Old Dominion sends UM home from field hockey tourney, 7-4 Monarchs advance to face Princeton in NCAA semis

November 18, 1996|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Heather Simon scored three times yesterday to lead Old Dominion to a 7-4 victory over Maryland in the second round of the NCAA field hockey tournament.

The Monarchs (19-4) advance to the national semifinals to face Princeton on Saturday. Maryland got a pair of goals from both Christine DeBow and Lynsey McVicker.

Heather Eastburn broke a 2-2 tie with 3: 22 left in the first half, and sparked a 5-2 Monarchs run that finished the game.

Men's soccer

Grove City 3, Frostburg State 1: Greg Kreutzberg scored twice, including the eventual game-winner with 8: 26 left in the game, as Grove City downed the Bobcats for the ECAC South Region championship.

Grove City (16-2) scored its three goals in the second half. Kreutzberg scored the game's first goal at 42: 56 of the second half before Frostburg's Keith Hare tied the game at 14: 57. Matt Keller added an insurance goal for the Wolverines at 2: 07.

Volleyball

Colgate 3, Navy 0: Top seed Colgate won the Patriot League championship with a three-game sweep, 15-3, 15-2, 15-6, of third seed Navy at Cotterell Court.

With the win, Colgate (26-6) will be host to an NCAA play-in match Saturday against the Northeast Conference champion. It was Navy's first appearance in the tournament final.

Colgate senior Julia Civardi, named the tournament's Most Valuable Player, had a match-high 11 kills and just two errors in 20 attempts. Junior Lanette Burrows had 10 kills and 10 digs.

Freshman Karen Kait led Navy (13-19) with eight kills and 11 digs. Senior Nikki St. Clair added 17 assists.

Pub Date: 11/18/96

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