No. 2 Duke stays perfect

14-9 win over Harvard puts Blue Devils at 8-0

April 04, 1999|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Second-ranked Duke defeated Harvard, 14-9, yesterday in men's lacrosse in New Canaan, Conn., outscoring the Crimson 10-5 over the middle periods en route to victory.

The Blue Devils (8-0) trailed 2-0 after one period but went ahead to stay with five goals in the second quarter. Duke then outscored the Crimson (2-3), 4-1, early in the third quarter.

No. 4 Syracuse 17, Brown 9: Ryan Powell's eight points (six goals, two assists) led the Orangemen (5-1) to victory at the Carrier Dome. Matt Cutia contributed two goals and three assists for Syracuse, which led 8-5 at halftime.

Syracuse dominated shots (52-27) and ground balls (56-32).

No. 8 Delaware 19, Rutgers 18: John Grant had five goals and five assists and Sean Carney added four goals and four assists as the host Blue Hens (7-0) extended their winning streak to 10 games and are off it their best start in school history.

No. 9 Princeton 10, Yale 5: The visiting Tigers (2-3) won their 20th straight Ivy League game and improved to 50-5 in conference play this decade.

No. 11 Penn State 19, Army 12: John Chescavage had a career-high six goals and two assists as the host Nittany Lions (5-2) ended the four-game winning streak of the Cadets (5-2).

Pub Date: 4/04/99

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