UNC upsets No. 1 Cavaliers, 19-18 Tar Heels deal Virginia second defeat in row


April 07, 1996|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Mark Phillips had two goals and three assists as No. 7 North Carolina upset top-ranked Virginia, 19-18, yesterday before 750 at Fetzer Field in Chapel Hill, N.C.

It was the second straight loss for the Cavaliers (6-2, 0-2 in the Atlantic Coast Conference).

The Cavaliers scored the game's first four goals and went ahead 5-1 after the first quarter. However, North Carolina (7-3, 2-1) dominated the second quarter, outshooting Virginia 20-7. Six different Tar Heels contributed to a 7-0 run in the first eight minutes of the quarter that put North Carolina ahead for good.

North Carolina built its biggest lead at 19-12 midway through the fourth quarter when Justin Bowman capped a five-goal spurt. Virginia countered by scoring six goals in the final 6 1/2 minutes, cutting the lead to 19-18 on Michael Watson's goal with 22 seconds remaining.

Tar Heels midfielder Jude Collins was penalized for holding with 15 seconds left and the Cavaliers took two point-blank shots which were stopped by Carolina goalkeeper Brooks Brown.

Princeton 15, Brown 5: Sophomore attackmen Jesse Hubbard and Chris Massey each scored four goals as the No. 3 Tigers (6-1) romped over the No. 6 Bears (4-4) in Providence, R.I. The win came in a series that had seen the last seven meetings decided by a total of 12 goals.

"You don't think you're going to come out of here with this sort of victory," Princeton coach Bill Tierney said. "They're tough to beat like that.

The Tigers scored four goals in the first six minutes and ran out to a 9-2 halftime lead. Princeton converted five of seven extra-man opportunities.

Salisbury State 12, Gettysburg 11: Erik Anderson scored off an assist by Jason Coffman as Salisbury State (8-0), ranked No. 1 in Division III, edged host and co-No. 11 Gettysburg (4-2).

It was the 60th straight regular-season victory for the Sea Gulls, who trailed for the first time in eight games this season. Coffman, who eclipsed the 400 mark in career points, led Salisbury with two goals and four assists.

Penn State 11, Stony Brook 8: Greg Jackson scored a goal and assisted on two others in a 4-0 fourth-quarter run as the No. 8 Nittany Lions (8-1) outlasted the host Seawolves (1-5).

Massachusetts 13, Duke 9: Brendan Glass had two goals and three assists as No. 18 Massachusetts (4-3) upset visiting No. 10 Duke (5-4).

Notre Dame 7, Harvard 6, OT: Jim Keenan scored two goals as the visiting No. 11 Fighting Irish (6-1) won their sixth straight, an overtime victory over the No. 12 Crimson (4-1).

Hofstra 17, Vermont 11: Blake Miller totaled three goals and four assists to help No. 13 Hofstra (5-2) over host Vermont (1-5).

Georgetown 13, Villanova 4: Dan Martin scored three goals to pace the No. 16 Hoyas (5-3) over the visiting Wildcats (3-6).

Bucknell 12, Hobart 8: Michael Kennedy and Jon Methven each scored twice in a 6-0 second-half run that propelled the No. 17 Bison (7-0) over the host and No. 19 Statesmen (2-4). Bucknell is off to its best start in 26 seasons.

Washington College 9, Franklin & Marshall 8: John Fuller scored three goals to lift the host Shoremen (6-3), ranked No. 10 in Division III, over the No. 5 Diplomats (5-3).

Western Maryland 16, Swarthmore 4: Bo Schrott scored five goals and had one assist to lead Western Maryland (8-0) past visiting Swarthmore (2-5). The win enabled the No. 19 Green Terror to get off to the best start in school history.

Pub Date: 4/07/96

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