After a long holiday break The Baltimore Wire is back exploring some of the local Maryland college sports scene.
Maryland Terrapins Women’s Basketball
The Maryland men’s basketball team has had a successful start in the Big Ten Conference. Well, they are not the only one, as the women’s team are now 6-0 in the conference and 15-2 overall. Their lone losses have been against Notre Dame and in the San Juan Shootout against Washington State. The Terrapins are ranked No. 8 in both the Associated Press Poll and the USA Today Division I Coaches poll.
The Baltimore Wire was on hand on Saturday the 19th at XFINITY Center as the Terps beat Illinois 74-54. The Science and Mathematics Academy at Aberdeen High School’s Brionna Jones scored 24 points with 14 rebounds and a career-best six blocks in the win. Shatori Walker-Kimbrough and Lexie Brown each scored 13 points.
MD JUCO December Student-Athletes of the Month – Baltimore City’s Michelle Wright and Allegany’s Billy Giles – earned the praise for their efforts in the 12th month.
Harford Community College Hall Of Fame
On Saturday, January 24 at the APG Federal Credit Union Arena, Harford Community College will have an induction ceremony during the Fighting Owls women’s and men’s basketball games to honor the 2015 additions to its honored athletics program.
The members of the Class of 2015 include William Capallo, long-time coach and official, and the 1995 NJCAA Championship Women’s Field Hockey Team, the only National Championship Athletic team thus far at Harford Community College.
Washington Adventist University Women’s Basketball
The Washington Adventist University women’s basketball team defeated Trinity University Tuesday night by a final score of 62-32.
The Lady Shock were led by Natalie Harrison, who scored a game high 21 points with 6 rebounds.
University of Maryland Eastern Shore has named assistant baseball coach John O’Neil as the Acting Head Coach following the recent resignation of Head Coach Pedro Swann.
A 2008 graduate of Colby-Sawyer College, O’Neil was currently in his fourth season as an assistant coach before his new appointment.
Hood College Swimming
Hood College’s Lauren Fogarty has been named the Corvias ECAC Division III South Swimmer of the Week after her efforts in a victory over Wilkes on January 10. She won the 100-yard butterfly, 200-yard freestyle and was part of the winning 400-yard medley relay team.
Coppin-Morgan Men’s Basketball
The upcoming Coppin-Morgan men’s basketball is to be featured on ESPNU on February 2nd. The Coppin home game, scheduled for 7:00 p.m. will be televised nationally. The game is also a “Gold Out” contest in which Coppin fans will be encouraged to wear gold to the game and fans will receive free t-shirts.
The Navy wrestling team beat EIWA opponent American Friday evening. The Midshipmen (3-2) won seven of the 10 bouts, including three by fall.
Towson Tigers Women’s Basketball
The Tigers women’s basketball team beat the College of Charleston 56-52 on the road on Friday night. The Tigers were led by red shirt senior forward LaTorri Hines-Allen, who finished with 17 points. The team is now 7-10 overall and 3-2 in conference.
McDaniel Indoor Track and Field
Claire Lawson hit a trio of Centennial Conference qualifying standards to lead McDaniel at the Orange and Maroon Classic hosted by Susquehanna in women’s indoor track and field action on Friday. The events were the 200, 60 hurdles and 400. Chloe Allen-Gorman was the best individual runner as she finished third in the 800 with a time of 2:26.90 to hit the conference-qualifying time.
Washington College Women’s Swim Team
The Washington College women’s swim team defeated visiting Widener 166-96. Sophomore Ellen Maxwell (Towson) and freshman Joelle Williamson each won two individual events.