Game at W.Va. on Towson's 2014 football schedule
For the second straight year, Towson will play a 12-game football schedule in 2014, which includes a game Sept. 6 at West Virginia, a Football Bowl Subdivision team. The Tigers will open their season with a home game against Central Connecticut on Aug. 30.
More football: Bowie State quarterback Jared Johnston was named Division II Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Quarterback of the Week after he was 13-for-23 passing for 262yards and two touchdowns in a 76-19 win over visiting Lincoln on Saturday. He also set a school record for passing yards in a season. Also for Bowie, cornerback Curtis Pumphrey was named CIAA Specialty Player of the Week after blocking a field goal and returning it 70 yards for a touchdown. He also had six punt returns for 93 yards (a long of 56) to go along with three tackles.
Women's basketball: Coppin State was selected to finish third in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference preseason poll, and seniors Kyra Coleman and Larrisa Carter were named to the Preseason All-MEAC team. ... UMES was predicted to finish ninth in the MEAC.
Basketball: Mount St. Mary's announced its men's and women's basketball broadcast schedule for this season. The Mount will broadcast all men's and women's home games on Northeast Conference Front Row at necfrontrow.com. In addition, all men's home games, select road games and four women's home games will air on 1450AM. ... UMES senior forward Troy Snyder was named to the MEAC Preseason third team.
Men's soccer: Salisbury (16-2) is No. 9 in the Division III National Soccer Coaches Association of America and D3soccer.com polls.
Women's soccer: Johns Hopkins is No. 6 in the Division III NSCAA poll after winning, 3-0, over host Franklin & Marshall.
Swimming: After winning three individual events this past weekend against Old Dominion, UMBC women's senior swimmer Talor Tadena was named America East Swimmer of the Week.... Salisbury freshman Okan Eyigor was chosen as the Division III Capital Athletic Conference men's swimming Athlete of the Week after two first-place finishes against Catholic. Eyigor broke a 15-year-old pool record in the 100 backstroke set by former swimmer Chris Bembenek, with a time of 59.45. ... Johns Hopkins senior Taylor Kitayama was selected as the Division III Bluegrass Mountain Conference Women's Swimmer of the Week.
Field hockey: Salisbury is No. 8 for the third consecutive week in the Division III Penn Monto/National Field Hockey Coaches Association poll. The Sea Gulls enter the CAC tournament today when they host third-seeded Mary Washington.
Cross country: Goucher's June Chiango was named Division III women's Landmark Conference Cross Country Rookie of the Year after being the first freshman to cross the finish line at the conference championship Saturday, with a time of 24 minutes, 42.04 seconds. Chiango, who placed eighth overall in the 6,000-meter race held on the campus of the U.S. Soldiers' & Airmen's Home in Washington, was unanimously voted by the conference's coaches.
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