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.
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.
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.
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.