Duke, Virginia have it easy

Georgetown, Princeton roll on



Fourth-ranked Duke scored 13 straight goals in just over 21 minutes of the second half on the way to a 22-6 drubbing of No. 11 Penn State in men's lacrosse yesterday in Durham, N.C.

T. J. Durnan and Jared Frood each had five goals for the Blue Devils, whose total was a season high. It also was Duke's largest margin of victory since the first game of last season, when it defeated Butler, 20-5.

Duke led 8-5 at halftime before Chris Kakel's goal just 15 seconds into the third period jump-started the Blue Devils' scoring spree.

* No. 3 Virginia 24, Stony Brook 3: Tucker Radebaugh (St. Paul's) had eight points on three goals and five assists to lead the host Cavaliers (9-3) to their third straight win.

Virginia scored the first four goals and, at one point, converted 12 straight times. Virginia led 13-3 at halftime.

* No. 6 Georgetown 15, Rutgers 10: Senior Scott Urick had five goals and two assists to lead the host Hoyas (10-2) to their fifth win in a row, tying a school record for victories in a season.

* No. 7 Delaware 13, Drexel 4: Sean Carney scored four goals and John Grant added three and two assists as the host Blue Hens (11-2, 4-0) clinched their first America East Conference title since 1994.

* No. 8 Princeton 16, Dartmouth 1: Lorne Smith had four goals and Josh Sims two and three assists as the Tigers (8-3, 6-0 Ivy League) blasted the Big Green (4-7, 1-4) for their eighth win in a row. Sims had a goal and three assists in the first period as Princeton took a 6-0 lead.

* No. 13 Ohio State 13, Gannon 9: Buddy Lange had four goals as the Buckeyes (10-3) recorded their first 10-win season since 1988. Ohio State led 7-5 early in the third quarter before scoring six of the final 10 goals.

* No. 15 Notre Dame 9, Harvard 8: Steve Bishko converted with three seconds remaining as the host Fighting Irish (8-5) rallied from four goals down.

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