Mids lose to BU, 1-0, in Patriot League women's soccer final

Terps beat UNC, 2-0, to capture 10th ACC field hockey title

November 11, 2013|Sports Digest

Women's college soccer

Mids lose to BU, 1-0, in Patriot League final

The Navy women's soccer team lost to visiting Boston University, 1-0, in the Patriot League championship Sunday. The Terriers' Erica Kosienski scored in the 42nd minute to give Boston the edge. The Mids finish the season at 16-5-0. The Terriers (14-3-4) had a slight advantage in shots (10-9) and corner kicks (8-6). Navy junior defender Jade Seabrook, junior forward Morgan Dankanich and sophomore midfielder Kaylie Davidson were selected to the league's All-Tournament team.

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Terps beat UNC to capture 10th ACC field hockey title

The No. 1 Maryland field hockey team scored twice in the second half for a 2-0 win over No. 3 North Carolina (16-5, 3-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) at Newton, Mass. The win gave the Terps their 10th ACC championship. Tournament Most Valuable Player Jill Witmer scored four minutes into the second half, and Anna Dessoye also scored. Maryland (20-1, 6-0) has won all 10 conference titles under coach Missy Meharg. Witmer was named to the ACC All-Tournament team along with Hayley Turner, Ali McEvoy and Sarah Sprink.

Women's volleyball: Johns Hopkins became the first No. 4 seed in conference history to win the Division III Centennial Conference tournament title. Hopkins defeated third-seeded Muhlenberg, 3-1, to claim its third title in as many seasons. The Blue Jays won, 25-11, 21-25, 25-23, 25-10. Junior Meagan Donohoe was named tournament MVP after totaling 50 kills, 17 digs and seven block assists. ... UMBC swept host Massachusetts Lowell (0-24, 0-12) in three sets, 25-19, 25-13, 25-10, in America East play. Junior hitter Hannah Schmidt (Mount de Sales) finished with a match-best 11 kills for the Retrievers (17-10, 8-4). … Cindy Okpegbue had 11 kills and posted a .375 hitting percentage, leading Coppin State to a 25-21, 25-18, 25-21 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference victory over visiting Howard (20-10, 8-4) in the regular-season finale. The victory secured the second seed in the MEAC tournament for the Eagles (13-15, 8-4).

Water polo: No. 4 seed Johns Hopkins defeated sixth-seeded George Washington, 9-7, in the Collegiate Water Polo Association Southern Championship. The Blue Jays earn fifth place at the championship and automatically qualify for the CWPA Eastern Championship in two weeks.

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Team STX holds on to defeat Maverik, 10-9, in lax

Team STX jumped out to a 5-0 lead and held on for a 10-9 win over Maverik United on the lacrosse LXM Pro Tour in the Dallas suburb of Oak Point on Saturday. Goalie Matt Russell (Navy) returned after missing one game with a broken thumb to make 12 saves and earn the victory at Makarow Polo Farms. Maverik played without one of its top scorers this season, former Chesapeake Bayhawk Johnny Christmas (18 goals, seven assists). Xander Ritz (Maryland) and Peter Baum each scored twice as STX took a 7-3 lead into halftime. Maverik's Erik Krum (Salisbury) scored twice in the second half and Billy Bitter (North Carolina) had three goals. STX leads the series 5-2 this year; the tour will resume Nov. 23 in Tucson, Ariz. For STX, Kyle Harrison (Johns Hopkins, Friends) had two goals and an assist in the game, and Sam Bradman (Salisbury) scored once on a team-high 10 shots. In the Maverik net, Johnny Rodriguez, (Salisbury, Mount St. Joseph) finished with 21 saves. STX leads the series, 5-2, this year; the tour will resume Nov. 23 in Tucson, Ariz.

Jon Fogg

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