Top seed and No. 1 Maryland beat Virginia, 13-9, on Friday at Fetzer Field in Chapel Hill, N.C., to advance to its sixth straight Atlantic Coast Conference women's lacrosse championship game.
Maryland, seeking its fifth straight ACC title, plays third-seeded host North Carolina on Sunday at 5 p.m.
No. 12 Navy 9, Lafayette 8: Lindsay Rheiner scored her second goal with 11:10 left for a 9-7 Mids lead and host Navy (17-1) hung on to beat the Leopards (9-9) in a Patriot League semifinal.
Monmouth 12, Mount St. Mary's 9: Lindsay Diaz (Dulaney) and Kaitlyn Larrimore (North Harford) each scored twice, but visiting Mount (7-11, 6-3) lost to the Hawks (12-6, 9-0) in a Northeast Conference semifinal.
No. 2 North Carolina 18, No. 1 Duke 17: Marcus Holman (Gilman) scored four goals, including the game-winner with 1:28 left in the game, as the host Tar Heels (11-3) beat the third-seeded Blue Devils (11-5) in the second ACC tournament semifinal.
No. 16 Lehigh 15, Colgate 7: David DiMaria had three goals and the Hawks (11-4) went on an 8-0 run for 26 minutes to beat the Raiders (8-6) in a Patriot League semifinal.
No. 18 Bucknell 12, Army 9: Chase Bailey had four goals to lead the Bison (12-3) past the Black Knights (8-5) in a Patriot League semifinal.
Bucknell faces Lehigh on Sunday at 3 p.m. for the championship.
No. 3 North Carolina 16, Boston College 6: The host Tar Heels (14-2) outscored the Eagles (12-7) 10-3 in the second half of an ACC tournament semifinal.
Covie Stanwick (Notre Dame Prep) led Boston College with three goals.
No. 7 Georgetown 9, No. 16 Connecticut 6: Hannah Franklin (McDonogh) had four goals and the host Hoyas (12-3, 6-1 Big East) secured a conference tournament berth.
No. 10 Massachusetts 13, George Washington 5: Melissa Carelli and Sam Rush each scored three goals to lead the host Minutewomen (16-2) past the Colonials (9-8) in an Atlantic 10 semifinal.
No. 15 Denver 14, Oregon 6: The host Pioneers (16-1, 8-0 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation) won their 14th straight.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun