Terps upset, 2-1, in ACC field hockey semifinal
Second-seeded Maryland (15-4, 4-2) lost, 2-1, to third-seeded Duke (12-6, 3-3) on Friday in the Atlantic Coast Conference field hockey semifinals in College Park. Junior Colleen Gulick gave the Terps, the reigning NCAA and ACC champions, a 1-0 lead in the 10th minute when she put in a rebound on a penalty corner, but the Blue Devils responded with goals seven minutes before halftime and two minutes into the second half. Duke will play North Carolina at 1 p.m. Sunday in the title game at the Field Hockey & Lacrosse Complex. Maryland will find out its NCAA tournament fate Tuesday night.
More field hockey: Maryland's Jemma Buckley, Megan Frazer, Ali McEvoy, Harriet Tibble and Jill Witmer made the All-ACC team. … Towson freshman goalie Christina Siwiec was named the Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week. … Johns Hopkins junior Maggie Phillips was named the Centennial Conference Offensive Player of the Week.
Men's college soccer: Fifth-seeded Haverford (11-6-1) earned a 2-1 victory over top-seeded Johns Hopkins (10-5-3) in the Centennial Conference semifinals at Homewood Field. … UMBC senior Dan Louisignau was named America East Conference Goalkeeper of the Year. Louisignau also earned first team All-Conference honors, along with senior midfielder-forward Andrew Bulls (McDonogh), junior defender Liam Paddock and sophomore forward Pete Caringi III (Calvert Hall). Sophomore defender Dan Welsh earned second-team honors. … The CoSIDA Academic All-District II Division III first team included Johns Hopkins senior defender Drew Holland and senior forward Sean Coleman.
Women's college soccer: Kelsey Rene and Nichole Schiro both scored twice, and Toni Cowan added her first career goal, as host and third seed Loyola (8-11-1) advanced to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference championship game with a 5-0 victory over Niagara. The Greyhounds will play host to top-seeded Marist (12-5-2) at 1 p.m. Sunday. … Freshman Morgan Dankanich scored the winning goal in the 80th minute as third-seeded Navy (13-5-3) edged second-seeded Lafayette (9-6-2), 3-2, in the Patriot League semifinals in Hamilton, N.Y. The Mids will play fourth-seeded Army in the final at 1 p.m. Sunday. … The CoSIDA Academic All-District II Division I first team included Towson goalkeeper Jocelyn Papciak (Atholton). The second team included Navy junior forward Brittany Fruin. Stevenson senior forward Stephanie Eyler made the Division III team along with three Johns Hopkins seniors: midfielder Erica Suter (River Hill), defender Pam Kopfensteiner and goalie Kristen Redsun.
Men's college basketball: Freshman guard Joey Getz scored 15 points and added six assists to lead host UMBC to a 73-51 victory over Division III College of New Jersey in an exhibition game.
Women's college basketball: UMBC is ranked 21st in the CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Top 25 preseason poll.
Men's college golf: Loyola senior Jay Mulieri was selected as the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Co-Men's Golfer of the Month for October.
Horse racing: Trainer Dale Capuano, who will turn 49 Sunday, moved to within 20 victories of 3,000 by winning two races Friday at his home track of Laurel Park, taking the third with Bubbie Hon and sixth with Moises. … Jamie Ness saddled two winners on a card for the fourth time in less than a month at Laurel, winning with Espresso Royale in the first race and Lavenham ($6.20) in the eighth, and moved into a tie with Hamilton Smith atop the trainer standings during the current fall meeting with 15.
Varsity football: Fallston's Dave Cesky was named Ravens High School Coach of the Week after a 35-20 win over Harford County rival North Harford last week that gave them sole possession of first place in the Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference Chesapeake Division.
From Sun staff and news services