Gavin leads Loyola women to 13-10 victory over Notre Dame

Weigman sets UMBC record in softball victories with 58

April 04, 2011|By Sports Digest

Women's college lacrosse

Gavin leads Loyola to 13-10 victory over Notre Dame

Grace Gavin (St. Paul's) had four goals and three assists as No. 4 Loyola defeated host Notre Dame for the first time in six attempts, winning 13-10, Sunday in South Bend, Ind. The Fighting Irish (4-6, 1-1 Big East) tied the game at 6-6 with a pair of goals just over two minutes into the second half, but the Greyhounds (10-0, 2-0) scored four of the next five goals. Abby Rehfuss finished with three goals for the Greyhounds, and Caroline Hager had two goals and an assist.

More state games: Jen Semler (Perry Hall) had four goals and two assists to lead host Mount St. Mary's (5-7, 4-0 Northeast Conference) to a 13-4 victory over Wagner (2-8, 1-2). Esther Rufolo (Chapelgate Christian) added three goals and an assist. … Visiting Goucher (5-5, 0-1 Landmark Conference) rallied from five goals down to tie the game but lost, 14-12, to Scranton (6-2, 1-0).

Nationally: Corey Donohoe (North Harford) had a goal and two assists to tie the school career points record, as No. 5 North Carolina (10-2) rolled to an 18-7 win over visiting Old Dominion (1-7). The senior has 222 points (173 goals, 49 assists), equaling the mark set by Kellie Thompson from 1999 to 2002. … Brittney Zerhusen (Century) and Gabby Capuzzi had four goals apiece as visiting Ohio State (6-4) won, 15-11, against No. 20 Louisville (8-2). … Josie Owen (Severn) and two other players had four goals apiece as No. 7 Virginia (7-5) held off host Harvard (4-4).

College baseball

13 hits not enough as Terps fall to No. 7 Seminoles, 12-3

Host Maryland had 13 hits, the second most allowed by No. 7 Florida State this season, but dropped the deciding game of a three-game series, 12-3. The Terps (13-15, 2-10 Atlantic Coast Conference) matched single runs by the Seminoles (21-7, 8-4) in the bottom of the first and second innings on two-out RBI singles by Aaron Etchison and Tim Kiene, respectively, but couldn't keep up. Maryland reliever Michael Boyden (1-2) allowed four runs on three hits and took the loss.

Elsewhere: Austin Drewyer (River Hill) pitched a complete game as host UMBC (4-16) earned a 6-1 win against Longwood (21-11). … Steve Rice capped off a three-run rally in the bottom of the eighth inning with a two-run single as Towson (11-16-1, 6-6 Colonial Athletic Association) won, 5-4, over Northeastern (5-19, 1-8). … Andrew Caron went 3-for-4 with five RBIs, including a grand slam in a seven-run eighth, to lead host Mount St. Mary's (12-13, 5-7 NEC) to an 11-2 win over Fairleigh Dickinson (5-17, 2-6).

More colleges

Weigman sets UMBC record in softball victories with 58

Senior Stephanie Weigman (Archbishop Spalding) earned her school-record 58th career victory in pitching UMBC (17-12, 3-3 America East) to a 6-1 victory over host Stony Brook (9-16, 0-6) to complete a series sweep. Lauren Nicholson had held the record.

More softball: Maryland junior Kendra Knight gave up just one hit in seven innings — a two-run home run by Jessica Sinclair in the top of the second — in a 2-0 loss for the Terps (22-12, 2-3 ACC) against No. 25 Georgia Tech 31-6, 5-0). … Dominique Ortega threw her second straight shutout to lead host Towson (14-16, 3-3 CAA) to a 7-0 victory over Drexel (8-15, 1-5). Andrea Stevenson went 4-for-4 with a grand slam.

Women's basketball: Maryland freshman forward Alyssa Thomas was named the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division I Rookie of the Year. Thomas was also named to Full Court Press' All-Freshman second team. Thomas led the Terps in scoring with 14.5 points a game and added 7.3 rebounds a game.

Et cetera

Dialed In becomes eligible to win Preakness 5.5 bonus

With his victory in Sunday's Grade I Florida Derby, Dialed In became eligible for the Preakness 5.5 bonus, a program instituted last summer by MI Developments, the majority owner of the Maryland Jockey Club. Dialed In, trained by Nick Zito, also captured the Holy Bull Stakes earlier in the Gulfstream Park meet. In addition to the race purses earned in the qualifying events and the Preakness, the owner of the winning horse would receive $5 million and his trainer would get $500,000.

Major League Soccer: Jamie Smith had the tiebreaking goal in the 71st minute as the host Colorado Rapids earned a 4-1 victory over D.C. United (1-2-0).

—From Sun staff and news services

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