One goal puts Loyola women into NCAAs

'Hounds win MAAC final on Elliott's score vs. Marist

Colleges

November 05, 2001|By SPECIAL TO THE SUN

Katie Elliott scored with 57 seconds remaining in the first half to lift the Loyola women's soccer team over Marist, 1-0, in the final of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament yesterday in Orlando, Fla.

In earning their second conference championship, the Greyhounds (9-8-2) qualified for the NCAA tournament. First-round play begins Nov. 16.

Elliott (Mount Hebron) was named the tournament's Most Valuable Player and was selected to the all-tournament team along with teammates Danielle Ruppel, Ellen Sroka, Annie DiPalo and Naura Groarke.

Johns Hopkins 2, Carnegie Mellon 0: Jen Baldwin scored a goal and added an assist en route to earning Most Valuable Player honors as the Blue Jays (15-4-3) downed the Tartans (13-5-1) in the final of the Eastern College Athletic Conference tournament in Annville, Pa.

Johns Hopkins secured its third straight shutout and 14th of season.

UMBC 2, Central Connecticut State 1: Kim Sawyer and Missy Moore scored a goal apiece as the host Retrievers (10-5-2, 8-2 Northeast Conference) earned a berth to the league tournament.

Men's soccer

Navy 2, Bucknell 1, OT: Jamie Coyle netted his first goal of the season in overtime to spark the Midshipmen (10-2-3, 3-2-2 Patriot League) over the visiting Bison (5-11-1, 0-5-1) as Navy secured a spot in the conference tournament.

Navy will take on Holy Cross in a first-round game Nov. 16.

No. 2 Virginia 3, Maryland 0: Suiting up just 13 players, the Terrapins (8-7-1) fell to the Cavaliers (15-0-1) in College Park.

Field hockey

Maryland 3, Wake Forest 2: Dina Rizzo scored on a pass from Caroline Walter with 4:11 to play as the Terrapins (17-3) edged the Demon Deacons (14-3) in Chapel Hill, N.C., giving Maryland its fourth consecutive Atlantic Coast Conference title.

The Terrapins secured a spot in the NCAA tournament with the victory. The NCAA field will be announced tomorrow night.

Carissa Messimer chipped in two goals for Maryland in ending Wake Forest's 11-game winning streak.

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