No. 17 Colorado and No. 11 Stanford likely will decide who wins the inaugural Pac-12 women's lacrosse championship when they meet Friday night. Colorado rallied from seven goals down to win the first meeting in March.
As head coach of the new Arizona State women's lacrosse program, Courtney Martinez Connor has the Sun Devils off to a 4-1 start as they aim to build the foundation for a nationally competitive Division I program
After less than a week on the job, Maryland coach DJ Durkin has moved swiftly with working to fill out parts of his coaching staff. A former defensive coordinator at Michigan and Florida, Durkin is regarded as a top, young defensive mind, and he¿s already made additions on the defensive side of the ball that are expected to fit his vision for Maryland in Scott Shafer (defensive coordinator), Mike London (defensive line) and Aazaar Abdul-Rahim (defensive backs).
When Maryland athletic director Kevin Anderson introduced DJ Durkin as the university's 36th football coach Thursday, he kept coming back to one thing during his comments: Durkin's pedigree. By now, it's well-known that Durkin coached under Jim Harbaugh at Michigan and Stanford and under Urban Meyer at Florida and Bowling Green. He was on the same staffs as current Stanford coach David Shaw and Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn, who was the defensive coordinator for the Super Bowl XLVIII-champion
Stanford coach David Shaw remains unsure whether his top offensive playmaker, senior wide receiver Ty Montgomery, will be able to play when the Cardinal faces Maryland in the Foster Farms Bowl on Tuesday.
Stanford senior wide receiver Ty Montgomery is making progress in his recovery from a shoulder injury that sidelined him for most of the Cardinal's final two regular-season games, coach David Shaw said.
Playing Stanford in the Foster Farms Bowl on Dec. 30 is an opportunity for the Terps to add to the buzz, a chance for Maryland to build on the momentum it has generated through a competitive first season as a member of the Big Ten, its recent success in recruiting and the finalization of plans to construct a state-of-the-art indoor practice facility.
Loyola Maryland punched its ticket to the second round of the NCAA women's lacrosse tournament with a 10-4 win over Massachusetts (18-2) on Friday night, pulling away by scoring six of the game's seven second-half goals.
For the second straight game, Halle Majorana posted four goals as top-seeded Maryland defeated eighth-seeded Virginia Tech, 14-9, in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament Thursday at Boston College's Alumni Stadium.
Attackers Alyssa Ferro and Andi Raymond and midfielder Paige Duncan (Broadneck) helped keep No. 14 Towson close for much of Sunday's game, but No. 3 Syracuse finished with a 5-0 run to deal the visiting Tigers their first defeat of the season, 12-7.