College Sports Roundup
By Mathew Schlissel
Johns Hopkins Blue Jays
Junior attackman Zack Greer scored six goals to lead Duke over Johns Hopkins, 11-9, last Saturday at Homewood Field. The loss was the Blue Jays' third in a row as they fell to 4-4 on the season. Junior Stephen Peyser led Hopkins with a career-high four points on two goals and two assists. Hopkins takes on Maryland Saturday at 8 p.m. at College Park.
Stephen Peyser led Hopkins with a career-high four points on two goals and two assists in Saturday's loss to Duke. (Mitch Stringer/PressBox)
The No. 13 women's lacrosse team fell to No. 19 Vanderbilt, 11-10, in overtime last Sunday in Nasvhille. Mary Key led the Blue Jays with five goals and one assist. The assist gave her 132 for her career, which tied for second on the all-time NCAA list. The Blue Jays will host Virginia Saturday at 12 p.m. at Homewood Field.
The men's lacrosse team had its five-game winning streak snapped last Saturday when the Greyhounds were crushed, 17-7, at Rutgers. Loyola (5-3, 3-1 ECAC) was ahead 6-5 in the second quarter before Rutgers made its run. Loyola has a showdown Saturday in Washington D.C. against Georgetown at 1 p.m.
The Loyola women's lacrosse team lost to No. 7 Georgetown, 14-3, last Saturday at Diane Geppi-Aikens Field in a Big East Conference match-up. Coco Stanwick led the Hoyas with four goals and an assist. Loyola will face Maryland Friday at College Park at 7 p.m.
The No. 6 Navy men's lacrosse team lost to No. 11 Maryland, 8-7 in overtime, last Friday. The crowd of 14,625 fans at Navy-Marine Corps Stadium was the third largest crowd to see a game there and the 11th largest for a regular season game in NCAA Division I history. Freshman Tim Paul led Navy with two goals and an assist in his first start. Ian Dingman added a goal and two assists. The Midshipmen return home Saturday to face archrival Army at 12 p.m.
The women's lacrosse team, headed by former Maryland coach Cindy Timchal, is in a transition year. Last Friday, the Mids defeated the Maryland Club team 14-5. Navy, who is 11-3 overall, will be at Villa Julie College Saturday for a 1 p.m. face-off.
The men's lacrosse team defeated Sacred Heart, 14-9, last Friday night at Unitas Stadium. Senior Bobby Griebe led Towson with two goals and an assist. Towson (6-3, 3-0) will host Hofstra Saturday at 1 p.m.
The Towson football team opened spring practice last Friday and named five captains: senior linebacker Brian Bradford, senior wide receiver Demetrius Harrison, senior defensive back Kenny Scott, senior linebacker John Webb and junior quarterback Sean Schaefer. The Spring Game is scheduled for May 5.
Last week was a good one for the UMBC men's lacrosse team. The Retrievers defeated local rival Towson, 11-9, at home last Tuesday and then routed Hartford, 14-2, on the road Saturday. In the Hartford game, senior Drew Westervelt led UMBC with three goals and two assists. UMBC (6-4, 1-1) will face league rival Binghamton Saturday at UMBC Stadium at 7 p.m.
The women's lacrosse team scored the first 11 goals of the game and easily defeated Binghamton, 18-3, last Saturday at UMBC Stadium. Senior Kelly Fahey led the Retrievers (5-7, 1-2 America East) with two goals and three assists, while freshman Amanda Gable posted her second career hat trick. UMBC will face Stony Brook at home Saturday at 1 p.m.
Coppin State's 4 x 800 men's relay team qualified for the IC4A Outdoor Track and Field Championship last Thursday at the 80th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays. The Eagles finished sixth overall completing the race in 7:34.3, which easily met the qualifying standard of 7:43.60.
The Morgan State softball team swept Coppin State, 8-3 and 19-5, last Thursday in Severn. Chanel Lee led the Bears (5-13, 1-2) with six RBIs in both games.
The College of Notre Dame's women's lacrosse team (7-1) continued its strong play with a win over Shenandoah, 16-4, last Wednesday. Tina Money led the Gators with four goals and seven draw controls.
Villa Julie's men's lacrosse team routed York College, 13-4, last Wednesday. The No. 16 Mustangs climbed to 8-2 overall and 6-0 in the Capital Athletic Conference.
The Goucher women's lacrosse team routed Marymount, 21-5, on the road last Saturday. Kate Knitter scored eight goals and assisted on two to lead the Gophers.
Issue 2.15: April 12, 2007