UMass topples No. 9 Hofstra, 11-8

April 02, 1994|By From Staff Reports

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Junior Jeremy Murphy scored four goals and sophomore Eric Bailey had three assists to lead the University of Massachusetts (2-1) to an 11-8, opening-round victory over ninth-ranked Hofstra (4-1) at the Fleet Lacrosse Invitational at Brown Stadium yesterday.

UMass took a 3-0 lead behind goals by Murphy, freshman Brendan Glass and senior Wess Depp.

Hofstra got two quick goals from senior Andy Carlson and senior Dave Donatello to cut the UMass lead to 3-2 at the close of the first quarter.

UMass outscored the Flying Dutchman 4-1 in the second and held a 7-3 halftime advantage. Senior Greg Kline and sophomore Eric Triolo each scored a goal in the second, and Murphy added two for UMass.

Both teams had two goals in the third before Hofstra outscored UMass 3-2 in the final period.

Senior attackman Carlson led the Flying Dutchman with four goals, and senior midfielder Dom DiNardo added three goals and an assist.

UMass goalie Tom LoPresti made 11 saves, two fewer than Hofstra's Joe Romeo.

UMass ..3 4 2 2 -- 11

Hofstra 2 1 2 3 -- 8

Goals: M--Murphy 4, Dep 2, Glass 2, Kline, Robbins, Triolo; H--Carlson 4, DiNardo 3, Donatello. Assists: M--Bailey 3, Costello 2, Kline, Netwich; H--Donatello 2, Jacobs 2, DiNardo. Saves: M--Lo Presti 11; H--Romeo 13.

* Syracuse 14, Brown 12: Senior Charlie Lockwood scored four goals and sophomores Jim Morrissey and Matt Doyle added three each, as No. 4 Syracuse (4-1) rallied from a 7-3 halftime deficit to defeat No. 14 Brown (1-4) in the first round of the Fleet Lacrosse Invitational.

After a four-goal first, the Orangemen outscored the Bears 7-2 in the third quarter to take an 11-9 lead.

Syracuse opened the scoring in the second half with three unanswered goals, including Dom Fin's unassisted tally at 5:59 to tie the game at 7.

Brown took an 8-7 lead on Dennis Sullivan's goal at 9:27 of the third. Morrissey's back-to-back goals at 11:28 and 11:59 gave Syracuse a 9-8 lead. Doyle and Roy Colsey scored for an 11-8 lead at the close of the third.

Sophomore David Evans led Brown with five goals, and junior Chris Martinelli added one goal and three assists.

Syracuse goalie Alex Rosier made seven saves, 10 fewer than Brown's Jay Stalfort.

Brown .. 5 2 2 3 -- 12

Syracuse 2 2 7 3 -- 14

Goals: B--Evans 5, Iserson 2, Gaensbauer, Martinelli, Nelson, Prince, Sullivan; S--Lockwood 4, Doyle 3, Morrissey 3, Fin 2, Colsey, Fietta. Assists: B--Gutheil 3, Martinelli 3, McNally, Nelson; S--Kavovit 4, Colsey, Donegan, Fin, Morrissey. Saves: B--Stalfort 17; S--Rosier 7.

Women

* A. Arundel 18, Harford 3: Kristy Moltz (South River) scored five goals and handled out two assists, leading Anne Arundel Community College (1-0) past host Harford CC. Angie Burnett (Annapolis) and Michelle Credno each added three goals for Anne Arundel.

Anne Arundel 9 9 -- 18

Harford .. ..2 1 -- 3

Goals: AA--Moltz 5, Burnett 3, Credno 3, Chesley 2, Perrone 2, Quinton, Kuntson, Young; H--Aquino 2, Rohrs. Assists: AA--Burnett 2, Chesley 2, Moltz 2, Chones, Perrone, Quinton 2, Riley. Saves: AA--Baxter 6; H--Archer 16.

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