Native Dancer, 5 others to be inducted into Md. Hall of Fame in November

September 15, 2014|Sports Digest

Racehorse Native Dancer, swimmer Beth Botsford, baseball-football players Tommy Brown and Brian Jordan, lacrosse player and coach Bob Scott and figure skater Kimmie Meissner will be inducted into the Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fame on Nov. 13 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Michael's Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie. In addition, the Hall will present the John Steadman Lifetime Achievement Award, which recognizes the contribution of individuals over a long career of supporting and advancing athletics in the state of Maryland, to the late Earl Banks, who was the football coach at Morgan State. For tickets, which cost $60 and include dinner and open bar, go to and click on the tab for 2014 banquet tickets. Tickets purchased through the website can be paid for using PayPal.

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Loyola Md. wins women's soccer Battle of Baltimore

Loyola Maryland used two first-half goals to top visiting Mount St. Mary's, 2-0, on Sunday and claim the 2014 Battle of Baltimore with an undefeated record. The Greyhounds improved to 4-4 on the season, with all of their victories coming via shutouts. Junior Rosy Hayes found an opening 18 yards out and took a shot in the eighth minute, but Mount St. Mary's goalkeeper Rachel Bourne (Mercy) punched out the attempt. Sophomore midfielder Maddie Boccio (Atholton) found the rebound and finished the play for the Greyhounds' first goal. In the 20th minute, Mount St. Mary's (0-9) attempted a clear that the Greyhounds blocked. Redshirt junior forward Jessica Van Dyke (Friends School) found the ball on a breakaway and scored her team-leading fourth goal of the season.

More women's college soccer: Behind goals from senior forward Sofia Read and sophomore forward Natalia Pinkney, host Towson defeated UMBC, 2-0, in another Battle of Baltimore match. Towson (3-4-1) finished second in the tournament. In the fifth minute, Pinkney served a long forward ball to Read, whose shot beat UMBC junior goalkeeper Jen Nance (Severna Park) to put the Tigers ahead 1-0. Ten minutes later, Pinkney streaked down the left side and scored unassisted to give Towson a 2-0 lead. The Tigers outshot UMBC (5-2) 18-8 and forced Nance to make a career-best 10 saves. … The Battle of Baltimore all-tournament team included Loyola sophomore defender Kelsey Taragona (C. Milton Wright), senior defender Kelly Santangelo, sophomore defender Morgan Crable (Marriotts Ridge) and Boccio; Towson freshman defender Kristyn Hubbard, Pinkney and junior defender Nicole Nicholas ; UMBC senior midfielders Paige Preston and Lilly Rydon ; and Mount St. Mary's freshman defender Cia Makrigiorgos and junior defender Nicole Vallely . … Despite senior defender Jade Seabrook's goal in the 24th minute, host Navy could not hold its lead in a 1-1 tie with Ball State (3-1-2). Navy (3-2-3) outshot Ball State 25-14.

College field hockey: Third-ranked Maryland scored all three of its goals off penalty corners as it cruised past No. 16 Temple, 3-0, to win its third straight and second shutout of the year. The Terps took 25 shots to the Owls' seven and finished 3-for-8 on penalty corners. Senior midfielder Maxine Fluharty put the Terps (5-1) on the board first when she banged in a shot off a penalty corner, set up by junior midfielder Anna Dessoye and senior forward Katie Gerzabek 13 minutes into the game. Ten minutes later, freshman defender Carrie Hanks scored her first career goal off a corner after Temple goalie Lizzy Millen stopped senior midfielder Steffi Schneid's shot. Maryland entered halftime, 2-0. Junior defender Sarah Sprink scored the Terps' third and final goal with about 20 minutes left. … Ninth-ranked College of New Jersey scored three goals in the game's first 10 minutes en route to a 7-0 win over host Johns Hopkins. The Blue Jays fell to 3-3 on the season, while the Lions improved to 5-0.

Men's college tennis: McDaniel dominated in singles play to secure a 5-4 victory over St. Mary's in both teams' season opener.

Men's lacrosse: Stevenson will host a competitive one-day prospect camp Sept. 28 from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The camp will be open to players who will graduate from high school in the class of 2016. The camp will include a tactical skills session, full-field scrimmages, campus tours and a recruiting question-and-answer seminar. The cost is $125. Participants must register in advance and provide their own equipment. For more information contact Tim Puls at 443-352-4298 or

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