Senior forward Carole Fournier scored twice to lead the Mount St. Mary's women's soccer team to a 3-1 victory over St. Francis (Pa.) in the first round of the Robert Morris Invitational yesterday in Coraopolis, Pa.
The Mount (5-8) had fallen to the Red Flash (6-12-1) earlier in the season, 2-1.
Fournier scored the Mount's first goal in the 19th minute, taking a Lysa Messineo throw-in from the left sideline and driving it into the right corner past St. Francis goalkeeper Mary Kate McGonigle for a 1-0 lead.
Fournier scored her sixth goal of the season in the 50th minute, tapping in a rebound off McGonigle of a shot by Christy Wicks.
The Mountaineers face Wagner (3-15-1) in today's title game after the Seahawks downed host Robert Morris, 7-0, in the other semifinal.
* Loyola 2, St. Peter's 0: Krystin Porcella and Stephanie Roberts scored second-half goals to lift the Greyhounds (10-10) to their third straight MAAC title game. Sarah Matthews and Betsy Given each had an assist. Loyola faces Canisius (12-5) in the final today at 11 a.m.
* Essex CC 2, Catonsville CC 1: Missy Reichard (Joppatowne) scored with four minutes remaining in the second overtime, lifting Essex Community College (8-4-3) past Catonsville CC in the championship game of the NJCAA Region XX Tournament. Essex will participate in the national tournament, Nov. 18 at Essex. Jen DiRubbo (Catholic) also scored a goal for Essex.
* Essex CC 4, Charles CC 1: Luke Bell (Dundalk) scored a goal and had an assist, leading Essex Community College (13-4-1) past Charles Community College (16-3-2) to win the NJCAA Division I Region XX title at CC.
Rohaan Simons, Keith Muir (Patapsco) and Alex Kolliegbo (Wilde Lake) also scored for Essex, which advances to the national tournament, Nov. 17 at Mercer County (N.J.) Community College.
* Salisbury State 2, Goucher 0: Susan Fatz and Stacie Gado scored second-half goals to lift host Salisbury State (12-6) over Goucher (15-4-1) in a NCAA Division III tournament semifinal. Trenton State defeated Hartwick, 4-1, in the other semifinal. Trenton State faces Salisbury State in today's final at 2 p.m.
6* Salisbury State outshot Goucher 24-13.
Sophomore Ingrid Kilpe (Centennial) won two events for the UMBC women (2-1), who defeated North Carolina State, 57-56, and junior David Miller (Centennial) won two for the UMBC men (2-1), who downed Duke, 72.5-37.5, in a tri-meet in Durham, N.C.
Duke's women edged UMBC, 64-49, and N.C. State's men topped UMBC, 76-34.