Towson women stop Delaware, 2-1, in 4th OT Tigers win America East title on Landi's goal


November 11, 1996|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Christi Landi scored the game-winning goal in the fourth sudden-death overtime period, as fourth seed Towson State edged third seed Delaware, 2-1, for the America East women's soccer title yesterday in Burlington, Vt.

Landi's goal came in the 142nd minute of the game, as the Tigers (10-7-2) capped their first winning season.

The Blue Hens (10-9-1) took a 1-0 lead early in the second half, when Erica Larsen scored off a pass from Beth Hatt.

The Tigers tied the game at 1-1 with six minutes remaining, when senior Ashlee Douglas (North Carroll) scored off a rebound to send the game into overtime.

The teams played through three 15-minute overtime periods before Landi won the championship with her sixth goal of the season.

Men's soccer

Washington College 3, Western Maryland 1: Chuck Mullen scored a goal and had two assists to help the Shoremen to a home victory in their final game of the season.

Washington out-shot the Green Terror, 19-6.

Field hockey

North Carolina 4, Maryland 0: Susannah Schott scored two goals to lead the top-ranked Tar Heels to the Atlantic Coast Conference championship in Durham, N.C.

The championship was North Carolina's fourth straight and 10th all-time. Nancy Pelligreen and Kate Barber also scored for the Tar Heels.

The College of New Jersey 6, Washington College 0: Laura Stryjewski accounted for half of the Lions' goals to bounce the Shorewomen from the NCAA Division III tournament in the first round.

Pub Date: 11/11/96

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