Tshuma also represented Maryland on the ACC All-Freshman Team.

Field hockey: Sixth-ranked Maryland (16-5) will take on Patriot League champion Lafayette (18-2) on Saturday at 2 p.m. in Storrs, Conn. in the first round of the NCAA tournament. The winner will face No. 3 Connecticut (18-2) or Northeastern (14-6) at 2 p.m. Sunday.

Major League Soccer

D.C. United advances to East finals on late goal

Joe Willis came off the bench after starting goalie Bill Hamid was sent off to save a penalty and rookie Nick DeLeon scored in the 88th minute as visiting D.C. United edged Red Bull New York, 1-0, to advance to the Eastern Conference finals. United and New York tied, 1-1, in the first game at RFK Stadium, and a victory in the return match in New Jersey —postponed one day by a snowstorm — gave D.C. a 2-1 aggregate win. D.C. will visit the Houston Dynamo on Sunday in the first match in the Eastern Conference finals. The second leg will be Nov. 18 in Washington.

Horse racing

Redeemed to stand at Northview Stallion Station

Redeemed, the son of Grade 1-winning millionaire Include, will enter stud at Northview Stallion Station in Chesapeake City for 2013. The 4-year-old, who was retired by owner Samantha Siegel's Jay Em Ess Stable in September, will stand for $3,000 S&N. He was bred in Virginia by Wayne and Susie Taylor's Morgan Ford Farm. "Redeemed is the entire package," said Northview's bloodstock manager, Carl McEntee. "He was quick, and could carry that speed a distance while being extremely competitive against top quality fields. And he offers breeders plenty of options, being a grandson of Broad Brush out of a *Ribot-line mare from great Calumet Farm and Tartan Farm families. He has a pedigree that is free of Raise a Native and Mr. Prospector and has one distant cross of Northern Dancer."

 

 

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