No. 8 Terps edge Wake Forest, 2-1 Porcella sets school record for scoring in Loyola win


October 26, 1997|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Jason Cropley used his only shot of the game to give No. 8 Maryland a 2-1 win over Wake Forest yesterday in a men's soccer game at Ludwig Field in College Park.

The game-winner at 67: 27 was set up by a long Jason Sardis pass up the sideline.

Sardis gave the Terrapins (11-3-1) a 1-0 lead 27 minutes into the game off a pass from Randy Merkel. But the Demon Deacons (8-7) tied the game 35 seconds later on a Kyle Bachmeier goal.

Johns Hopkins 5, Western Maryland 0: Eric West scored three goals to lead the host Blue Jays (ranked 25th in Division III).

In posting their ninth shutout of the season, the Blue Jays (12-2) held the Green Terror (3-7-2) without a shot on goal.

Charleston Southern 5, UMBC 1: Neil Maguire scored three goals and had an assist in leading the host Buccaneers (11-3) to a Big South Conference win over the Retrievers (5-8-3).

Salisbury State 2, Virginia Wesleyan 0: Brian Doherty scored both goals in the second half as the Sea Gulls (8-7) upset the third-ranked Blue Marlins (11-3-2).

Frostburg State 14, Lake Erie 1: The Bobcats (14-2) broke a 58-year-old school record for goals in a game against the visiting Storm (8-6). Junior Peter Merrill scored his 41st career goal, which also tied a school record.

Women's soccer

Loyola 4, Iona 0: Krystin Porcella scored a pair of second-half goals to become Loyola's all-time leading scorer and lift the Greyhounds to a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference win at Curley Field.

Porcella, who has 57 career points (22 goals, 13 assists), also set school records for goals in a season (10) and points (25).

Janet Ricards also scored for Loyola, which clinched the second seed in the MAAC Tournament, which begins next weekend at Curley Field.

Radford 3, UMBC 0: Kelly Reischer, Mandy Dietrich and Karen Dellavia each scored in the game's first 20 minutes as the Highlanders (13-3-1) moved into second place in the Big South Conference.

Johns Hopkins 5, Swarthmore 0: Sarah Parola scored three goals and added an assist to lead the visiting Blue Jays (13-1-1) over the Garnet Tide in a Centennial Conference game.

Salisbury State 1, Goucher 1, 2OT: Despite out-shooting the Gophers, (5-11-1), 22-3, the Sea Gulls (13-3-1) could only manage their first tie in the program's four-year history. Mary Alice Ayres scored in the 84th minute to give Salisbury the lead before Sarah Weaver's goal in the 86th minute forced overtime.

Gettysburg 3, College of Notre Dame 1: Alexa Warren broke a 1-1 tie at halftime with a goal in the 55th minute as the host Bullets (12-2-1) defeated the Gators (11-6).

Villa Julie 2, Randolph Macon 1, 2OT: Goalie Keri Harmen had the game-winning score just under a minute into the second overtime after recording nine saves in the host Mustangs' (11-6-1) win over the Wildcats (7-8-2) in a nonconference game.

Field hockey

Towson 3, Virginia Commonwealth 0: Senior Lauren Volk scored twice as the host Tigers (7-9) shut out the Rams (2-16) in a nonleague game.

College of Notre Dame 4, Mary Baldwin 0: Stephanie Bozick scored two second-half goals to lead the Gators (13-6) over the RTC Fighting Squirrels in the Atlantic Women's College Conference Tournament. Notre Dame plays Hood College in today's final.

Pub Date: 10/26/97

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