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Sun Staff | January 12, 2012
Chivas USA selected Maryland forward Casey Townsend with the fifth overall pick in Thursday's MLS SuperDraft. Townsend is the fourth Maryland player in three seasons to be a top-10 selection in the draft. Townsend started all four seasons at Maryland and ended his career tied for third in Maryland scoring (43 goals) all-time. His team-leading 17 goals in 2011 was tied for the sixth most in a single season. Chivas USA ended last season 8-14-12 (36 points) and eighth in the Western Conference.
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By Steven Goff and The Washington Post | January 26, 2013
D.C. United acquired former Maryland star Casey Townsend from Chivas USA on Friday for a second-round pick in the 2014 Major League Soccer draft. Tied for third on Maryland's career goal-scoring list, Townsend was the fifth overall selection last year and had a goal and two assists in 17 regular-season appearances. "We were quite surprised that Casey was available for a trade and we pounced on it," United general manager Dave Kasper said in a written statement. "He is an exciting striker who brings a ton of energy to the attack, and we think he will be a great fit with our side.
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By Sports Digest | December 6, 2009
Maryland's run to the College Cup fell one game short Friday as No. 2 seed Virginia topped the Terps, 3-0, in the quarterfinals of the NCAA men's soccer championship at Klockner Stadium in Charlottesville, Va. The Cavaliers' first goal came in the fifth minute when Neil Barlow 's cross from the near sideline misdirected off the Terrapins' back line and into the back of the net. After the goal, Maryland regrouped quickly and had a pair of shots at...
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Sports Digest | January 14, 2012
College field hockey Meharg Coach of the Year a ninth time Missy Meharg of national-champion Maryland,was named Division I Coach of the Year for an unprecedented ninth time by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association. Meharg, in her 24th season at the helm of the Terps , led them to a 19-4 record in 2011 and their eighth national championship. Maryland entered the NCAA tournament unseeded and beat the first-, second- and third-seeded teams for their second straight title.
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By Steven Goff and The Washington Post | January 26, 2013
D.C. United acquired former Maryland star Casey Townsend from Chivas USA on Friday for a second-round pick in the 2014 Major League Soccer draft. Tied for third on Maryland's career goal-scoring list, Townsend was the fifth overall selection last year and had a goal and two assists in 17 regular-season appearances. "We were quite surprised that Casey was available for a trade and we pounced on it," United general manager Dave Kasper said in a written statement. "He is an exciting striker who brings a ton of energy to the attack, and we think he will be a great fit with our side.
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By Sports Digest | November 30, 2009
Goals by Casey Townsend at 10:45 and Billy Cortes at 77:22 lifted Maryland (15-5-2) to a 2-0 victory over No. 10 seed Harvard in the round of 16 in the NCAA men's soccer championship Sunday in Cambridge, Mass. Townsend's goal came on a cross from Taylor Kemp that Cortes set up with a run down the sideline. Cortes' goal was a 30-yard strike past goalie Austin Harms . The reigning national champion Terps outshot the Crimson 15-12, including 12-5 in the second half.
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By From Sun staff and news services | November 30, 2009
Men's college soccer Terps top 10th seed Harvard, get No. 2 U.Va. in Elite Eight Goals by Casey Townsend at 10:45 and Billy Cortes at 77:22 lifted Maryland (15-5-2) to a 2-0 victory over No. 10 seed Harvard in the round of 16 in the NCAA men's soccer championship Sunday in Cambridge, Mass. Townsend's goal came on a cross from Taylor Kemp that Cortes set up with a run down the sideline. Cortes' goal was a 30-yard strike past goalie Austin Harms. The reigning national champion Terps outshot the Crimson 15-12, including 12-5 in the second half.
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By Baltimore Sun | November 13, 2010
The Maryland men's soccer team will be playing for the ACC tournament championship on Sunday after beating rival Virginia 2-0 Friday. Senior Jason Herrick scored two goals as the Terps avenged a pair of 2009 postseason losses to the Cavaliers. Herrick scored in each half as Maryland reached the final against top-seeded North Carolina, a 1-0 winner over Boston College Friday night. The Terps and Tar Heels, unbeaten in 12 straight, will square off Sunday at 1 p.m. at WakeMed Soccer Park.
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By Mike Klingaman and Mike Klingaman,mike.klingaman@baltsun.com | September 4, 2009
COLLEGE PARK - -It might not know where it's headed, but Maryland's NCAA champion men's soccer team will know where it has been when it opens the season at 8 tonight against No. 9 UCLA. During player introductions, the top-ranked Terps will burst through a ceremonial goal anchored on the sideline of Ludwig Field - the same goal in which Maryland scored the game-winner in the 2008 College Cup final. Coach Sasho Cirovski paid $10,000 to have the goal replaced and this one shipped from the tournament site in Texas where the Terps (23-3)
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Sports Digest | September 14, 2011
Men's college soccer Stertzer leads No. 1 UM past UMBC in OT, 4-3 Senior Casey Townsend tallied three goals and John Stertzer headed home the winner in overtime to lead No. 1 Maryland past UMBC, 4-3, in front of a record crowd at Retriever Soccer Park on Tuesday. Stertzer, after missing a possible game-winning penalty kick with 30 seconds left in the first overtime, received a cross from Taylor Kemp and headed home the winner from five yards out in the 104th minute for the Terps (6-0-0)
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Sun Staff | January 12, 2012
Chivas USA selected Maryland forward Casey Townsend with the fifth overall pick in Thursday's MLS SuperDraft. Townsend is the fourth Maryland player in three seasons to be a top-10 selection in the draft. Townsend started all four seasons at Maryland and ended his career tied for third in Maryland scoring (43 goals) all-time. His team-leading 17 goals in 2011 was tied for the sixth most in a single season. Chivas USA ended last season 8-14-12 (36 points) and eighth in the Western Conference.
