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College lacrosse roundup (May 4): Steele's 5 goals, Taylor's 11 help Maryland women advance

From Sun staff reports

Caroline Steele (Severn) had a game-high five goals and Megan Taylor (Glenelg) made 11 saves and No. 2 Maryland women's lacrosse outlasted Johns Hopkins, 16-11, in a Big Ten semifinal at Ann Arbor, Mich., on Friday.

The two-time defending champion Terps (17-1) will face the winner of No. 6 Northwestern and Penn State in Sunday's championship at noon.

Maryland outscored the Blue Jays (10-8), 11-4, in the first half.

Penn State 21, No. 6 Northwestern 16: Madison Carter (South River) had six goals and Maria Auth (North Harford) had a career-high eight points and the Nittany Lions (10-8) stunned the Wildcats (13-5) in a Big Ten semifinal at Ann Arbor, Mich.

No. 5 James Madison 17, Delaware 5: The host Dukes (17-1) took a 9-1 lead at the half and cruised past the Blue Hens (8-10) in a Colonial Athletic Association semifinal. Kristen Gaudian had five goals for JMU.

No. 7 Towson 9, Elon 7: Natalie Sulmonte had four goals to lead the Tigers (15-3) past the Phoenix (4-11) in a CAA semifinal at JMU.

No. 8 Loyola Maryland 15, Boston University 6: Hannah Savage scored five goals and freshman Livy Rosenzweig set a school record as the host Greyhounds (15-3) beat the Terriers (10-8) in a Patriot League semifinal.

Rosenzweigh (three goals) has 82 points in her freshman season, besting Janet Eisenhut's record of 81 set in 1980. Frankie Kamely had two goals, including her 100th career for Loyola.

No. 10 Navy 20, Lehigh 5: Julia Collins (River Hill) had five goals and sister Jenna Collins (River Hill) and Natalie Irwin each had a hat trick to lead the Mids (15-3) past the Mountain Hawks (13-6) in a Patriot League semifinal at Loyola Maryland.

Nation men

No. 1 Yale 21, Penn 6: Matt Gaudet had seven goals to lead the Bulldogs (13-2) past the Quakers (7-8) in an Ivy League semifinal at Columbia .

Nation women

No. 1 Stony Brook 19, New Hampshire 5: The host Seawolves (18-0) advance to the America East championship for the seventh straight year. Stony Brook will host Albany , a 16-10 winner over Binghamton, in the finals.

No. 16 High Point 12, Campbell 5: Brooke Stevens (Catonsvillle) had two goals and two assists and set a school record 47 career assists as the host Panthers (16-2) beat the Camels (9-10) in a Big South semifinal. Winthrop beat Liberty , 16-10, in the other semifinal

No. 14 Penn 16, Dartmouth 14: Elyse Decker scored five goals and the Quakers (13-3) held off a late rally by the Big Green (11-5) to win an Ivy League semifinal at Princeton. Dartmouth scored the last three goals.

No. 13 Princeton 17, Columbia 7: The host Tigers (11-5) won by the largest margin in an Ivy League tournament game.

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