Coogle's five goals help Towson to 9-6 victory over U.S. national team
Host Towson used strong performances from senior Rhiannon Coogle and junior goalkeeper Kelsea Donnelly to defeat the U.S. national women's team, 9-6, in a Stars and Stripes scrimmage Sunday. Donnelly made 11 saves, including several on point-blank shots. Coogle finished with five goals and one assist. The Tigers also defeated Stanford, 10-8, as part of the day's events.
Women's college soccer
Towson falls to JMU, 2-1; Banes sets school record
Senior Emily Banes became Towson's all-time points leader with her goal in a 2-1 double-overtime loss to host James Madison (11-4, 3-1 Colonial Athletic Association). Her 76th-minute goal moved her past Christi Landi. Banes has 71 career points with three games left in the regular season. She needs one more goal to become the all-time leader in goals for Towson (7-8-1, 2-4). She and Landi, who graduated in 1997, are tied with 27.
Division III: Visiting Salisbury played Washington and Lee to a 0-0 tie. Junior goalkeeper Michelle Conrad stopped six shots for the Sea Gulls.
No. 1 Terps stay undefeated in field hockey with 2-0 win
Senior Jill Witmer and redshirt freshman Emma Rissinger scored second-half-goals to lift No. 1 Maryland to a 2-0 field hockey victory against host American. The Terps (14-0) earned their 12th straight win over the Eagles (8-4), dating to 2004. Maryland had an 11-2 edge in shots and earned its fifth shutout of the year.
More field hockey: Freshman forward Yumi Kim (Meade) had her first career three-goal game and finished with seven points as Salisbury (9-2, 2-0 Capital Athletic Conference), ranked No.7 in Division III, earned a 6-0 victory over visiting Frostburg State (5-10, 0-3) in the fourth-annual Corners for Cancer game. The Sea Gulls earned 23 corners to raise money for the university's Relay for Life campaign.
Women's volleyball: Maryland (10-8, 2-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) lost in straight sets, 25-22, 25-16, 25-20, at Miami (13-3, 6-0 ACC). Five Miami players had at least nine kills for a collective team hitting percentage of .333, compared with Maryland's .247.
Men's soccer: Host Navy (6-3-2, 3-0-0 Patriot League) earned its fifth straight shutout, 3-0, over Colgate (2-9-1, 1-2-1) on Saturday. ... Host Loyola Maryland (5-5-1, 0-3-1 Patriot League) lost, 1-0, to league-leading Army (9-1-1, 4-0-0) on a penalty kick in the 36th minute of Saturday's contest.
Patterson's Brooks commits to play for Bloomfield (N.J.)
Patterson senior guard Kwynten Brooks, who averaged 13 points per game for the Clippers last season, committed to play basketball at DivisionII Bloomfield (N.J.) College. The Deacons, who compete in the Central Athletic Collegiate Conference, finished 17-13 overall last season and won their third straight CACC tournament championship. They have qualified for the NCAA tournament the past three seasons.
— Glenn Graham
Major League Soccer: Jack McInerney scored in the final minute of regulation to rescue a point Saturday night for the visiting Philadelphia Union in a 1-1 draw with D.C. United. D.C. (3-22-7) grabbed the lead in the 31st minute when Nick DeLeon scored from 30 yards out. Bill HamidThe Union (12-10-10) passed the New England Revolution for the final Major League Soccer playoff spot in the Eastern Conference with 46 points and two matches left. United, winless in its past 10 games, will set the MLS record for fewest victories in a season if it doesn't win one of its final two games.
Horse racing: Apprentice jockey Trevor McCarthy won with four of his mounts at Laurel Park on Saturday. McCarthy, the son of retired jockey Michael McCarthy, won with Marie Capri ($4.20), Gotta Go Gold ($7.80), The Man's Hoss ($8.20) and I Will If You Will ($7.60).
Minor league basketball: The American Professional Basketball League has expanded to 20 teams, with the Anne Arundel County-based Bay Area Shuckers playing in a revamped Patriot Division with the Rockville Victors, Capital City Express, NoVa Hawks and expansion D.C. Funkhouse. The league includes teams from Maryland, Virginia, Washington, New Jersey and New York.
Hall of Fame: The Community College of Baltimore County Athletics Hall of Fame will induct 25 new honorees Dec. 7 at Hilton Garden Inn in White Marsh. The Hall of Fame, which will grow in its third year to 76 members, honors current student athletes, alumni, former and current coaches and athletic administrators or staff for outstanding contributions to athletics on the college's three main campuses.
Boxing: The top U.S. Golden Gloves champions will face the best amateur fighters from Mexico, Puerto Rico and Ireland on Oct. 25 and 26 at the Waldorf Jaycees Community Center at 3090 Crain Highway. Twenty bouts will be contested Oct. 25, with the 10 winners vying for titles the next day. Tickets are priced from $20 to $50. For more information, call 301-843-6165.
Auto racing: NASCAR and Rev Racing have selected the participants for the 2013 NASCAR Drive for Diversity Combine. The drivers will participate in a rigorous on- and off-track evaluation process for the opportunity to join the NASCAR D4D program and compete for Rev Racing during the 2014 season. The combine will be held at Langley Speedway in Hampton, Va., from next Monday to Oct. 23.