Quick start pushes Towson to 20-13 win over Delaware Travis, Sturm lead Tigers

UMBC rolls over VMI, 26-8

April 06, 1997|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Kevin Travis scored four goals and had three assists and Kevin Sturm added four goals as Towson State jumped out to a 9-0 lead and never looked back in posting a 20-13 America East men's lacrosse victory over Delaware yesterday in Newark, Del.

The Tigers (2-3, 2-1), who were playing for the first time since March 22, have won 10 of the last 11 meetings with the Blue Hens (2-7, 1-3), who dropped their fifth straight.

The Tigers' Matt Clune added three goals and Barry Heddings and Rob Broseker each had two for Towson State, which outshot the Blue Hens, 48-34. Delaware got four goals and two assists from the conference's scoring leader, Kevin Lavey.

Towson State had a 6-0 lead after the first quarter and extended the advantage to 9-0 with 11 minutes left in the first half as Travis and Sturm each scored twice. The Tigers took a 12-6 lead into halftime.

But Delaware rallied, cutting the lead to 15-12 heading into the final quarter. Lavey scored three of his goals in the third period, the last with 1: 56 left. But the Tigers put the game away early in the fourth quarter, getting consecutive goals from Travis, Heddings and Chris Criswell in the first six minutes to go up 18-12 with 9: 37 left.

UMBC 26, VMI 8: Casey Hard's five goals and an assist led the Retrievers (5-2) to the easy win over host VMI (1-7). Chris Turner added four goals for UMBC and Jerry Ratcliffe, John McDonnell, Bob Carr, Greg Sabo and Dan Marohl had three goals apiece.

The Retrievers scored the first five goals of the game and never looked back. The closest VMI could get was 5-3, but UMBC then ran off 10 straight goals to take control.

Washington College 19, Franklin & Marshall 5: George Atterbury, Andy Lopatin and John Fuller each scored three goals to lift No. 2 Washington College (7-2) over host Franklin & Marshall (4-6) in a Division III game.

The Shoremen scored the first seven goals and held a 14-1 halftime lead.

Salisbury State 12, Gettysburg 11: Jared Mills converted off a pass from Jake Bergey 6: 13 into overtime to lift the No. 4 and host Sea Gulls (7-1) to victory over the No. 8 Bullets (5-2).

Mary Washington 17, Goucher 9: Senior attackman Kyle Aldrich and sophomore attackman Risto Worthington totaled seven goals and six assists as the Eagles (3-5, 1-2) won a Capital Athletic Conference game over the host Gophers (5-5, 0-2).


Johns Hopkins 20, Bryn Mawr 2: Danielle Maschuci had six goals as the Blue Jays (4-3) routed host Bryn Mawr. Hopkins had a 11-0 halftime advantage.

St. Mary's 16, Washington College 5: Kristi LaVardera and Gia Trionfo scored four goals apiece as the Seahawks (6-1) won their fourth straight, topping the visiting Shoremen.

Gettysburg 8, Salisbury State 7: Kris Sullivan scored with 1: 48 remaining in regulation as the Bullets (5-1) edged the visiting Sea Gulls (5-3).

Bloomsburg 15, Frostburg State 10: Erica Bower had six goals to help Bloomsburg over host Frostburg State.

Pub Date: 4/06/97

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