Navy on Friday announced its 2012 men's lacrosse schedule, which features games against four teams that qualified for the NCAA tournament in 2011. The Midshipmen open the season at noon Feb. 11 with a game against VMI at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Among the other highlights: The Mids host North Carolina at noon Feb. 25; visit Towson on March 13 (time TBA), Maryland 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.
Men's soccer: UMBC's game against visiting Mount St. Mary's was rescheduled for 1 p.m. today. … Sophomores Patrick Mullins and John Stertzer 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 Colin Kidwell, junior defender Tim Marcin and senior goalkeeper Chris Phipps were named captains at Washington College.
Women's lacrosse: George Washington added 12 newcomers for this fall, including goalie Mackenzie Jones (Archbishop Spalding), midfielder Rachel Mia (Severna Park), midfielder Kati Peditto (Indian Creek), defender Rachel Quinn (Notre Dame Prep) and freshman defender Jenn Seitz (Good Counsel).
Field hockey: 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 Jemma Buckley led the Terps 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. … Janine Kovach scored, but Towson fell to Radford, 3-1, in the season opener for both teams in Farmville, Va.
Women's volleyball: Coppin State 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. … Anne Arundel Community College has hired former Pioneers standout setter Stephanie Carey of Arnold as coach. … Maryland was picked to finish eighth in the Atlantic Coast Conference preseason coaches poll. Junior setter Remy McBain was named to the Preseason All-Atlantic Coast Conference team. … Navy was voted sixth in the Patriot League preseason poll.
Baseball: Maryland first baseman Tim Kiene, 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.
Men's basketball: Mount St. Mary's announced the rest of its incoming class for the 2011-12 season: guard Chad Holley, wing Xavier Owens, guard Sam Prescott, guard Rashad Whack and forward Kelvin Parker. … Hood added three more players: guard Kevin Baker, a transfer from York, guard Terrell Buyck and guard Reggie Daniels (Patterson Mill).
Rowing: Washington College named Brendan Cunningham an assistant coach. He rowed at Temple.
Women's tennis: UMBC announced the addition of freshman Isabel Aldunate of Bowie and graduate student Shalini Sahoo to the team.
Men's golf: Towson rising senior Patrick McCormick was named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar.
Baseball: A scholarship in the name of Ray Proutt, 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 email@example.com or go to aacc.edu/foundation.
Navy unveils its 2012 men's lacrosse schedule
UMBC men's soccer game rescheduled for 1 p.m. today; U-M women tie No. 1 Stanford
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