College of Southern Maryland
Sarah Williams MS, ATC, LAT, PES
Assistant Athletic Director of Student Life and Athletics
Nick Williams MS, ATC, LAT
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Are you interested in participating in athletics at the College of Southern Maryland? The college offers Men's Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer and Women's Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball and Volleyball. Just fill out the Intercollegiate Athletics Questionnaire. Thank you for your interest.
Men and Women's Cross Country will be having an interest meeting on the La Plata campus on July 9th and Jul 23rd at 7:00 PM. The meeting will take place in the PE Building in room 120 B, located right off of the gymnasium floor. Anyone who is interested should attend to find out more information. If you have any questions please contact head coach Christopher Tuttle.
Players interested in being a member of the Men's Lacrosse team need to contact Head coach Justin Ryan as soon as possible. Information will be distributed regarding "summer workouts" and the program. The open field schedule is listed below; they are player led and focus on fundamentals. Players need to come prepared with all protective equipment, cleats, sneakers (flats), and a pinnie. All open fields will be on the La Plata Campus on the Soccer/Lacrosse field located behind the PE Building.
June 30 and July 1 (6:30-8:30 PM)
July 7 and July 8 (6:30-8:30 PM)
July 14 and July 15 (6:30-8:30 PM)
July 21 and July 22 (3:00-5:00 PM)
July 28 and July 29 (3:00-5:00 PM)
If you plan on attending please click here to find the consent form required to participate. This needs to be completed and handed in at the open field session.
2014 Lacrosse Clinic
2014 Volleyball Pre-Season Clinic
Named to be first women's lacrosse coach at CSM
By: Andy States
Lacrosse has been a fixture in Joyce Arter’s life since she started playing in eighth grade.
Arter enjoyed a prolific career at Calvert High School, played for four years at Longwood University (Va.) and then came back to coach at both Calvert and then as an assistant on the staff at Northern. In 2015, she will be the head coach of the College of Southern Maryland’s women’s lacrosse team when it takes the field for its first season.
“It’s a great opportunity for me. I’ve always wanted to coach college lacrosse, so this is a step right into it,” Arter said. “I’ve met with a bunch of potential girls for next year. I’ve already been talking to them about their summer workouts and will have a couple of open fields this summer. I’m real excited for them to get out there and see what it’s going to be like for next season.”
In high school, Arter was named the Southern Maryland Athletic Conference’s Most Outstanding Player following both her junior and senior seasons. As a senior, she... click here for full article
College to start new program in the Fall
By: Tammy Showalter
It was only just over a week ago that the College of Southern Maryland’s athletic programs grew by one.
Christopher Tuttle, who led the women’s cross country team last year for its inaugural season, is proud to say that the door is wide open now for men, with his hope of having at least five men on the first team.
“We’re just getting out there now. We already have many males that are interested in running,” Tuttle said. “In terms of talking to local high school coaches, everyone’s really excited about the program. It will be run as two separate teams, but essentially we’ll practice at the same time. The training is pretty similar. They’ll go to the same meets. The men will run an 8K where the women will run a 5K.”
The cross country programs at CSM competes in Division I of the National Junior College Athletic Association and Tuttle is excited about the future and the two teams.
Tuttle said he received many inquiries from male students regarding a team.
In a recent press release, Tuttle said, “Cross country is a great addition for us at CSM because it helps instill a high work ethic in our student-athletes. Having been a competitive runner myself, I know the discipline it takes to be a collegiate runner carries over into the classroom.”
Tuttle has spoken with... click here for the link to the entire article.
McDonough graduate Bowie leads Hawks on highly competitive national stage
By: Dallas Cogle
It did not take long for the College of Southern Maryland golf team to realize that last week’s national tournament was everything it was hyped up to be and then some.
Sophomore George Bowie, a McDonough High School graduate, the Hawks’ top golfer at the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II tournament, played with a Mesa Community College (Ariz.) talent during the Sunday and Monday 18-hole practice rounds at the Swan Lake Resort Black Course in Plymouth, Ind.
“His swing was really good. He scored in the 70s every day,” Bowie said.
There was another standout in the national field that carded a 63 during the practice rounds, according to Bowie, while playing in a practice round with Hagerstown’s Ryan Crabtree, a member of the Maryland Junior College Conference like CSM.
During the four competitive rounds of the tournament that began last Tuesday and lasted through Friday, only twice did a CSM player manager to register a score in the 70s.
Bowie had a 7-over-par 79 in the second round, while freshman teammate Cody Jameson (Leonardtown) fired a CSM round-best 77 on the final day.
By contrast, all but one round saw scores in the... click here for more.
Hawks finished first regular season with 2-8 record
By: Dallas Cogle
College of Southern Maryland’s inaugural season in men’s lacrosse has featured both the celebration and challenges that usually come with the birth of a new sports program.
After winning two of their 10 games in the regular season, the Hawks played Region XX tournament host Howard (7-4) in Columbia Tuesday to commence their first postseason experience. The playoff affair finished too late for inclusion into this edition.
Howard was responsible for handing the Hawks their worst loss during the regular season, 29-5 on March 29 on the same field where regional s are being played.
“With this being our first year having a program, any playoff experience will be beneficial to us,” CSM head coach Justin Ryan said Monday, noting that an upset by his Hawks over Howard would most likely advance them to the next round on Thursday. “I expect our players to come out ready to play their hardest and to do the best we can as a team.”
