Navy's Williams-Jenkins released from hospital

Return man was treated for cheekbone fracture, not neck injury

September 29, 2014|Sports Digest

Colleges

Navy's Williams-Jenkins released from hospital

Navy slotback-kick returner Ryan Williams-Jenkins was released from Maryland Shock Trauma Center on Sunday after being treated for a fractured right cheekbone. He suffered the injury, originally reported to involve his neck, when hit head-on by Western Kentucky's Drew Davis while returning a second-quarter kickoff during the Midshipmen's 36-27 loss to the Hilltoppers on Saturday.

Field hockey: Senior captain Maxine Fluharty scored two goals Sunday to help No. 4 Maryland (7-2, 2-1 Big Ten) cruise to a 4-2 road win over No. 18 Michigan State (5-4, 1-2). The Terps outshot the Spartans 20-13.

Women's volleyball: Despite senior outside hitter Ashleigh Crutcher's match-leading 23 kills, visiting Maryland (7-6, 0-2 Big Ten) lost, 15-25, 25-23, 25-23, 16-25, 15-17, to Northwestern (12-1, 2-0) on Saturday.

Men's soccer: Despite outshooting No. 20 George Mason (7-0-1) 13-10, visiting UMBC (3-4-2) lost by more than one goal for the first time in over two years, falling, 3-0, on Saturday. ... Despite having a 25-4 advantage in shots, Navy (4-4-1, 0-1) lost at Boston University (5-2-1, 1-0) on Saturday, ending its 11-game winning streak against Patriot League opponents.

Women's soccer: Mayme Conroy scored her second goal of the game in the 96th minute to give host Nebraska (5-4-2, 1-2-2) a 4-3 overtime victory against Maryland (4-4-2, 2-2-1). Maryland rallied twice from deficits to tie the game.

Et cetera

Howard's Sheahin, Fisher win Ravens QB Challenge

In Sunday's Ravens high school Quarterback Challenge, Howard's Kevin Sheahin teamed up with receiver Keenan Fisher to best Howard County rival River Hill at halftime of the Ravens game at M&T Bank Stadium. Sheahin and Fisher connected on a 40-yard pass for the winning combination as the longest pass of the afternoon. River Hill quarterback Noah Thyberg hit Jon Kanda with a 35-yard pass to open the competition.

To read more of Katherine Dunn's blog post on the Quarterback Challenge, go to baltimoresun.com/varsityletters.

Women's basketball: Angel McCoughtry (St. Frances) shot 1-for-6 from the field and scored two points in seven minutes as the United States pulled away from Serbia in the fourth quarter to earn a 94-74 victory Sunday in its second game at the FIBA World Championship in Istanbul. On Saturday, McCoughtry had 10 points in the Americans' 87-56 victory over China.

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