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  • Previewing this weekend's men's and women's college lacrosse championships

    Previewing this weekend's men's and women's college lacrosse championships
    MEN'S Division I semifinals No. 7 seed Duke (14-5) vs. Cornell (14-3) Saturday, 2:30 Comment: The unseeded Big Red have won six of nine meetings with the Blue Devils, but Duke has won both contests in the NCAA tournament. The Blue Devils are...
  • Goalie Kasey Howard has made the most of her improbable opportunity with Terps

    Goalie Kasey Howard has made the most of her improbable opportunity with Terps
    When the call came from Maryland coach Cathy Reese, Kasey Howard was sitting in senior English class at Broadneck High pretty well convinced her days as a lacrosse goalie were just about over. Howard, who led Anne Arundel County in save percentage her...
  • Women's college lacrosse notebook: Is parity a real thing?

    Women's college lacrosse notebook: Is parity a real thing?
    There's been a lot of talk in Division I women's college lacrosse about parity, and it certainly has shown within some conferences and with a few new teams in the NCAA tournament this spring, but that parity still isn't making it to the top. This year's...
  • Roundup: No. 5 Notre Dame men avoid upset, get by Rutgers, 7-6

    Roundup: No. 5 Notre Dame men avoid upset, get by Rutgers, 7-6
    Three fourth-quarter goals from junior midfielder Jim Marlatt (River Hill) helped the fifth-ranked Notre Dame men's lacrosse team hold on for a 7-6 win at Rutgers on Sunday afternoon. Notre Dame (6-1, 1-0 Big East) fell behind 2-0 by the 11:07 mark of...
  • Maryland edges Syracuse, 11-10, to reach NCAA women's lacrosse final

    Maryland edges Syracuse, 11-10, to reach NCAA women's lacrosse final
    VILLANOVA, Pa. — Maryland's high-octane offense couldn't quite hit every gear against Syracuse, but the No. 1 Terps had just enough in the tank to win Friday night's NCAA semifinal. After going 14 minutes without a goal, Katie Schwarzmann fed...
  • Womens' lacrosse final presents all the cliches for Terps, UNC

    Womens' lacrosse final presents all the cliches for Terps, UNC
    — Come up with all the sports cliches you can think of involving the number three and they probably apply to Sunday night's NCAA women's lacrosse championship between No. 1 Maryland and No. 3 North Carolina. Third time's the charm. It's hard to...
  • Duke and Syracuse set for unlikely matchup in championship game

    Duke and Syracuse set for unlikely matchup in championship game
    At the conclusion of Monday's NCAA tournament final between the Syracuse and Duke men's lacrosse teams, the winning squad will exult and exhale at the same time. Both programs have taken long and arduous paths to this stage of the postseason, but one...
  • Terps' quest for national title ends in heartbreak with 3OT loss to North Carolina

    Terps' quest for national title ends in heartbreak with 3OT loss to North Carolina
    Sunday night’s NCAA women’s lacrosse championship was a game of firsts. Unfortunately for No. 1 Maryland, they weren’t happy firsts. In the longest game in women’s tournament history, North Carolina upset the No. 1 Terps, 13-12,...
  • Assessing which conference Johns Hopkins could call home

    Assessing which conference Johns Hopkins could call home
    Now that Johns Hopkins has opened the door for conferences to woo the illustrious program, the most pressing question centers on if there is one league that best suits the Blue Jays – and vice versa. If coach Dave Pietramala and athletic...
  • Perfect Terps surge past Duke, 14-9, to move to women's lacrosse final four

    Perfect Terps surge past Duke, 14-9, to move to women's lacrosse final four
    In February, Duke coach Kerstin Kimel said she wasn't sure any women's lacrosse team was better than Maryland. After Saturday's NCAA quarterfinal, she seemed pretty well convinced. The No. 1 Terps (21-0) had their lethal offense rolling and also...
  • Roundup: Syracuse women top Florida, 13-9

    The Syracuse women's lacrosse team advanced to the NCAA Division I tournament final four with a 13-9 win over visiting Florida on Saturday. The fourth-seeded Orange (18-3) will make its second straight appearance, and its fourth since 2008, in the...
  • Terps women top Stony Brook, 11-3, to advance to NCAA lacrosse quarterfinals

    Terps women top Stony Brook, 11-3, to advance to NCAA lacrosse quarterfinals
    For the second time this season, Stony Brook forced a Maryland women's lacrosse offense that loves to run and gun into a more deliberate attack. The strategy slowed the Terps, but it wasn't enough to beat them. After giving up an early goal and...