Morlang carries Loyola past William & Mary, 12-8

She gets 4 goals, 1 assist

Terps top ODU, 17-9

State women

March 24, 2002|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Stacey Morlang scored four goals and added an assist as No. 4 Loyola came away with a 12-8 victory over No. 19 William & Mary in a Colonial Athletic Association women's lacrosse game in Williamsburg, Va.

Led by Morlang's speed and shooting touch, the Greyhounds (4-1) raced to an 8-1 advantage in the first half. The Tribe scored the last two goals of the half to cut the lead to 8-3 at halftime.

William & Mary rallied in the second half, narrowing the lead to 10-7, but Morlang found Rachel Schuck to push the lead back to four.

No. 7 Maryland 17, No. 16 Old Dominion 9: Kelley Coppedge had four goals and three assists and Courtney Hobbs contributed a goal and a game-high six assists as the Terrapins (4-3) toppled the visiting Monarchs (6-3).

Coppedge's and Hobbs' seven points tied both players' career highs in Maryland's third straight win.

Towson 15, Albany 5: Nicole McNeil scored two goals and added three assists to lead the Tigers (4-3) past the Great Danes (0-4).

Towson racked up nine goals in the second half en route to the victory and has won four of its past five games, including three straight home contests.

Division III

No. 7 St. Mary's 15, Roanoke 4: Meg McFall scored four goals and Kathy Holmes added three to lead the Seahawks past the host Maroons.

After exchanging single markers in the game's first three minutes, St. Mary's scored the next seven goals to take an 8-1 lead.

No. 11 Salisbury 12, No. 19 Goucher 5: Amanda Almon and Abbey Cooper each had three goals and one assist as the host Sea Gulls (3-3, 1-1) toppled the Gophers (3-3, 1-2) in a Capital Athletic Conference matchup.

With Goucher trailing 6-4 at halftime, Salisbury scored five straight goals to take a seven-goal lead with 16:21 left.

No. 18 Rowan 18, College of Notre Dame 5: Angela Ruocco scored three goals and Gina Ruocco had one goal and an assist, but the host Gators fell to the Profs.

Washington College 12, Muhlenberg 6: Casey Sawma scored five goals to pace the Shorewomen (2-3, 1-0) over the Mules (1-4, 0-1) in a Centennial Conference opener in Chestertown. Janet Studdiford contributed two goals and three assists for Washington College.

Villa Julie 19, Kean 6: Lynn Mann had three goals and four assists as the Mustangs (4-4) routed the visiting Cougars (1-3) for their third win in a row.

Laura Higgs scored a game-high five goals to go along with two assists and Heather Valunas scored four goals for Villa Julie.

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