No. 8 Duke hits first 8 shots in 19-6 rout Frood's 6 goals help sink 10th-ranked Brown

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March 08, 1998|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Duke scored on its first eight shots as the quicker No. 8 Blue Devils pummeled No. 10 Brown, 19-6, yesterday at Loyola's Curley Field.

Jared Frood, who had two goals in Duke's nine-goal first quarter, led the Blue Devils (2-1) with six goals and two assists. Nick Hartofilis, Scott Diggs and John Fay each scored three goals for the Blue Devils, who outshot the Bears 37-24 through the first three quarters.

Duke jumped out to a 1-0 lead when defenseman Tim Knowles took the ground ball off the faceoff and scored six seconds into the game. Just 53 seconds later, Diggs powered in a shot from nine yards out. After seven minutes, the Blue Devils had pulled out to an 8-0 advantage.

Duke took its biggest lead at 13-1, when Hartofilis scored 24 seconds into the second half. Brown (0-2) was held scoreless for the first 12 1/2 minutes and scored only one goal in the game's first 32 minutes.

No. 7 Georgetown 15, Army 7: Greg McCavera and Andy Flick each scored four goals to lead the Hoyas (2-0) over the Cadets (2-1) in front of 1,563 in Washington. Leading 2-1 after the first quarter, Georgetown opened the second quarter with five straight goals and led 7-2 at halftime.

The Hoyas put the game out of reach by going on a 4-0 run to start the third quarter, capped by Peter Velepec's behind-the-back shot to give them an 11-2 lead midway through the period. Mike Corry also had a goal and three assists for Georgetown, which outshot Army 45-25.

No. 9 Massachusetts 13, Fairfield 4: Sophomore Mike Janowicz tied a career high with five goals as the Minutemen (2-0) dropped the Stags (1-2) before 702 in Amherst, Mass.

After Fairfield pulled within four goals midway through the third quarter, Massachusetts scored five straight times to put the game out of reach.

No. 11 Notre Dame at Air Force, ppd.: The game between the Fighting Irish and the Falcons was postponed due to poor weather. It has been rescheduled for tomorrow at 3 p.m.

No. 13 Hofstra 13, Delaware 11: Brian Langtry and Jared Testa each scored three goals to pace the Dutchmen (1-1) over the Fighting Blue Hens (1-1) before 700 in Newark, Del. Hofstra, the three-time defending America East champion, is unbeaten in 17 league games.

Pub Date: 3/08/98

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