Led by three-time champion Hans Koelman, Clemson captured its third successive Atlantic Coast Conference men's cross country title today with 40 points to 54 for runner-up Wake Forest. North Carolina State edged Clemson for the women's title, 31-36.

Koelman completed the 10,000-meter course at Piedmont Community College in 30:58.9 and teammate Stijn Jaspers was next in 31:33.6. Tim Springfield of Virginia was third in 31:37.7, Ron Rick of Wake Forest fourth in 31:54.2 and Dan Toley of Maryland fifth in 31:55.6.

Betty Jo Springs set a course record of 16:47.5 for 5,000 meters to lead the North Carolina State women. Trailing Springs were Tina Krebs of Clemson in 17:01.0, Lynn Strauss of N.C. State in 17:24.0, Kerry Robinson of Clemson in 17:26.7 and Sandi Cullinane of N.C. State in 17:28.8.

Virginia was third in the men's meet with 70 points. Maryland had 92, N.C. State 107, North Carolina 167, Georgia Tech 187 and Duke 222.

The next five individual finishers were Colin Peddie of Virginia, 31:58.0; Dennis Cullinane of Maryland, 32:00.6; Mike Palmer of Wake Forest, 32:03.3; Martin Flynn of Clemson, 32:08.7, and Greg Herzog of Maryland, 32:09.4.

Behind the two top women's teams were North Carolina with 78 points, Virginia 103, Maryland 131 and Wake Forest 155. Basketball

Jeff Adkins scored 29 points and Ben Coleman 27 to lead the Red team to a 109-101 victory in the annual Maryland intrasquad scrimmage at Cole Field House. Len Bias scored 37 points for the White team, 22 in the first half.

The lead changed several times during the second half, until Adkins made a 20-foot jumper with 6:08 remaining to give the Red a 90-89 edge. Freshman Keith Gatlin helped the Red team with 20 points and seven assists in his first appearance in Cole. Herman Veal scored 14 and took 18 rebounds for the White; Adrian Branch scored 14 before fouling out with five minutes left. Soccer

George Washington beat Towson State, 2-1, on the RFK Stadium auxiliary field as Colonials (7-6-3) goalkeeper John Hudnall made first-half goals by Kesner Pharel and Joe Fimiani stand up . . . St. Joseph's turned back Georgetown, 2-1, on Chuck McGlinn's goal in double overtime in Philadelphia. Georgetown goaltenders Al Rabassa and Don Wall combined for 11 saves. GU (4-8-1) is still trying to win five games for the first time in a season; the Hoyas have two games remaining . . . In Annapolis, Navy scored its most goals in eight games in beating UMBC, 3-0, while Dave Postoll and Leonard Zimmerman performed flawlessly in the net. The Midshipmen will carry a 6-8-2 record into the regular-season closer at home, 4 p.m. Friday against Army.

William and Mary defeated George Mason, 2-1, on second-half goals five minutes apart in Williamsburg. The Patriots were held scoreless in the second half despite 14 shots on goal . . . Montgomery-Rockville (11-4-1) took 19 shots against guest Catonsville, but had to settle for a 2-2 tie after two scoreless overtimes . . . Washington and Lee (7-4) won at Catholic, 3-0, scoring just 19 seconds into the contest and adding two second-half goals. CU slipped to 5-11-2.