Roanoke edges No. 2 Shoremen Powell's nine goals power Syracuse by Towson, 18-12

March 22, 1998|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Jason Davenport collected six goals and had an assist in leading third-ranked Roanoke over No. 2 Washington College, 14-12, in a Division III game yesterday in Salem, Va.

The Shoremen led 10-9 at the start of the fourth period, but the Maroons (4-1) tied the game on a goal by Paul Baly and never trailed after another by Davenport with 11: 07 left.

Washington College (2-2) got within 12-11 on John Fuller's third goal with six minutes left, but Roanoke clinched the win by scoring the next two goals.

No. 1 Syracuse 18, Towson 12: Casey Powell tied the Syracuse single-game scoring record with nine goals as the Orangemen rolled to victory at the Carrier Dome.

Syracuse (4-0) took control with a 7-0 run against the Tigers (2-3) in the second period. Powell had four goals in the spurt, during which Syracuse outshot Towson, 15-6, to take a 10-4 halftime lead.

A goal by Matt Clune got Towson within 11-6 with 3: 45 left in the third quarter, but the Orangemen scored the next three goals, including the ninth by Powell.

No. 4 Princeton 13, No. 14 Penn State 5: Princeton's starting attack combined for 12 points, led by Chris Massey's three goals and an assist, as the host Tigers were easy winners.

Princeton (3-1) also held the Nittany Lions (2-3) scoreless for the final 32: 16, making it the 64th consecutive time Princeton has held an opponent scoreless for a span of 11 minutes or longer.

Jesse Hubbard added two goals and Jon Hess a goal and five assists for Princeton, which was never challenged in the second half, scoring all eight goals.

Josh Sims and Massey scored goals 15 seconds apart to break a 5-5 tie and give the Tigers a two-goal lead at halftime.

The Tigers outshot the Nittany Lions, 40-28, and converted three of six extra-man opportunities.

No. 7 Loyola 14, Brown 8: Tim O'Shea scored four goals and had three assists in leading the seventh-ranked and visiting Greyhounds to only their fourth win in 13 meetings with the Bears (0-4). All of Brown's losses have come against ranked teams.

Loyola (4-1) never trailed after a goal by O'Shea broke a 4-4 tie early in the second quarter. The Greyhounds then pulled away in the third period, getting two goals from Gewas Schindler on the way to building an 11-7 lead.

Rutgers 13, No. 11 Notre Dame 12: Keith Cromwell scored with 6: 42 left to break a 12-12 tie and lift the visiting Scarlet Knights (2-1) to an upset win over the Fighting Irish (3-2).

Notre Dame battled back from a 9-5 deficit in the third quarter by scoring four unanswered goals.

Brody Bush led Rutgers with five goals and two assists and Cromwell and Matt Kopley combined for four goals and six assists.

Notre Dame had a chance to tie in the final seconds, but it failed to get off a shot.

Mount St. Mary's 9, Providence 8: The Mountaineers broke a five-game losing streak with a victory over the Friars (1-3, 0-2) in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference game in Emmitsburg.

Roland Miller and Steve Ricker led the Mount (1-5, 1-0) with two goals apiece.

Lynchburg 9, Western Maryland 8: Steven Blewitt's unassisted goal midway through the fourth quarter proved to be the game-winner for the Hornets (2-4).

Blewitt's fourth goal gave the Hornets the lead for good, 9-7, with 7: 54 remaining.


Duke 10, No. 13 Towson 9: Kendra Basner's only goal of the game with 36 seconds remaining propelled the Blue Devils (5-1) past the 13th-ranked Tigers (3-2) at Minnegan Stadium. Towson has lost two straight.

Towson tied the game at 9 on Nicki Popolano's team-leading fourth goal with 1: 03 remaining, but Duke won the decisive draw to set up Basner's game winner.

Johns Hopkins 22, Muhlenberg 5: Junior Nancy Kim scored five goals with two assists to help lead the visiting Blue Jays (2-1, 1-0) to a Centennial Conference win over the Mules (0-2, 0-1). Hopkins is 40-1 in league play over the past four years.

Danielle Maschuci, Neda Dawood and Cathy Dancz each had four goals for the Blue Jays.

College of New Jersey 11, Salisbury State 5: The Lions (1-0) extended their home winning streak to 60 games with a season-opening win over the Sea Gulls (5-1). Salisbury pulled within 7-5 early in the second half before New Jersey reeled off four straight goals.

Gettysburg 15, Washington 6: Chrissy Nordhoff (Notre Dame Prep) scored three first-half goals, including two in the opening three minutes, to lead the Bullets (1-1) over the Shoremen (0-2).

Pub Date: 3/22/98

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