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No. 1 Northwestern tops Syracuse in OT

Michelle Tumolo scored her third goal of the night with 51 seconds left to force overtime, where No.11 Syracuse fell, 11-9, to top-ranked Northwestern at the Carrier Dome.

Erin Fitzgerald and Shannon Smith each recorded a goal in overtime to seal the win for the visiting Wildcats (3-0).

Junior Michelle Tumolo led the Orange (1-2) with five points on three goals and two assists. Sophomore Katie Webster had three goals. Smith scored five goals and had one assist for the visitors.

After Northwestern got the first goal, Syracuse scored four in a row to take a 4-1 advantage. Webster scored all three of her goals in that span. At halftime, the Orange led 6-3.

The Wildcats opened the second half with six consecutive goals to take a 9-6 lead. The host Orange scored three goals in the final 4:16 to force overtime.

Syracuse will play at No. 5 Florida on Saturday at 1p.m.

No. 17 Georgetown 16, Delaware 7: Dina Jackson scored four goals and Sophia Thomas had a hat trick to power the host Hoyas (1-0) over the Blue Hens (2-2). Georgetown got off to a slow start, falling behind 2-0 after nearly nine minutes of play. Then the Hoyas scored seven straight goals and never trailed again. Abbie Hartman scored twice for Delaware.

No. 14 Boston College at Connecticut, ppd.: Because of inclement weather, the game between the Eagles (2-1) and the Huskies (2-0) was postponed until 4p.m. today. The game will be played at the Huskies' George J. Sherman Family Sports Complex.

State

Towson 11, UMBC 3: Andi Raymond and Sarah Appelt each had two goals and an assist to lead the host Tigers (2-0) to their second straight win. Seven Tigers players scored a goal in the victory. UMBC fell to 1-2.

Senior goalkeeper Mary Teeters (Centennial) made nine saves for the Tigers, including seven in the second half.

Columbia 14, Mount St. Mary's 5: Kaitlyn Larrimore (North Harford) paced the Mount (0-3) with a hat trick. Lindsay Diaz (Dulaney) and Nicole Price (North Harford) each had a goal for the visitors. Kacie Johnson fueled the host Lions (1-1) with two goals and five assists, and Paige Cuscovitch added four goals.

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