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Akers-Stahl scores winner

Michelle Akers-Stahl, who led the United States to the women's World Cup title in December, scored the winning goal in the Orlando Lions 4-1 exhibition victory over the Town & Country Heather, a 17-and-under team, Saturday night. Akers-Stahl broke a 1-1 tie midway through the second half at the Shimberg Soccer Field in Tampa. Town & Country's Robin Confers took a pass from Sticia Masters to tie the game at 1-1 five minutes into the second half.

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Top-ranked Maryland fell for the second time in a week as No. 23 Clemson's Shandy Bryan scored 14 points and had 11 rebounds in the Tigers' 72-55 upset victory. Auburn's C.C. Hayden scored a school-record 39 points as the Tigers pounded Florida 94-49.

BOWLING: The Florida State men and Florida women walked off with team titles in the Southern Intercollegiate Bowling Conference Championships at Clearwater's Shore Lanes on Friday. The FSU men beat the Gators by seven points in the Petersen Points system. The UF women beat FSU by 29 points. The system awards two points for each individual match won and six points for total pins won for each game. UF's Mariaelisa Greenwood led the women's singles field Saturday with a 630 series. Kim Babe and Jen Bednar of South Florida were the doubles leaders at 1,033. USF's Dan Knowlton was the men's singles leader with a 665 series, and FSU's Glenn Foerster and Cameron Lashbrook led the men's doubles with 1,252 pins. The tournament ends today. Bruce Hamilton won his first PBA title, the $200,000 True Value Open in Peoria, Ill.

ET CETERA: FSU's Jeff Bray set an ACC indoor track and field meet record with a 17-feet, 10{-inch effort in the pole vault, breaking the old mark by nine inches. FSU finished fourth. Clemson won both team titles. . . . FSU's Paul Spray won Most Valuable Diver at the ACC Swimming and Diving Championships.

BOXING: Donovan "Razor" Ruddock, the last fighter to fight Mike Tyson, used his powerful left hook to finally stop a game Greg Page at the end of the eighth round of their scheduled 10-round fight in Las Vegas, Nev., to stake his claim to challenge for the heavyweight title now held by Evander Holyfield. Also winning by knockout were Bert Cooper and former champion Tony Tucker, while James "Bonecrusher" Smith scored a unanimous decision. Julian Jackson unleashed a powerful left hook to stop challenger Ismael Negron 50 seconds into the fight and successfully defend his WBC middleweight title. Michael Carbajal kept his IBF super-flyweight title with a 12-round unanimous decision over Marcos Pacheco in Phoenix, Ariz.

No. 1 Terps fall again

Top-ranked Maryland fell for the second time in a week as No. 23 Clemson's Shandy Bryan scored 14 points and had 11 rebounds in the Tigers' 72-55 upset victory. The Terps never got within 15 points in the final 12:54 left in the game.

In another women's game, Auburn's C.C. Hayden scored a school-record 39 points as the Tigers pounded Florida 94-49.

ET CETERA: Germany's track federation banned sprint star Katrin Krabbe for four years in a drug-testing dispute, eliminating a top medal hopeful at the Summer Olympics. Florida State's Jeff Bray set a meet record at the ACC indoor track and field meet with a 17-feet, 10{-inch effort in the pole vault, breaking the old mark by nine inches. Michael Carbajal kept his IBF super-flyweight title with a 12-round unanimous decision over Marcos Pacheco. All five America's Cup races were postponed as a storm battered San Diego. Lancaster County (Neb.) attorney Gary Lacey said a Nebraska football player charged in the beating of a Lincoln woman has been declared competent to stand trial by medical authorities. Scott Baldwin, a 6-1, 205-pound junior running back from Roselle, N.J., is charged with first-degree assault and assault of a police officer.

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