LOYOLA SCORED with 0.3 seconds left in the first overtime session and then won the game with a goal with 20 seconds left in the second to eliminate Penn, 10-9, in the first round of the NCAA women's lacrosse tournament in Baltimore.
The game featured nine ties and five lead changes, and not once did a team hold a lead by more than one goal.
Loyola (13-5) never led in the second half. Penn (9-8) took an 8-7 edge on a Caroline Bunting goal with 4:32 left in regulation, but Loyola countered 50 seconds later.
Duke will face Colgate and Virginia will face Notre Dame in an NCAA men's lacrosse tournament quarterfinal doubleheader at PPL Park next Sunday.
The third-seeded Blue Devils, looking to reach their sixth consecutive national semifinal, advanced with a 12-9 win over Syracuse on Saturday. Colgate upended undefeated UMass, 13-11, on Saturday for its first NCAA tournament win in program history.
Virginia - a 6-5 winner over Princeton - faces Notre Dame in a battle of the fourth vs. the fifth seed. The Irish beat Yale, 13-7, to advance. The winners advance to the Final Four over Memorial Day weekend at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.
The West Chester women's lacrosse team advanced to the Division II national semifinals with an 11-7 victory over Limestone College on Saturday in Gaffney, S.C.