Hofstra tops Towson for 6th straight win

April 08, 1999|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Joe Ghedina had two goals and two assists to lead 14th-ranked Hofstra over No. 12 Towson, 9-6, last night in an America East men's game in Hempstead, N.Y.

The Flying Dutchmen (6-2, 2-1) won their sixth straight and never trailed after Brian Spallina's goal broke a 3-3, second-period tie.

No. 3 Johns Hopkins 16, Villanova 5: Dan Denihan had three goals and two assists as the host Blue Jays (5-1) won their fourth straight. Hopkins took control with an 11-1 run midway through the first period.

No. 13 UMBC 11, Bucknell 7: Casey Hard had five goals, including four in the final quarter, as the host Retrievers (5-3) rallied to win from a 6-4 deficit.

Women

No. 1 Maryland 21, Towson 2: Sophomore Jen Adams scored a career-high six goals and added three assists as the host Terps (11-1) routed the Tigers (3-7).

Loyola 8, George Mason 5: The Greyhounds (6-2, 5-1) never trailed after Megan Santacroce's goal midway through the first half for their fifth straight win.

No. 8 Georgetown 14, UMBC 7: Sheehan Stanwick (Notre Dame Prep) had four goals and four assists to lead the Hoyas (7-3) over the host Retrievers (4-5).

Pub Date: 4/08/99

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