College Lacrosse

No. 2 Carolina, No. 7 Virginia avoid men's lacrosse upsets

Luke Goldstock scored a career-high six goals to power No. 2 North Carolina (7-0) to a 10-9 decision over visiting Bryant (1-5) in men's lacrosse Tuesday. The Tar Heels trailed 6-2 at halftime before scoring six straight in the third quarter. Goldstock had the first three goals of the run.

More national games: Zed Williams assisted on the tying goal by Greg Coholan (two goals) with 3:17 left and the winning goal by Ryan Lukacovic (four goals) with 1:26 left to lift No. 7 Virginia (5-1) to a 15-14 win over visiting Saint Joseph's (3-4). The Hawks led 14-13 with 4:31 left in the game. Owen Van Arsdale had a game-high five goals for Virginia. ... Eric Gartner had a hat trick and No. 15 Villanova (5-1) won, 8-3, over visiting Lehigh (2-4). The Wildcats used a 4-0 run in the third quarter to break away. Villanova has won five straight and next hosts No. 8 Maryland on Saturday at 1 p.m.


State game: T.J. Hanzsche had three goals and two assists to lead Navy (4-3, 2-1 Patriot League) to a commanding 18-4 victory over host Lafayette (1-4, 0-3). Navy scored seven goals in the first and second quarters and only gave up one in the first half. The Mids outshot the Leopards 52-15.

Honors: Johns Hopkins senior attackman Wells Stanwick (Boys' Latin) was named Big Ten Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Monday, while his younger brother, freshman attackman Shack Stanwick (Boys' Latin), received Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors. ... Delaware redshirt freshman midfielder Will Hirschmann (Archbishop Spalding) was named Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week.


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Old Mill's Couch sets Hood career saves record in loss

Lauren Couch (Old Mill) broke the Hood career record for saves during a 13-6 women's lacrosse loss to Methodist (5-0). The senior made 16 saves for the Blazers (1-2) to bring her career total to 433, besting Lauren Lieb (2008), who had 431.

National women's lacrosse: Kelly Cross scored four goals, including the game-winner with 2:13 left in overtime as No. 5 Syracuse (6-2) won, 14-13, over No. 6 host Florida (6-2). The Orange trailed by one with less than two minutes left in regulation. Maryland transfer Halle Majorana scored the tying goal with 1:14 left in regulation. ... Kylie Ohlmiller had three goals and three assists to lead No. 15 host Stony Brook (4-0) to a 9-5 decision over No. 18 Notre Dame (3-4). The Fighting Irish have lost three straight. ... Tory Benson had a hat trick and Nina Corcoran had two goals and five assists to lead No. 14 Penn (5-0) to a 13-1 victory over visiting Saint Joseph's (3-2).

Women's lacrosse honors: Boston College senior attacker Covie Stanwick (Notre Dame Prep) was named Atlantic Coast Conference Offensive Player of the Week. ... Towson redshirt senior attacker Andi Raymond was named Colonial Athletic Association co-Player of the Week. ... Boston University senior goalkeeper Caroline Meegan (Dulaney) was named Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week. Navy senior attacker Loren Generi was the Midfield Player of the Week.

Football: Towson began its spring practice schedule Tuesday morning and will conduct 14 others. All are closed to the public except for Tiger Bowl V on April 18 at 4 p.m. at Johnny Unitas Stadium.

Wrestling: Ohio State's top-seeded Kyle Snyder, a Woodbine native, lost to Penn State's second-seeded Morgan McIntosh in the 197-pound Big Ten Conference championship match Sunday, 4-1.

Women's basketball: Chesapeake is seeded ninth in the 16-team National Junior College Athletic Association Division II championship Tuesday through March 21 in Overland Park, Kan..


Et cetera

Mount Carmel boys lose in Md. Private basketball final

The No. 5 Mount Carmel boys basketball team fell, 64-51, to DeMatha (30-4) in the championship game of the Maryland Private School Tournament at Takoma Academy. The Cougars (31-9) next face Gonzaga (D.C.) on Thursday at 4 p.m. at the Alhambra Catholic Invitational Tournament in Cumberland.

Horse racing: Ron Turcotte, the Hall of Fame jockey who won the Triple Crown aboard Secretariat, has two broken legs and was "resting comfortably" in a hospital Tuesday night after the van he was driving hit an icy patch and flipped on its side near his home in Grand Falls, New Brunswick. Turcotte's spokesman Leonard Lusky said the 73-year-old "is in good spirits and still has his sense of humor."

Major League Soccer: D.C. United general manager Dave Kasper, who has overseen player personnel decisions since 2002, has agreed to a new contract. He has also been appointed vice president of soccer operations. His previous deal was to expire in December. Sources familiar with the new agreement said it will run through the 2017 season.

Steven Goff, The Washington Post


Baseball: The Washington Nationals reassigned left-handed pitcher Matt Purke to minor league camp.

NHL: The Washington Capitals recalled defenseman Nate Schmidt from Hershey of the American Hockey League.