Roundup: UMBC men upset Hartford, 15-13, in America East semi

No. 6 Syracuse 9, No. 7 Notre Dame 3: Derek Maltz and JoJo Marasco had four points each to lead the Orange (12-3) past the third-seeded Fighting Irish (10-4) in a Big East semifinal at Villanova.

Maltz recorded two goals and two assists, and Marasco finished with four assists to tie Paul Gait's school record for most assists by a midfielder in one season (34 in 1990).

No. 10 Albany 17, Stony Brook 15: The Great Danes (12-4), led by Ty Thompson with four goals, outscored the host Seawolves (7-9) in the fourth quarter by a 5-3 margin to win an America East semifinal.

Brody Eastwood had a game-high seven goals for Stony Brook.

No. 20 Villanova 15, Georgetown 12: Jack Rice (Boys' Latin) had a game-high five goals and the host Wildcats (7-7) used a 4-0 run in the second quarter to beat the Hoyas (6-9) in a Big East semifinal.

Villanova hosts No. 6 Syracuse in Saturday's championship at noon.

National women

No. 5 Syracuse 19, No. 18 Connecticut 6: Kayla Treanor had six points (four goals, two assists) and became the most prolific freshman goal scorer in school history with 53 goals as the Orange (15-3) beat the Huskies (13-4) in a Big East semifinal at Georgetown.

Syracuse advances to the title game for a fifth time.

No. 8 Penn State 16, Vanderbilt 14: Kelly Lechner matched her career high with five goals and Molly Fernandez (McDonogh.) and Haley Ford (North Harford.) each recorded three goals and an assist as the Nittany Lions (12-5) beat the Commodores (2-15) in an ALC quarterfinal at Johns Hopkins.

Penn State faces No. 4 Northwestern tonight at 6:30.

No. 14 Denver 17, Southern California 11: Mikayla Clark had five points (three goals, two assists) and Jen Etzel (John Carroll) had three goals and one assist to lead the Pioneers (17-1) past the Trojans (8-10) in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation semifinal in Eugene, Ore.

Denver awaits the winner of Stanford's game with California in Saturday's championship at 1 p.m.