Terps men allow late goal, lose, 1-0, in ACC quarterfinal

November 12, 2009|By Sports Digest

The fourth-seeded Maryland men's soccer team fell to No. 5 seed Virginia, 1-0, in heavy rain and wind in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference men's soccer championship in Cary, N.C. Tony Tchani broke loose from the backline in the 87th minute and connected on an open-field scoring opportunity to knock the defending champion Terrapins from the tournament.

More men's soccer: Mark Lubetkin scored in the ninth minute and Milo Kapor in the 41st to help fifth-seeded UMBC (14-5-0) to a 2-1 victory over top-seeded and host New Hampshire (9-7-2) in the America East semifinals. The Retrievers advanced to their first America East title game and will take on Stony Brook on the road Sunday. The victory was the 200th at UMBC for coach Pete Caringi (200-125-37. ... Salisbury senior forward Kyle Sterling was named Capital Athletic Conference Player of the Year. Senior defender Justin McGrath (Perry Hall) was also among the All-CAC first-team selections.

Women's soccer: Freshman Kayla Curry (John Carroll) scored her first career goal a little more than three minutes into the second overtime to lift host Stevenson (15-3-2) to a 3-2 victory over Moravian (8-8-2) in the first round of the ECAC Division III South championship. The Mustangs advanced to Saturday's semifinals, where they will play third-seeded Swarthmore.

Men's basketball: Towson signed guard Cephas Oglesby from Cape Fear (N.C.) Community College and 6-foot-11 center Jamel Flash, a preseason New York Metro All-Star from West Hempstead High, to national letters of intent. ... Marcus Ginyard matched his career high with 17 points to help No. 6 North Carolina (2-0) to an 89-42 victory over visiting North Carolina Central (0-1) in the 2K Sports Classic.

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