Rogers' late goal helps No. 3 Irish hold off Ohio State

Hopkins women surprise No. 4 Penn

No. 5 Loyola defeats UMBC

March 24, 2011|By Sports Digest

Men's college lacrosse

Rogers' late goal helps No. 3 Irish hold off Ohio State

Sean Rogers scored the game-winner and completed his hat trick with 33 seconds left in the as host No. 3 Notre Dame (5-0) won, 8-7, over Ohio State (5-4) on Wednesday. The Fighting Irish led 5-2 at the half and held off a comeback by the Buckeyes that was capped by Jeff Tundo's goal that tied the game at 7 with 1:01 left to play.

State Division III: Kris Miner and Doug Brisbane each scored a goal in a losing effort as host Hood (3-4, 0-2 Capital Athletic Conference) fell, 9-2, to York (6-2, 2-0). B.J. Blaker Matt Cannone scored five goals and visiting Salisbury (8-0) took a 6-0 lead in 15 minutes and went on to win, 10-7, over Roanoke (5-3). … Dan Dowd and Ryan Serio each scored twice in a losing effort as visiting Frostburg State (3-6, 0-2 CAC) fell, 13-8, to Wesley (4-5, 1-1). … Bennett Cord and Glen Tompkins each had a hat trick in a losing effort as visiting Washington College (3-3, 1-1 Centennial) fell, 19-10, to Haverford (6-2, 1-1). … St. Mary's (1-5, 0-1 CAC) game at Marymount (2-6, 0-0) was postponed because of inclement weather. A makeup date has not been announced. … Dickinson (6-1, 0-0 Centennial) led 4-3 at McDaniel (3-4, 0-1) in the second quarter when the game was postponed because of inclement weather. A makeup date has not been announced.

Women's college lacrosse

Hopkins surprises No. 4 Penn; No. 5 Loyola defeats UMBC

Colleen McCaffrey totaled four goals and host Johns Hopkins (5-3) built an early lead and held on for an 8-5 upset of No. 4 Penn (6-1). The Blue Jays earned their first win over a top-five opponent since a 12-9 win over fifth-ranked Virginia in 2007; Penn is the highest-ranked opponent they've beaten since an 8-7 win over third-ranked Princeton in 2006. Hopkins led 5-2 at the half.

More Division I women: Grace Gavin (St.Paul's) and Marlee Paton each scored four goals to help No. 5 Loyola (7-0) to a 15-8 win over host UMBC (6-3). Amanda Pappas (Chesapeake-AA) led the Retrievers with four goals. The Greyhounds led 7-3 at the half.

Division III: Carly Eisenbrandt (Towson) scored the game-winner with 5:16 left as host Washington College (7-0, 1-0 Centennial Conference) won, 8-7, over McDaniel (1-5, 1-1). Lisa Jurd (Hammond) had three goals for the Green Terror. … Lisa Baker (Westminster) and Megan Weiss each had three goals and three assists to lead host Stevenson (6-3, 3-1 CAC) to a 21-6 win over Marymount (3-5, 0-2). … Maggie Macleay (St.Mary's) had four goals to power visiting St.Mary's (8-2) to a 17-8 win over Goucher (5-4).

More colleges

Ex-Navy aide Wojcik denies Ga.Tech has contacted him

Tulsa men's basketball coach Doug Wojcik, a former player and assistant coach at Navy, said he has not been contacted by Georgia Tech and called reports he will be interviewed by the school "hilarious." Wojcik said "several people have asked me" about reports he would interview for the Yellow Jackets job. "It's nice. It's flattering," Wojcik said. "I haven't heard anything."

Paul Hewitt

Women's swimming: Johns Hopkins is in 10th place after one day of the NCAA DivisionIII championships in Knoxville, Tenn. The Blue Jays' Taylor Kitayama, Cristina Cusumano, Alex Ladd and Elizabeth Rogers were seventh in the championship final of the 200 medley relay in 1 minute, 44.57 seconds.

Baseball: For the second game in a row, No. 3 Virginia (21-2) threw a combined shutout as the Cavaliers dealt visiting Towson (6-14-1) a 5-0 loss. … Salisbury senior Dustin Herbert was named CAC Pitcher of the Week.

Golf: Stevenson sophomore Kyle Gerard (Howard) was named CAC Golfer of the Week.

Men's tennis: Loyola senior Dan D'Agostino was named the Metro Atlantic Atheltic Conference Player of the Week. … Mary Washington sophomore Sam Wichlin (Mount Hebron) and St. Mary's freshman Andrew Gear (Winters Mill) were named CAC Players of the Week. … Washington College senior Adam Cranford (John Carroll) was named the Centennial Conference Player of the Week.

Women's tennis: Loyola junior Rachel Janasek was named MAAC Player of the Week. … Maryland junior Cristina Sanchez-Quintanar was named the Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Week.

Men's track and field: Salisbury sophomore Matt McMurdo was named CAC Field Athlete of the Week.

Women's track and field: Towson senior Ashley Adams was selected as the Colonial Athletic Association's Co-Female Track Athlete of the Week. … Hood freshman Meghan Rose (Eastern Tech) was named CAC Field Athlete of the Week.

Et cetera

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