Conklin scores 5 goals, leads Princeton past Delaware, 17-5

April 28, 1994|By From Staff Reports

Junior attackman Scott Conklin scored a game-high five goals and added an assist as No. 2 Princeton defeated 12th-ranked Delaware, 17-5, in a men's lacrosse game yesterday in Princeton, N.J.

RTC The Tigers (9-1) outshot the Blue Hens 53-29 and won 20 of 26 faceoffs.

Princeton scored the first six goals and held Delaware (7-5) scoreless for the first 18 minutes, 22 seconds. Tigers goalkeeper Scott Bacigalupo (St. Paul's) needed to make only 10 saves and gave up three goals in 55 minutes.

* Massachusetts 20, Boston College 7: Mike Valente recorded a career-high eight assists, including four in the final quarter, to lead No. 14 Massachusetts (8-3) over host Boston College (7-6). The Minutemen opened with a 10-0 run and led 12-2 at halftime.

* Dartmouth 10, Vermont 7: Brendan Bowler scored four goals as No. 19 Dartmouth (8-3) downed host Vermont (8-3), stopping the Catamounts' four-game win streak.

* Western Maryland 17, Dickinson 14: Senior Ken Higgs (Westminster) had career highs of six goals and five assists to power host Western Maryland (6-7, 3-2) over Dickinson (6-7, 2-4) in a Centennial Conference game.

Women

* Johns Hopkins 15, Western Maryland 8: Jenn Ward scored five goals and added two assists as Johns Hopkins won the Centennial Conference title with a victory over host Western Maryland.

Francine Brennan also played a role in seven Johns Hopkins goals, scoring three and assisting on four.

The Blue Jays (13-0, 9-0) held Western Maryland (10-2, 7-2) scoreless for a span of nearly 20 minutes after Gina Cappi's goal pulled the Green Terrors to 10-6 with 21:10 left.

* UMBC 18, Bucknell 6: Sophomore Emily Petrlik (Howard) set a UMBC Division I record with 10 points (six goals, four assists) to lead UMBC (10-5) past visiting Bucknell (2-12). The Retrievers have won four of their past five games.

* Frostburg State 13, St. Mary's 9: Vicki Williams (North Carroll) scored four goals to lead Frostburg State over host St. Mary's.

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