Terps women unpressed by Brown, 14-5 42nd straight win ties Cornell men for record

March 26, 1997|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Sarah Forbes and Cathy Nelson each scored three goals to lead top-ranked Maryland over No. 15 Brown, 14-5, in women's lacrosse yesterday in College Park.

It was the 42nd straight victory for the Terps (6-0), which ties the Cornell men's team (1976-78) for the longest win streak in the history of Division I lacrosse. The Bears fell to 2-2.

No. 3 Loyola 16, American 4: Michelle Meyer had two goals, including the 100th of her career, and three assists as Loyola (4-0) toppled host American (4-4). Kerri Johnson added four goals for the Greyhounds.

No. 12 Georgetown 17, UMBC 2: Four players scored three goals apiece to help Georgetown (3-4) beat host UMBC (2-4). The Hoyas led 10-1 at halftime.

Men

Butler 10, No. 12 Hobart 6: D'Arcy Sweet had four goals and an assist to lead Butler (4-3) in an upset of Hobart (1-1) at a rain-soaked Butler Bowl.

The Bulldogs used a 5-0 run in the first half to take a 5-1 lead and never relinquished the lead. Butler outshot the Statesmen 39-29, and had a ground-ball advantage of 48-39.

No. 14 Army 14, Holy Cross 1: Chad Hadlock had four goals and an assist to pace Army (4-1) over host Holy Cross (1-4). The Cadets scored the first nine goals, holding the Crusaders without a goal for the opening 35 minutes.

No. 15 Massachusetts 12, Boston College 5: Chris Grande, Brendan Glass and John O'Connor scored two goals apiece as Massachusetts (3-2) topped visiting Boston College (1-4).

The Minutemen took a one-goal halftime lead by scoring seven of the final eight goals of the period.

Pub Date: 3/26/97

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