Loyola College (4-1-3), off to its best start since the 1986 team went unbeaten, got goals from senior Doug Miller and junior Charlie Haynes to thwart No. 16-ranked Philadelphia Textile (5-2-1) at Curley Field yesterday, 2-0. The victory also extended a Greyhounds streak to seven games without a loss after a season-opening defeat at William & Mary.
Miller scored at 33 minutes, 29 seconds, and Haynes ensured the outcome at 87:41. The loss ended a string of six games without defeat for Textile.
"We played with a lot of continuity, and I'm very pleased with our solid senior leadership," Loyola coach Bill Sento said. "It's our first victory over a ranked team this season, but mainly we want to keep the (non-losing) streak going."
* Mount St. Mary's (6-1-1, 2-0) gave 35-year head coach Jim Deegan the 200th victory of his career with at 2-0 win against Marist College in a Northeast Conference game in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
Seniors Joe Young and Even Hytten (for the sixth consecutive game) scored early in the second half, helping the Mount to its best start in three Division I seasons, and lifting Deegan's record to 200-216-35. Senior Don Barry extended his personal scoring streak to eight games with an assist on Young's goal.
* Jay Normile's looping shot over the goalkeeper's head at 42 seconds of the first overtime boosted Towson State (5-2, 3-0) past visiting Drexel, 1-0, in an East Coast Conference game.
* Second-half goals by Leon Wilson and Jono Halverson opened a 3-1 bulge, and visiting Navy (3-3, 1-2) held off the University of North Carolina-Wilmington, 3-2, in a Colonial Athletic Association contest.
Wilson's goal at 51:33 came on a spectacular shot from 30 feet out that went into the upper right corner of the net. Halverson got what turned out to be the winning goal 12 minutes later on an unassisted effort.
* Gettysburg (2-4-2, 1-0) registered a 1-0 decision over visiting Western Maryland (4-3, 1-2) in a Middle Atlantic Conference-Southwest game.
Sophomores Nadine Jamerson and Michelle Dey finished 1-2 to lead the women's cross country team from Mount St. Mary's to the championship of the UMBC Invitation meet. The Mount had 28 points, followed by Central Connecticut, 47; UMBC, 52, and Goucher 119.
Jamerson, who won the Delaware Invitation race last week, set a meet record of 19 minutes, 51 seconds. Freshman Jill Lynch was fourth and sophomore Carrie Hackett eighth to give the winners four of the top 10 places.
* At Van Cortlandt Park in New York, Navy swept the first seven places and blanked Fordham, C.W. Post and Rutgers in a quadrangular meet. Greg Keller and Frank Flores tied for first place in 25:47 for five miles.
* At Annapolis, the Navy women defeated Duke, 15-50, and Appalachian State, 16-46, in dual meets. Senior Kathy Fitzpatrick won the three-mile test in 18:27.9, the fastest time for the course and the second-fastest of all time. Kathy's twin sister Liz was second with a best time of 18:41.
* At Howard Community College, Essex Community College edged Gloucester County (N.J.) College and Stevens Tech in the Howard Community College Invitation meet. Essex had 52 points to 55 for Gloucester and 58 for Stevens Tech. Vince Martell of Gloucester won the race in 28:41.
In the women's division, Western Maryland was the only school to field a full team. Stacey Beall of Essex won in 21:15. The Knights had four scorers in the top 20 but did not have a fifth runner to complete the team.
Jenn Conner scored in the second half to give Richmond a 1-0 win over Loyola College at Curley Field.
* At Selinsgrove, Pa., Sue Parker's goal in the second half enabled Western Maryland (2-1-2) to tie Susquehanna (1-1-2) in a Middle Atlantic conference-Southwest game. The two were scoreless in two overtime periods.