Digest: Covie Stanwick leads BC to 17-8 rout of Holy Cross

February 17, 2013|Sports Digest

Women's college lacrosse

Stanwick leads BC to rout of Holy Cross

Covie Stanwick (Notre Dame Prep) set career highs with six goals and three assists to lead No. 18 Boston College (1-0) to a 17-8 victory over host Holy Cross (1-1). Brooke Blue and freshman Sarah Mannelly each scored four goals. Taylor Zebrowski and Laura Ryan each scored twice for the Crusaders.

More national games: Nikki Boltja scored the tying and winning goals as host Louisville (2-0) earned a 12-11 victory over No. 20 Ohio State (0-1). Katie Chase (Glenelg) had three goals for the Buckeyes. Boltja finished with a game-high four goals. ... No. 13 Massachusetts (2-1) used a 7-0 run in the first half and rolled to a 21-8 victory over Long Island University-Brooklyn (0-1). Katie Ferris, Tanner Guarino and Sam Rush finished with three goals each for the Minutewomen. ... Kelsi Bozel (Notre Dame Prep) and Kelyn Freedman each had a hat trick to power No. 14 Georgetown (1-0) to a 16-12 decision over host Delaware (0-1). ... Demmianne Cook scored seven goals to power No. 19 Stony Brook (1-0) to a 20-5 victory over host Bucknell (0-1). America East Player of the Year and All-American Claire Petersen added four goals and six assists for Stony Brook.

State games: Ten players scored for host No. 17 Johns Hopkins (1-0) as it earned a 20-10 victory over Old Dominion (0-1). ... Aimee Gennaro scored four goals for visiting Navy (2-0) as it picked up a 15-7 victory over Liberty (1-1). ... UMBC won its fourth season opener in five years with a 15-12 victory at American (0-2). ... Mount. St. Mary's (0-1) scored just three goals in the second half as it lost 12-6 against host La Salle (1-0).

National news: Virginia Commonwealth announced Thursday that it will add women's lacrosse beginning with the 2015-16 season to maintain compliance with Title IX, the federal law passed in 1972 that requires gender equality in educational programs. The team will play in the Atlantic 10 Conference and carry a roster of 25 to 30 players.

Et cetera

Maryland baseball loses second in row to No. 10 LSU

Junior Brady Kirkpatrick pitched 61/3 strong innings, allowing two earned runs on two hits, but visiting Maryland (0-2) was unable to capitalize offensively and fell to No. 10 LSU, 5-1, on Saturday. LSU (2-0) scored four runs in the seventh inning to break open a scoreless game before the Terps scored in the eighth when senior Jordan Hagel drove in sophomore Charlie White. Hagel finished 2-for-4. The Tigers also beat Maryland, 1-0, on Friday night.

College softball: UMBC (0-5) lost 9-4 to South Dakota and 13-2 in five innings to South Dakota State on the third day of the Jimmy John's Lion Classic II in Hammond, La.

Women's college basketball: The There Goes My Hero Foundation is hosting a bone marrow drive at Comcast Center for Maryland's Team Tyler Day game next Sunday against Duke. The booth will be set up on the 300 level concourse between sections 207 and 208 starting at 1 p.m. and will remain open until the stadium empties. Team Tyler Day and the Team Tyler Foundation were started by four Terps players who felt compelled to do something when they learned that one of the sons of their coach, Brenda Frese, was diagnosed with leukemia. For more information, go to theregoesmyhero.org.

Men's college indoor track and field: Freshman David Kaiser (River Hill) broke the Gettysburg school record in the long jump at the Susquehanna University Open. On his sixth and final attempt, Kaiser sailed 21 feet, 101/4 inches, exceeding the mark previously held by Erik Lambertsen (2004) by 4 inches. Kaiser was the top Division III finisher in the event.

National Women's Soccer League: The Washington Spirit has arranged preseason home games against Penn State on March 17 at 4 p.m., defending national champion North Carolina on March 30 at 3 p.m. and Virginia on April 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Germantown.

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