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College roundup

Maryland teams advance to lacrosse semis at Gillette

In Annapolis, Md., midfielder Drew Snider scored three goals, goalie Niko Amato led a solid defensive effort with seven saves, and unseeded Maryland upset second-seeded Johns Hopkins, 10-4, to advance to Saturday’s national semifinals at Gillette Stadium.

Midfielders John Haus and Mike Chanenchuk scored two goals each for Maryland (11-5).

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It will be the 21st Final Four appearance for the Terrapins, who lost in last year’s national title game.

Maryland will play the winner of Sunday’s game between Duke (14-4) and Colgate (14-3).

Joining them will be top-seeded Loyola (Md.), a 10-9 winner over Denver Saturday.

The Greyhounds (16-1) got five goals from Eric Lusby, and will play the winner of Sunday’s Notre Dame-Virginia game.

Women’s lacrosse

Div. 1 quarterfinals - Michelle Tumolo scored with five seconds remaining as host Syracuse (18-3) rallied past North Carolina, 17-16 . . . Katie Schwarzmann had four goals and four assists, and third-seeded Maryland (18-3) beat Loyola, 17-11 . . . Brittany Dashiell and Nora Barry each scored three goals and top-seeded Florida (19-2) advanced with a 15-2 victory over Penn State . . . Erin Fitzgerald scored four times to push host Northwestern (19-2) past Duke, 11-7.

Div. 2 final - In Louisville, Ky., C.W. Post (17-3) secured its third national title with a 17-16 win over West Chester behind six goals and three assists from Jackie Sileo.

Div. 3 semifinals - Liz Bruno and Shea Kusiak potted three goals apiece, Olivia Whitney made five saves, and Trinity (20-1) advanced with a 7-5 win over Cortland State (20-2) . . . Elizabeth Garry led Middlebury (15-5) with three goals, but Salisbury (22-0) dominated late in a 15-7 win.

Baseball

Div. 2 East regional - Junior Mendez pitched host Southern New Hampshire past Franklin Pierce, 5-1. Andy Lalli notched three hits and two RBIs for the Penmen (41-13), who had eliminated Wilmington (Del.), 6-3, earlier in the day. Both teams need to win two games Sunday to advance.

Div. 3 New England regional- In Mansfield, Conn., Western New England beat Wheaton, 6-4, setting up a Sunday rematch in which the winner goes to the College World Series. Mike Lawlor had five no-hit innings of relief to pick up the win.

Earlier in the day, Tim Clark hit a walkoff two-run single in the ninth to push the Golden Bears past Trinity, 2-1.

Softball

Div. 1 regionals - Harvard (35-14) beat Texas Tech, 2-0, after edging Maryland, 3-2, in eight innings, to end both squads’ seasons and advance to a regional championship game against Washington (38-18) Sunday. Rachel Brown spun a three-hit, five-strikeout performance to boost Harvard past the Red Raiders (41-17). Kasey Lange doubled in Ashley Heritage in the eighth to beat the Terrapins (34-22) . . . Top-seeded California (52-5) ended Boston University’s season with an 8-0 win at Berkeley, Calif. Earlier in the night, BU (41-15) staved off elimination in a 4-3, 13-inning win over Iona. Melanie Delgado singled in Amy Ekart in the bottom of the ninth with two outs to tie it, and Ekart singled in Chelsea O’Connor with two outs in the 13th for the win . . . UMass (38-13) ended its season with a 1-0, nine-inning loss to Illinois State (35-23). Sara Plourde tossed 8 1/3 innings, striking out 14. Plourde ended her career with 1,662 punchouts, eighth in Div. 1 history.

Div. 3 World Series - In Salem, Va., Tufts beat Plattsburgh State, 7-1, behind Allyson Fournier’s 10-strikeout complete game. The Jumbos (41-6) play defending national champion Linfield Sunday.

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