Salisbury starts title defense against Wooster




Salisbury will open defense of its national championship Sunday against Wooster in the first round of the NCAA Division III men's lacrosse tournament.

The Sea Gulls (16-0) have made the tournament 22 times - 16 straight - and have won four times. Former Salisbury goalie Jason Tarnow coaches Wooster (8-4).

Gettysburg 7, Washington College 6: Matt Twombley scored the go-ahead goal with 2:36 remaining in the third quarter, and the Bullets (13-3) held the hosts scoreless in the fourth quarter to win the Centennial Conference and automatic spot in the Division III tournament. The Shoremen (16-2) can still earn an at-large bid.

Providence 11, Manhattan 6: The Friars (9-7, 6-2 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) won their first league title, which gives them their first NCAA Division I tournament berth.


No. 3 Maryland 13, No. 20 George Mason 9: The host Terrapins used a 6-0 run in the second half to break a 6-6 tie. Kelly Coppedge scored five goals for Maryland (14-4), which earned the third seed in the NCAA tournament and will host Temple at 4 p.m. Thursday.

Salisbury 8, Gettysburg 5: The host Sea Gulls (16-2) extended their winning streak to 11 and reached their second Division III national semifinal behind three goals from Amber Stansbury. They will play the College of New Jersey, which is 17-0 and defeated the Sea Gulls in March, Saturday in Rochester, N.Y.

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