UMBC men win on PKs, 4-2; UNC next
The UMBC men's soccer team advanced to the second round of the NCAA College Cup as the Retrievers played Old Dominion to a 0-0 double-overtime draw Thursday night in Norfolk, Va., but advanced, 4-2, in penalty kicks. Retrievers junior goalkeeper Phil Saunders (Perry Hall) played the starring role for the second consecutive game, stopping a pair of penalty kicks, and recorded his fourth straight shutout. UMBC (11-4-6) advances to the second round for the second time in three years and will play defending national champion North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C., at 5 p.m. Sunday. The Monarchs finished 11-3-3. UMBC's Pete Caringi III (Calvert Hall) was unable to start and played only the final 26 seconds of regulation and final 20 seconds of overtime. The star junior forward suffered an ankle injury early in the America East championship game against New Hampshire and did not return. Old Dominion outshot UMBC 10-6.
Football: Towson senior free safety Jordan Dangerfield has been suspended for one game by the Colonial Athletic Association as a result of two unsportsmanlike-conduct penalties in the Tigers' 41-10 win over Rhode Island on Saturday. A three-year starter at safety, he won't play in Towson's regular-season finale at New Hampshire on Saturday. The Tigers, 6-4 overall and 5-2 in the CAA, can earn a share of the league championship with a win. Dangerfield has 69 tackles this season, second on the team. He leads the team with six passes defended.
Women's soccer: The No. 4 seed Maryland women (14-6-2) head to Palo Alto, Calif., to play Denver (16-2-4) in the second round of the NCAA tournament at Cagan Stadium tonight at 7:30. The winner will play at 4 p.m. Sunday against the winner of the match at 10 tonight between No. 1 seed Stanford and Santa Clara.
Men's basketball: Daniel Munoz went 4-for-4 from the free-throw line in the final 13 seconds as host American (2-1) pulled away for a 62-57 win against Mount St. Mary's (1-2). The Mount's Josh Castellanos made a layup to tie the game at 57 with 21 seconds left, but two turnovers stopped the momentum. ... Brian Morton II (Mount St. Joseph) made a jumper with 1:41 left to pull Goucher (0-1) within one, but the Gophers fell, 72-70, to Centenary (1-1) in the first round of the Shenandoah Tip-Off Tournament in Winchester, Va. The Gophers play in the consolation game tonight at 6. ... Travon Vann scored 22 points as host Salisbury (1-0) won, 74-68, over Washington College (0-1).
Women's basketball: Goucher (0-1) missed its first 10 shots and didn't score until nine minutes into the game, falling, 64-52, to host Dickinson (1-0). Sharnell Huff finished with a game-high 19 points for the Gophers. Bridget Borgese and Sarah Phillips each had 15 points for the Red Devils. ... Bria Robinson scored 22 points to power visiting Bowie State (1-0) to a 67-50 win over Washington Adventist (0-3). The Bulldogs outscored the Shock 41-27 in the second half. ... Visiting Stevenson (1-0) rallied from a 12-point second-half deficit to force overtime, and missed only two of 13 shots in the extra period to win, 66-58, against Keystone (0-1). Kayleigh Guzek had 15 points for the Mustangs.
O's set FanFest for Jan. 19; Wizards add Livingston
The Orioles' annual FanFest again will be held on the third Saturday in January at Baltimore Convention Center. The event, which normally includes player and media forums, memorabilia sales and autograph sessions, will run from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 19, according to the team. The event will open an hour earlier for season ticket holders. Typically, the Orioles' single-game tickets also go on sale the day of FanFest. That likely will be the case again in 2013. MASN first announced the date of the event.
NBA: The Wizards signed free-agent guard Shaun Livingston, who appeared in 26 games with Washington in 2009-10, averaging 9.2 points. The Wizards waived Jannero Pargo.
—From Sun staff and news services