Terps ad­vance in NCAA field hockey

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The sec­ond-ranked Mary­land field hockey team (20-2) pushed past No. 17 Al­bany (16-5) on Fri­day in a 2-1win in the NCAA­tour­na­ment first round in Col­lege Park. Mary­land ad­vances to the NCAA quar­ter­fi­nals for the 28th time in school his­tory and 26th un­der coach Missy Me­harg. The Terps also reached the 20-win mark for the first time since 2013 and the 11th time in school his­tory. Sopho­more Bodil Keus slammed in the ty­ing goal with a score off a penalty cor­ner just 5:13 into the sec­ond half and fresh­man Bibi Don­raadt scored the game-win­ner 91 sec­onds later. MEN’S COL­LEGE SOC­CER: No. 2-ranked In­di­ana de­feated vis­it­ing Mary­land on penalty kicks, 4-3, in the semi­fi­nals of the Big Ten Tour­na­ment on Fri­day af­ter the teams played to a1-1 tie through reg­u­la­tion and over­time. Sopho­more Ben Di Rosa scored his first ca­reer goal for the Terps. COL­LEGE FOOT­BALL: Bowie State se­nior Lansana Se­say was named Cen­tral In­ter­col­le­giate Ath­letic As­so­ci­a­tion Re­ceiver of the Week for the fifth time this sea­son. Se­say had five re­cep­tions, 141 re­ceiv­ing yards and two touch­downs in Bowie State's 49-7 win over El­iz­a­beth City State last Sat­ur­day. COL­LEGE VOL­LEY­BALL: Johns Hop­kins ad­vanced to the sec­ond round of the NCAA tour­na­ment with a 3-0 vic­tory over Eastern. Eleni Panagopou­los led the Blue Jays with 15 kills. ... Fifth-seeded Steven­son took the fi­nal three points in a fifth set to down fourth-seeded Hunter, 3-2, in the first round of the NCAA tour­na­ment at Ithaca Col­lege's Ben Light Gym­na­sium Fri­day evening. Set scores were 25-22, 19-25, 16-25, 25-19, 17-15. HORSE RAC­ING: Stronach Sta­ble’s mul­ti­ple graded-stakes win­ning mil­lion­aire Some­thing Awe­some, un­raced since hav­ing his three-race win streak snapped mid-May, is en­tered to make his come­back in a loaded edi­tion of the $75,000 Richard W. Small Stakes to­day at Lau­rel Park. The 11⁄ mile Small for 3-year-olds and up is one of five stakes worth $500,000 in purses on a 10-race Mary­land Hall of Fame Day pro­gram that kicks off with a first-race post time of 12:30 p.m. Also on tap are a quar­tet of main-track sprints – the $100,000 City of Lau­rel for 3-year- olds and $100,000 Safely Kept for 3-year-old fil­lies at 7 fur­longs, and the $100,000 James F. Lewis III for 2-year-olds and $100,000 Smart Halo for 2-yearold fil­lies at 6 fur­longs. Named for the ex-Spe­cial Forces sol­dier in Viet­nam and long­time Mary­land trainer that won more than 1,100 races in a col­or­ful ca­reer that lasted up to his April 2015 pass­ing fol­low­ing a long bat­tle with cancer, the Small drew an over­flow field of 16. —

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