Maryland beat UMass, 15-12, in the first round of the NCAA women's lacrosse tournament. The Terps used a five-goal run and three goals apiece from Brooke Griffin, Kelly McPartland and Kristy Black to advance.
By By Mike Frainie and Special to The Baltimore Sun
The Loyola Greyhounds, who captured their first Eastern College Athletic Conference tournament crown and are ranked third in the latest Sun rankings, will meet Canisius (6-7), the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference champion, in the first round.
Former All-American goalkeeper offers opinions on Loyola's staying power at No. 1, a traditional powerhouse's recent struggles and the likelihood of a NCAA Tournament without Cornell, Denver and Syracuse