Mount St. Mary's names ex-Terp Joe Cinosky assistant men's lacrosse coach

Redskins retain Morris, Burney, add Olivadotti to coaching staff

January 17, 2014|Sports Digest


Mount names ex-Terp Joe Cinosky assistant men's lacrosse coach

Mount St. Mary's Tom Gravante named Joe Cinosky an assistant men's lacrosse coach. Cinosky replaces Travis Johnson, who left to become the head coach at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. A former All-American at Maryland, Cinosky comes to the Mount from Duke, where he served as a volunteer assistant coach for the 2013 NCAA champions. As a four-year starter at Maryland, Cinosky helped lead the Terps to 43 wins and two NCAA semifinal appearances. He was also a U.S. Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association All-American and a first-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection in 2008. Selected ninth overall by New Jersey in the 2008 Major League Lacrosse draft, Cinosky helped lead the Toronto Nationals (2009) and Chesapeake Bayhawks (2010) to MLL titles. As a member of the U.S. national team, Cinosky helped his team to a gold medal at the Federation of International Lacrosse in 2010.

Football: Tony Grantham, Navy's outside linebacker coach for the past six seasons, was named inside linebackers coach and special teams coordinator at Louisville. Grantham's brother Todd was named Louisville's defensive coordinator. Tony Grantham had been with the Midshipmen for 10 years overall.

Women's track and field: Mount St. Mary's sophomore sprinter Jessica Whitmore has been named the Northeast Conference Track Athlete of the Week after winning the 60-meter dash at two meets. Whitmore won at both the Navy Winter Invitational and the Bucknell Mini Meet last week.

Swimming and diving: UMBC senior Mohamed Hussein and junior Ryan Green (Centennial) swept the weekly Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association awards. Hussein won his third Swimmer of the Week, while Green received his third Diver of the Week. UMBC sophomores Catherine Frediani (Howard) and Corinna Darelius won the America East Swimmer of the Week and Diver of the Week, respectively. ... Frostburg State junior Kaitlyn Donch was awarded the Capital Athletic Conference Women's Swimming Athlete of the Week.

Women's bowling: UMES is ranked second in the National Tenpins Coaches Association coaches and media polls, and is 14th in the International Bowling Media Association poll.

Et cetera

Redskins retain Morris, Burney, add Olivadotti

The Washington Redskins are retaining Raheem Morris as their secondary coach and Jacob Burney as their defensive line coach. The team also has hired Kirk Olivadotti as its inside linebackers coach. Morris and Burney are holdovers from former coach Mike Shanahan's staff. Jay Gruden Jim Haslett Sean McVay Jay Gruden Olivadotti returns to the Redskins after a three-year stint at Georgia as the inside linebackers coach. He worked for the Redskins for 11 seasons before that.

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Horse racing: Apprentice jockey Mohamed Osman guided Princess Beau K to victory in the second race at Laurel Park on Wednesday and, in doing so, captured his first lifetime win. Osman sent the $5,000 claimer to the front before relinquishing the lead a furlong from home, but fought back and retook the top spot, closing in on the finish line to win by 21/2 lengths over Friendly Princess. Charlie Williams trains Princess Beau K, who was scoring for the sixth time in 51 lifetime starts. The victory paid $35.80. ... Jockey Sheldon Russell will be out at least a week after fracturing a rib while snowboarding Saturday night. In the first five live racing days this year, Russell and apprentice riders Victor Carrasco and Trevor McCarthy had combined to win more than half (23 of 45) of the races during the winter meet.

Horses: The Horse World Expo today through Sunday at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium will feature vendors, demonstrations, seminars and clinics. The expo will be open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, 9 a.m. to 7p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for ages 6 to 12 and free for children under 6. For more information, go to, email or call 301-916-0852.

Horse breeding: Northview Stallion Station will hold open houses Saturday and Jan. 25. The Maryland Division open house will be Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Chesapeake City and will feature recent additions Buffum and E Dubai. The Pennsylvania Division open house will be Jan. 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Peach Bottom and will feature recent additions El Padrino and Bullsbay. RSVP is required. Call 410-885-2855 (Maryland) and 717-548-3401 (Pennsylvania).

Lacrosse: The Shootout for Soldiers, a 24-hour game benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project, will be June 19-20 at McDonogh. For information, go to

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