The Hawks captured victory in their landmark inaugural game March 9 with a 13-4 win against Niagara College (N.Y.) at... (click here for more)
Players appreciating history of course
By: Tammy Showalter
The College of Southern Maryland golf team may have had the wintry mix to deal with this year in preparation for their 2014 season, but they aren’t letting it damper their spring break trip this week to Pinehurst, N.C.
Monday saw the Hawks dealing with chilly 34-degree windy weather, but they are getting a chance to play on the eight-course facility at Pinehurst Golf Resort, which has hosted the U.S. Open three times and will for a fourth time later this year.
CSM took on Lackawanna College (Pa.) in its first match of the season on Tuesday. Lackawanna finished 15th in the country a year ago in the NJCAA Division II rankings and have its top four players returning.
“They are so excited to play in this 34-degree weather with 20-degree wind chill, drizzly weather that they must have been locked in a cabin for a long time,” said CSM head coach Ned Spearbeck, who is also the head golf coach at McDonough High School in Charles County. “We start off with the very powerful Lackawanna College, a team we usually see at nationals. We’ve developed a little rivalry with them that’s been healthy for us. We try to bring our teams down here for spring break.”
The team is hoping to qualify as a team to the... click here for more
North Point grad captures first-team honors
By AJ Mason
It has been nearly two months since the College of Southern Maryland women’s soccer team completed a historic season with the most wins in program history with 17 and claimed its first-ever Region XX and District L titles, while earning a berth to the NJCAA Division I national tournament in Melbourne, Fla.
Freshman defender Briana Williams, a 2013 North Point High School graduate, will never forget what the program delivered in the 2013 season and reflects on the special moments in her first season of college soccer under CSM head women’s soccer coach Adam Sanchez.
“Basically looking back on the season and all we have accomplished was special,” Williams said. “Knowing that last year’s team was just shy of making it to the nationals was phenomenal. I knew I had to do my part.”
A catalyst on a Hawks defense that collected 11 shutouts, Williams received national recognition... click here for more
Hawks on pace for one of the best seasons in program history
By Dallas Cogle
Not even a 15-day layoff could slow down these College of Southern Maryland Hawks, who are on a mission to boast one of the greatest men’s basketball seasons, if not the best, in the 41 years of the program’s existence.
Monday, the Hawks defeated St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s junior varsity team of the NCAA Division III outfit in a thrilling 94-91 overtime outcome on the road, solidifying CSM’s No. 13 national ranking in the most recent Division II junior college poll.
The St. Mary’s varsity unit is ranked No. 23 in the latest NCAA Division III national rankings.
The game marked the first time since before Christmas that the Hawks saw any competitive action on the court after inclement weather postponed Friday’s slated home affair with Thomas Nelson (Va.).
CSM won for the eighth time in its last nine contests.“To be ranked amongst some of the best programs in the country is... click here for more
Scores final 7 points of game to capture upset, soars past Montgomery
By: Dallas Cogle
This might have been the victory signaling to the rest of the Maryland Junior College Conference that the College of Southern Maryland Hawks have arrived as a women’s basketball program.
Wednesday, the Hawks pulled off a 58-51 upset of Montgomery College on the road in Takoma Park for their second Maryland JUCO win in three games.
The Hawks (3-6, 2-3 MD JUCO) outlasted a Montgomery outfit (7-5, 2-1) that is among the league elite, coming off an impressive season a year ago when it was 24-8 overall and a third-place 9-2 in the talent-laden conference. CSM was 8-13, 4-7 in the Maryland JUCO, a season ago in rebuilding mode and was swept handily by Montgomery in two meetings, including a 102-68 loss on the road.
“This was a big win for our program,” CSM head coach Andy Norris said. “It was a total team effort. When someone made a mistake, her teammates were there to pick her up. I’m very happy for our players. They deserved this win. Hopefully with this game, we now have ...click here for more
Hawks men get first win in conference play
By: AJ Mason
With visiting Anne Arundel Community College leading 40-35, College of Southern Maryland men’s basketball head coach Alan Hoyt called a timeout with three-and-a-half minutes left in the first half of Tuesday night’s contest so that his team could regroup.
The timeout would bode well for CSM, which exploded for a 13-2 run capped off by freshman guard Steven Cole’s long three-pointer as time expired heading into the locker room.
“In the timeout I said if we’re going to be a good team we have to be able to guard people and we put five guys out there that did,” Hoyt said. “That three-pointer was huge and gave us some momentum. We brought back the same guys in the second half and the level stayed there. The guys that didn’t start the second half figured out that they... click here for more.
Hawks women's basketball rolls past Anne Arundel
By: AJ Mason
As the final buzzer sounded Tuesday night, the College of Southern Maryland women’s basketball team would experience a feeling it hadn’t felt yet this season.
That feeling came in form of a 73-47 victory against visiting Anne Arundel Community College, the first win of the season for the Hawks.
It was the first game of a doubleheader as the Southern Maryland men’s team cruised to an 86-67 win against Anne Arundel later that night.
CSM (1-5 overall, 1-2 Maryland Junior College Athletic Conference) was averaging only 51.4 points per game entering the contest but collected its highest output of the season, while yielding the fewest points of the season, thus far, after giving up almost 72 per game in the first five games.
With a ball-hawking full-court defense, the Hawks were able to... click here for more.