Alex Aust tied an Atlantic Coast Conference women's tournament record with five assists as third-seeded and No.5 Maryland topped sixth-seeded Virginia Tech, 15-7, in the quarterfinals on Friday in Durham, N.C.
The Terps, in a quest for an unprecedented fourth straight tournament title, next will face No. 8 Duke today at 3 p.m.
No. 11 Virginia 13, No. 20 Boston College 8: Julie Gardner (Severna Park) set a career high with six goals and junior Kim Kolarik (South River) tied a career high with 11 saves as the fourth-seeded Cavaliers (11-5) beat the fifth-seeded Eagles (8-8).
No. 15 Loyola 15, Rutgers 11: Marlee Paton tied a career-high nine points (five goals and four assists) as the host Greyhounds (9-4, 5-0 Big East) beat the Scarlet Knights (9-6, 4-3).
No. 17 Towson 15, George Mason 9: Ashleigh Rohrback (Westminster) had a career-high eight points (three goals and five assists), and the host Tigers (12-3, 6-0 Colonial Athletic Association) extended their winning streak to six. The Patriots fell to 3-12, 1-5.
Monmouth 11, Mount St. Mary's 6: Erin Seipp (Notre Dame Prep) scored twice in a losing effort for the visiting Mount (7-10, 6-3 Northeast Conference).
Despite the loss, Mount St. Mary's clinched its 10th straight postseason appearance and 14th of the past 15.
Alex Marino paced the Hawks (7-10, 6-3) with three goals and two assists.
No. 2 Syracuse 16, Louisville 9: Becca Block recorded her first career hat trick and the visiting Orange (12-2, 5-0 Big East) extended its winning streak to 11.
Faye Brust scored 3:42 into the game for the Cardinals (3-1, 1-6) before Syracuse went on an 8-0 run.
No. 9 Massachusetts 20, La Salle 7: After giving up a free-position goal 42 seconds into the game, the host Minutewomen (15-1, 6-0 Atlantic 10) went on a 15-0 run that spanned both halves to beat the Explorers (9-6, 2-4).
No. 15 Colgate 11, No. 18 Bucknell 10: Peter Baum scored the game-winner with two seconds left to lift the visiting Raiders (11-2, 5-1 Patriot League) over the Bison (9-6, 3-3). Bucknell led 6-2 at the half.
Yale 11, No. 20 Bryant 10, 2OT: Matt Gibson scored unassisted with two seconds left in the second overtime to lift host Yale (8-4) over Bryant (11-3).