Jockey Acosta earns 2,500th career victory

UMBC tops GW on goal in 2nd OT by Fernandez, is 9-0

September 29, 2013|Sports Digest

Laurel Park

Jockey Acosta earns 2,500th career victory

J.D. Acosta won for the 2,500th time in his career when he guided Haywired to victory in the second race at Laurel Park on Saturday. Acosta, 32, added another win aboard Lulu Le' Mon in the fifth race before heading to Charles Town, W.Va., where he had five mounts. He will ride at Parx on Monday and Tuesday before returning to Laurel on Wednesday.

Men's soccer

UMBC tops GW on goal in 2nd OT by Fernandez, is 9-0

No. 11 UMBC tied a team record by extending its season-opening winning streak to nine straight as the Retrievers got a goal from Marquez Fernandez (McDonogh) with 7:29 to play in the second overtime to edge visiting George Washington, 2-1. UMBC got on the board early in the second half when Kadeem Dacres scored his fourth goal of the season, but the Colonials (3-5) tied the game in the 61st minute.

More Division I: Jamie Dubyoski (Loyola) scored for the fourth straight game and goalkeeper Gavin Snyder (Severna Park) helped Navy post a third straight shutout as the Mids (4-3-2) earned a 1-0 victory in their Patriot League opener over visiting Boston University (3-4-1). Dubyoski leads Navy with six goals and 13 points this season and has scored in each of Navy's past four games. Snyder improved to 3-0 this season and has yet to allow a goal in 267 minutes of play, the longest scoreless streak of his career.

More colleges

Kronick, undefeated JHU women beat Swarthmore

Hannah Kronick had her third multiple-goal performance of the season, and the Johns Hopkins women's soccer team, ranked second in DivisionIII, cruised to a 3-0 victory at home against Swarthmore. Christina Convey scored her fourth goal of the season in the 22nd minute to give the Blue Jays (10-0) a 1-0 lead. Kronick scored 10 minutes later and again in the 82nd minute. Kelly Leddy made a season-high seven saves for Johns Hopkins. Swarthmore fell to 5-3-1.

More women's soccer: Junior Morgan Dankanich scored her third game-winning goal of the season in the 75th minute to lead Navy (9-2-0, 2-0-0 Patriot League) to a 1-0 victory over host Lafayette (4-4-1, 0-2-0). Ashlynn Soellner assisted on the goal. The Mids have not allowed a goal in four straight games during their seven-game winning streak. ... Sophomore forward Gillian Sawyer (Wilde Lake) scored her third goal of the season 1:31 into overtime to give host St. Mary's (2-5, 1-0 Capital Athletic Conference) a 1-0 victory over Mary Washington (4-5, 0-1) on Saturday.

Field hockey: No. 2 Maryland (9-0, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) came from behind twice on Friday night to beat host No. 9 Boston College, 3-2. Sarah Sprink scored the Terps' first two goals, then Hayley Turner tipped in the game-winner with 17 minutes to play to beat the Eagles (7-3, 1-1).

The Terps outshot the Eagles 13-7. Maryland goalie Natalie Hunter made three saves.

Women's volleyball: Loyola Maryland captured its first-ever Patriot League victory, defeating Lafayette, 25-17, 20-25, 25-18, 25-15. The Greyhounds (4-10, 1-1) hit a season-high .421, posting a season best with 63 kills.

Major League Soccer

Resting regulars, D.C. United loses again on road, 4-1

Short-handed D.C. United squandered an early lead and lost, 4-1, to host Toronto FC. United coach Ben Olsen left almost all his regulars at home to rest for the team's U.S. Open Cup final Tuesday against Real Salt Lake. United fell to 3-21-6 overall and 0-13-3 on the road. Jared Jeffrey scored for United from distance in the 15th minute, but Darel Russell tied it 10 minutes later on a superb volley for Toronto, (5-15-11), which ended an eight-game winless streak.

Steven Goff, The Washington Post

 

 

 

 

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