Maryland women win, 1-0, advance to ACC soccer final

November 04, 1995|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Tricia Taliaferro scored midway through the first half to lift third-seeded Maryland over second-seeded N.C. State, 1-0, yesterday in an Atlantic Coast Conference women's soccer tournament semifinal in College Park.

The Terps (17-4), who have never advanced past the semifinals, will play North Carolina in the championship game tomorrow. The Tar Heels defeated Duke, 4-0, last night.

Terps freshman goalkeeper Kassie Knecht made four saves for her fifth shutout of the season, and Maryland outshot the Wolfpack, 14-2.

* UNC-Asheville 3, UMBC 0: Mackenzie Miller scored two goals, including the tiebreaker in the 54th minute, as second-seeded UNC Asheville (15-5) defeated third-seeded UMBC (8-10-1) in the semifinals of the Big South Conference tournament in Greensboro, N.C.

* Marist 1, Mount St. Mary's 0: Amanda Swiderek headed in a cross from Mary Walsh in the 55th minute to lift Marist over Mount St. Mary's in the semifinals of the Northeast Conference tournament at Monmouth University. The Red Foxes (6-10) avenged a 2-1 defeat to the Mountaineers (7-8-1) in September.

Men's soccer

* Loyola 6, Fairfield 1: Ari Edelman and Marc Harrison each contributed two goals and an assist to help host Loyola beat Fairfield in the semifinals of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament.

The Greyhounds (14-5), who have won six consecutive MAAC championships, play Iona tomorrow in the title game.

Field hockey

Harford Community College (11-2) will play Dean Junior College (14-3) of Franklin, Mass., for the 20th annual National Junior College Athletic Association championship at 1 p.m. today in Bel Air.

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