Taylor Cummings (McDonogh) scored five goals to power top-ranked Maryland past Rutgers, 17-5, on Saturday.
The Terps improved to 12-0 and 2-0 in the Big Ten Conference; the Scarlet Knights fell to 1-12, 0-2.
The host Terps' 17 goals tied the team's season high. Megan Whittle (McDonogh) had her sixth three-goal game of the season. Brooke Griffin (South River) also had a hat trick, and Kelly McPartland scored twice. Erin Collins, Taylor Hensh (Marrotts Ridge), Shelby Scanlin and Lindsay Biondi each added one goal.
Cummings, who won the Tewaaraton Award last season, started the scoring just 45 seconds into the game, after the Terps won the opening draw. Maryland then caused a Rutgers turnover, and McPartland added a goal at 26:26. The Scarlet Knights cut the Terps' lead in half at 26:05, but Griffin scored less than a minute later to put Maryland back up by two.
The Terps had the next seven goals before Rutgers broke the streak at 5:07. Maryland went into halftime with a 10-2 lead.
No. 19 Loyola Maryland 18, Colgate 7: Kara Burke (Dulaney) scored a career-high six goals to lead the host Greyhounds (9-4, 5-0 Patriot League) past the Raiders (6-5, 3-2).
The win extended Loyola Maryland's win streak to eight games, and 13 straight in the league, and clinched a playoff spot in the conference tournament.
Burke became 25th player in school history to record 100 career goals, Hannah Schmitt netted her 150th career goal, and Annie Thomas (John Carroll) recorded her 250th career point. Schmitt is tied with Suzanne Eyler for eighth place all time at Loyola with 151 career goals, while Thomas is fifth in career points with 252.
UMBC 15, New Hampshire 6: Freshman Kelsey Major (Liberty) made 12 saves, and the Retrievers (7-5, 2-1 America East Conference) ended the game on a 7-0 run.
The Wildcats fell to 4-8, 1-3. Carolyn Jamison (Westminster) led UMBC with four goals.
Salisbury 17, Frostburg State 2: The visiting Sea Gulls (9-2, 5-0 Capital Athletic Conference) opened with a 7-0 run and cruised past the Bobcats (8-5, 2-3).
Kate Haker (Westminster) scored all of her game-high four goals in the first half for Salisbury, which outshot Frostburg State 28-12.
No. 2 North Carolina 18, No. 12 Louisville 5: Molly Hendrick scored a career-high five goals as the visiting Tar Heels (11-2, 4-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) beat the Cardinals (9-4, 1-3).
Louisville led 4-3 with 10:10 remaining in the first half. North Carolina scored the last four goals of the half to take a 7-4 lead into halftime, then outscored the Cardinals 11-1 in the second half.
Hannah Koloski scored twice for Louisville.
No. 4 Duke 13, No. 3 Boston College 8: Brigid Smith tied a personal best with four goals, and Taylor Trimble had a hat trick as the Blue Devils (12-1, 5-1 ACC) outlasted the host Eagles (11-2, 4-2).
Duke's defense limited Covie Stanwick (Notre Dame Prep) to two assists.
Duke took a 2-0 lead before a series of turnovers and failed clears halted the scoring for 13 minutes. Trimble scored her second with 14:14 left in the first half to complete a 3-0 Blue Devils run.
No. 17 Notre Dame 14, No. 5 Virginia 4: Cortney Fortunato had six goals and two assists, Barbara Sullivan controlled a school record-tying nine draws and Liz O'Sullivan made a career-high 11 saves as the Fighting Irish (7-5, 2-3 ACC) beat the host Cavaliers (9-5, 2-3).
The victory came against the highest-ranked true road win in school history. The loss ended a six-game winning streak by Virginia.
No. 7 Syracuse 22, Virginia Tech 8: The host Orange (9-4, 2-2 ACC) scored on 13 of its first 15 shots to beat the Hokies (6-8, 0-5).
Kayla Treanor and Maryland transfer Halle Majorana combined for 11 points to pace the Orange offense.
No. 8 Stony Brook 7, No. 18 Albany5: The host Seawolves held the Great Danes (9-2, 3-1 America East) to eight shots and their lowest goal total of the season.
Courtney Murphy had a hat trick for Stony Brook (11-0, 3-0).
No. 9 Florida 18, Georgetown 4: The host Gators (9-4, 3-0 Big East) outscored the Hoyas (2-9, 0-2) by a 9-2 margin in each half.
Shannon Gilroy had five goals for Florida.
No. 14 Penn State 14, No. 13 Ohio State 13: Steph Lazo (St. Mary's) had three goals and two assists in the first half, and the host Nittany Lions (9-3, 2-0 Big Ten) held off a rally by the Buckeyes (10-3, 1-1) to win.
No. 16 Princeton 7, Yale 5: Ellie DeGarmo (Bryn Mawr) made nine saves as the Tigers (8-2, 3-0 Ivy League) beat the host Bulldogs (6-6, 1-3).
Erin McMunn (Winters Mill) scored twice for Princeton, which led 6-4 at the half.
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