Feb. 21, 2017 Opening Draw Johns Hopkins wraps up its three-game season-opening road swing at Loyola on Wednesday afternoon. The Blue Jays are coming off back-to-back wins while the Greyhounds have yet to play. Wednesday's game also marks the 400th game of head coach Janine Tucker's career. In February Hopkins is 28-11 (.718) under head coach Janine Tucker in the month of February. Now in their 42nd season, the Blue Jays did not play a game in February until 2002. Hopkins, then in just its fourth season as a Division I program, lost to Vanderbilt, 7-4, on February 24. Last Time Out Johns Hopkins got hat tricks from senior Haley Schweizer and junior Shannon Fitzgerald to hold off upset-minded
Maryland womens basketballs 98-87 loss at No. 12 Ohio State was tough for many reasons. It gave the Buckeyes control of the Big Ten race, and was also the last chance the Terps had to make a statement win in the regular season. Whats most concerning is that the loss clearly showed Marylands weaknesses, and possibly a blueprint to beat the Terps in the postseason.
Ha Na Jang of South Korea is back at the No. 5 spot in the Women's World Golf Rankings released Tuesday after her 12th professional victory at last week's Women's Australian Open. Jang, 24, finished with a three-stroke lead over Denmark's Nanna Koerstz Madsen at 10-under 282 in Seaton, South Australia. She was previously ranked No. 5 after winning the 2016 HSBC Women's Champions. This marks Jang's third week ranked in the top five of her career. Since the start of 2016, Jang has four wins -- including two in her last six events on the LPGA Tour. She has the Tour's highest winning percentage (18.2 percent) during that span. Only Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn (five) has more wins since the start