It is HPU's first team victory ever in a NCAA Division I tournament, the program's first over a ranked team and also the first NCAA tournament win for any Big South team in women's lacrosse.
The Cardinals setback marks the second consecutive season Big Red has advanced to the NCAA Championships. The Buckeyes' high seed was helped by the overall performance of the Big Ten.
At No. 3 singles, Patricia Lancranjan came up short 6-3, 6-3 to Auburn's No. 115-ranked Taylor Russo.
He led Georgia Tech to four straight ACC titles from 2005 to 2008, topped by winning the NCAA title in 2007 when the Yellow Jackets won a school-record 29 matches.
In singles, freshmen Alex Knaff and Rana-Roop Singh Bhullar stepped into the lineup at courts five and six, respectively, and Florida State jumped out to one set leads at the bottom half of the lineup on courts four through six.
The No. 1 doubles match will feature two NCAA qualifiers in UCSB's Simon Freund and Morgan Mays, ranked No. 35, against the Rebel duo of Fabian Fallert and Grey Hamilton, ranked No. 19.
Navy was first on the board coming out of the break, as Jenna Collins pushed the midshipmen ahead, 6-5.
Redlicki lead 6-4, 5-2 over Aziz Dougaz and Mesquida led Lucas Poullain 6-2, 1-6, 2-0 when played was stopped. Seniors Colin Sinclair and Chris Vrabel took the first doubles match, 6-3, but the contest was soon evened out by a 6-2 loss by sophomore David Volfson and freshman Lev Kazakov.
The victor between the Razorbacks (17-9) and Shockers (18-8) will advance to face the victor between host and No. 9 overall seed Oklahoma State (22-5) and UMKC (13-9) in the second round on May 14 for a chance to earn a spot in the round of 16 in Athens, Georgia. "It's a tough draw playing Florida State in the first round". "It's been good practice for us". They are No. 1 in the nation right now, and we have the opportunity to go to their place and play them on Sunday.
"A lot of the team has never had a chance to play at the NCAA's", Ng said. "Just like the old days".
Muller is often tasked with defending the opposing team's top offensive threat. We were serving for it in doubles, down 15-40 and came back to hold.
"I think defense has been our strong point". (Weber) does a great job getting those guys to play with energy and fight.
"Will and Johannes both got off to great starts in singles". With the upset, the Quakers' season comes to an abrupt end, finishing without at least one NCAA tourney win for the first time since 2013. "I was proud of that". Longo, Giles and Steele pushed the lead to 10-1, and Giles and Stukenberg scored in the last five minutes to give the Terps a 12-2 halftime advantage.
"Wayne probably played the best match of the year as far as how he hit the ball today, so I was really pleased with that", Diaz said.