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Ally Adams earns Boston University a date with Loyola Maryland.

Ally Adams (Severna Park) scored twice, including the game-winner with 2:25 left, to lift host Boston University (8-8) to an 8-7 victory over Lehigh (9-8) in a Patriot League quarterfinal Tuesday. Boston University advances to face host Loyola Maryland in Friday's semifinal.

St. Mary's 17, Frostburg State 5: The host Seahawks (13-4) went on an 11-0 run in the second half to beat the Bobcats (9-8) in the first round of the Capital Athletic Conference tournament. Shelby Newman (Manchester Valley) had four goals for St. Mary's, which faces host York at 2 p.m. in the CAC semifinals Saturday. The win marks back-to-back victories over Frostburg State. The Seahawks beat the Bobcats, 17-10, in the regular-season finale on April 18

Nation men's lacrosse

No. 7 Albany 23, Siena 7: The visiting Great Danes (12-2) trailed 1-0 for two minutes before scoring 18 goals in a row. Seth Oakes scored four goals for Albany. The Saints fell to 5-8.

No. 20 Bucknell 13, Lehigh 8: The host Bison (9-5) beat the Mountain Hawks (7-9) in a Patriot League quarterfinal.

Nation women's lacrosse

No. 5 Stony Brook 12, Hofstra 8: Courtney Murphy scored four goals and the visiting Seawolves (15-1) won their fourth straight. Stony Brook extended its one-goal halftime lead by scoring the first three goals of the second half. Lindsey Alfano scored twice for the Pride (10-5).

Men's college basketball

Report: Terps, Hoyas to play in November

A Washington television station is reporting that Maryland will meet Georgetown in the inaugural Gavitt Games early next season. WUSA-TV (Channel 9) reported that a date and location have not been announced, but a source familiar with the situation said the Terps have been promised a home game in the new series and that the game will be played Nov. 17, 18, 19 or 20. It it happens, it will mark the first time the two schools have been scheduled to play during the regular season since 1993, when Joe Smith led the unranked Terps to an 84-83 overtime upset of the No. 15 Hoyas at USAir Arena. The teams met again in the NCAA tournament in 2001, with the 11th-ranked Terps beating the 21st-ranked Hoyas, 76-66, in the Sweet 16. In 2008, Maryland lost to No. 21 Georgetown, 75-48, in a third-place consolation game at the Old Spice Classic in Orlando, Fla. In 2012, Maryland athletic director Kevin Anderson said the Terps would not schedule the Hoyas in another sport until the men's basketball teams played again. This year's game will likely be played Nov. 17 or 18 because the Hoyas are scheduled to play at the 2K Classic in New York Nov. 20 and Nov. 22. The Gavitt Games, named in honor of longtime Big East commissioner Dave Gavitt, are a first-year event between eight schools from the Big Ten and eight from the Big East. Under the current format, teams will play a home-and-home series in consecutive years, meaning the Terps will play at the Verizon Center in 2016. A Maryland athletic department spokesman could not confirm the WUSA-TV report.

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More colleges

Maryland running back Veii decides to transfer

Maryland junior running back Jacquille Veii, who was moved back to the position after spending most of last season as a slot receiver, will transfer after the semester, an athletic department spokesman said Tuesday. The 5-foot-9, 187-pound Veii was expected to be third on the depth chart going into preseason practice this summer, behind senior Brandon Ross and junior Wes Brown, who sat out the spring recovering from an injury. r 105 Stefon Diggs Veii, who played at the Avalon School in Montgomery County, will have to sit out a year if he transfers to another Football Bowl Subdivision school.

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More football: Notre Dame announced that its home game Oct. 10 against Navy will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Men's lacrosse: Johns Hopkins and Maryland collaborated to announce the unveiling of "The Rivalry Trophy," which will go to the winner of the regular-season game between the programs. The trophy, in the shape of a Maryland blue crab, was made using reclaimed wood from Baltimore and crafted by Sandtown Millworks. It weighs 25 pounds and measures 32 inches wide and 22 inches tall. The teams will play Saturday at 8 p.m. at Byrd Stadium in College Park.

Baseball: Maryland sophomore right-hander Mike Shawaryn was named National Pitcher of the Week by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.

Women's volleyball: Coppin State's Ariel Richard received an NCAA Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for Careers in Athletics.

Women's track and field: Salisbury sophomore high jumper Meghan McGowan (Arundel) was named Capital Athletic Conference Field Athlete of the Week.

Et cetera

Navy pitcher Harris called up by Cardinals

During his stint in the Persian Gulf on a Navy aircraft carrier, Mitch Harris kept his pitching arm — and his hopes of eventually making it to the majors — in shape by tossing a baseball on the flight deck. "We actually had a cook ... who grew up playing baseball his whole life," Harris recalled. "He was about the only person I truly trusted to throw with, because I was scared I'd hurt anybody else." Harris, a 2008 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, told this story Tuesday during a news conference at Nationals Park, where the 29-year-old relief pitcher joined the St. Louis Cardinals after being called up from the minors. The Hall of Fame said it believes the only Naval Academy graduate to appear in a major league game was pitcher Nemo Gaines, who made four relief appearances in 1921 with the Washington Senators. Counting the minor leagues, just nine Annapolis graduates have played professional baseball, the Hall said.

Minor league basketball: The Bay Area Shuckers' Devon Scott (Dunbar) was named one of three recipients of the American Professional Basketball League Outstanding Achievement and Sportsmanship Award.

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