Edsall, who took over as the Terrapins’ coach prior in 2011, coached his team to a 7-6 record in 2014, marking his second consecutive winning season at the school.
Pavin Smith hit a home run and had three RBI and Brandon Waddell picked up the win over seven innings as Virginia capped off a surprising postseason run with a 4-2 national championship victory.
Adam Haseley and Josh Sborz combined on a shutout as Virginia forced a deciding game in the best-of-three College World Series final with a 3-0 victory over Vanderbilt.
While Vanderbilt, the defending champion, cruised back to the championship series, Virginia had to earn its return trip, warding off injuries and an unfavorable seeding to seek its first title.
Virginia’s Kenny Towns thrives on the pressure this time of year. So he was right where he wanted to be in a tie game late in the opener of the College World Series.
The University of Maryland has approved a trial plan for the school to sell beer at its football stadium and other athletic venues beginning this fall.
Grumbling came in when tradition went out. The University of Maryland was uprooting itself from the Atlantic Coast Conference to join middle America in the Big Ten. No more conference games against Duke or North Carolina. It was off to “The Big House” for Saturday afternoon football and Assembly Hall to face the ghosts of Bobby Knight.
New University of Texas President Greg Fenves says he is in favor of allowing beer sales at football games to enhance the fan experience.
The university cut football, rifle and bowling in December, citing financial reasons, but independent studies showed additional fundraising and a commitment from the Birmingham community could offset the sports’ cost.
Garman, who played in nine games for the Cowboys last season, will be eligible to play immediately for the Terrapins as a graduate transfer and should compete for the starting role.
Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney has canceled an upcoming appearance at a fundraiser for a conservative South Carolina organization, following backlash over the group’s views against same-sex marriage.
Brown said in a statement released by the university on Tuesday afternoon that she is interested in transferring to a university closer to her home in Georgia.