The Maryland's women's lacrosse team picked up a major transfer for next season in former Canisius midfielder Erica Evans, one of 25 Tewaaraton Award semifinalists a year ago.
Evans, who suffered a season-ending ACL injury in the fall, had 186 goals and 60 assists in three seasons at Canisius, where she was a three-time Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Midfielder of the Year.
She announced her plans to transfer Wednesday on Instagram: "I'm excited to announce that I will be finishing my college lacrosse career and college career at the University of Maryland next year! This is such an amazing opportunity and I am so thankful!"
The No. 3 Terps can use her scoring punch next spring after graduating attacker Megan Whittle (McDonogh), who has led them in scoring all four years and needs one goal to break the school's all-time goal-scoring record.
Evans is also a veteran of Canada's national team and was named to the All-World team at last summer's World Cup, where Canada won the silver medal.
"Evans is hands down one of the most exciting players to watch and stole the show at the World Cup over the summer. Short list @Tewaaraton front runner in 2019," Inside Lacrosse women's editor Halley Quillinan Griggs said on Twitter.
Towson on brink of four 100-goal scorers
Three Towson players have reached 100 career goals this season and one more could hit the milestone any day.
Junior Carly Tellekamp scored her 100th career goal Friday at Drexel, joining seniors Emily Gillingham and Kaitlyn Montalbano, who scored theirs earlier in the season. Junior Natalie Sulmonte scored her 99th goal in the No. 6 Tigers' win over Delaware on Sunday and could hit 100 on Friday at Elon.
Montalbano, with 119 goals, and Gillingham, with 114, now rank eighth and ninth on the Tigers' all-time goal-scoring list. Tellekamp, with 103, needs just three to move into 10th. The Towson record is 208.
High Point’s 10-game win streak includes two ranked opponents
After winning the first NCAA tournament game in program history last spring, High Point has been on a roll through the middle of this season.
The No. 20 Panthers, coached by Southern graduate Lyndsey Boswell, lost to No. 5 North Carolina and No. 4 James Madison in February by a total of six goals. Since then, they've beaten then-No. 17 Notre Dame, 13-7, and No. 19 Duke, 16-12, to keep their winning streak rolling to 10 games.
Freshman Abby Hormes (John Carroll) scored six goals in the win over Duke on Monday and Samantha Hermann (Patterson Mill) scored three.
No. 12 Navy's 16-13 win over No. 15 Virginia on Wednesday was the program's third win over a ranked team. … Stony Brook's Kylie Ohlmiller needs 23 points and 17 assists to break the Division I career records. … No. 1 Stony Brook leads Division I in scoring offense (17.25) and scoring defense (6.0). … Salisbury (12-0) has moved up to No. 1 in the Division III rankings as the Sea Gulls have run their winning streak against Capital Athletic Conference opponents to 136 games.