Digest: Loyola tops Siena, 3-0, ties for 1st in MAAC men's soccer

No. 6 Terps rout UC Davis, 7-0, in field hockey as Sprink scores twice

October 15, 2012|Sports Digest

College soccer

Loyola men top Siena, 3-0, tie for 1st in MAAC

Sophomore Connor Thompson had a hand in all three of Loyola's goals, scoring twice, and the Greyhounds defeated Siena, 3-0, to hand the Saints (7-6-0, 3-1-0 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) their first MAAC loss of the season in men's soccer. Stephen Dooley also scored for Loyola (8-5-1, 3-1-0), which swept its conference opponents this weekend to run its winning streak to three games and move into a tie with Siena and Iona atop the MAAC standings.

More men: Monmouth (8-3-1, 3-1-1 Northeast Conference) defeated host Mount St. Mary's, 2-1. Mark Plaisance scored for the Mount (3-9-0, 1-4-0) at 35:33 of the first half. ... Ali Famili scored in the 72nd minute to help Lehigh (2-10-0, 1-3-0 Patriot League) hand Navy (5-3-3, 1-1-2) a 2-1 loss on Saturday night, ending the Midshipmen's seven-game unbeaten streak. Joseph Greenspan got Navy's goal in the 48th minute on a penalty kick that tied the game at 1.

Women: Freshman forward Bria Bass scored for UMBC, but a second-half penalty kick by visiting Stony Brook led to a 1-1 double-overtime draw Sunday. The tie marked the fifth draw of the season for the Retrievers (1-9-5, 0-3-3 America East), a program record. Stony Brook moved to 8-5-3, 2-3-1. ... Junior Emily Banes had a goal in her second straight game, but visiting Towson (1-13-1, 1-6 CAA) lost, 3-1, to conference-leading Hofstra (10-5, 6-1). ... Host Quinnipiac (8-4-2, 4-2-1 Northeast Conference) scored with 4:01 remaining in the second overtime for a 1-0 win over Mount St. Mary's (7-7-1, 2-3-1).

College field hockey

No. 6 Terps rout UC Davis, 7-0, as Sprink scores twice

Six players had goals as No. 6 Maryland beat visiting UC Davis, 7-0, on Sunday afternoon in its annual Breast Cancer Awareness game. Freshman Sarah Sprink led with two goals as the Terps (11-3) outshot the Aggies (6-9) by a 21-5 margin. The Terps will host Towson at 7 p.m. Tuesday before welcoming No. 2 North Carolina at 1 p.m. Saturday for a rematch of the 2009, 2010, and 2011 NCAA championship games. The two teams have won the past seven national titles, with the Terps winning five, including the past two.

Other result: Senior Ashlea Carl gave Towson (1-14) an early lead off a penalty corner, but host American earned a 6-2 victory.

Et cetera

Buck reaches 1,000 kills as Towson volleyball rallies

Junior Katy Buck (Mount de Sales) became the 13th player in Towson volleyball history to record 1,000 kills, and the Tigers overcame a 2-1 deficit for a 3-2 victory at James Madison. The victory was the 12th straight for the Tigers (19-3, 6-0 Colonial Athletic Association). Buck, who entered the day needing 10 kills to reach the milestone, got to the mark in the fourth set. Senior Marta Machos led the Tigers as she tied her career high with 17 kills and added four digs and two blocks assists. Buck finished with 14 kills and 11 digs.

More college volleyball: Sophomore Ashleigh Crutcher totaled a match-high 18 kills and freshman Mackenzie Dagostino dished out a personal-best 43 assists, but No. 12 Florida State (16-2, 8-1 ACC) downed Maryland, 3-1 (25-22, 25-17, 22-25, 25-17). Crutcher added 11 digs for her third doubledouble of the year for the Terps (10-10, 2-7). Dagostino finished with 10 digs to go along with 43 assists for her team-high eighth double double of the season. Senior Remy McBain knocked down a career-best 14 kills for the to go with seven digs and five assists. Sophomore Adreené Elliott had 13 kills. ... Sophomore Hannah Schmidt (Mount de Sales) had 11 kills and junior Emily Vandegrift added 10, and junior Ali Goc scooped up a team-best 16 digs as host UMBC (10-13, 3-3 America East) swept Stony Brook, 3-0 (25-22, 27-25, 25-19). In addition to her team-high 11 kills, Schmidt picked up 12 digs for her third straight and eighth overall double double of the season. Vandegrift added 10 kills, and senior Ali Loynachan finished with nine kills and nine digs. Stony Brook fell to 7-12, 2-4. ... Jac Bullock hit .618, with a career-high 22 kills and just one error, and Loyola (11-10, 3-6 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) outlasted host Marist (7-13, 3-7) in five sets, 25-17, 17-25, 25-15, 22-25, 15-12.

Men's college lacrosse: Defending NCAA champion Loyola and Villanova both closed their fall scrimmage schedules Saturday at Ridley Athletic Complex. Unofficially, Loyola won, 14-10. Senior short-stick defensive midfielder Josh Hawkins sat out the first half but played in the second. Hawkins missed at least a week of practice because of a suspension for violating team rules. ... Host Notre Dame beat Navy, 14-3, in a scrimmage Saturday. The Midshipmen will wrap up their fall season Saturday with a pair of scrimmages in Philadelphia. Navy will face UMBC at 1 p.m., followed by a 3 p.m. matchup against host Drexel.

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