The No. 1-ranked Maryland men's soccer team lost to No. 5 Duke, 3-0, yesterday in Durham, N.C. The loss was the Terrapins' first since ascending to the top ranking two weeks ago, and it also was their first to Duke since 1993.
Maryland dropped to 6-2, 2-1 in the Atlantic Coast Conference, and the Blue Devils improved to 5-0-2, 1-0-1.
Junior Ali Curtis opened the scoring 7 minutes 43 seconds into the game, with assists from senior Peter Gail and freshman Adam Guren.
Duke struck twice in the second half, getting goals from sophomore Demetrio Sanchez in the 47th minute and sophomore Noah Lewkowitz during the 73rd.
Jeff Haywood made seven saves for Duke. Maryland's Christian Lewis had four saves. . . .
Ryan Gibbs and Kyle Martino each had a goal and an assist as No. 17 Virginia (5-2-1, 1-1-1 ACC) edged No. 18 North Carolina, 2-1, at Klockner Stadium. Gibbs scored off Martino's assist in the 11th minute, then Gibbs teamed with Sheldon Barnes to assist on Martino's goal during the 30th minute. North Carolina is 6-2, 1-1. . . .
Tony Soric, a substitute who hadn't scored a goal this season, scored in the 119th minute to give Georgetown a 1-0, double-overtime victory at Pittsburgh. The Hoyas improved to 4-3-1, 1-1-1 in the Big East, and the Panthers dropped to 2-4-2, 0-3-1.
Pittsburgh was playing one player short when Soric scored, as forward Chad Porter received his second yellow card eight seconds before the goal.
WOMEN'S SOCCER: In Easton, Pa., Navy recorded its fourth consecutive shutout, a 1-0 overtime victory over Lafayette. Navy (7-2, 3-0 in the Patriot League) had a 24-6 advantage in shots, but needed sophomore forward Vanessa Solon's goal from 18 yards in the 100th minute to earn the victory.
FIELD HOCKEY: Juniors Carla Tagliente and Rachel Hiskins and sophomores Caroline Walter and Kristy Palchinsky (Leonardtown) each scored a goal as No. 4 Maryland defeated previously unbeaten Wake Forest, 4-0, in College Park.
The victory was Maryland's seventh in a row. The Terrapins (9-1, 1-0 ACC) had a 18-9 advantage in shots over No. 9 Wake Forest (8-1, 1-1).
Maryland sophomore goalkeeper Ashley Hohnstine (Oakton) had a career-high six saves. Wake Forest entered the game averaging 6.9 goals per game and had not been shut out. . . .
In Chestnut Hill, Mass., Magdadelena Aguilar scored the only goal with 14:04 remaining in the first half as American defeated Boston College, 1-0. . . . Junior forward Meredith McMahon scored four goals as Catholic defeated Goucher, 6-2, in Baltimore.