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BALTIMORE—Maryland football held its annual Pro Day on March 27 at the team’s facility inside of Cole Field House.
The school reported that 40 scouts, coaches and player personnel representatives showed up as 13 Terrapins were put through a number of drills during a workout.
Defensive back Darnell Savage, Jr. took part of just position workouts after doing very well at the NFL Scouting Combine back in February at Indianapolis.
“I’m just happy to be in this position,” he told the school’s website. “I’m happy to have had the opportunity to go to the combine…just coming out here today with all my teammates and experiencing this together was a lot of fun.”
He turned some heads at the Combine with a 4.36 40-yard dash, the eighth-fastest overall. Savage also finished with the third-best vertical jump (39 feet, 5 inches) among safeties at the Combine.
Maryland players Derwin Gray (OL), Byron Coward (DL) – both of whom were also at the Combine – plus Jesse Aniebonam (DL), Jahrvis Davenport (WR), RaVon Davis (DB), Taivon Jacobs (WR), Ty Johnson (RB), Brendan Moore (OL), Damian Prince (OL), Celso Rivera (DL), Mbi Tanyi (DL) and Tre Watson (LB) took part in the Pro Day.
The draft is scheduled for April 25-27 in Nashville.
As for Maryland football, the Terrapins start the 2019 season with an Aug. 31 home match-up against Howard University.
UM WOMEN’S LAX COACH TIES RECORD
No. 2 Maryland rolled to a 20-3 victory at Rutgers on March 30, the 260th win for coach Cathy Reese at Maryland, tying her for first place in school history.
Overall, 13 players scored goals as Maryland improved to 12-0 overall and 3-0 in the Big 10 which let Reese pull even with Cindy Timchal for coaching victories.
“It was a great day,” Reese said on the department’s site. “We saw a lot of things from a lot of people, and they all did a really good job to limit Rutgers to three goals. That was phenomenal.”
Reese now has a record of 260-21 at Maryland.
Brindi Griffin led the way with four goals, three of which came in the first half. Jen Giles, Meghan Siverson, Kylie Davis and Hannah Glaros all added two goals apiece.
Maryland will give Reese a chance to become first all-time in victories when it goes to No. 7 Virginia on April 3.
BOWIE STATE BOWLERS EARN NCAA SPOT
Bowie State’s women came up with one of the 12 spots in the 2019 National Collegiate Women’s Bowling Championship, and the Bulldogs have their opening round match this weekend.
Vanderbilt University is the defending champion, and Bowie State will take on University of Maryland Eastern Shore in Millsboro (Del.) on April 6. The time of the match had not been set as of Monday.
Overall, there will be 12 teams in the tournament, and the final round is set for April 11-13 at RollHouse Wickliffe in Ohio.
The Bulldogs also made last year’s tournament.