No. 1 Terps women top No. 2 Princeton


PRINCETON, N.J. -- Sophomore midfielder Kelly Amonte scored five goals, including the game-winner, and added three assists as top-ranked Maryland edged No. 2 Princeton, 12-10, in a women's lacrosse game yesterday.

Amonte broke a 10-10 tie with an unassisted goal with 5:05 left. She assisted freshman Sarah Forbes on the Terps' final goal with 30 seconds left.

Maryland (11-0), the only undefeated team in Division I, took a 4-1 lead when Amonte scored 9:52 into the game.

The Tigers (14-1) surged back, scoring five of the final six goals to go ahead 6-5 at halftime. Senior midfielder Jenny Bristow (Roland Park), who has 107 goals and 58 assists in her career, capped that run with a goal to break the school's scoring record.

Princeton extended its lead to 9-7 six minutes into the second half. Amonte started the Terps' 5-1 game-ending run, which included her game-winner.

The Terps, who avenged a one-goal loss to Princeton in last year's NCAA semifinals, outshot the Tigers 16-4 in the second half. The Tigers scored on all four shots.


* Brown 12, Massachusetts 7: Jeffrey Iserson scored two of his game-high four goals in a decisive 6-0 Brown run, as the No. 7 Bears (10-4) downed No. 13 Massachusetts (8-5) in Amherst, Mass. Brown extended its winning streak to nine games.

The Bears held the Minutemen without a goal for 25:30, from the end of the second quarter to the first three minutes of the fourth. Brown had a 40-17 ground-ball advantage and outshot Massachusetts 48-30.

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