Joe Lustgarten scored the final two goals, including the game-winner with 55
seconds left and an insurance goal 21 seconds later, to cap a 6-0 run as the third-seeded UMBC men's lacrosse team upset second-seeded Hartford, 15-13, in an America East Conference semifinal at Stony Brook's LaValle Stadium.
Second-seeded North Carolina won its first Atlantic Coast Conference men's lacrosse tournament since 1996 by outlasting Virginia, 16-13, on Sunday in Chapel Hill.
No. 5 Syracuse got a measure of revenge in the rematch vs. Loyola Friday night by scoring six consecutive goals early in the first half en route to a 19-9 victory at the Ridley Athletic Complex.
No. 19 Connecticut took a 6-4 lead into halftime and never relinquished it, upsetting No. 7 Notre Dame at home, 10-7, in women's lacrosse Sunday. The Huskies (13-1, 5-1 Big East) won all their home games in a season for the first time in program history. The Fighting Irish (11-3, 5-3) scored just three goals in the second half, two by Lauren Sullivan.
The All-Big East Conference selection is an athletic 6-foot-1, 245-pounder who recorded 72 tackles, 15 1/2 for losses as a senior, with 7 1/2 sacks and 11 pass deflections.
The fourth-seeded Maryland women's basketball team has relied on junior forward Alyssa Thomas for much of the season to overcome injuries and inexperience throughout the rest of the roster.
If Mason, Montana, Howard, Hampton, UMBC, Seton Hall and Loyola win their conference tourneys it means an automatic bid to the NCAA Division I field. And that would mean a Laurel connection to March Madness for the third year in a row.
Margaret Smith (McDonogh) scored a natural hat trick over a three-minute span in the first half and No. 7 Notre Dame beat visiting No. 18 Ohio State, 13-8, in women's lacrosse Wednesday night.
In November, more than 700 high school boys and girls lacrosse players on 46 teams ¿ came together to raise more than $65,000 for two severely wounded Connecticut soldiers at the seventh annual Sticks for Soldiers Thanksgiving Lacrosse Tournament in Fairfield, Conn.
Connecticut's Ryan Boatright and Omar Calhoun combined for 43 points — almost as many as the entire UMES team — and the host Huskies stayed unbeaten at home with an 84-50 win Monday in the schools' first meeting in men's basketball in 25 years.
The Philadelphia Wings of the National Lacrosse League today acquired former Johns Hopkins All-American Paul Rabil from the Rochester Knighthawks, as part of a blockbuster six-player trade that sends Wings forward Dan Dawson and defenseman Paul Dawson to the Knighthawks.
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
The University of Maryland's planned departure from the Atlantic Coast Conference has raised questions about the league's long-term survival, a sobering prospect for fans who grew up on games between the Terps and their Tobacco Road rivals.
When Towson athletic director Mike Waddell broached the idea with Rob Ambrose of taking his football team down to play LSU in Baton Rouge for the fourth game of the 2012 season, the Tigers' coach was decidedly lukewarm.
Connecticut sacked Maryland quarterback Perry Hills six times and running back Lyle McCombs rushed for 94 yards and a touchdown as the Huskies (2-1) dealt the Terps (2-1) their first loss of the season, 24-21.
When the Terrapins take the field against Connecticut a little later today at Byrd Stadium, it obviously won¿t be one of the feature games on ABC, but it actually is something of a lynchpin game for Maryland.
It was last Saturday's opening kickoff, and freshman kicker Brad Craddock realized he was the last Maryland Terrapin standing between Temple returner Matt Brown and 60 yards of inviting, open field.
Jeff Barker on Notre Dame's move to the ACC, Don Markus on Randy Edsall facing Connecticut and Matt Bracken on Sam Cassell Jr.'s NCAA eligibility.
Through its first two games, Maryland (2-0, 0-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) has eight turnovers (five fumbles, three interceptions). Each one was committed by a true freshman.
It will be interesting to see what the immediate fallout of the Penn State sanctions might be when it comes to Maryland's football program.