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  • D'Amore shows her winning smile more for Johns Hopkins women's lacrosse

     D'Amore shows her winning smile more for Johns Hopkins women's lacrosse
    When Johns Hopkins women's lacrosse coach Janine Tucker talks about attacker Taylor D'Amore, she doesn't point to numbers in a record book or read a list of postseason awards. She reaches for a framed photo on a shelf in her office. D'Amore is hugging...
  • Jake Stinnett's return to Maryland has paid off for him and the Terps

    Jake Stinnett's return to Maryland has paid off for him and the Terps
    Maryland ace Jake Stinnett made a $70,000 gamble with his baseball career last summer, when he turned down the Pittsburgh Pirates' bid to sign him as a 29th-round draft pick and returned for his senior season. The downside was minimal. Falter as a...
  • Eight chosen for induction into National Lacrosse Hall of Fame

    Eight chosen for induction into National Lacrosse Hall of Fame
    The 2014 induction class for the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame has been approved by the US Lacrosse Board of Directors. This year's eight-person class will be officially inducted in a ceremony on Saturday, October 25, at The Grand Lodge in Hunt Valley....
  • Lacrosse roundup: Penn State women top Hopkins, 12-10

    Madison Cyr (Winters Mill) scored the go-ahead goal on an assist from Jenna Mosketti (Fallston) with 10:20 left as host No. 16 Penn State beat No. 5 Johns Hopkins, 12-10, in women's lacrosse Friday night. Mosketti gave the Nittany Lions (9-6, 3-3...
  • Women's lacrosse roundup: Loyola tops Navy, 11-6, to clinch Patriot title

    The No. 15 Loyola Maryland women's lacrosse team won the Patriot League regular-season title Saturday, defeating visiting No. 20 Navy, 11-6. The Greyhounds (12-4, 8-0) completed their ninth undefeated regular-season conference schedule. They will host...
  • Notre Dame lacrosse transforms itself into offensive force

    Notre Dame lacrosse transforms itself into offensive force
    Welcome to "Extreme Makeover: Dome Edition." For years, the Notre Dame men's lacrosse program was known for strong defenses that anchored tight wins. The 2014 squad, led in part by junior attackman Conor Doyle (Gilman) and senior midfielder Jim...
  • Draw controls a big factor in Terps-Northwestern semifinal

    Draw controls a big factor in Terps-Northwestern semifinal
    Maryland's national women's lacrosse semifinal with Northwestern on Friday pits two of the top draw control experts. Terps sophomore Taylor Cummings will square off against the Division I career leader, Alyssa Leonard, who has 424 draw controls over her...
  • Terps' Cummings, Douty among 5 women's Tewaaraton finalists

    Terps' Cummings, Douty among 5 women's Tewaaraton finalists
    Maryland’s Taylor Cummings and Megan Douty are among the five finalists announced Thursday for the women’s Tewaaraton Award, given annually to the best player in college lacrosse. This is the second straight year the Terps have had two...
  • Games of the Week

     Games of the Week
    North Carolina men (10-4) @ No. 5 seed Denver (14-2) Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Outlook: For the third consecutive postseason, the Tar Heels and Pioneers will meet in the NCAA tournament. Two years ago, Denver prevailed, 16-14, in Chapel Hill, N.C., in the...
  • Snubs, omissions from list of finalists for 2014 Tewaaraton Award

    Snubs, omissions from list of finalists for 2014 Tewaaraton Award
    Singling out someone as the top player in any sport is never easy, and I certainly don't envy the task that awaits the Tewaaraton Foundation, which must choose from Loyola Maryland senior defenseman Joe Fletcher, Princeton senior midfielder Tom Schreiber,...
  • No. 5 Denver cruises to 9-5 1st-round win over Tar Heels

    No. 5 Denver started a four-goal run late in the first quarter and led visiting North Carolina 5-1 at the break in a 9-5 Division I first-round win Saturday. Attackman Zach Miller and midfielder Erik Adamson paced the Pioneers (15-2) with two goals...
  • Johns Hopkins at Virginia: Three things to watch

    Johns Hopkins at Virginia: Three things to watch
    Johns Hopkins boasts a 56-29-1 record against Virginia, which won the regular-season meeting, 11-10, in overtime on March 22. These programs will meet in the NCAA tournament for the 15th time, which is the most among any two teams in the postseason. The...