Sandusky retires from Boys' Latin ice hockey
Jim Sandusky has formally announced his retirement as Boys' Latin ice hockey coach effective Feb. 28 after a decade of leading the program, according to a news release from the school. Sandusky will continue with the Lakers football program as the associative head coach and offensive coordinator. During the past two seasons, he led the Lakers varsity ice hockey team to runner-up status in 2013 and to a Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association BConference championship in 2012.
Girls soccer: Archbishop Spalding athletic director Jeff Parsons announced the appointment of Ashly Kennedy as coach. Kennedy, a graduate of Maryland and St. Mary's High, just completed her fourth season as an assistant coach at George Mason. With the Terps, she was on the Atlantic Coast Conference All-Freshman team and was a captain her senior season. In high school, she was a two-time Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland champion, the Maryland Gatorade Player of the Year and an NSCAA/Adidas High School All-American.
Start times announced for home games next season
Start times were announced for all five of Navy's home football games next season. The Midshipmen's home opener against Delaware on Sept. 14 and November games against Hawaii (Nov. 9) and South Alabama (Nov. 16) will begin at 3:30p.m. and will be televised by CBS Sports Network. The homecoming game on Oct. 26 against Pitt will start at 1 p.m. and will be televised by CBS Sports Network, while the Air Force game Oct. 5 will begin at 11:30 a.m. and will be televised by either CBS Sports Network or CBS.
Terps rally past James Madison in baseball, 10-3
After mustering just one run and five hits through the first five innings, Maryland scored eight times on seven hits in the home half of the sixth to power past James Madison, 10-3. The Dukes scored three in the fifth and one in the sixth to lead 5-1 before Maryland rallied. Terps starter Alex Robinson went four innings, allowing one run on four hits while striking out four. Jake Drossner got his first career win in relief of Robinson. Of Maryland's 14 hits in the game, seven were for extra bases.
More college baseball: For the first time in school history, Salisbury (13-2, 3-0 Capital Athletic Conference) is No. 1 in the American Baseball Coaches Association Top 30. The Sea Gulls also took over the top spot in the D3baseball.com/National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Top 25 for the first time since 2009. ... Washington College senior outfielder-pitcher Sean Connole was named to the D3baseball.com Team of the Week as an outfielder.
Softball: Maryland freshman Maddie Martin was named ACC Pitcher of the Week for the first time in her career. ... Towson (14-14-1) lost both ends of a doubleheader at Furman, falling in the opener, 8-2, and 8-4 in the second game.
Men's basketball: St. Mary's College of Maryland coach Chris Harney was tabbed as the National Association of Basketball Coaches Middle Atlantic District Coach of the Year for the second time in his career, while Nick LaGuerre (Lansdowne) picked up second-team All-Middle Atlantic District honors.
Women's tennis: Salisbury freshman Natalie Savage was selected as the CAC Player of the Week.
Women's college bowling: Bowie State captured the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Northern Division championship on Sunday afternoon after finishing the Northern Divisional Meet III with a 4-1 record in Baker matches. The Bulldogs edged Elizabeth City State, 12,642 to 12,122 in total pins, to earn the crown. Bowie State will represent the division as the No. 1 seed in the CIAA championship, which will be held Saturday to Monday at the AMF Durham Lanes in Durham, N.C.
Women's gymnastics: Maryland sophomore Stephanie Giameo earned East Atlantic Gymnastics League Gymnast of the Week honors for the second time this season.
Soccer: D.C. United announced that it will be loan four players to the Richmond Kickers this season as part of the clubs' affiliation agreement. Forward Casey Townsend (Maryland), defender-midfielder Taylor Kemp, forward Michael Seaton, and midfielder Conor Shanosky will all join the Kickers for the 2013 season.
—From Sun staff and news services