No. 12 Hofstra holds off Towson, 13-10 Balanced Loyola cruises past Air Force, 16-7

Georgetown tops Brown

March 02, 1997|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Jerred Testa scored five goals and Paul Judge added four assists as No. 12 Hofstra outlasted No. 10 Towson State, 13-10, yesterday in men's lacrosse in Hempstead, N.Y.

The Flying Dutchmen (1-0) led 3-2 after one quarter before the Tigers (0-1) got goals from Greg Franzen and Matt Treese to take a 4-3 lead. Hofstra answered with goals from Testa and Jacob Rogers to lead 5-4 at halftime.

Just 48 seconds into the third period, Towson State's Spencer Ford scored to tie the game at 5-5 before Hofstra's Chad Eisenhart scored his first career goal to put the Flying Dutchmen ahead for good at 6-5.

Testa's fourth goal of the day, at 8: 54 of the third, extended Hofstra's lead to 9-6.

The Tigers again rallied with three of the next four goals to get within 10-9 but Hofstra put the game away with goals by Tony Alexander, Testa and Brian Langtry.

Ford had three goals and an assist for Towson State, while Matt Clune added two goals and three assists.

Loyola 16, Air Force 7: Ten players scored as the sixth-ranked and host Greyhounds coasted to a season-opening victory. It was Loyola's 13th consecutive win to begin the season.

Tim O'Shea paced Loyola with two goals and three assists and freshman midfielder Michael Battista netted three goals in his first collegiate start. It was O'Shea's first goal at 12: 51 of the first quarter that ignited the Greyhounds' 9-0 run to start the game.

Chris Georgalas had two goals in the run.

Air Force scored three of the final four goals of the first half, but Loyola still led 10-3 at the break.

Battista then scored all three of his goals in the third period as the Greyhounds' advantage grew to 14-5.

Dennis Baniewicz led the Falcons with two goals and three assists.

Georgetown 12, Brown 10: Senior midfielder Dan Martin scored three goals and had an assist and junior midfielder Greg Hubschmann added three goals as the the host and No. 14 Hoyas (1-0) edged the No. 8 Bears (0-1) in the season opener for both schools.

Georgetown opened the game with five straight goals, including two by Hubschmann. Brown then scored the next five, three by Thomas Collard as Brown evened the score at 5-5.

The Hoyas scored three times to open the second half before Brown tied the score at 10-10 on goals by Michael Satin and Brett Frood.

Greg McCavera scored the game-winning goal for Georgetown with 2: 35 left to play.

UMBC 23, Mount St. Mary's 6: Chris Turner (Boys' Latin) and Dan Marohl each scored five goals to lead the host Retrievers (1-1) to victory over the Mountaineers (0-1) at UMBC Stadium. Turner and Marohl also added two assists apiece.

UMBC erupted for 10 first-quarter goals, including two each by Marohl and Turner. The Mount got within 10-3 before UMBC went on a 9-1 run to take a commanding 19-4 lead after three quarters.

Jeremy Lictenberger scored a pair of goals for the Mountaineers. The 23 goals by UMBC were the most since a 24-5 victory over Radford in 1994.

Today's college game

No. 7 North Carolina (1-0) at Navy (2-0)

Time: 1 p.m.

Site: Rip Miller Field, Annapolis

Skinny: The Tar Heels have won six consecutive games in the series, holding the Midshipmen to single digits in four of those meetings.

Pub Date: 3/02/97

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