Terps To Face Tar Heels For ACC Championship
By Chris Garman
Here are the highlights from the past week in local Division I women's lacrosse.
Game of the Week
No. 4 Maryland dominated No. 6 Duke during the semifinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament with a 12-3 win in Durham, N.C., April 21.
Junior Alex Aust led the Terrapins (15-3) with three goals and four assists, while junior Katie Schwarzmann added four goals. Senior goalkeeper Brittany Dipper tallied nine saves to seal the victory.
After falling behind early, 1-0, the Terps responded by scoring four goals in less than four minutes to take a 4-1 lead into the half. They went on to score eight of the next nine goals.
Maryland will move on to face No. 3 North Carolina in the conference championship at 7 p.m. April 23 in Durham.
Week In Review
UMBC 13, American 11
No. 4 Maryland 15, Virginia Tech 7
No. 11 Loyola 15, Rutgers 11
Towson 15, George Mason 9
No. 4 Maryland 12, No. 6 Duke 3
No. 13 Penn State 12, No. 19 Johns Hopkins 9
Navy 14, Lehigh 4
New Hampshire 12, UMBC 11
No. 8 Notre Dame 7, No. 14 Georgetown 6 (double overtime)
No. 11 Loyola 20, Villanova 9
Towson 10, James Madison 9 (double overtime)
Players of the Week
• Maryland junior Alex Aust: 12 points (three goals, nine assists) during the Terps' two games
• Loyola sophomore Marlee Paton: 15 points (nine goals, six assists) during the Greyhounds' two games
• Towson redshirt sophomore Ashleigh Rohrback: 11 points (four goals, seven assists) during the Tigers' two games
News and Notes
• UMBC senior Emily Coady scored her 100th career goal during the team's 13-1 victory against American.
• Maryland junior Alex Aust set an ACC tournament record with nine assists during the Terps' first two games.
• After its win against James Madison, Towson captured its second-consecutive Colonial Athletic Conference regular-season title.
• Navy finished its regular season with a perfect 6-0 record in the Patriot League.
• Penn State head coach Missy Doherty recorded her 100th career win during the Nittany Lions' victory against Johns Hopkins.
• On the national scene, No. 5 Florida became the first team to defeat No. 1 Northwestern this season, with an 8-7 victory in Evanston, Ill., April 21. No. 2 Syracuse recorded a 16-9 victory against No. 13 Cornell.
No. 4 Maryland vs. No. 3 North Carolina in Durham, N.C. -- 7 p.m.
No. 4 Maryland vs. No. 15 Georgetown -- 7 p.m.
UMBC at No. 18 Johns Hopkins -- 7 p.m.
No. 14 Loyola at No. 2 Syracuse -- 7 p.m.
Towson vs. Drexel -- 12 p.m.
Navy vs. American -- 5 p.m.
No. 18 Johns Hopkins vs. No. 12 Ohio State -- 1 p.m.
No. 15 Georgetown vs. Rutgers -- 1 p.m.
No. 14 Loyola at Connecticut -- 1 p.m.
Posted April 23, 2012