Digest (Nov. 12): Terps rally past Duke, 3-2, reach NCAA field hockey semifinals

Goals by Big Ten Freshman of the Year Bodil Keus on a penalty corner in the 64th minute and by All-Big Ten first-team honoree Linnea Gonzales (Patterson Mill) in the 66th rallied Maryland (15-6) to a 3-2 victory over second-seeded Duke (17-4) on Sunday in the NCAA quarterfinals in Durham, N.C. Kyler Greenwalt (Archbishop Spalding) tied the game at 1 for the Terps in the first half on a deflection. Sarah Holliday of Clarksville made five saves in the victory. The Terps will face third-seeded Michigan (21-2) in their first semifinal since 2013 on Friday at 4:45 p.m. in Louisville, Ky. Top-seeded Connecticut and fourth-seeded North Carolina will play at 2 p.m. This will be Maryland's 18th final four and 17th under coach Missy Meharg.

College football: Maryland's game at No. 12 Michigan State on Saturday will begin at 4 p.m. and air on channels 45 and 5. The Terps beat the Spartans, 28-17, last season, amassing 447 total yards, including 227 on the ground. ... Johns Hopkins (9-1) will travel to Washington & Jefferson (10-0) in Washington, Pa., in the first round of the NCAA Division III tournament. The game will kick off at noon Saturday. The winner will play Nov. 25 against Wittenberg (10-0) or Frostburg State (9-1), who play Saturday at noon in Springfield, Ohio. ... Navy sophomore quarterback Malcolm Perry was named the FBS Walter Camp National Offensive Player of the Week. Making his first-career start at quarterback Saturday, Perry rushed for 282 yards and four touchdowns on 33 carries to help lead the Midshipmen to a 43-40 win over Southern Methodist. ... Bowie State (9-1) will host an NCAA Division II Super Region 2 playoff game for the first time when it plays Delta State (8-3) on Saturday at noon. The Bulldogs last appeared in the regionals in 2015, losing, 51-29, at Assumption.

Women's college volleyball: Towson (26-4, 12-4) earned the No. 2 seed for the Colonial Athletic Association tournament for the second time in three seasons and will play in a semifinal Friday at 7 p.m. against third seed and defending champion James Madison (20-5, 11-5) or sixth seed Elon (16-15, 5-11). Host Charleston (26-4, 15-1) is seeded No. 1. ... No. 12 seed Johns Hopkins (26-4) lost, 3-2 (31-29, 21-25, 19-25, 25-22, 15-10), to Swarthmore in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament in Owings Mills.

Men's college soccer: Johns Hopkins (16-1-3) scored a goal in each half and earned a 2-0 win over Cabrini (11-9-1) in Glassboro, N.J., to advance the NCAA Division III Sweet 16. Achim Younker scored his team-leading 17th goal in the 20th minute, and Arden Chew converted a rebound in the 61st minute. Hopkins will next face defending national champion Tufts. ... Host Lebanon Valley (13-5-1) scored in the 58th minute for a 1-0 win over McDaniel (10-7-2) in the quarterfinals of the Eastern College Athletic Conference tournament.

Women's college soccer: Kyla Persky scored on a header in the 50th minute and Michelle Santangelo converted in the 58th to lift host Johns Hopkins (17-2-3) to a 2-0 win over Wikes (14-4-3) in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Sunday. The Blue Jays will play SUNY Geneseo in the Sweet 16 next weekend.

Men's college basketball: Senior Ahmaad Wilson (Randallstown) scored 18 points, but Bowie State (1-1) lost, 87-72, to Wheeling Jesuit on Saturday in the Clarion Hotel Conference Classic (2-0) in Shepherdstown, W.Va.

Women's college basketball: Graduate student Sade Chatman scored 19 points as Bowie State (2-0) earned a 73-64 win against host Shippensburg (0-2) in the final game of the Wolf's Bus Lines Classic on Saturday night.

College cross country: The Johns Hopkins women won their 10th straight NCAA Mideast Regional on Saturday in Newville, Pa., and earned an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament. The Blue Jays defeated second-place Elizabethtown by 68 points. Hopkins placed four runners in the top 10 as all seven Blue Jays finished in the top 25 to earn all-region. The Blue Jays men finished third behind Haverford and Carnegie Mellon, which received automatic berths.

Laurel Park: Jockey Trevor McCarthy, who hasn't ridden since suffering a dislocated left shoulder May 21, is targeted Dec. 5 for his return to the saddle. McCarthy ranked among the national leaders with 106 wins and had nearly $3.5 million in purse earnings at the time he was sidelined. The majority of his 526 mounts came at Laurel. ... Racing resumes today with a nine-race program beginning at 12:30 p.m. ... Jockey Daniel Centeno won three races Sunday, aboard Angel At War ($3.20) in the fifth, Enterprising Lady ($14) in the seventh and Jaguar Poz ($5) in the eighth.

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