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Lacrosse roundup (Feb. 15): Cummings leads No. 1 Terps women over William & Mary, 19-7

Taylor Cummings (McDonogh) had a career-high five caused turnovers, scored four goals and added two assists and four ground balls as the No. 1 Maryland women's lacrosse team defeated William & Mary, 19-7, on Sunday afternoon in the season opener for both teams.

Taylor Cummings (McDonogh) had a career-high five caused turnovers, scored four goals and added two assists and four ground balls as the No. 1 Maryland women's lacrosse team defeated William & Mary, 19-7, on Sunday afternoon in the season opener for both teams.

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Zoe Stukenberg (Marriotts Ridge) also scored four goals while adding one assist. Megan Whittle (McDonogh) had a hat trick while Caroline Wannen added one goal and three assists.

Grant Limone made 14 saves to help No. 11 Loyola Maryland earn an 11-4 victory over host No. 7 Virginia in the season opener for both teams Saturday.

Whittle started the scoring 58 seconds into the game to help the Terps (1-0) take a 5-1 lead. The Tribe (0-1) scored three of the next five goals to cut the deficit to 7-4, but Cummings scored three of the next four goals and Stukenberg added two as Maryland took a 12-4 lead into halftime.

Theo Kwas added two goals in the last six minutes. Emily Kift started in goal and made one save to earn the win. Megan Taylor (Glenelg) played the second half and finished with two saves.

Maryland outshot William & Mary, 32-12, and held a 16-9 advantage in ground balls.

No. 3 Syracuse 16, No. 12 Loyola Maryland 6: Sabrina Tabasso scored two goals and five different players scored for No. 12 Loyola, (0-2), but the Greyhounds fell to the host Orange (2-0).

Maddy Blakeman, Emily Clark, Frankie Kamely and Taylor VanThof scored one goal each for Loyola, which won just 3 of 25 draws.

Halle Majorana scored five goals and Kayla Treanor added four for Syracuse.

Bailey Mathis won the opening draw for the Greyhounds and Clark scored the first goal less than three minutes into the game.

The Orange answered with a free-position goal from Majorana, but Blakeman scored to give the lead back to the Greyhounds.

Syracuse then scored two goals to take a 3-2 lead and Treanor won the next 10 draws to help the Orange build an 11-3 halftime advantage.

Syracuse scored three straight to begin the second half before Tabasso's goal with 19:37 to go.

The Orange added another pair of goals to lead 16-4 with 11:56 left before Tabasso and Kamley scored two of the final three goals.

Molly Wolf (Bryn Mawr) made five saves, while Kady Glynn made her college debut and had her first career save.

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No. 3 Duke 13, Lehigh 11: Case Matheis scored three goals while Danny Fowler made 14 saves as the host Blue Devils (2-0) held off a late Mountain Hawks rally to earn the victory.

After leading 9-3 at the half and 11-6 after three quarters, Duke extended the lead to 13-8 on Jack Bruckner's goal with 5:48 left in the fourth quarter.

Lehigh (1-1) then scored three goals in the final 1:06 with Tristan Rai (four goals) scoring the final goal with 24 seconds left.

Duke's Kyle Rowe, who won 18 of 27 draws, sealed the win by securing the ensuing restart.

Nation women

No. 2 North Carolina 20, San Diego State 7: Marie McCool scored a career-high five goals and Molly Hendrick had four goals as the host Tar Heels (3-0) beat the Aztecs.

The Tar Heels tied a school record with 52 shots, outshooting the Aztecs (0-2) by a 52-14 margin. North Carolina also had 31 ground balls to San Diego State's 15 and won 23 of 30 draws.

Hendrick scored four goals for the third game in a row in her return from ACL surgery that forced her to miss the second half of last season.

No. 11 Boston College 18, Boston University 9: Sam Apuzzo scored four goals in her first college game to lead the Eagles over the Terriers.

Caroline Margolis also added four goals for Boston College.

Sarah Mannelly scored 1:16 into the game to give the Eagles the lead; they never trailed the rest of the game. Boston College held an 8-0 lead after 17 minutes and led 10-4 at halftime.

No. 3 Syracuse 9, Binghamton 6: In the second game of a doubleheader, Kelzi Van Atta scored three goals to lead the host Orange over the Bearcats.

Syracuse led 5-3 at halftime, but Binghamton scored the first two goals of the second half to tie the score at 5. Natalie Wallon scored her second goal of the game with 20:52 to play to give the Orange the lead for good.

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