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) a 2-1 setback. Longwood improves to 4-4-1 overall.
Women's basketball: The Loyola women's basketball team will open its 2011-12 season at nationally ranked Maryland in the season opener for both teams Nov.11. The game is the first of 11 non-conference contests Loyola will play before beginning Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play in January. The Greyhounds play their home opener Nov. 13 against reigning Patriot League champion Navy. … Mount St.Mary's 2011-12 schedule is highlighted by contests at UMES (Nov.15), American (Nov.18), Towson (Nov.22), Pittsburgh (Nov. 29) and West Virginia (Dec. 20). Mount St.Mary's opens the season with four straight road games, starting at Binghamton on Nov.11.
Men's basketball: The Mount opens at Marquette on Nov. 11, then visits Hartford on Nov. 16 before heading back to Emmitsburg for the home opener against Siena on Nov. 19. Other highlights include games at Navy (Nov. 27) and Maryland (Dec. 7), the Mount's first meeting with the Terps since 2006.
Women's volleyball: Salisbury junior setter Carley Todd was named the Sports Imports/American Volleyball Coaches Association Division III Player of the Week.
Women's cross country: Towson's Katie Ogden was chosen as Colonial Athletic Association Runner of the Week for the second straight time after winning the Towson Invitational individual title and leading the Tigers to a first-place team finish.
Men's soccer: Mount St. Mary's freshman Zoncher Dennis was named SoccerSavings.com/Philly Soccer News Men's College Player of the Week. Zoncher posted five goals in the week, including establishing a new Mount Division I record with four goals in a game in a 5-0 win against La Salle on Saturday.
Men's golf: Anchored by team captain Tim Shield's 3-under-par 139, Navy won the nine-team Rehoboth Beach (Del.) Invitational on Monday at Kings Creek Country Club. The Mids turned in a 4-over 572 (287-285) over 36 holes for a 13-stroke advantage over second-place Mount St. Mary's, which had a 17-over 585 (290-295). Devin O'Grady finished fourth with a 141 to lead Mount St. Mary's. Danny Michalek (Mount St. Joseph) (13th place, 148) and Ryan Triller (North Harford) (13th place, 148), were among the Mount's top five competitors.
Field hockey: Salisbury was ranked No. 1 in the nation for the second straight week in the Kookaburra/National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division III Coaches Poll.
Women's tennis: Coppin State received the NCAA's Public Recognition Award for having an Academic Progress Rate that ranks in the top 10 percent of all women's tennis programs nationally. The team earned a perfect 1000 score on the APR scale during the 2009-10 academic year and was one of 72 women's programs across the country to be honored.
Sailing: Washington College freshman Ryan Bailey finished fourth out of 19 sailors at the Middle Atlantic Intercollegiate Sailing Association Laser Qualifier, hosted by Merchant Marine last weekend, to earn a spot in the MAISA men's singles championships. The Washington sailing team also finished 13th of 21 teams at the Hood Trophy, hosted by Tufts, and 17th of 18 teams at the St.Mary's Intersectional last weekend.