Notebook: Salisbury women reach NCAA D-III final

The Salisbury women's lacrosse team used a 4-0 run in the second half to pull away from Amherst and win, 8-4, in an NCAA Division III semifinal Saturday in Gettysburg, Pa.

The defending national champion Sea Gulls (22-1) seek their third championship in a rematch of last year's game against Trinity (Conn.), an 8-7 winner over SUNY Cortland.

Salisbury won, 12-5, over Trinity in last year's championship.

The Lord Jeffs finished at 19-3.

The Sea Gulls never led by more than two goals until the 4-0 run began when Shelby Nemecek (Liberty) scored with 12:09 left for a 5-3 lead.

Kate Haker (Westminster) scored all three of her goals during the run.

Salisbury and Trinity play today at 2:30 p.m. in Gettysburg.

Men: Judd Lattimore has been named coach at Holy Cross. Lattimore joins the Crusaders after spending the past two seasons as the top assistant coach at Penn. He previously worked at Michigan, Bucknell, North Carolina, Penn again and Delaware. ... Anne Arundel Community College's David Earl was named National Junior College Athletic Association Coach of the Year.

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