Scouting the familiar four

Updated: November 22, 2013, 8:43 PM ET
By Vicki L. Friedman | Special to espnW.com

It's a field hockey final four of teams comfortable with the moment, as North Carolina (18 appearances), Maryland (17), Connecticut (11) and Duke (4) have combined to reach this stage 50 times.

No. 4-seeded Duke defeated top-seeded Maryland 3-2 in the first semifinal Friday, while No. 2 Connecticut edged No. 3 North Carolina in a shootout (2-0) after the teams were deadlocked 1-1 through two overtimes. Sunday's championship at Old Dominion's L.R. Hill Sports Complex in Norfolk, ...

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