Moller's goals push Towson past Maine in soccer, 3-2 Two early goals help Virginia hand Maryland first field hockey loss

October 06, 1997|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Junior forward Richie Moller scored two first-half goals as Towson University defeated Maine, 3-2, yesterday in a men's college soccer game at Towson.

Moller's first goal came in the 38th minute and his second goal just before halftime gave Towson (8-3) a 2-1 lead at intermission.

The Tigers had a two-goal lead after Mario Becker converted off a pass from Johannes Ruth, who had two assists.

Holy Cross 2, Navy 1: Keon Baxter scored the go-ahead goal as the Crusaders (5-3-1, 3-0) remained undefeated in the Patriot League.

Navy (4-7, 1-2) trailed 1-0 less than two minutes into the game but rallied for a tie at halftime on a goal by Michael Paisant.

Women's soccer

Loyola 2, Yale 1: The Greyhounds (6-3-2) overcame an early deficit with first-half goals from Kristin Porcella and Jessica Sheehan to remain unbeaten in their past six games.

Towson 2, Maine 1, OT: Shelley Seivert converted five minutes into overtime to lift the Tigers (8-2-1, 2-0) to an America East Conference win in Orono, Maine. A goal by Emeri Yarnof in the 59th minute tied the game at 1 and forced overtime.

Field hockey

Virginia 3, Maryland 2: The Cavaliers (10-1) scored got goals from Meredith Elwell and Lori Mastropietro in the game's first seven minutes and held on to defeat the Terps (11-1) in an Atlantic Coast Conference game at Astroturf Field in College Park.

Both Maryland goals came from Nadine Bennett.

Maryland played the first seven minutes without starting goalkeeper Alana Eliwatt, who was injured while warming up.

Pub Date: 10/06/97

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