Georgetown rolls past Penn State

Second-half burst helps St. Mary's top Marymount

April 01, 1999|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Seniors Greg McCavera and Scott Urick combined for 10 goals and seven assists yesterday as No. 7 Georgetown whipped No. 11 Penn State, 20-10, in men's lacrosse in Washington, D.C.

McCavera had three goals and a career-high six assists; Urick added a career-high seven goals and one assist.

The Hoyas (5-1) led 5-0 after the first period and closed the half with six straight goals for a 12-2 lead at intermission.

Georgetown outshot Penn State, 56-35, and converted eight of 12 extra-man situations. The Hoyas also won 22 of 32 faceoffs.

Chris Schiller led the Nittany Lions (4-2) with four goals.

St. Mary's 8, Marymount 3: Andrew Toussaint had two goals and two assists for the Seahawks (4-3, 3-1 Capital Athletic Conference).

St. Mary's led 3-2 at halftime and then outscored Marymount 5-1 in the second half.


No. 7 Georgetown 13, Towson 8: Freshman Erin Elbe had a career-high seven goals to lead the host Hoyas (6-2) over the Tigers (3-4). Sheehan Stanwick (Notre Dame Prep) chipped in two goals and five assists for Georgetown, which never trailed after Elbe's third goal broke a tie at 3 with 18: 37 left in the first half.

The Tigers pulled to within 7-5 at 28: 40 of the second half before the Hoyas ran off six straight goals.

St. Mary's 22, College of Notre Dame 2: The host Seahawks (7-1), ranked No. 6 in Division III, scored 17 consecutive goals over the last 45 minutes in a non-conference win over the Gators (2-6). Kelly Fetter led St. Mary's with five goals.

Mary Washington 22, Goucher 11: Bridget Geiman and Jenni Foy each had four goals as the host Eagles (8-0) stayed unbeaten.

Pub Date: 4/01/99

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