Lacrosse roundup (Feb. 28): No. 4 Maryland women roll past UMBC, 21-12

From Sun staff reports

Megan Whittle (McDonogh) tied her career high in goals by halftime and No. 4 Maryland women's lacrosse team won, 21-12, over visiting UMBC on Wednesday night.

Both team's records are 3-1. Whittle scored seven goals in the first half and the Terps took a 14-7 lead.

Maryland bounced back from Saturday's 16-15 overtime loss to North Carolina.

The Tar Heels were No. 8 and the Terps were top-ranked.

Mount St. Mary's 16, Presbyterian 0: Jillian Petito made eight saves and the visiting Mount (3-1) shut out the Blue Hose (1-3).

Taylor Carhart (Manchester Valley) and Emily Davis each scored three goals for Mount St. Mary's.

No. 9 Towson 14, Michigan 7: Emily Gillingham and Natalie Sulmonte each had a hat trick to lead the host Tigers (3-0) past the Wolverines (2-4).

Towson outshot Michigan, 20-12.

Georgetown 15, No. 19 Johns Hopkins 14: The visiting Blue Jays (3-2) put together a 3-0 run over the final 4:52, but the rally came up short.

Francesca Whitehurst (Roland Park) had three goals for the Hoyas (3-1). Mackenzie Heldberg scored a game-high four goals and Miranda Ibello (Maryvale) had two goals and five assists for the Blue Jays.

Nation women

No. 6 Florida 16, Jacksonville 5: Grace Haus ( Notre Dame Prep) had four goals to lead the host Gators (3-1) past the Dolphins (2-2).

Florida led 10-1 in the first half.

No. 11 Virginia 16, William & Mary 5: The host Cavaliers (4-0) used an 11-0 run to beat the Tribe (2-2).

No. 12 Penn 19, Rutgers 9:Caroline Cummings had six goals to help the host Quakers (3-0) beat the Scarlet Knights (3-2).

No. 17 Virginia Tech 9, George Mason 8, OT: Emma Harden scored the game-winner with 18 seconds left in overtime to lift the host Hokies (4-2) over the Colonials (2-1).

No. 18 Notre Dame 15, Marquette 10:Andie Aldave (McDonogh) had a game-high five goals to lead the host Fighting Irish (4-1) past the Golden Eagles (3-3).

Nation men

No. 10 North Carolina 14, Mercer 7:Chris Cloutier scored a game-high six goals to lead the host Tar Heels (5-0) past the Bears (1-4).

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