Men’s basketball advances to CIT quarterfinals
Four McGlynn’s three-pointers helped Towson advance through two games into the next round of CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) play.
In first-round play against USC Upstate, McGlynn tossed a shot from half-court with 1.6 in the game to seal the game at 63-60. His shots from behind the arc were part of his 23-point contribution in the next round, against Eastern Tennessee State University. Senior Jerrelle Benimon chipped in 12 points, eight rebounds and six assists in that game, which gave the Towson men their 25th win of the year, 83-77.
As a result of Murray State defeating Nebraska Omaha Monday night, the Tigers will travel to Murray, Kentucky to face Murray State in the CIT quarterfinals this Thursday night.
The Tigers even marched in a St. Patrick’s Day parade in Killarney, where they were met and cheered on by Baltimore-area natives and even a Towson alumna visiting for the holiday.
Women’s lacrosse goes California dreaming
The Tigers women’s lacrosse team went west for spring break and came back with a pair of wins.
On Saturday, the Tigers took down UC Davis, 15-8. Senior attacker Ashleigh Rohrback notched four goals and five assists, pushing the team to a 4-0 lead early in the first half and heading for a career-high nine-point game.
The Tigers also surged early Thursday in their win over California, 19-11. The Tigers’ next road trip will take them closer to home to face Maryland Wednesday evening.
Tigers clip Hens in comeback win
It was a tale of two halves Saturday as the Tigers men’s lacrosse team came back to beat CAA rival Delaware in their conference opener, 11-8.
The Blue Hens led early in the game, storming to an 8-4 lead. But Towson silenced Delaware in the second half, scoring seven unanswered goals. Junior Justin Mabus who tallied a career-high five assists.
Earlier in the week, the Tigers beat visiting UMBC, 10-8. The Tigers next travel Saturday to face Hofstra.
Tigers tennis team splits meets in start of conference play
The Tigers tennis team opened CAA play with a 1-2 conference record this week, which wrapped with a Saturday loss at UNC Wilmington, 7-0. Sophie Lesage won seven games in singles play, put was unable to take a set against the Seahawks’ Alyssa Ritchie.
Tigers win weekend series with Georgetown
The Tigers baseball team took two of three against Georgetown this weekend, with help from the bat of Brandon Gonnella.
The senior center fielder had two hits and three RBIs as the Tigers took game three, 8-4, in Towson’s home opener Sunday. The first two games were played at Georgetown. Towson lost game one, 6-2, but won game two, 10-2.
Earlier in the week, the Tigers beat Monmouth in a makeup of what would have been their home opener the week before, 6-5. The Tigers fell at Virginia, 5-3. Towson hosts Coppin State Tuesday afternoon, the second in a 10-game home stand.
Tigers softball team splits weekend tournament
The Tigers softball team split four games against Quinnipiac and Wagner this weekend at the Tiger Clash.
Towsonfell to Quinnipiac, 1-2, and Wagner, 6-2, Sunday afternoon at the Tiger Softball Complex. On Saturday, Towson’s bats came alive, defeating Quinnipiac, 13-5, in six innings and Wagner, 6-3. Macie McGeehan and Hailey Balk each claimed four hits and three RBIs in the first game of the day.