Bucknell hands Army league loss Methven's 7 goals help Bison upset No. 13 Cadets

March 24, 1996|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Jon Methven scored seven goals and added an assist as Bucknell upset No. 13 Army, 14-10, yesterday. The Bison (4-0) is off to its best start in 26 years.

It was Bucknell's first win over the Cadets, who also recorded their first loss in the Patriot League. Army (2-2), which beat Hobart by seven goals on Sunday, has won every league title since it was formed in 1991.

Allan Donnelly added two goals and two assists for Bucknell, while Dan Kelly and Matt Rosolen each had a goal and two assists.

Army was led by Dan Brostek and Ross Yastrzemski, who each scored three goals and added two assists.

Bucknell never trailed, taking a 3-1 lead after the first period and a 7-5 advantage at halftime. The Bison outshot Army, 36-23, and never led by fewer than three goals in the second half.

Princeton 16, Rutgers 7: Jon Hess scored a career-best four goals as No. 2 Princeton (3-1) downed visiting Rutgers before 1,217.

The Tigers, who were playing in their first game at the new Class of 1952 Stadium, has beaten the Scarlet Knights in the past seven meetings.

After Rutgers took an early 1-0 lead, Princeton went on a 4-0 run and eventually built a 10-3 halftime lead. Todd Eichelberger scored three goals for the Tigers.

Penn State 14, Drexel 6: Jason Rickel scored two goals and had three assists as No. 10 Penn State (5-1) dropped host Drexel (1-2). The Nittany Lions converted seven of their 14 extra-man opportunities.

Penn State, which has won three in a row, outshot the Dragons, 40-22. After Drexel went ahead, 1-0, the Nittany Lions scored five straight goals and held the Dragons scoreless for 24 1/2 minutes.

Hobart 14, Dartmouth 9: Fred Pawlikowski made 21 saves as No. 16 Hobart (1-1) raced past No. 18 Dartmouth (1-1). Paul Lyle scored three goals for the Statesmen, who scored four straight to pull away from a 6-6 tie.

Yale 11, Cornell 10, 3OT: Bob Berls scored 3: 03 into the third overtime to give visiting Yale (2-3) a win over No. 20 Cornell (1-3). Berls led Yale with three goals.

Yale took its biggest lead at 6-2 when Devon Archer scored one minute into the third quarter. The Big Red chipped away at the lead and scored three straight to send the game into overtime, with Ian Hafner tying the game at 10 with 4 1/2 minutes left in regulation.

Harvard 15, Penn 12: Mike Ferrucci had five goals to pace No. 19 Harvard (2-0) over host Penn. Mike Eckert added four goals and four assists for the Crimson.

Salisbury State 23, Franklin & Marshall 14: Darin Gallagher scored four goals and Mike Austin added two goals and four assists as Salisbury State (5-0) routed visiting Franklin & Marshall (2-2) before 520 at Sea Gull Stadium.

The Sea Gulls, who extended their regular-season winning streak to 55 games, and their over all streak to 37, outshot Franklin & Marshall, 51-36. Jake Bergey, Paul Smith and Jason Coffman scored three goals each for Salisbury State.

Goucher 10, Dickinson 8: Brent Grabill and Tim Asher combined for five goals and five assists as Goucher (2-4) edged visiting Dickinson (0-2). Tom Wiley made 17 saves in his first career start.

Villa Julie 16, Kean 2: Peter Knee and Chris Beck each scored four times as visiting Villa Julie (3-3) defeated Kean (0-1). The Mustangs outshot Kean, 39-28.

Western Maryland 13, Lynchburg 12: Bo Schrott led a balanced Western Maryland attack with three goals as the visiting Green Terror (5-0) downed Lynchburg (0-7). Dean Coccia, Scott Schenzer and Mike Frey added two goals each for Western Maryland, which outshot the Hornets, 54-29, and held a 60-32 edge in ground balls.

St. Mary's 13, Randolph-Macon 12: Steve Spence (Severna Park) scored the game-winner with 39 seconds left to lift visiting St. Mary's over Randolph-Macon (2-3). Spence finished with three goals and Dave Weinrich (Broadneck) scored all three of his goals in the second half.

Pub Date: 3/24/96

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