On the men’s side, No. 8 Syracuse and No. 6 Loyola Maryland will kick off the weekend’s first-round action of the NCAA tournament, while No. 9 James Madison and No. 14 Stony Brook will meet in the first round of the playoffs on the women’s side.
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.
Army scored three goals in the final eight minutes as the No. 18 ranked Black Knights stunned No 7 Loyola, 7-5, in the semifinals of the Patriots League lacrosse tournament played at the Ridgley Complex last night.
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.
The Davidsonville resident and Boys’ Latin graduate is a two-time Tewaaraton Award finalist and the only player in NCAA Division I history to rank in the Top 20 in points (second), assists (tied for second) and goals (20th) per game.
Loyola Maryland's Pat Spencer, who ranks in the top-five all-time of both points and assists in NCAA Division I, was selected first overall by the PLL’s Archers to become the first collegiate player ever selected by the new league.
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 Mount St. Mary's women's lacrosse team shut down visiting Robert Morris in a 14-3 win Sunday. The victory was the seventh straight for the Mountaineers, which marks the team's longest winning streak since the 2007 season.
Kaiya Coleman hit the game-winning layup with three-tenths of a second remaining to lift the Coppin State women’s basketball team a 50-48 victory over Morgan State in the first round of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament Monday.
Also, the Loyola Maryland women have a lot of faith in a freshman defender, a defenseman for the Johns Hopkins men boasts a 1.000 shooting percentage, and the Stevenson men got a kickstart from an unlikely source.
On the first day of the 2019 lacrosse season for No. 4 Loyola, Pat Spencer scored five goals and contributed two assists as the Greyhounds defeated No. 6 Virginia, 17-9, before a crowd of 2,541 at Ridley Athletic Complex.