COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Following its 17-5 victory over Northwestern in Sunday's NCAA quarterfinals, Maryland's women's lacrosse team secured its seventh straight Final Four appearance. The Terrapins will take on fourth-seeded Syracuse in next Friday's national semifinals at PPL Park in Philadelphia.
Big Ten Attack Player of the Year Brooke Griffin and Kristen Lamon each scored four goals in the game, while Erin Collins added a hat trick and Kelly McPartland scored two goals and recorded three assists. Northwestern was paced by Big Ten Freshman of the Year Selena Lasota and Sheila Nesselbush, who each scored two goals.
The Terrapins will take on Syracuse in the NCAA semifinals on Friday at either 5 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. ET. Maryland defeated the Orange, 10-7, on March 7 in College Park. Northwestern ends its season with a 14-7 record.