UMBC men's lacrosse coach Don Zimmerman's contract extended two years

Former Navy coach Hardin to be enshrined in College Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday

October 03, 2014|Sports Digest

UMBC men's lacrosse coach Zimmerman's contract extended two years

UMBC men's lacrosse coach Don Zimmerman has signed a two-year contract extension through the 2016 season, the school announced Wednesday. He will enter his 22nd season at UMBC in 2015, his 29th overall. His career record stands at 228-153; his winning percentage of .598 is among the top 10 of active Division I coaches.

More college lacrosse: Ohio State will travel to Baltimore for Michael R. Breschi Scholarship Weekend. The Buckeyes and North Carolina will hold a combined practice Saturday at 4 p.m. at Calvert Hall, followed by a youth clinic led by coaches and players from Ohio State and the Tar Heels, and a scrimmage between the teams at 7 p.m. Admission is $5, with children 12 and under free. All proceeds will benefit the Michael R. Breschi Scholarship Fund at Ohio State.

College football: Former Navy coach Wayne Hardin will be enshrined into the College Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday night in Atlanta. ESPNU will televise the event the following night. Tickets cost $250 and can be purchased by going to bit.ly/1E5xXDr.

Women's college soccer: UMBC (8-3) dropped its America East opener to Vermont (3-7-1), 2-1, on Thursday. ... Navy (6-3-3, 2-1 Patriot League) earned a 4-1 win against visiting American (3-8, 0-3) on Wednesday. ... Salisbury junior Victoria Luc was named Eastern College Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week.

College baseball: Maryland announced its 2015 schedule, which includes 11 games against teams that participated in the 2014 NCAA tournament and home dates against four-time national champion Cal State Fullerton and two-time defending Big Ten champion Indiana. The Terps open their home schedule Feb. 24 against Virginia Commonwealth.

Men's college golf: Loyola Maryland sophomore Matt Oshrine (Pikesville) was named Patriot League Men's Golfer of the Month for September.

College field hockey: Salisbury senior goalkeeper Rachel Clewer was named Division III Mid-Atlantic Defensive Player of the Week.

Varsity football: Calvert Hall senior wide receiver Lawrence Cager will play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, which will be televised live on NBC on Jan. 3 from the Alamodome in San Antonio. Cager is rated No. 44 among wide receivers in the Class of 2015 by Rivals.com.

Lacrosse: The Iroquois Nationals announced that the Bowhunter Cup, a series that annually pits the Iroquois against a team representing the United States, has been canceled. A day earlier, it was announced that the United States would not participate in the game, which was originally scheduled for Saturday at Buffalo, N.Y.'s First Niagara Center.

Inside Lacrosse

NHL: Capitals forward Michael Latta (upper body) and defensemen Nate Schmidt (head) and Mike Green (upper body) all skated without noncontact jerseys and are expected to return before the Thursday opener against the Montreal Canadiens.

Alex Prewitt, The Washington Post

Equestrian: Pimlico Race Course will host the Thoroughbred Makeover on Saturday and Sunday. The event is organized by the Retired Racehorse Project and includes events such as Roman riding, dressage demos and thoroughbred barrel racing. Information: bloodhorse.com.

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