Interim tag removed from Cornell men's lacrosse coach Kerwick

Silva scores hat trick in first half of D.C. United win

June 12, 2014|Sports Digest

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Interim tag removed from Cornell lacrosse's Kerwick

Cornell announced that Matt Kerwick has been named full-time head coach. Kerwick, who served in the position on an interim basis during the 2014 season, led the Big Red to a national-best 9-0 start and an appearance in the NCAA tournament. Kerwick, a former associate head coach at Georgetown, played in the now-defunct Major Indoor Lacrosse League from 1991 through 1996, earning the Baltimore Thunder's Unsung Hero award twice

More men's lacrosse: Massachusetts Lowell, which in 2015 will play its first season in Division I, announced that attackman Noah Ryan (Manchester Valley) and defenseman Bain Schroeder of Ellicott City will be part of the program's inaugural freshman class. ... Randolph-Macon senior Jason Andrews (Hereford) was named to the Virginia Sports Information Directors All-State College Division second team.

Football: Maryland junior defensive lineman Nate Clarke will be unable to continue his playing career because of injury and will remain with the team as a student assistant coach, coach Randy Edsall said.

Honors: Maryland athletic director Kevin Anderson and wrestling coach Kerry McCoy were two of seven new members inducted into the NACDA/John McLendon Minority Scholarship Foundation Hall of Fame on Wednesday at the James J. Corbett Awards Luncheon in Orlando, Fla.

Women's basketball: Melissa Kolb was named an assistant coach at Mount St.Mary's. She has been an assistant at Eastern Kentucky since 2008.

Men's tennis: Goucher's David Spivey (Park) was named the Landmark Conference Senior Scholar Athlete.

Et cetera

Silva scores hat trick in first half of D.C. United win

Forward Luis Silva scored three goals in the first half and D.C. United (7-4-4) cruised to a 4-2 victory over the host Montreal Impact (2-7-4). The Black and Red climbed atop Major League Soccer's Eastern Conference with the win. Silva started in place of Eddie Johnson, who sprained his ankle in Saturday's 0-0 draw with the Columbus Crew at FedEx Field.

National Women's Soccer League: The Washington Spirit (6-5-1) suffered its first loss in six games, falling, 2-0, to the Boston Breakers (3-8-0) at Harvard Stadium. Striker Jodie Taylor, who had scored in Washington's previous three games, came closest for the visitors.

Sailing: Chicago, San Diego or Bermuda could host the 2017 America's Cup, according to a BBC report. San Francisco, the home of current champion Team Oracle USA and Golden Gate Yacht Club, is no longer being considered, said Bob Nelson, the San Diego Port chairman. San Francisco hosted the last America's Cup in September 2013.

Blake Schuster, Tribune Newspapers

NHL: The Washington Capitals will hold their developmental camp July 7-12 at their practice facility in Arlington, Va., with Fan Fest activities and an open scrimmage scheduled for the final day. The camp is open to the public.

Alex Prewitt, The Washington Post

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