Maryland coaches caravan comes to Baltimore May 29
Maryland's 2013 Coaches Caravan will stop in Ocean City, Baltimore, Annapolis and Washington. Each event runs from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and features a short program followed by an opportunity for attendees to mingle with the coaches and athletes, take photos and get autographs. The sites are: Ocean City, May 20, Galaxy 66 Bar and Grille (football coach Randy Edsall, wrestling coach Kerry McCoy and deputy director of athletics Nate Pine); Annapolis, May 23, yacht Catherine Marie at the Annapolis City Dock (Edsall, field hockey coach Missy Meharg, men's soccer coach Sasho Cirovski and director of athletics Kevin Anderson); Baltimore, May 29, yacht Spirit of Baltimore on Light Street (men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon, women's basketball coach Brenda Frese, Cirovski, McCoy and Kevin Anderson); and Washington, June 4, yacht Virginia's Jewel on Maine Avenue (Turgeon, Frese, Cirovski and Anderson). There are 100 spaces available at each location, and tickets are $25 per person and $15 for children 15 and under. If capacity is reached, names and phone numbers will be put on a waiting list. Appetizers and giveaways will be provided by the Terrapin Club. For more information, go to terrapinclub.com or call 301-314-7020.
Women's college lacrosse: The following players from Maryland schools made the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association's Division I Mid-Atlantic first team: Johns Hopkins junior attacker Taylor D'Amore, Towson senior defender Alexa Demski, Loyola junior midfielder Marlee Paton, Towson junior attacker Ashleigh Rohrback, Hopkins junior midfielder Sarah Taylor, Loyola sophomore attacker Annie Thomas and Loyola sophomore midfielder Taryn VanThof. The second team included Hopkins junior midfielder Sammy Cermack, Towson junior midfielder Rhiannon Coogle, Hopkins freshman midfielder Dene DiMartino, Loyola freshman defender Maddy Lesher and Loyola sophomore attacker Hannah Schmitt. The South first team included Maryland senior attacker Alex Aust, Maryland freshman midfielder Taylor Cummings, Navy senior attacker Jasmine DePompeo, Maryland senior defender Iliana Sanza and Maryland senior midfielder Katie Schwarzmann. The second team included Navy sophomore attacker Loren Generi, Maryland sophomore attacker Brooke Griffin and Maryland freshman defender Alice Mercer. ... The IWLCA Division III All-America first team included Salisbury sophomore midfielder Bethany Baer, senior attacker Katie Bollhorst, senior attacker Lauren Feusahrens and junior goalie Ashton Wheatley. The second team included McDaniel senior midfielder Paige Messersmith and Salisbury junior defender Meghan Toomey.
College football: Maryland landed its third commitment of the 2014 recruiting class when Johnathan Thomas pledged to the Terps on Thursday. Thomas, a three-star running back from St. John's Prep in Danvers, Mass., picked Maryland over Arkansas, Connecticut and Boston College, among others. Thomas joins St. John's (D.C.) quarterback Will Ulmer and McDonogh offensive lineman Jared Cohen in the Terps' 2014 class. ... Georgia Southern announced that it will play at Navy on Nov. 15, 2014. The teams have played once, a 13-7 Midshipmen win in 2010.
Men's college golf: Towson junior Joe Gunerman of Brooklyn Park was named to the All-Colonial Athletic Association second team.
College Hall: The Rev. Stephen Russell, pastor at Calvary Baptist Church in Baltimore, was inducted into the Edinboro Hall of Fame on April27. Russell played defensive back from 1991 to 1994 and is second in school history in interceptions with 19.
Soccer: The Old Timers Soccer Association of Maryland inducted six members Friday night in Fullerton: PJ Wakefield (Calvert Hall, UMBC, Blast); Tarik Walker (Virginia Tech, Blast); Guiliano Celenza (Archbishop Curley, UMBC, Blast); Reece Livingston (City, Towson State Teachers College, coach at University of Baltimore); Henry Wohlfort (Poly, University of Baltimore); and Lincoln Phillips (Trinidad/Tobago national team, Baltimore Bays, coach at Howard University, goalkeeper instructor). Michael Sauers (Archbiship Curley) and Midge Purce (Good Counsel) were honored as the Outstanding High School Athletes of 2012, Greg Watson and Rebeckeh Friedrich received referee awards, and Philip Tirabassi was recognized for service to the game.
—From Sun staff and news services