Princeton's late burst turns back UNC, 16-9 No. 14 Penn State upsets No. 9 Georgetown, 12-9


March 17, 1996|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Sophomore attackmen Jesse Hubbard and Chris Massey each scored six goals yesterday to lift No. 5 Princeton to a 16-9 victory over No. 4 North Carolina in Norfolk, Va.

The Tigers (2-1) have won three straight over the Tar Heels (5-1), whose best season-opening win streak in three years was stopped.

After North Carolina pulled within 9-8 at the end of the third quarter, Princeton scored seven of the final eight goals.

Pancho Gutstein made 10 saves for the Tigers, who ended North Carolina's seven-game streak of scoring in double figures.

No. 14 Penn State 12, No. 9 Georgetown 9: Chris Killoren scored two goals and added three assists as No. 14 Penn State (4-1) upset No. 9 Georgetown (3-2) in State College, Pa.

The Nittany Lions had to successfully kill two one-minute penalties midway through the fourth quarter to secure the win.

"This is a great win for us," Penn State coach Glenn Thiel said. "It's just like last year when we beat Towson State and people started to take notice."

Penn State freshman goalkeeper Kevin Keenan turned away 17 shots. After the Hoyas scored four straight goals to close within 9-8 in the third quarter, Keenan blanked Georgetown in the final quarter.

The Hoyas held a 38-27 edge in shots and a 52-43 advantage in ground balls.

No. 19 Harvard 9, Boston College 4: Mike Eckert scored twice and added two assists as No. 19 Harvard (1-0) beat visiting Boston College (1-2).

Rob Lyng made 16 saves for the Crimson, which held the Eagles scoreless in the fourth quarter.

Butler 12, No. 20 Delaware 9: Butler scored the last five goals of the game and held No. 20 Delaware scoreless for the final 20 minutes as the Bulldogs (3-1) downed the Blue Hens (2-2) at Delaware Field.

In only their fourth season as a varsity program, the Bulldogs won their third straight game as Cory Kahoun, Craig Kahoun and D'Arcy Sweet each scored three goals.

Mount St. Mary's 10, Ohio State 6: Roland Miller scored twice in a four-goal second period as host Mount St. Mary's (1-3) earned its first win of the season, defeating Ohio State (2-2).

It is the Mount's first win over the Buckeyes since 1991.

Guilford 10, Villa Julie 5: Tad Wehunt scored four goals to lead Guilford (1-4) past visiting Villa Julie (1-3).

Peter Nee led the Mustangs with two goals and two assists.

Wesley 17, Goucher 6: Rick Harper and Tim Clark had five goals and one assist apiece to lead host Wesley past Goucher.

Vermont 15, Drexel 10: Gordon Allen scored five goals as Vermont (1-0) downed host Drexel (0-1).

Michigan State 13, Rutgers 12: Eric Huss scored on a 15-yard shot with 2: 38 left in overtime as Michigan State (3-1) topped Rutgers (0-3).

Pub Date: 3/17/96

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