Today's games

April 28, 2001|By Bill Free

No. 4 Johns Hopkins (6-3) at No. 10 Towson (10-2 )

Site: Minnegan Stadium Time: 1 p.m. TV/radio: Channel 2/WJFK (1300 AM), WTMD (89.7 FM) Outlook: Towson seems to have everything going its way these days: the longest winning streak in the nation at eight, the second-leading goal scorer in the country, Kyle Campbell (41 goals, 11 assists), the top seed in the America East tournament and the longest lacrosse winning streak in the last 30 years at Towson. Hopkins leads the series, 24-3.The Blue Jays have four players who can score often in Bobby Benson (20 goals, 10 assists), Eric Wedin (13, 8), Adam Doneger (11, 9) and Conor Denihan (13, 4).

No. 6 Maryland (11-2) at Yale (6-6)

Site: Yale Soccer-Lacrosse Stadium in New Haven, Conn. Time: 1 p.m. Outlook: Maryland should continue its lacrosse mastery (97-13-1) over Ivy League schools today. Yale has only one victory over a top 20 team this season, beating No. 20 Penn, 13-8. Maryland has been led all season by its three All-Atlantic Coast Conference standouts, senior attackman Andrew "Buggs" Combs, goalkeeper Pat McGinnis and sophomore defenseman Michael Howley.

No. 7 Loyola (8-2) at Hobart (5-5)

Site: Bagwell Field in Geneva, N.Y. Time: 1 p.m. Outlook: Loyola was surprised by Notre Dame and upset by Towson at Curley Field. Loyola has averaged 15 goals in its last five games, with Gavin Prout (23 goals) and Michael Sullivan (20 goals) leading the way. Hobart is paced by John Bogosian (21 goals, 21 assists).

No. 16 UMBC (5-5) at Stony Brook (6-6)

Site: Seawolves Field Time: 1 p.m. Outlook: UMBC has lost four of its last five to fall out of the playoff picture. The Retrievers are led by Josh Hahn's 18 goals.

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