Senior attacker Megan Whittle (McDonogh) and junior attacker Caroline Steele (Severn) scored four goals each as the No. 1 Maryland women's lacrosse team defeated William & Mary, 18-7, on Sunday afternoon in the season opener for both teams.
Eddie Keith II had 16 points on 5-for-7 shooting, John Davis had his second consecutive double double and Mike Morsell hit a 3-pointer with 10 seconds left to help host Towson beat William & Mary, 82-80, on Saturday.
Taylor Cummings (McDonogh) had a career-high five caused turnovers, scored four goals and added two assists and four ground balls as the No. 1 Maryland women's lacrosse team defeated William & Mary, 19-7, on Sunday afternoon in the season opener for both teams.
Mike Morsell scored a career-high 34 points on 11-for-17 shooting from the field to lead Towson past William & Mary, 99-82, on Saturday, creating a three-way tie for third place in the Colonial Athletic Association.
William & Mary, one of five original Division I schools to never make the men¿s basketball tournament, cut a 22-point deficit with under four minutes remaining to six, but Northeastern held on for a 72-61 win in the Colonial Athletic Association title game.
Just as he did at the end of the first overtime, William & Mary guard Marcus Thornton took the ball with the game on the line. The game¿s leading scorer with 37 points and the Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Year was destined to take the shot that could send his team to the final.
Strapped with expectations as the top seed seeking its schools' first ever NCAA tournament berth, William & Mary took a comfortable first step in that direction with a 72-59 win over No. 8 Elon in Saturday¿s first Colonial Athletic Association quarterfinal game at Royal Farms Arena.
Four teams had the opportunity to break their first-place deadlock entering the final week of the Colonial Athletic Association's regular season. Each eventually stumbled, which led to a four-way split of the regular season championship between William & Mary, UNC Wilmington, Northeastern, and James Madison.
The Tigers played visiting William & Mary, one of three teams leading the Colonial Athletic Association, to a 35-35 tie at halftime. But the Tribe opened the second half with a 11-4 run that Towson could not recover from en route to an 85-72 loss before an announced 1,889 at SECU Arena Saturday afternoon.
The Towson football team's run to a No. 7 seed and a first-round bye in the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision tournament had a lot to do with the play of junior running back Terrance West and his massive offensive line.