Maryland rallies, tops Boston College, 13-11

National women

April 23, 2006|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Maryland's sixth-ranked women's lacrosse team erased a three-goal first-half deficit to register a 13-11 win over host Boston College yesterday.

Kelly Kasper (Century) led the Terps with four goals and two assists in their last game before the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.

"This was another hard-fought victory for us," Maryland coach Cindy Timchal said. "We know we have to get better, because we know that Boston College will get better next week, too."

The two teams are set to meet in the first round of next week's tournament.

The Eagles (8-7, 1-4) took a 5-2 lead over the first 20 minutes of play, with three goals on free-position shots. However, Kasper helped Maryland (11-5, 2-3) pull even before the half ended with a pair of scores and an assist to Krista Pellizzi.

No. 20 Stanford 13, Loyola 12 -- In a fast-paced game that featured five lead changes and nine ties, the Greyhounds (6-7) couldn't pull out the win. Kate McHarg had a game-high seven goals and an assist in the loss to the visiting Cardinal (8-5).

McDaniel 10, Muhlenberg 9 -- Caitlin Schellhorn scored four goals to lead the visiting Green Terror (7-7, 5-4 Centennial Conference) past the Mules (9-6,3-6).

Dickinson 20, Washington College 6 -- The host Red Devils (12-3, 6-3 Centennial Conference) outshot the Shorewomen (7-10, 2-7), 38-17, and held a 22-5 advantage in draw controls.

College of Notre Dame 21, Sweet Briar 14 -- Tina Money scored seven goals to help the host Gators (8-4) defeat the Vixens (5-9).

No. 4 Georgetown 12, Connecticut 8 -- The visiting Hoyas (11-2, 4-0) scored the first six goals of the second half in a nine-minute span to pull away from the Huskies (4-10, 0-5), as Georgetown extended its Big East winning streak to 33 games. Coco Stanwick (Notre Dame Prep) led the Hoyas with four goals and two assists.

No. 14 Dartmouth 15, No. 8 Princeton 5 -- Whitney Douthett scored four goals and had five assists, six ground balls and five draw controls as the visiting Big Green (9-4, 5-2 Ivy League) scored the game's first nine goals on the way to a convincing upset of the Tigers (8-5, 5-1).

No. 10 Boston University 16, Albany 7 -- Jenny Hauser, Lindsay Lewis (Glenelg), Molly Collins and Angie Martin (Seton Keough) each had three goals to lift the visiting Terriers (12-3, 4-1 America East) past the Great Danes (8-7, 2-4).

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