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Women's lacrosse roundup: No. 18 Johns Hopkins rallies to beat Towson in OT, 11-10

Haley Schweizer scored the game-winner with 1:18 left in overtime as the No. 18 Johns Hopkins women's lacrosse team beat host Towson, 11-10, on Saturday.

The Blue Jays (13-3) rallied from a three-goal deficit to pick up their second straight win. The Tigers, led by Sarah Maloof (South River) with a game-high four goals, end their regular season with an 8-8 mark as they head to the Colonial Athletic Association tournament.

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Schweizer, Alexis Maffucci and Dene' DiMartino finished with two goals each for Hopkins.

Towson got back-to-back goals from Andi Raymond and Kaitlyn Montalbano to take a two-goal lead with 12:22 to play.

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The Blue Jays pulled within one less than two minutes later, when Maffucci scored off an assist from freshman Emily Kenul. The Tigers quickly answered as Michelle Gildea scored 28 seconds later.

Towson got an own goal as Maloof tried to go over the goal with a pass and the ball got knocked into the Blue Jays cage with 7:08 left.

Hopkins made it 10-8 with 6:58 to play when Kenul won the draw, went right to the cage and beat Keslea Donnelly. Schweizer intercepted a pass and sparked the Blue Jays' transition. DiMartino scored to pull Johns Hopkins within one with 4:02 to go.

Freshman CeCe Finney then tied the game at the 3:11-mark.

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No. 19 Albany 20, UMBC 5: The Great Danes (13-3, 5-1 America East) led 2-1 before going on an 8-0 run to outdistance the visiting Retrievers (8-8, 3-3).

Jennie Milligan (South River) scored twice for UMBC in its regular-season finale.

The Retrievers will make their seventh appearance in the conference playoffs, facing top-seed host Stony Brook on Friday at 5 p.m.

Stevenson 20, Widener 5: Olivia Montiero had a game-high five goals to power the host Mustangs (11-6, 7-1 Commonwealth Conference) past the Wolverines (6-9, 3-5).

Starting goalie Leanne Bittner (Loch Raven) made seven saves in the win. Stevenson opened with a 10-0 run and was never threatened.

Salisbury 6, Mary Washington 4: The host Sea Gulls (13-3, 8-0) are headed to the title game of the Capital Athletic Conference for the 13th straight year.

Bethany Baer (Westminster) led Salisbury with a hat trick. The Eagles fell to 10-8, 4-4. The Sea Gulls used a 3-0 run with less than nine minutes left in the first half to take control.

York 11, St. Mary's 6: The host Spartans (13-4) used an 8-2 run in the first half to beat the Seahawks (13-5) in a CAC semifinal.

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Immaculata 18, Notre Dame Maryland 6: Brittany Peddicord (Dulaney) had four goals as the Gators (6-8) fell to the host Mighty Macs (11-5) in a Colonial States Athletic Conference quarterfinal.

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No. 5 Stony Brook 22, UMass-Lowell 1: Courtney Murphy had six goals and the host Seawolves (16-1, 6-0 America East) scored 22 in a row before giving up a goal with 52 seconds left in the game.

The River Hawks finished 0-17, 0-6.

Stony Brook's only loss was to Johns Hopkins, 7-5, on April 7.

No. 9 Northwestern 16, No. 17 Ohio State 6: The host Wildcats (11-5, 3-2 Big Ten) led 7-2 at halftime and cruised past the Buckeyes (11-6, 2-3).

Kara Mupo and Sheila Nesselbush each scored three goals for Northwestern.

No. 13 Princeton 14, Brown 8: The Tigers (12-3, 7-0) claimed the regular-season Ivy League title for the 11th time overall and fifth with a perfect record.

Erin McMunn (Winters Mill) scored five goals to lead Princeton past the visiting Bears (9-7, 1-6).

The Tigers will face Harvard in the league tournament semifinals.

No. 20 James Madison 16, William & Mary 7: Stephanie Finley had four goals and the visiting Dukes (13-4, 5-1 CAA) won their fifth straight game.

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