Maryland is expected to promote recently hired director of basketball operations Cliff Warren to assistant coach, with an official announcement to come later this week, according to media reports. Warren will replace Scott Spinelli, who left the Terps for Boston College last month. Dustin Clark, who had served as the team's previous director of operations, was named assistant coach after former assistant Dalonte Hill resigned in November following his second DUI charge while with the Terps. Warren, a former Georgia Tech assistant, spent nine seasons as head coach at Jacksonville.
Salisbury advanced to the Division III College World Series with a win in Marietta, Ohio, over No. 20 Case Western, 3-2. Brett Collacchi allowed 10 hits and two earned runs with one strikeout and one walk in eight innings. Sea Gulls right fielder Kyle Hayman went 3-for-4 with one run scored, and designated hitter Pete Grasso and left fielder Jordan Gowe added runs as well. Salisbury advances to play Cortland State at 4:30 p.m. Friday in Appleton, Wis.Table tennis: Charlene Xiaoying Liu of Germantown won the bronze medal in women's singles (ages 60-64) at the World Veterans Table Tennis Games. She defeated seven players before losing in the semifinals to Larisa Andreeva of Russia.
College women's lacrosse: Salisbury goalkeeper Ashton Wheatley, midfielder Bethany Baer (Westminster) and defender Laura Maskell (Marriotts Ridge) were named first-team Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association All-Americans. Wheatley has allowed 13 goals through three games for a 4.76 goals-against average in the NCAA tournament. Baer has scored a team-high 11 goals with three assists and has won a team-high 12 draw controls. Maskell has forced two turnovers, picked up two ground balls and won nine draw controls. The defending NCAA champion Sea Gulls will take on No. 5 Amherst in the national semifinals at 4 p.m. Saturday in Gettysburg, Pa. … Franklin & Marshall attacker Caroline Krohn (Towson) earned third-team IWLCA All-America honors for the second straight year. Krohn led the Diplomats attack in goals (54), assists (24) and points (78). … Washington College midfielder Emily Hubley was named a first-team IWLCA All-American. Hubley led the Shorewomen with 51 goals, 60 points, 68 draw controls and 18 caused turnovers while tying for first in ground balls with 26.