No. 3 Maryland edges out BC in OT
Roundup: No. 2 Old Dominion knocks off top-ranked UNC
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. -- Maryland topped Boston College 4-3, as freshman Maxine Fluharty scored her second of two goals for the win in the 79th minute at the Newton Sports Complex.
Twice in the game, the Terrapins held a one-goal lead and the Eagles tied it up -- first, just before halftime and then just before the end of regulation.
With the Terrapins ahead 3-2 with 5:27 remaining in regulation, Boston College pulled its goalkeeper Nicole Barry to have an extra player on the field. The Eagles' Anna Weatherall scored to tie it up with just 91 seconds remaining to send the game to overtime.
No. 2 Old Dominion 3, No. 1 North Carolina 1
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Old Dominion faced its second No. 1 ranked team in two weeks, the Lady Monarchs passed the test. Old Dominion scored three unanswered goals in a 3-1 win at North Carolina to move to a perfect 7-0 on the year.
The Lady Monarchs have now knocked off six teams ranked in the Top 10, with four of those squads ranked fifth or better. Old Dominion is a perfect 3-0 against the Atlantic Coast Conference, outscoring those rivals by a combined 11-2.
No. 5 Syracuse 5, Rutgers 1
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Syracuse opened Big East Conference play with a 5-1 victory against Rutgers this evening at J.S. Coyne Stadium. The Orange improved to 4-2 overall and 1-0 in the league, while the Scarlet Knights moved to 1-5, 0-1. The Orange has now won a Big East record 15 consecutive and 18 of its last 19 BIG EAST regular-season games.
Syracuse controlled the first half, scoring two goals in the game’s first 16 minutes. Junior back Amy Kee tallied the first goal off a traditional penalty corner. Junior forward Kelsey Millman provided the push and senior midfielder Martina Loncarica the stop. The assist was Loncarica’s school record 121st point. The three-time All-American now sits alone on top of Syracuse’s career points list.
Millman recorded a goal of her own just four minutes later, when sophomore back Laura Hahnefeldt sent a ball towards a diving of Millman. It was Millman’s fourth goal of the year and Hahnefeldt’s second assist.
New Hampshire 5, Holy Cross 0
DURHAM, N.H. -- Hayley Rausch recorded two goals and her 100th career point to lead New Hampshire to Friday night's 5-0 non-conference victory against Holy Cross at Memorial Field.
New Hampshire remained unbeaten in 2011 by improving to 12-2 lifetime against Holy Cross, which is now 1-6 this season.
Rausch, who entered the game with 97 career points, inched closer to the milestone with her first goal of the game, which gave the Wildcats a 3-0 lead at 23:11. She then became the fourth New Hampshire Wildcat to eclipse the 100-point milestone when she capped the game scoring to give New Hampshire a 5-0 lead at 46:56. Rausch's career totals include 37 goals and 27 assists for 101 points.
Game information and photos compiled from athletic department websites.