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Sports Digest | November 28, 2011
Men's college soccer UM falls to Louisville, 4-2, in NCAA 3rd round Colin Rolfe had a goal and three assists as No.12 Louisville defeated host No. 5 Maryland, 4-2, in the third round of the NCAA men's soccer championship Sunday. Rolfe created space on the wing and played a low cross to teammate Daniel Keller for the winning goal in the 78th minute to advance the Cardinals (14-6-2) to the quarterfinals. The game opened at a frantic pace, and a breakaway for Rolfe in the second minute set the tone for what would be a shaky night for a Maryland back line that lacked senior center back Alex Lee . Maryland, which made its national-best 10th straight appearance in the third round, settled in and controlled possession but was caught on its heels in the 19th minute as Rolfe found Nick DeLeon with a through ball behind the defense.
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Sports Digest | November 21, 2011
Men's college soccer Terps rout W.Va., 4-0, in 2nd round of NCAAs Senior Casey Townsend scored a hat trick Sunday as No. 5 seed Maryland used three second-half goals to defeat West Virginia, 4-0, in the second round of the NCAA men's soccer tournament. Recent offensive woes were all but an afterthought for the Terps (14-3-3), who held a 19-5 advantage in shots over West Virginia (11-8-1) to advance to the third round for the 10th consecutive season.
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Sports Digest | November 9, 2011
Et cetera Terps men upset by BC in ACC quarters, 2-1 Seventh-seeded Boston College used two quick first-half goals to defeat second-seeded Maryland, 2-1, in the Atlantic Coast Conference men's soccer quarterfinals Tuesday night. The host Terps (13-3-3) had an 18-9 advantage in shots, but the Eagles (13-5-0) held on after scoring in the 13th and 17th minutes. Maryland's Casey Townsend scored his 13th goal of the season two minutes into the second half when he flicked in a cross from Jereme Raley . The NCAA tournament bracket will be announced Monday.
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Sports Digest | October 5, 2011
Basketball Bias, Holliday, Chenier to be inducted into Hall The late Maryland star Len Bias and longtime Terrapins radio voice Johnny Holliday will be inducted into the Washington Metropolitan Basketball Hall of Fame on Nov. 9, it was announced on Tuesday. Former Baltimore-Washington Bullets star Phil Chenier , former Bullets player and GM Bob Ferry and Montrose Christian coach Stu Vetter will also be among those inducted. The ceremony starts at 6p.m.
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Sports Digest | October 1, 2011
Men's college soccer No. 3 Terps defeat No. 2 Creighton, 1-0 Casey Townsend scored in the 14th minute and No. 3 Maryland (10-0-1) held off a hard charge by No. 2 Creighton (8-1-0) in the second half for a 1-0 win Friday night in front of an announced 5,648 at Ludwig Field in College Park. The goal ended the Bluejays' season-long shutout streak. Patrick Mullins set up the goal by sending a long ball forward for Townsend, who was making a run toward the box. Goalkeeper Brian Holt attempted to reach the bouncing ball first, but coming outside of the 18-yard box he was unable to punch the ball away and the Terps ' leading scorer won the ball in the air, settled it and got his shot around defender Eric Miller and into an open net. The Bluejays, who didn't take a shot in the first 48 minutes, outshot Maryland 6-2 in the second half; the Terps did not manage a shot after the 49th minute.
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From Sun staff reports | September 28, 2011
Three first-half goals in a span of 12minutes propelled the No. 3 Maryland men's soccer team past visiting No. 12 Charlotte, 3-1, on Tuesday night. Casey Townsend and John Stertzer scored two of the Terrapins' goals, while Charlotte (7-2-0) added the third on an own goal as Maryland (9-0-1) remained undefeated through 10 games for the first time since 1968. More men's soccer: Navy carried play in the second half, but Longwood's Nick Surkamp scored in the 80th minute to hand the host Midshipmen (3-4-3)
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Sports Digest | September 25, 2011
Ravens Police: Brown's cause of death still unknown A Baltimore police spokesman says it will take some time to determine the cause of death for former Ravens offensive tackle Orlando "Zeus" Brown . Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said Saturday that there were no obvious signs of trauma or foul play and no suspicious factors surrounding Brown's death. He said it might be weeks before the cause of death becomes clear. Brown was found dead Friday at his home near the Inner Harbor.
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