The top-seeded Maryland women’s lacrosse team defeated Johns Hopkins 16-11 in the first Big Ten semifinal played on Friday night in Ann Arbor, Mich.
Junior attacker Caroline Steele scored five goals for the Terps and freshman attacker Grace Griffin was close behind with four goals.
After Hopkins scored the first goal of the night, Maryland would then score eight goals in a row to jump out to an 8-1 lead in the first half. They took an 11-4 lead into halftime and the Terps would never give up that lead.
Junior midfielder Meghan Siverson added a hat trick for Maryland while senior attacker Taylor Hensh scored two goals as well. Senior attacker Megan Whittle and sophomore attacker Brindi Griffin also added one goal each to total Maryland’s 16 goals.
Maryland now turns their attention to No. 3 seed Penn State as the Nittany Lions defeated the No. 2 seeded Northwestern Wildcats 21-16 in the other semifinal.
The championship will take place at noon on Sunday in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
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