Princeton goalie stops UNC at :08 to save 9-8 win

March 19, 1995|By From Staff Reports

Sophomore goalkeeper Patrick Cairns stopped a point-blank shot from Merrill Turnbull with eight seconds left to preserve No. 4 Princeton's 9-8 victory over No. 7 North Carolina (3-1) yesterday in a men's lacrosse game before 3,504 in Norfolk, Va.

"I can't take credit for the last save," said Cairns, who made 18 saves. "It was lucky. The shot just hit my leg."

Behind 4-2 at halftime, the Tigers (2-2) scored seven straight goals in the second half. Scott Conklin had four goals for Princeton.

* Hofstra 10, Brown 9: Sophomore midfielder Tony Alexander scored his third goal with nine seconds remaining in overtime to lead No. 14 Hofstra past No. 8 Brown.

Alexander, who missed last Saturday's game against Delaware with a fractured thumb, rolled from the left side of the wing to score the game-winner unassisted.

David Evans scored all five of his goals in the first half as the Bears (1-2) took a 7-3 halftime lead. After being shut out in the second quarter, the Flying Dutchmen (2-0) outscored Brown 6-2 in the second half.

* Maryland 20, Cornell 12: Freshman attackman Andrew Whipple contributed four goals and three assists as No. 10 Maryland (4-0) routed host Cornell (1-2). It is the first time this season that the Terps have allowed more than six goals.

Maryland, which is off to its best start in four seasons, outshot the Big Red 62-36 and won 22 of 34 faceoffs.

* Duke 11, Navy 9: Matt Ogelsby had six goals and an assist in leading No. 8 Duke (5-1) past visiting and No. 11 Navy (3-2).

Rich Costello scored three goals for the Midshipmen, who have lost two of their last three games.

* UMBC 11, Lehigh 10, OT: Keith Chance's goal with 2:22 left in overtime propelled UMBC (2-3) over host Lehigh (0-3). The Retrievers tied the game with four seconds remaining in regulation on a goal by Brian Belford.

* Georgetown 16, St. John's 4: Senior attackman Chris Remington had five goals and two assists as No. 11 Georgetown (4-1) routed visiting St. John's (1-1).

* Hobart 15, Army 10: Nathan Roost scored four goals to lift No. 19 Hobart (1-0) over No. 15 Army (0-3) at the Carrier Dome for its first win in Division I.

* Yale 16, Penn 13: Tom Zaccagnino had six goals and one assist as No. 20 Yale (2-1) edged host Penn (3-2).

* Canisius 11, Mount St. Mary's 9: Jason Cummings scored four goals to lead Canisius (2-1) to an 11-9 victory over host Mount St. Mary's (1-4).

* Washington College 19, Dickinson 3: Bart Jaeger totaled two goals and two assists to lead Washington College (1-3) over visiting Dickinson. The Shoremen, ranked No. 7 in Division III, outshot Dickinson, 50-23.

* Western Maryland 25, Wesley 7: Dean Coccia racked up six goals and four assists as Western Maryland (1-1) scored the first 12 goals in a rout of Wesley (0-5).

* Mary Washington 13, Richard Stockton 5: Bill McLean (Towson) scored five goals as Mary Washington (1-3) topped visiting Richard Stockton (2-1).


* Maryland 13, Temple 5: Kelly Amonte scored three goals as No. 2 Maryland defeated host Temple. Five Terps added two goals each.

* UMBC 8, Villanova 6: Alison Zaetz scored with 7:23 left to break a 6-6 tie as UMBC (3-0) edged host Villanova (0-2). Kristen Lewandowski and Kathy McCafferty added two goals apiece.

* College of Notre Dame 14, Bridgewater 13: Tinah Houck scored the game-winner with 1:25 left to lift visiting College of Notre Dame (2-1) over Bridgewater (1-3). Houck finished with a team-leading seven goals. Amy Ratalski led Bridgewater with five goals.

* Johns Hopkins 7, Roanoke 5: Francine Brennan had two goals and three assists to help Johns Hopkins top visiting Roanoke.

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