Also, the Loyola Maryland women have a sharpshooter in Sam Fiedler, Kelly Larkin keeps racking up achievements for the Navy women, and the transition from the Johns Hopkins women’s midfield to attack has been smooth for Nicole DeMase.
The top-seeded and host Greyhounds (14-4, 10-0 PL) will host the winner of Thursday night’s other semifinals between second-seeded Navy and fourth-seeded Army at Ridley Athletic Complex on Saturday at noon.
In eight years, Sowell guided the Midshipmen to a share of three Patriot League regular-season championships and a quarterfinal appearance in the 2016 NCAA tournament, but the team was left out of the conference tournament this week.
Senior midfielder Caitlin Katchmar (Hereford) led St. Mary’s with a career-high eight goals as the Seahawks’ women's lacrosse team (8-7, 2-2 CAC) defeated the Christopher Newport, 18-12, on Wednesday afternoon.
The Maryland men's basketball team couldn't shake the pesky Midshipmen of the Naval Academy until they realized that they had no choice, finally snapping a 39-39 tie and running away with the game, 78-57, at Navy's Alumni Hall.
The Maryland Terps and Navy Midshipmen faced each other in a basketball game for the first time in 33 years Friday night in the fifth annual Veterans Classic at Alumni Hall. The Mids hung tough into the second half, but the heavily favored Terps wore them down and prevented a huge upset.
Navy midfielder Julia Collins is The Baltimore Sun's women's lacrosse National Player of the Week after scoring 11 goals in the Patriot League tournament, including six in the championship victory over Loyola Maryland.
Senior midfielder Casey Rees is progressing, but his status and those of Christian Daniel and Drew Smiley are uncertain ahead of the No. 11 Navy men’s lacrosse team’s semifinal in the Patriot League tournament Friday.
The return of starting attackman Christian Daniel (hamstring strain) would be nice, but the No. 14 Navy men’s lacrosse team is going the “conservative” route on whether to play him at No. 9 Syracuse on Saturday.
Loyola Maryland's women's lacrosse team will battle Navy for supremacy in the Patriot League as Navy aims for its first regular-season win over the Greyhounds after upsetting them in the conference championship last season.