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  • Women's lacrosse Player of the Week (April 23): Katherine Finkelston, Connecticut

    Women's lacrosse Player of the Week (April 23): Katherine Finkelston, Connecticut
    Leonardtown, Md., junior, attacker The Leonardtown graduate sparked one of the biggest upsets of the season when she scored four goals to rally the Huskies from an 8-1 halftime deficit to an 11-10 Big East Conference win over then-No. 8 Florida for...
  • Players of the Week

    Matt Kavanagh, Notre Dame, junior Rockville Centre, N.Y., attackman Kavanagh continued to demonstrate why he is a leading candidate to be named a finalist for the Tewaaraton Award, which is given to the top collegiate player in the country. The 5-foot-...
  • Kevin Ollie Wouldn't Be First UConn Coach To Pull Quick Exit

    Kevin Ollie Wouldn't Be First UConn Coach To Pull Quick Exit
    From The Courant Archives: Were UConn basketball coach Kevin Ollie to leave Storrs for the NBA he wouldn't be the first coach of a major Husky program to catch players and fans off guard. Here's a look back at how The Courant told the story when the...
  • After 22 years off, Terps and Hoyas on schedule for next two

    Shortly after Mark Turgeon took over at Maryland in 2011, he called John Thompson III at Georgetown. Turgeon wanted the Terps to play the Hoyas for the first time in years, but knew it would be some time before his team would be on the same level as...
  • Big Ten, Big East matchups set for Gavitt Tipoff

    Big Ten, Big East matchups set for Gavitt Tipoff
    The Big East and Big Ten conferences announced matchups on Wednesday for the inaugural Gavitt Tipoff games next season. Illinois will play at Providence on Nov. 18, the first meeting since the 2003-04 season. DePaul heads to Penn State on Nov. 17 with a...
  • Lacrosse roundup: BU women win, get Loyola next

    Lacrosse roundup: BU women win, get Loyola next
    Ally Adams (Severna Park) scored twice, including the game-winner with 2:25 left, to lift host Boston University (8-8) to an 8-7 victory over Lehigh (9-8) in a Patriot League quarterfinal Tuesday. Boston University advances to face host Loyola Maryland in...
  • Terps reportedly to play Georgetown next season

    Terps reportedly to play Georgetown next season
    A Washington television station is reporting that Maryland will meet Georgetown in the inaugural Gavitt Games early next season. WUSA-TV (Channel 9) reported that a date and location have not been announced, but a source familiar with the situation said...
  • Men's lacrosse roundup: No. 1 Notre Dame edges No. 2 UNC; No. 3 Terps rally, win in OT

     Men's lacrosse roundup: No. 1 Notre Dame edges No. 2 UNC; No. 3 Terps rally, win in OT
    Matt Kavanagh scored the game-winning goal with seven seconds left to lift No. 1 Notre Dame over No. 2 North Carolina, 15-14, on Saturday. The victory clinched the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title for the Fighting Irish, who have won six...
  • Anthony Kay Pitches In To Keep UConn On Track

    STORRS — Anthony Kay was home watching on TV the day UConn beat Notre Dame to clinch the last Big East baseball championship two years ago, and it left a lasting imprint. "I watched the entire tournament," he said, "and watching [Anthony] Marzi...
  • Sky's top pick Cheyenne Parker comes with risk; Jewell Loyd goes No. 1 to Seattle

    Sky's top pick Cheyenne Parker comes with risk; Jewell Loyd goes No. 1 to Seattle
    The Sky may have raised a few eyebrows when they selected Cheyenne Parker with the fifth overall pick in the WNBA draft on Thursday night. After all, the 6-foot-4 Middle Tennessee State forward wasn't a high-profile name before the draft, and she was...
  • Sun Take Duke's Williams With First Pick, Fourth Overall

    Sun Take Duke's Williams With First Pick, Fourth Overall
    UNCASVILLE — The Connecticut Sun began the process of getting back to the playoffs after a two-year absence Thursday by selecting Duke's 6-foot-3 All-American center Elizabeth Williams with the fourth overall pick in the first round of the WNBA...