The fans who did stick around to watch No. 3 seed William and Mary¿s matchup with the No. 6 seed College of Charleston in Saturday¿s fourth and final Colonial Athletic Association quarterfinal game saw the biggest comeback of the day.
Towson was the preseason favorite to win the Colonial Athletic Association. Delaware was a game better in the regular season. So which team is the favorite at this weekend's CAA tournament at Baltimore Arena?
In his second year as a Tiger, Rafriel Guthrie is the second-leading scorer on the Colonial Athletic Association's second-best team, and he will be integral to how far Towson goes in the CAA tournament, which begins this weekend. On Saturday, Towson will face seventh-seed James Madison in the quarterfinals at 6 p.m.
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.
Before Towson's Senior Night matchup with William and Mary on Saturday at SECU Arena, Tigers coach Pat Skerry nearly came to tears while addressing his four seniors, who helped the program rebuild itself after a 1-31 record two seasons ago.
Each week, The Baltimore Sun will publish a Q&A with a college lacrosse player to get you better acquainted with the player and his or her team. Today's guest is Towson senior Katie Leech, who has emerged as a top match-up defender since switching from midfield two years ago.
Towson's men's basketball team is approaching one of its toughest stretches of the season, as the Tigers' next two games are against the two other top squads in the Colonial Athletic Association: at William & Mary on Saturday, and home against Delaware on Monday.
Towson entered the game on a two-game losing streak mainly because of its struggles beyond the arc. The Tigers showed much more confidence with their outside shooting and turned up the pressure on defense, cruising to a 76-58 victory over the Pride