No. 12 Maryland edges Syracuse in men's soccer; No. 7 UMBC tied at Binghamton

Hopkins women clinch top seed in Centennial

October 27, 2013|Sports Digest

Men's college soccer

No. 12 Maryland edges Syracuse; No. 7 UMBC tied at Binghamton

Dan Metzger scored the lone goal as the No. 12 Maryland men's soccer team shut out Syracuse, 1-0, on the road Saturday night. Metzger's second goal of the season, from 20 yards on an assist from Sunny Jane, came in the 56th minute and gave the Terps (8-3-5, 5-1-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) their second win in a row. Maryland recorded its second consecutive shutout after blanking Drexel on Tuesday.

More Division I: Seventh-ranked UMBC extended its unbeaten streak to five with a scoreless draw Saturday in chilly conditions at Binghamton. The Retrievers (12-1-2, 3-0-2 America East) set a school record by extending their road unbeaten streak to nine games (6-0-3) dating to 2012. UMBC had a 16-6 edge over the Colonials (3-8-5, 1-1-3) in shots and played most of the final 65 minutes in Binghamton territory. Retrievers goalkeeper Phil Saunders (Perry Hall) recorded his second consecutive shutout and the 21st of his career. He made a pair of saves, both in the first half. ... Alex Evans scored the winning goal in overtime in Navy's 1-0 win at Holy Cross (6-6-1, 4-2-0 Patriot League). Navy improved to 10-3-2 overall and 6-0-0 in the Patriot League, and clinched a berth in the conference tournament. The Midshipmen earned their seventh shutout of the season and senior goalkeeper Gavin Snyder (Severna Park) made five saves to improve to 9-0-0. Snyder improved his season goals-against average to 0.22 and his save percentage to .943. He leads the nation in both categories. The Midshipmen have won nine straight games, the second-longest active streak in the nation behind only No.8 Coastal Carolina's 11 games. The nine-game streak is Navy's longest since the team won nine in a row in 1966.

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Hopkins women clinch top seed in Centennial in soccer

Johns Hopkins, ranked No. 6 in Division III, scored three times in the second half, including twice in the final 72 seconds, to take a 3-0 victory at Gettysburg. The win is the fifth straight for the Blue Jays, who improved to 15-1-1 overall and 8-0-1 in the Centennial Conference. The victory secured the top seed in the conference tournament, which will be at Hopkins on Nov. 9-10. The Bullets (12-2-3, 7-2-1) are assured of a bye in the tournament. Hannah Kronick scored her team-leading 16th goal of the season and the 59th of her career. She is tied for second in Centennial Conference history in career goals. ... Senior Emily Banes scored her 14th and 15th goals of the season — a program record — to lead host Towson (8-10-1) to a 4-3 win over visiting Delaware State on Senior Day. Junior Katie Ponce opened the scoring in the 21st minute before the Hornets (1-13) tied it on a goal by Darcy Pelz-Butler 10 minutes later. Chelsea Boursiquot Banes finished her career as the program leader in points (77) and goals (30).

Men's basketball: Maryland coach Mark Turgeon extended Saturday's open scrimmage for an extra 10-minute period because he said he wanted to see more "flow" from his players. "I didn't like a lot [about it]," the coach said. "Really sloppy. We weren't going to play that last 10 minutes but I didn't feel we were getting anything out of it." Turgeon said his team fouled too much during the scrimmage.

For more of Jeff Barker's blog post from the scrimmage, go to


Eight inducted into National Hall of Fame

Jim Berkman, Quinn Carney, Michele DeJuliis, Sue Heether, Bill Miller, Tracy Stumpf, Ryan Wade and Michael Watson were inducted into the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame on Saturday night at the Grand Lodge in Hunt Valley. Berkman, who completed his 25th season as head coach at Salisbury in 2013, is the all-time winningest coach in NCAA men's history, with a 428-48 career record, and has won the Division III national championship 10 times; Carney, a four-year starter as a midfielder at Maryland, was a two-time All-American, earning first-team honors in 2001; DeJuliis (Loch Raven) was a four-time All-American at Penn State, earning first-team honors in 1995, 1996 and 1997; Heether, a four-year starter at Loyola, was a first-team All-American in 1990; Miller was a four-time All-American at Hobart, earning first-team honors in 1989, 1990 and 1991; Stumpf was a four-year starter on defense at Maryland and a two-time first team All-American, earning the honor in 1985 and 1986; Wade (Severn) was a three-time All-American at North Carolina, earning first-team honors in 1993 and 1994; and Watson (St. Paul's) was a four-time All-American at Virginia, earning first-team honors in 1996 and 1997.

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