UM women win easily; Cornell stuns men

UM women win easily; Cornell stuns men
May 12, 2013, 4:00 pm
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The top-seeded Maryland women had an easy time with Stony Brook in their NCAA tournament game Sunday. As for the men, well, the Terps didn't fare nearly as well.

Maryland started slowly but used a six-goal run to roll to an 11-3 victory over Stony Brook in a second-round game at College Park. But on the men's side, Cornell took the lead early and never trailed, shocking sixth-seeded Maryland, 16-8, in their NCAA first-round game, also at College Park. 

The women trailed early, 1-0, and didn't score a goal until just over 13 minutes remained in the half. Katie Schwarzmann scored the game-tying goal, which kicked off a six-goal run. The Terps never had a problem again.

Brooke Griffin led Maryland (20-0) with four goals. Alex Aust pitched in with two goals and two assists. The Terps will take on Duke in next Saturday's quarterfinals.

Duke beat Navy, 10-5, in their second-round NCAA tournament match-up in Annapolis. The Mids ended the season with a 19-2 record. 

Navy started well, taking a 4-2 lead early. But the Blue Devils rebounded to score seven in a row and grab command.

Maryland's men never could get any kind of command against Cornell. The Big Red scored twice in the first 87 seconds and never looked back. Cornell was up 4-1 after one, and even though the Terps cut the lead to 6-4 at the break, they could just watch the Big Red slowly pull away in the second half. 

Cornell broke it up open with six fourth-quarter goals. 

Maryland finished the season with a 10-4 record.