Digest: Late goals lift Terps women in NCAA 1st round

November 11, 2012|Sports Digest

Women's college soccer

Late goals lift Terps in NCAA 1st round

Senior Becky Kaplan and junior Hayley Brock each scored in the final five minutes of the game to propel the fourth-seeded Maryland women's soccer team to a 2-0 victory over Stony Brook in the first round of the NCAA tournament Saturday night at Ludwig Field. The win gives the Terps a 14-6-2 record on the season; the Seawolves, who were making their first appearance in the NCAA tournament, finished 12-7-3.

Elsewhere: Loyola lost, 6-0, to No. 15 Duke in the first round in Durham, N.C. The Blue Devils (13-5-2) scored in the ninth minute and the 22nd, 29th, 40th, 40th and 68th in ending the season for the Greyhounds (12-6-4).

College field hockey

No. 6 Maryland wins, 2-0, reaches second round

No. 6 Maryland relied on its dominating defense Saturday to cruise to a 2-0 win over No. 13 Lafay-ette in the first round of the NCAA field hockey tournament in Storrs, Conn. The Terps (17-5), who got goals from freshman Anna Dessoye 3:27 into the game and junior Jill Witmer with 10:15 remaining, outshot the Leopards (18-3) 17-2 and held them without a corner. The Terps will play No. 4 Connecticut (19-2) today at 2 p.m. Today's matchup will be broadcast live online for free and can be heard live online at WMUCSports.wordpress.com.

Division III: Five-time national champion and No. 4 Salisbury (15-3) lost, 3-2, to visiting and No.20 Rochester (18-5) in the second round of the NCAA Division III tournament. The YellowJackets are in the tournament for the first time.

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Oneda leads Hopkins to Mid-East cross country title

The second-ranked Johns Hopkins women's cross country team captured its fifth consecutive NCAA Division III Mid-East Regional Championship title as freshman Hannah Oneda (Winters Mill) cruised to her fifth win of the season. The victory in Carlisle, Pa., ensured the Blue Jays women a sixth-straight trip to the NCAA championship. Hopkins placed six runners in the top 25 to finish with 63 team points, setting a program regional meet record. Oneda crossed the tape in 21 minutes, 34.7 seconds, six seconds ahead of second-place finisher Kristen Galligan of Washington and Jefferson.

Men's swimming: Retrievers senior Mohamed Hussein broke the UMBC pool record in the 200 individual medley with a time of 1 minute, 51.92 seconds as the hosts swept Howard, 127-111 for the men and 125-104 for the women.

Et cetera

Whiskey Romeo takes Laurel's James F. Lewis

Whiskey Romeo shot to the lead and won the inaugural running of the $125,000 James F. Lewis III Stakes at Laurel Park. Cruising under the finish line in 1 minute, 11.70 seconds for the six-furlong distance on the fast main track, the Tony Dutrow trainee was being gently geared down under jockey Stewart Elliott as he beat Amerigo Vespucci by 71/2 lengths, with Alpha Mike Foxtrot an additional 13/4 lengths back in third.

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