Maryland edges Ohio State in soccer, 2-1 Terps women ousted in ACC field hockey

November 09, 1997|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Keith Beach and Kirk Miller scored first-half goals 18 minutes apart as 12th-ranked Maryland defeated Ohio State, 2-1, yesterday in a men's soccer game played at RFK Stadium in Washington because Maryland's Ludwig Field was waterlogged.

The Terps held the Buckeyes to one shot until the 73rd minute, when Chad Campbell scored Ohio State's goal.

The Terps face Clemson in the first round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament Thursday.

Colgate 2, Navy 1: The Red Raiders (9-6-4) advanced to the Patriot League tournament championship by outlasting the Midshipmen (6-11-1), 4-3, in a round of penalty kicks after two scoreless overtime periods.

Johns Hopkins 5, Franklin and Marshall 0: Eric West scored two first-half goals and added an assist as the 25th-ranked Blue Jays (15-2-1) recorded their 10th shutout of the year. Johns Hopkins finished second behind Muhlenberg in the Centennial Conference and will need an at-large bid to qualify for the NCAA Division III tournament.

Washington 2, Western Maryland 1: Dan Gerbasi's two second-half goals erased a 1-0 halftime deficit as the host Shoremen (8-11) dropped the Green Terror (3-10-2) in the season finale for both teams.

Frostburg State 3, Pittsburgh-Bradford 0: Peter Merrill had a goal and an assist as the Bobcats (17-3) advanced to the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference tournament final.

Field hockey

North Carolina 3, Maryland 2: Cindy Werley converted off a penalty corner from Joy Driscoll 2: 19 into the second 15-minute overtime period to lift the third-ranked Tar Heels in a semifinal game of the ACC tournament.

North Carolina (16-3) ran its unbeaten streak against the fourth-ranked Terps (18-3) to 12, six of those wins coming in overtime.

Maryland went ahead 2-1 with 11: 44 remaining on a goal by Carla Tagliente, only to have the Tar Heels answer three minutes later on Kristen McCann's goal.

Salisbury State 1, Washington College 0: Megan Hopper scored her team-leading 19th goal of the season 1: 40 into the second 15-minute overtime period as the top-ranked and host Sea Gulls (17-2) won a first-round game of the Division III tournament.

Women's soccer

South Alabama 2, UMBC 1: Leah Bridges scored both goals in the first half for the Jaguars (18-2-1) in the championship of the Big South tournament. Shannon Bagrosky scored for the Retrievers (10-9).

Pub Date: 11/09/97

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