No. 1 Terps reach NCAA field hockey semifinals

Colleges

November 14, 2005|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Top-seeded and top-ranked Maryland advanced to the NCAA field hockey semifinals for the third straight year after a 3-0 win over No. 6 American yesterday in College Park.

Lauren Powley scored early in the second, and Meredith Long scored twice in the last 11 minutes.

Maryland outshot American 16-6 but was even better defensively, giving up just one second- half shot and penalty corner to the Eagles (20-2).

The Terps play Old Dominion in Louisville, Ky., on Friday.

Salisbury 4, Rowan 1 -- The top-ranked Sea Gulls (19-1) beat No. 5 Rowan (17-4) to advance to the NCAA Division III Final Four for the fifth time in six years. Lynette Sgrignoli scored her 18th and 19th goals of the season to put Salisbury up 2-0. The Sea Gulls will meet No. 2 Ursinus on Friday at 2 p.m. at Washington&Lee.

Men's soccer

Johns Hopkins 3, Grove City 0 -- Adam Simon was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player after scoring five goals in three games, including the final goal in the Blue Jays' win in the ECAC Division III South Championship game.

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