Stinnett pitches Terps' first no-hitter since 2008

Maryland sweeps Massachusetts, winning 4-0 and 10-1

March 02, 2014|Sports Digest

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Stinnett pitches Terps' first no-hitter since '08

Maryland senior Jake Stinnett no-hit visiting Massachusetts, 4-0, in the first game of a Saturday doubleheader, becoming the first Terps pitcher to achieve the feat since Scott Swinson no-hit Delaware in May 2008. Stinnett faced only two batters over the minimum, both of whom walked, while striking out nine. The reigning Atlantic Coast Conference Pitcher of the Week retired the final 11 batters of the game. Maryland (7-2) used an eight-run fifth inning to roll to a 10-1 victory over the Minutemen (0-5) in the nightcap.

More college baseball: Freshman left-hander Bruce Zimmermann (Loyola High) and senior left-hander Kyle Paul combined on a five-hitter as Towson (6-2) won its third straight game, 8-2 over Albany (1-5) in the second round of the Campbell University Classic in Buies Creek, N.C.

College softball: Towson canceled today's home doubleheader against Delaware State because of poor field conditions and expected bad weather. ... Washington College seniors Lauren Dockrill and Claire Mattox were named captains.

Women's college swimming: Towson won its second consecutive Colonial Athletic Association championship and sixth in seven seasons, beating the field of eight teams with 858 points in College Park. Senior Kaitlin Burke (Loch Raven) won her third individual title of the meet by finishing first in the 1,650-yard freestyle with a time of 16 minutes, 11.55 seconds.

Men's college swimming: Towson posted its highest-ever finish at the CAA championships, placing third with 551.50 points as the meet concluded in College Park. ... UMBC senior Mohamed Hussein captured a gold medal and bettered his NCAA "B" cut time in the 100 butterfly at the Eastern College Athletic Conference championships in Annapolis. Hussein touched the wall in 47.79 seconds.

Men's college basketball: Hood senior guard Cameron Cook (Calvert Hall) was named first-team All-Commonwealth Conference on Friday. Stevenson senior guard Alfonso Hawkins (City) received honorable mention.

Minor league basketball: Despite 23 points from Gus Chase (St. Frances), the visiting Bay Area Shuckers (9-3) suffered their second straight loss, 132-119, to the Rockville Victors (9-3) and fell into second place in the American Professional Basketball League's Patriot Division.

From Sun staff and news services

Men's soccer: In its final test before arriving in Brazil, defending World Cup champion Spain will play a friendly against El Salvador at FedEx Field as part of a June 7 doubleheader also featuring a Major League Soccer match between D.C. United and the Columbus Crew. Spain will practice at an undisclosed location in the Washington area for several days before facing the Salvadorans in the opening match at the Redskins' stadium in Landover. Kickoff times have not been set, but to accommodate European TV, the Spain game will begin in the afternoon. U.S. television coverage of both matches is also pending.

Steven Goff, The Washington Post

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