Towson State makes it 3 straight shutouts Women match best start in soccer with 6-0 win


September 22, 1996|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Junior goalkeeper Megan Lumsden posted her third consecutive shutout as Towson State's women's soccer team matched its best start in school history with a 6-0 victory yesterday over Lafayette.

The Tigers (4-1), who have outscored their opponents 13-2, have also surpassed last season's victory total (3-11-2) and have not allowed a goal in more than 353 minutes, since losing to Georgetown on Sept. 4.

Jessica Graham, Jaime Hartigen and Emeri Yarnoff each scored first-half goals for Towson. Ashlee Douglas, Kelly Ollis and Margaret Hayden added goals in the second half.

* UNC Asheville 1, UMBC 0: Senior Lynae King scored the game's only goal as the host Bulldogs (2-0, 2-1) handed the Retreivers (5-2, 1-1) their first league loss.

* American 1, Mount St. Mary's 0: Elizabeth Lancaster scored the game's only goal in the 37th minute as American University edged Mount St. Mary's (2-3).

* Franklin & Marshall 3, Western Maryland 2, OT: Melissa Coroso and Sarah Preiss scored in the first overtime period to lift Franklin & Marshall (5-3, 1-1) past Western Maryland (3-4, 1-1) in a Centennial Conference game.

* Salisbury State 1, Denison 0: Danielle Urban had the only goal five minutes into the game as the Seagulls (6-0) remained unbeaten.

Men's soccer

* UMBC 1, Liberty 0: Reggie Adubofour scored the game-winner in overtime, breaking a 113-minute scoreless stretch as UMBC topped host Liberty in a Big South game.

* Loyola 1, Virginia Commonwealth 1: The Rams' Trevor Smith scored on a penalty kick in the first overtime but the Greyhounds answered with a penalty kick from Kevin Alvero, as both teams settled for a tie.

VCU's (2-1-2) penalty kick was set up off a foul, while Loyola (1-2-2) came after a handball violation.

* Johns Hopkins 3, Swarthmore 1: Bill Graf scored one goal and assisted on two others to power host Johns Hopkins (4-1-1, 1-0) past Swarthmore (2-5-1, 0-1) in Centennial Conference action.

* Mount St. Mary's 2, Long Island 0: Greg Loftus and Simon Hodkin each scored off Dan Gaertner corner kicks in the second half to lift Mount St. Mary's to its fourth straight victory, over host Long Island in the Northeast Conference.

* Goucher 2, Galludet 1: Freshman Jamey Thompson scored the game-winning goal in the 67th minute to lift Goucher (4-1, 1-0) past host Gallaudet (3-3, 0-2) in a Capital Athletic Conference game.

* Haverford 5, Western Maryland 2: Frank Adamson and Richard Billings scored two goals each to lift Haverford (4-2, 1-0) past Western Maryland (1-3-2, 0-1) in a Centennial Conference game.

Pub Date: 9/22/96

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