October 29, 2003 |
Crystal Langhorne, The Inquirer's South Jersey girls' basketball player of the year and a two-time first-team all-South Jersey selection, has made an oral commitment to Maryland. The 6-foot-2 Langhorne chose the Terrapins over Connecticut, Virginia and Florida. She became the second highly touted frontcourt player to commit to the Terrapins. Laura Harper, a 6-3 center from Cheltenham High in Southeastern Pennsylvania, gave an oral commitment to the Atlantic Coast Conference team.
May 20, 2012 |
Midfielder Drew Snider scored three goals and goalie Niko Amato led a solid defensive effort and Maryland upset second-seeded Johns Hopkins, 10-4, in Annapolis, Md., on Saturday in the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament. Midfielders John Haus and Mike Chanenchuk scored two goals each for Maryland (11-5), which advanced to the semifinals for the second straight season as an unseeded team. It will be the 21st Final Four appearance for the Terrapins, who lost in the national championship game last season.
August 13, 1992 |
Charles Briggs of Cave's Valley Country Club near Baltimore finished first among the professionals yesterday with a 2-under-par 70 in the pro-member golf tournament of the Philadelphia PGA. The tourney was played at Berkleigh Country Club near Reading. John Allen of Sunnybrooke Golf Club finished second with a 72. Dave Roberts of Cedarbrook Country Club was third with a 73. Ben Lesniak of Llanerch Country Club combined with Jack Bearon, Sam Bub and Jack Perlman to win the pro-member event with a two-best-ball score of 11-under-par 133.
April 4, 2013 |
Haddonfield senior Greg Halla liked a lot of things about the University of Maryland track program. Especially the Terrapins' pending move to the Big Ten Conference. "That was the big thing for me," said Halla, who has committed to attend Maryland on a partial athletic scholarship. "It's exciting to think about the opportunity to run in the Big Ten. " Maryland, a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference, is scheduled to join the Big Ten in 2014. Halla is a standout distance runner at Haddonfield.
May 8, 2014 |
For Nick Browne, a junior outfielder at Bishop Eustace, the University of Maryland was the best of three worlds: a big-time baseball program that is a managable distance from home with some familiar faces on the roster. On Monday night, Browne, who leads South Jersey in home runs with nine, committed to Maryland on a baseball scholarship. Browne also seriously considered Duke, Lafayette, and Penn. "I wasn't stressing about it, but it was tough making a decision," Browne said.
March 23, 2013 |
Gloucester Catholic baseball pitcher Mike Shawaryn committed to the University of Maryland on a full scholarship on Friday. Shawaryn had narrowed his choices to Duke and Maryland before making the decision. He also was recruited by Vanderbilt, Louisiana State, and Stony Brook. "It was a mixture of a gut feeling, and you can't explain it - I just felt a sense of comfortability down there," Shawaryn said. "I'm excited to be part of the program. " The 6-foot-2 righthander suffered a season-ending injury to a ligament in his right elbow last year.
May 10, 2011 |
Brian Gaia, a two-way lineman from Maryland, has verbally committed to play football at Penn State. Gaia, 6-3, 287 pounds, is a junior at the Gilman School in Baltimore. He is the seventh recruit to commit to the Nittany Lions. Gaia was an All-Metro pick on the offensive line by the Baltimore Sun , but he was recruited by defensive line coach Larry Johnson to play defensive tackle. Gaia also had offers from Iowa, Michigan, Rutgers, Tennessee and West Virginia, among others.
October 25, 2012 |
PENNSYLVANIA couldn't dominate a state roughly its same size in the Big 33 Football Classic over the last 19 years, and now it's back to a tiny one. Goodbye Ohio. Hello again, Maryland. Big 33 officials announced the change Wednesday, as well as the fact that it will occur for 2013. Pennsy (roughly 46,000 square feet) had met Ohio (45,000) in the last 19 games, going 9-10 and losing the last three. The opponent was Maryland (12,500) in the previous eight games and Our Guys kicked tail in that rivalry, 6-2. The Big 33, featuring the top seniors in the state (though, more and more kids are opting not to play, sometimes due to pressure from their chosen colleges)
May 27, 2012 |
The unseeded Maryland men's lacrosse team reached the NCAA championship game with a 16-10 semifinal victory over third-seeded Duke on Saturday in Foxborough, Mass. Drew Snider tied his career high with four goals and Owen Blye added three goals for the Terrapins (12-5). Maryland put away the Blue Devils (15-5) with a run of six straight goals after Duke took a 10-8 lead early in the fourth quarter. Maryland finished with 29 shots and scored the most goals Duke has allowed this season.