Towson crushes Hartford, 11-3

March 18, 1996|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Matt Clune had three goals and two assists to lift No. 17 Towson State to its first victory of the season, an 11-3 win over Hartford before 513 at Minnegan Stadium yesterday.

The Tigers (1-2, 1-1 in the North Atlantic Conference), who avoided their first 0-3 start in 22 seasons, had a 53-20 shot advantage and a 82-39 edge in ground balls over the Hawks (0-2, 0-1).

After Hartford tied the game at 1 two minutes into the game, Towson State went on a 4-0 run and was never threatened the rest of the game.

No. 6 Brown 16, Hofstra 7: Robin Prince scored four goals and Brian McNally added three as No. 6 Brown (3-1) downed No. 12 Hofstra (2-2) in Hempstead, N.Y. Brown avenged a one-goal loss to Hofstra last year.

Trailing 2-1 two minutes into the second quarter, the Bears scored eight unanswered goals.

No. 16 Army 21, Hobart 14: Rob Manning and Dan Brostek each scored two goals in a 9-0 first-half run that propelled No. 16 Army (2-1) over No. 13 Hobart (0-1) in West Point, N.Y. Brostek finished with six goals, the most by a Cadet in three years, and Manning had five.

No. 12 Denison 8, Washington College 5: Justin Walker and Cliff Comfort scored back-to-back goals in a 1 1/2 -minute span early in the fourth quarter as No. 12 Denison (3-1) came back to defeat No. 15 Washington College (2-3) at McDonogh. Bucknell 6, Penn 4: Ed Joffe scored three goals as Bucknell (2-0) topped Penn (2-3) at McDonogh.

Women

North Carolina 13, Towson State 4: Sarah Dacey had three goals and one assist to pace North Carolina (4-1) past visiting Towson State (1-2). Robyn Harry led the Tigers with a goal and an assist.

Pub Date: 3/18/96

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