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Terps rout Princeton, 5-1, reach 2nd round of NCAAs in field hockey

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Terps roll, 5-1, reach 2nd round of NCAAs

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Senior Steffi Schneid scored twice, leading host Maryland to a 5-1 field hockey win over Princeton in the first round of the NCAA tournament. The Terps' other goals were scored by senior Welma Luus, freshman Moira Putsch and junior Sarah Sprink. The Tigers (8-11) got on the board with three seconds to play on a goal by Allison Evans. Maryland outshot Princeton 17-14 and led 9-8 in penalty corners. Terps redshirt senior goalkeeper Brooke Cabrera made five saves. Maryland (19-3) will host Albany (19-2) today at 2 p.m. in the quarterfinals. The Great Danes beat Wake Forest, 2-1, on Saturday. The Terps are looking to advance to their seventh straight NCAA final four and the 17th under coach Missy Meharg. Maryland will host the NCAA semifinals Friday at 2 p.m. and 4:45 p.m., as well as the NCAA championship next Sunday.

Et cetera

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28-0 run helps Oregon men rout Coppin State, 107-65

Coppin State took an 11-2 lead over host Oregon in the first 2:22 of the men's basketball season opener for both teams early Saturday morning but couldn't sustain the momentum and lost, 107-65. The Eagles were up 22-16 after a 3-pointer by senior guard Jahvari Josiah with 13:54 remaining in the half and trailed just 27-26 with 9:46 left before Oregon scored the next 28 points and took a 60-27 lead into the break. Senior guard Joseph Young had 32 points, eight rebounds and five assists for the Ducks, leading five players in double figures. Senior forward Arnold Fripp scored 16 points to lead Coppin State. Josiah added 11.

Friday's men's college basketball: Travis Trice scored 17 of his game-high 25 points in the second half as No. 18 Michigan State outlasted Navy to earn a 64-59 victory in the Veterans Classic in Annapolis. Edward Alade led Navy with 12 points. ... Norense Odiase had 16 points and 10 rebounds in his debut as host Texas Tech beat Loyola Maryland, 71-59, helping Red Raiders coach Tubby Smith get the best of his eldest son, Greyhounds coach G.G. Smith. Andre Walker led Loyola with 17 points off the bench, and Eric Laster had 15 points and six rebounds. ... Brandon Ashley had 21 points, six rebounds and two steals, and No. 2 Arizona cruised past visiting Mount St. Mary's, 78-55. Kristijan Krajina scored 13 for the Mount. ... Levi Randolph scored 15 points and added 10 rebounds for his first career double double as host Alabama turned away Towson, 82-54. Four McGlynn led the Tigers with 15 points. ... D.J. Newbill had 17 points, seven rebounds and three assists as host Penn State defeated Morgan State, 61-48. Cedric Blossom had 10 points for the Bears. ... Justin Bibbs and Malik Muller each scored 15 points to lead host Virginia Tech to a 71-46 win over UMES, which got 11 points from Ryan Andino. ... Jake Kretzer scored a game-high 13 points as Akron defeated visiting UMBC, 74-57. Cody Joyce scored 13 for the Retrievers.

Men's college soccer: Navy (11-4-5) and Bucknell (9-9-3) finished 110 minutes in a scoreless tie, but the Bison advanced to the Patriot League final, defeating the Midshipmen, 5-4, in penalty kicks Friday night in Boston.

Women's college soccer: Johns Hopkins (17-3-1) rolled to a 4-0 victory over visiting Farmingdale (14-6-3) in the first round of the NCAA tournament Saturday.

Women's college volleyball: Host Towson (27-4, 13-3 Colonial Athletic Association) won its regular-season finale, 18-25, 25-22, 19-25, 19-25, against Elon (6-26, 1-15). Senior Victoria Williams led the Tigers with 18 kills and three digs while fellow senior Saitaua Iosia had 10 kills and eight digs. Senior Paige Sekerak had a match-high 24 digs. ... The All-Capital Athletic Conference first team included St. Mary's junior middle blocker Mandy Goodspeed (Atholton), York junior libero Katherine Graziano (Archbishop Spalding) and Salisbury sophomore outside hitter Katie Stouffer. The second team included Salisbury senior defensive specialist Michelle Meehan and Salisbury senior right-side hitter Julie Poston (Reservoir).

Women's cross country: Top-ranked Johns Hopkins had four runners finish in the top 10 and five in the top 13 as the Blue Jays won their seventh straight NCAA Division III Mideast Regional title in Newville, Pa. Junior Sophia Meehan broke the course record in 21 minutes, 18 seconds.

College baseball: Washington College senior pitcher Joe DiPaola (Broadneck), senior outfielder Scott Matthews, junior pitcher Sam McGovern and senior first baseman Dennis Thomas (Archbishop Curley) will be serve as captains for the 2015 season.

Women's college bowling: UMES named G. Brett Cunningham an assistant coach for UMES.

Minor league basketball: Cameron Cook (Hood, Calvert Hall) scored 28 points as the Bay Area Shuckers (1-2) earned their first win of the season with a 122-119 road victory over the Winchester Storm (0-1).

National Women's Soccer League: The Washington Spirit has announced that the club has re-signed forwards Tiffany Weimer, 30, and Caroline Miller, 22.

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