Digest: No. 3 Maryland routs Dartmouth in field hockey, 6-0

Terps fall to Fordham in women's soccer, 1-0, despite allowing only one shot on goal

September 10, 2012|Sports Digest

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No. 3 Maryland routs Dartmouth in field hockey, 6-0

Junior Ali McEvoy's first career hat trick helped lead the No. 3 Maryland field hockey team to a 6-0 win over visiting Dartmouth (1-3) in the final game of the Terrapin Invitational. The Terps (5-1) outshot Dartmouth 34-5 and had 17 penalty corners to the Big Green's one. Senior Megan Frazer added two goals, and freshman Sarah Sprink had one. Maryland was without sophomores Katie Gerzabek and Maxine Fluharty, who are in Guadalajara, Mexico, with the U.S. under-21 team for the Junior Pan American Games over the next two weeks. The Terps will host No. 17 Boston College on Friday at 7 p.m. in their Atlantic Coast Conference opener. Missy Meharg will be honored before the game for her 25th season as coach.

More college field hockey: Sophomore Courtney Branco scored a pair of second-half goals but Towson (0-5) lost at Lehigh, 6-3. ... Host Salisbury (5-0) rallied from a 1-0 deficit with four consecutive goals to down visiting Washington College (2-2) in the championship game of the Salisbury Invitational, 4-1.

Women's college soccer: A goal in the 70th minute propelled Fordham (2-4-0) to a 1-0 upset of host Maryland (4-2-1). Fordham's only shot on goal came off the foot of Kristina Maksuti, who took a simple pass from Kaitlyn Carballeira, turned and fired a shot from 30 yards out that was placed perfectly into the upper left of the goal. Maryland outshot Fordham 29-5, but Rams goalkeeper Rachel Suther finished with 12 saves. ... Host UMBC (1-6-1) lost its third straight contest as Kelsey Pardue scored in a 1-0 victory for Longwood (4-2).

Men's college soccer: Junior Jamie Libby headed in a free kick from sophomore Connor Thompson in the 94th minute to lead host Loyola (2-1-1) to a 2-1 come-from-behind overtime victory against Quinnipiac (2-2) on Saturday night.

Men's lacrosse: Team Canada got its revenge Saturday night against Team USA in front of a crowd of 4,500-plus fans at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo., pulling off an impressive 11-9 upset over the team that beat them in the 2010 Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship game. Despite their inexperience at the international level, the youthful Canadians took a 5-2 lead into the half and overcame a 5-1 run by the United States in the second half. Curtis Dickson led the Canadians on offense, scoring a game-high four goals and securing the win for his team with a pair of fourth-quarter goals that halted Team USA's comeback. On defense, goalies Evan Kirk and Angus Dineley both delivered MVP-caliber performances, recording a combined 23 saves. Comparitively, the United States only had eight stops during the game. Matt Striebel led Team USA with a pair of goals, while Paul Rabil (Johns Hopkins) finished with a team-high three points on a goal and two assists.

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Triathlon: The inaugural Iron Girl Rocky Gap Triathlon was held Sunday at Rocky Gap State Park in Flintstone, and more than 450 female athletes ages 14 to 73 from 13 states participated in the race, which consisted of a half-mile swim, a 16-mile bike and a three-mile run. Thirty-two-year-old nursing student Loren Winebrenner of Hyndman, Pa., was the top finisher with a time of 1 hour, 26 minutes, 16seconds. Winebrenner took home a prize of $1,700. Rounding out the top five were: Ulrike Robinson (40, Darnestown), 1:30:03, $1,300; Faith Korbel (34, Arlington, Va.), 1:30:08, $800; Katie Palavecino (34, Alexandria, Va.), 1:30:33, $600; and Elizabeth Mazhari (40, Towson), 1:31:25, $399.

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