University of Virginia sophomore Brian Vahaly lost in the second round of the NCAA men's tennis championships yesterday in Atlanta to Tennessee's Peter Handoyo, 6-3, 6-3. He tied the school record for victories in a season, 29, with his first-round win, and ends the season 29-9.

Virginia Tech's Aaron Marchetti lost to Brandon Hawk of Texas, 7-5, 6-2. In doubles, UCLA's Jason Cook and Brandon Kramer defeated Vahaly and Huntley Montgomery, 6-4, 6-4.

U-MD. TICKETS: Season and individual game ticket prices for University of Maryland football games will remain the same as last year. Single-game tickets are $23 for adults and $15 for youths 18 and under. Season tickets are $138 for adults and $90 for youths. . . .

Dick Dull, who resigned as Maryland AD after the cocaine death of basketball star Len Bias, was hired yesterday as AD at Cal State Northridge. Dull, 53, had been the AD at Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pa., for the past year.

SOFTBALL: Crissy Buck hit a home run with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift top-seeded UCLA past DePaul, 3-2, in the Women's College World Series in Oklahoma City. The Bruins improved to 60-6 and advance to play Fresno State, a 1-0 winner over Southern Mississippi.

Third-seeded Washington erupted for four runs in the sixth inning to overpower No. 6 seed Arizona State, 4-1. All-Americans Jamie Graves and Jennifer Spediacci combined to allow five hits. The Huskies will play Arizona, a 3-0 winner over Cal.