Men's track and field
Douglass alum Wiley to coach Team USA at Junior Pan Am Games
Baltimore native Cliff Wiley has been named the head men's coach for Team USA at the 2013 Junior Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, USA Track & Field announced Friday. This is the Douglass alumnus' first appointment as a head coach after serving USA Track & Field teams as the head manager of the 2004 IAAF World Junior Championships. Wiley, currently the head girls track and field coach at Washington High School in Kansas City, Kan., will lead a squad of approximately 40 16- to 19-year-olds. As a former elite athlete, Wiley qualified for the 1980 Olympic team in the 200 meters and was a two-time national champion at 400 meters. He won international titles at the 1981 Athletics World Cup and 1983 Pan American Games.
Reed, Terps hand No. 12 Florida State its first loss, 5-3Left-handed starter Jimmy Reed held 12th-ranked Florida State to two earned runs and five hits over eight innings to power host Maryland (12-5, 2-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) to a 5-3 victory over the previously unbeaten Seminoles on Friday night at Bob “Turtle” Smith Stadium. The game turned in the Terps’ favor in the sixth inning. After Seminoles starter Brandon Leibrandt retired the first hitter of the inning, Jordan Hagel singled up the middle and advanced to second on a wild pitch. K.J. Hockaday (John Carroll) walked forcing a call to the bullpen for Florida State. With Kyle Convissar (Severna Park) up, the Terps executed a double steal, moving the runners to second and third. As Florida State’s defense closed in to prevent the squeeze, Convissar hit a 1-2 pitch back up the middle to score Hagel and Hockaday and put the Terps ahead 3-2. The Seminoles (16-1, 3-1) got the run back in the eighth to tie the game. In the bottom of the inning, Hagel led off with a triple. Hockaday walked to give the Terps runners at the corners. After Hagel scored on wild pitch, LaMonte Wade (St. Paul) doubled to right-center to score Hockaday from second to make it 5-3. Kevin Mooney (North Harford) relieved Reed in the ninth and promptly struck out Casey Smit. Mooney got the next two batters to record the first save of his career. Reed improved to 3-1. Florida State’s Brandon Johnson took the loss, falling to 1-1. Hagel had three hits, including a triple.