Godfrey scores 4 goals as Hopkins romps, 18-9 No. 6 Blue Jays win 7th straight over Rutgers

March 08, 1998|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Andrew Godfrey tied a career high with four goals as No. Johns Hopkins routed Rutgers, 18-9, yesterday in a men's lacrosse game in New Brunswick, N.J., the Blue Jays' seventh consecutive win over the Scarlet Knights.

The Blue Jays (2-1) have scored at least 18 goals in back-to-back games for the first time since 1987, the last time they won a national championship.

The game was scoreless for the first 11 minutes before Godfrey recorded his first goal. Hopkins scored six more times before Rutgers answered, and led at the half 8-2.

Justin Shaberly scored three goals and Matt O'Kelly added three goals and an assist for Hopkins. It marked the fifth in his past six games in which O'Kelly has scored three or more goals.

UMBC 14, Cornell 9: John McDonnell scored four goals and Jeff Ratcliffe added three to lead the visiting Retrievers (1-2) over the Big Red (0-2). UMBC avoided its worst start in 13 years.

After leading 9-6 in the second half, Ratcliffe scored twice in a three-minute span to put the game away. Pat Dutton led Cornell with four goals, including two in the final 52 seconds of the game.

Radford 15, Mount St. Mary's 14: B. J. Forte scored his seventh goal of the game 2: 58 into overtime to lift the Highlanders (2-1) over the visiting Mountaineers (0-3) at Dedmon Center Stadium.

Radford had a 14-12 lead with 1: 56 left when the Mount's Roland Miller scored with 1: 17 left and Steve Ricker tied the

game at 14 with 22 seconds left in regulation.

The Mount led 6-3 with nine minutes left in the first half, but Radford scored four of the next five goals to tie the game at 7 at the half.

St. Mary's 13, Goucher 7: The visiting Seahawks (2-1, 1-1) outshot the Gophers (1-1, 0-1) 42-20 en route to the victory in a Capital Athletic Conference game.

Junior Tim Asher scored three goals and reached the 100-point mark for his Goucher career.

Salisbury State 13, Potsdam State 4: Brian Smith scored three goals and four teammates added two goals each to lead the third-ranked Sea Gulls (2-0) over Potsdam State (1-1) in a Division III contest. The game was the first meeting between Salisbury coach Jim Berkman and his nephew, Rick Berkman, the coach at Potsdam.

Washington College 8, Denison 7: Justin McCarthy scored two goals, including the game-winner with three minutes left, to lift the second-ranked Shoremen (1-0) over the host Big Red.

BTC Marymount 12, Western Maryland 11: Marymount (1-1) broke a 9-9 tie with the first three goals of the fourth quarter and held on to defeat Western Maryland (0-1) at UMBC. Brian Rosenberger broke the tie with his third goal of the contest just 23 seconds into the final period.

Messiah 20, Villa Julie 13: Jason Weisneborn scored six goals and dished out four assists as the Falcons (2-0) dropped the visiting Mustangs (2-1).


Salisbury State 12, Villa Julie 11, OT: Senior Laura Burkhouse (John Carroll) scored her only goal of the game with 3: 10 remaining in overtime to give the visiting Sea Gulls (2-0) a nonconference win over the Mustangs (1-1).

Sandy Gilbert (Catonsville) scored six goals, and Jen Ice (Catonsville) had two goals and two assists for the Sea Gulls. Wendy Dieter and Erin Watson netted four goals apiece for Villa Julie.

Pub Date: 3/08/98

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