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DIVISION IJOHNS HOPKINS (1-1)* WHAT'S AHEAD:

March 11, 1991|By Doug Brown

DIVISION I

JOHNS HOPKINS (1-1)

* WHAT'S AHEAD: At Rutgers Saturday (2 p.m.), followed by dates with Syracuse, Virginia and North Carolina.

* FACEOFFS: The team gave Tony Seaman the game ball after Saturday's 22-5 victory over Washington College, his first as Johns Hopkins' coach . . . Adam Wright had five goals, Jeff Wills three, and Matt Panetta contributed six assists . . . Seaman said fTC the film of the opening loss to Princeton showed the Blue Jays "panicked" when they dropped behind and the team learned from it: "If we run our offense properly, we're good; if each guy tries to do it himself, we're not as successful. We made the Princeton goalie look like an All-American; this time we were shooting from 10 yards out instead of 14 and it made a difference."

LOYOLA (1-1)

* WHAT'S AHEAD: In the Loyola/George Transfer Tournament Saturday, the host Greyhounds will meet Ohio Wesleyan at 1 p.m. and Penn State will play Princeton at 3:30. The consolation game is Sunday at noon, the championship at 3.

* FACEOFFS: Virginia's Kevin Pehlke (Calvert Hall) has 13 goals in the last two games after a career-high seven in the 17-10 trouncing of Loyola . . . Despite taking a 6-1 lead, Loyola wound up with its most lopsided loss since bowing to North Carolina, 17-5, four years ago . . . For the second straight week, Loyola coach Dave Cottle noted his team didn't play well defensively . . . Kevin Beach led the Greyhounds with three goals, giving him eight in two games . . . Virginia is 3-0.

MARYLAND (2-0)

* WHAT'S AHEAD: At Towson State Saturday (1 p.m.).

* FACEOFFS: Brian Burlace, a defenseman, raced the length of the field to score the clinching goal with 4:15 left in the Terps' 13-11 win over Duke (2-1) in the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both teams . . . Chris Dail had three goals, Mark Douglas had five assists and Andy Claxton controlled most of the faceoffs . . . Maryland will play its home games at Denton Field, its soccer site, while Byrd Stadium is being refurbished.

MOUNT ST. MARY'S (1-1)

* WHAT'S AHEAD: Marist tomorrow (3:30 p.m.) and Notre Dame Saturday (2 p.m.), both at Emmitsburg.

* FACEOFFS: The Mount lost to Lehigh, 8-7, when the Engineers (1-0) broke a 7-7 tie with 4:18 left . . . Jerry Townes scored twice for the Mount.

NAVY (0-2)

* WHAT'S AHEAD: At Penn Saturday (1:30 p.m.).

* FACEOFFS: Navy has dropped two games by a total of 14 goals, the last to Rutgers, 13-6 . . . Senior midfielder John Quinn, who scored 10 goals for the Mids last year, already has five, including four vs. Rutgers.

TOWSON STATE (1-0)

* WHAT'S AHEAD: Maryland Saturday (1 p.m.) at Minnegan Stadium.

* FACEOFFS: Rob Shek and Michael DeSimone each scored three goals as Towson State opened with an 18-9 rout of Villanova . . . The Tigers were without Glenn Smith and Lindsay Dixon, two of their leading scorers last year who were suspended for two games for inadvertent academic eligibility violations . . . Smith and Dixon missed the Villanova game and will miss this week's date with Maryland . . . Junior college transfer Richard Betcher made 15 saves in his first game for the Tigers.

UMBC (1-0)

* WHAT'S AHEAD: Hofstra Saturday (2 p.m.) at UMBC Stadium.

* FACEOFFS: Opening a season with a win for the first time since 1982 (over Delaware), UMBC scored the game's first nine goals and crushed Marist, 22-6 . . . Jason Smith, a freshman attackman out of DeMatha, scored six goals.

OTHERS

* FACEOFFS: The weekend's shocker was North Carolina's 10-3 upset of three-time defending champion Syracuse, ending the Orange's 28-game winning streak . . . At Loyola High, Salisbury State edged Roanoke, 9-8, as Rick Berkman scored the tying and winning goals, in the 98 Rock Spring Classic.

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