Navy on Friday announced its 2012 men's lacrosse schedule, which features games against four teams that qualified for the
in 2011. The Midshipmen open the season at noon Feb. 11 with a game against VMI at Navy-Marine Corps
. Among the other highlights: The Mids host North Carolina at noon Feb. 25; visit Towson on March 13 (time TBA),
on April 7 (time TBA) and Army on April 14 (time TBA); and wrap up the regular season at home against Johns Hopkins at noon April 21.
's game against visiting Mount St. Mary's was rescheduled for 1 p.m. today. … Sophomores
scored four minutes apart, and senior Casey Townsend added a goal as No. 4 Maryland defeated St. John's, 3-0, in the season opener at the ACC/Big East Challenge at the Maryland SoccerPlex. … VCU scored two insurance goals late to pull away from the Navy in a 4-1 win in the season opener for both teams. … Senior defender
, junior defender
and senior goalkeeper
were named captains at
The showdown between host No. 4 Maryland and No. 1 Stanford ended in a 0-0 tie. "Stanford is a terrific team and a terrific program, and I think we were a little passive at the start," Maryland coach
said. … Navy's game at Maryland was moved from Sunday to Monday at 4p.m. The Mids (1-1-1) won their home opener over visiting Texas State, 3-0.
George Washington added 12 newcomers for this fall, including goalie
(Archbishop Spalding), midfielder
(Severna Park), midfielder
(Indian Creek), defender
(Notre Dame Prep) and freshman defender
The top-ranked Maryland field hockey team won its 15th straight season opener, as it beat No. 19 Boston University, 3-1, in Temple University's Conference Cup tournament. Senior captain
with her third career hat trick. Maryland, which was ranked No. 1 in Tuesday's Kookaburra/NFHCA Division I Preseason poll, is scheduled to play Temple (1-0) on Monday at 3:30 p.m. The game was originally set for Sunday at 3:30 p.m. …
scored, but Towson fell to Radford, 3-1, in the season opener for both teams in Farmville, Va.
lost to Miami (Ohio), 25-19, 25-10, 25-19 in the Eagles' season opener at the Quality Inn/ASICS Classic at Indiana State. Host Clemson rallied from a third-set deficit to beat Loyola (0-1), 25-19, 25-13, 25-21, in the second match of the Big Orange Bash. …
has hired former Pioneers standout setter
of Arnold as coach. … Maryland was picked to finish eighth in the
preseason coaches poll. Junior setter
was named to the Preseason All-Atlantic Coast Conference team. … Navy was voted sixth in the Patriot League preseason poll.
Maryland first baseman
, a rising sophomore, was named to the All-New England Collegiate Baseball League first team after hitting .326 with 10 home runs and 31 RBIs for the Newport Gulls this summer. A rising sophomore, Kiene was named to the All-NECBL first team on Tuesday and the Perfect Game USA Summer Collegiate All-American team on Thursday.
Mount St. Mary's announced the rest of its incoming class for the 2011-12 season: guard
Rashad Whack and
. … Hood added three more players: guard
, a transfer from York, guard
Washington College named
an assistant coach. He rowed at Temple.
UMBC announced the addition of freshman
of Bowie and graduate student
to the team.
Towson rising senior
was named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar.
A scholarship in the name of
, a 1960 Arundel graduate who died in 2009, has been established at Anne Arundel Community College for county residents who play baseball, have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and are seeking a degree or certificate. For information or to contribute to the scholarship, call 410-777-2515, email