OT goal gives UMBC women first America East win since 2010
Sophomore forward Alexa Quaranta (Perry Hall) scored the only goal of the game in the 107th minute to lead the UMBC women's soccer team (6-4-2, 1-1-0) past host Binghamton (5-4-2, 0-1-1) on Thursday for its first America East victory since Sept. 26, 2010. Quaranta's goal was her third of the season, tying the team high, and her first career game-winner.
More women's college soccer: Freshman Natasha Ntone-Kouo put Maryland ahead in the 37th minute with her first career goal, and the Terps (7-5-0, 2-2-0) went on to a 3-0 Atlantic Coast Conference victory over visiting North Carolina State (6-7-0, 1-6-0).
Men's college soccer: Navy sophomore forward Jamie Dubyoski (Loyola High) was named Eastern College Athletic Conference Division I Offensive Player of the Week.
College football: Johns Hopkins senior wide receiver Bob D'Orazio was honored for having the D3football.com and Centennial Conference Play of the Week, a 23-yard touchdown grab against Muhlenberg on Saturday. ... Air Force has returned 300 tickets for Saturday's game at Navy because the Cadets who were planning to come to the game are no longer allowed to travel to Annapolis because of the shutdown of the federal government. Tickets cost $50.
More Navy: The Department of Defense has canceled all of the academy's varsity and club sports through Sunday as a result of the shutdown — except the football game.
College basketball: Defending champion Bowie State was picked to finish first in the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Northern Division. Junior forward Carlos Smith (Forest Park) was named to the preseason All-CIAA team. The women's team was selected to finish fourth.
Men's college lacrosse: UMBC has been added to the Capital Lacrosse Classic event Oct.13, replacing Cornell. The tournament at Landon School in Bethesda raises money for the Mario St.George Boiardi Foundation. Cornell has suspended its team from all fall competition as a result of an alcohol-related hazing incident last month. ... Midfielder Alex Paroda has transferred from Mount St. Mary's to Boston University. He played in six games last season as a freshman, scoring one goal. Baltimore businessman Frank Kelly III, who has played a major role in the success of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes as an athlete, coach, volunteer and donor, has been elected to FCA's Hall of Champions.
Women's cross country: Hood senior Alyssa Peterson (Francis Scott Key) was named the Corvias ECAC Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III South Runner of the Week.
Major Indoor Soccer League: The defending-champion Blast has added four players for the 2013-14 season: forwards Frederico Moojen, Diego Zuniga and Levi Houapeu (UMBC) and defender Daniel Carrera. Former captain and MISL Defensive Player of the Year Mike Lookingland and veteran forward Machel Millwood will not play for the team this season, general manager Kevin Healey said. Fourteen players have been resigned: goalies William Vanzela and Troy Hernandez; defenders Pat Healey, Mike Deasel, Stephen DeRoux and J.T. Noone; forwards Lucio Gonzaga, Adauto Neto, Lucas Roque, Marco Mangione, Adriano Dos Santos and Jamie Darvill; and midfielders Max Ferdinand and Tony Donatelli. The Blast will add four more players before the season opener at the Rochester Lancers on Nov. 16.
Baseball: The Orioles reinstated right-handed pitcher Eric Beaulac from the 15-day disabled list and outrighted him to Triple-A Norfolk. Beaulac, 26, had his contract selected from Double-A Bowie and was placed on the disabled list with a torn labrum in his right hip Sept. 1. … Orioles center fielder Adam Jones will host the first Adam Jones #StayHungry Purple Tailgate on Nov. 10 at 8:30 a.m. before the Ravens' home game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Proceeds will benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Baltimore. Tickets will start at $40.
Women's gymnastics: Roland Park Country senior Toni-Ann Williams placed 45th in the all-around competition Wednesday at the World Gymnastics Championship in Antwerp, Belgium. Williams, who was representing Jamaica and trains at United Gymnastix in Reisterstown, competed against 134 athletes from 57 countries, including U.S. Olympians McKayla Maroney and Kyla Ross. Williams was 37th on floor exercise and 38th on vault. Williams, who has commited orally to California, became the first athlete to compete internationally for Jamaica in women's artistic gymnastics.
Horse racing: Trainer Jamie Ness and apprentice jockey Jevian Toledo teamed up to win three races at Laurel Park, prevailing with Maxine Pride ($4.80-race 3), Saint Anna Carina ($7.20-race 5) and Jaggermama ($4-race 6). Midwest Thoroughbreds Inc. owns all three winners. Toledo also won the opener aboard Dancing Feather ($10.60).