UM women rally in second half to overcome Ohio State, 13-8

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College Lacrosse

March 28, 2005|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

The 11th-ranked Maryland women's lacrosse team defeated No. 13 Ohio State, 13-8, yesterday in the final game of the American Lacrosse Conference-Atlantic Coast Conference Challenge played at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis.

The Terps came back from a 6-4 deicit in the second half with an 8-0 run to seal the victory.

Acacia Walker (three goals, one assist) and Annie Collins (four assists) shared game-high honors for the Terps (6-4) with four points each.

Kristen Slahor had a team-high three points with a goal and two assists for the Buckeyes (4-4).

Maryland's Kirah Miles earned the win with nine saves. Ohio State's Kim Hastings took the loss, giving up 12 goals in 45:44, recording two saves.

No. 5 North Carolina 13, No. 2 Penn State 7: Jess Allen scored a game-high five goals and Erica LaGrow added three as the Tar Heels (8-2) upset the Nittany Lions (6-3) in the ALC-ACC Challenge in Annapolis.

No. 16 Towson 16, Richmond 8: Sophomore Shannon Witzel scored six goals and had two assists as the Tigers (6-1) rolled past host Richmond (2-5).

After falling behind 2-0 in the opening four minutes, the Tigers went on a 9-1 run for the rest of the half, taking a 9-3 lead at intermission.

No. 7 Dartmouth 19, Columbia 3: Katieann Christian, Jen Pittman and Sarah Szefi each scored three goals to lead the the Big Green (6-0, 4-0 Ivy) over the host Lions (4-2, 0-2).

Men

No. 6 Navy 8, Holy Cross 5: The visiting Mids jumped out to a 6-3 halftime lead, then held off a Crusaders' rally to improve to 7-1 overall and 4-1 in the Patriot League.

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