Dines, Leitch carry Loyola men's soccer to 4-3 victory on Senior Day

No. 1 Terps earn top seed for ACC field hockey tourney

November 01, 2010|By Sports Digest

Men's college soccer

Dines, Leitch carry Loyola to 4-3 victory on Senior Day

Eddie Dines scored in overtime and fellow senior midfielder Glenn Leitch had three goals to give Loyola (9-4-2, 5-1-1) a 4-3 Senior Day win Sunday over Marist (8-8-0, 3-4-0), clinching a berth in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament. Leitch scored twice early in the first half for a 2-0 lead and once to tie the game in the 68th minute before Dines headed home a set-piece cross from sophomore defender Kevin Curran in the 96th minute for the win.

More Division I: Junior midfielder Andrew Bulls (McDonogh) scored on a direct kick in the 65th minute and junior Dan Louisignau made seven saves as visiting UMBC (10-4-2, 4-1-2) clinched second place and a first-round bye in the America East tournament with a 1-0 victory at Stony Brook (9-6-3, 3-2-2). The Retrievers will play at home Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. against the winner of Saturday's match between sixth seed Vermont and third seed Stony Brook. … Virginia Commonwealth (7-3-6, 4-1-4) earned a 1-0 victory over host Towson (8-6-2, 2-6-2), which was eliminated from contention for the Colonial Athletic Association postseason.

Division III: Sophomore Ryan Pierce scored the clinching goal in the shootout and sophomore Cory Spindler (Century) made back-to-back stops on the final two attempts as Stevenson (11-5-2) defeated Marymount (Va.) to advance to the Capital Athletic Conference semifinals. Mustangs senior Tyler King (Calvert Hall) tied the game at 1-1 in the 30th minute, the game's final goal. Stevenson will travel to No. 25 Salisbury on Wednesday. … Senior T.L. Tutor scored at 58:20 to lead host Mary Washington (10-5-2) past St.Mary's in the CAC first round.

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No. 1 Terps earn top seed for ACC field hockey tourney

Top-ranked Maryland (17-1, 5-0) took the No. 1 seed in next weekend's Atlantic Coast Conference tournament at Wake Forest. The Terps enter the tournament as the top seed for the eighth time in school history. Maryland will play Friday at 4p.m. against the winner of the Thursday game between No. 4 seed Boston College and No. 5 seed Wake Forest. North Carolina, ranked second, earned the second seed; Virginia, ranked third, is the No. 3 seed. Maryland has won eight ACC titles, including the past two.

More Division I field hockey: Two second-half goals lifted host Hofstra (7-11, 2-6) to a 3-2 win over Towson (8-10, 2-6) in the season finale for both CAA teams.

Division III field hockey: Host Mary Washington earned a 4-2 victory over Stevenson in the first round of the CAC tournament; the Eagles will play in the semifinals Tuesday at St. Mary's. Kara Zimmerman (Arundel) made a season-high 18 saves for the Mustangs.

Women's soccer: Lydia Hastings scored a header from the right post in the 76th minute, lifting No. 3/5 Maryland (15-2-1, 7-2-1) to a 2-1 victory over Miami (10-8-1, 4-6-0) on Senior Day. The Terps are guaranteed no less than a No. 2 seed in the ACC tournament, while the Hurricanes' loss, coupled with Virginia Tech's win over North Carolina State, knocked Miami out. Maryland's Danielle Hubka scored the game's first goal on a pass from senior Caitlin McDowell, who was set up by senior Erika Theisen; McDowell also assisted on the game-winner, giving her 23 for her career, fifth in school history. Miami's Tara Schwitter tied the score in the 49th minute. Maryland keeper Yewande Balogun finished with five saves, including a deflection of a clean look from Brittney Steinbruch in the 77th minute. ACC pairings and seedings will be announced today. Maryland's 15 regular-season wins is tied with the 1995 team for the second most in school history. The 1996 squad holds the record with 17.

Men's basketball: Maryland hosts Florida Southern tonight in an exhibition game at 8. The Terrapins open their season next Monday against Seattle in a regional round of the 2K Sports Classic Benefiting Coaches vs. Cancer.

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