Andrew Whipple scored four goals and added an assist as No. 4 Maryland defeated host Villanova, 13-4, yesterday in the men's lacrosse opener for both schools.
It's the seventh time that Whipple has totaled three or more goals in a game.
The Terps have beaten the Wildcats in four straight season openers. The Wildcats were outshot 42-24.
Maryland broke it open in the second quarter, scoring five of the six goals in that period for a 6-2 halftime lead. Terps junior attackman Matt Hahn stretched his point-scoring streak to 30 games with two goals and one assist.
North Carolina 11, Butler 5: Chase Martin and Billy Walsh each had three goals and one assist as No. 7 North Carolina (1-0) turned back visiting Butler (0-1).