Hofstra upsets Hopkins on early OT goal, 9-8

Jays' 9-game streak ends

No. 1 Loyola drops UNC

Princeton defeats Hobart

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May 09, 1999|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Freshman John Kostolansky scored his third goal 23 seconds into overtime to give ninth-ranked Hofstra a 9-8 men's lacrosse victory over No. 2 Johns Hopkins last night in Hempstead, N.Y.

The Flying Dutchmen (12-2) ran their winning streak to 12 games and stopped the Blue Jays' nine-game winning streak.

Kostolansky sent the game into overtime with an unassisted goal with four seconds left in regulation. Hofstra had gained possession after Hopkins' Matt O'Kelly stepped out of the box with 12 seconds remaining.

A. J. Haugen led the Blue Jays (10-2) with three goals.

No. 1 Loyola 10, No. 15 North Carolina 7: Tim Goettelman and Peter Haas each had two goals and an assist as the visiting Greyhounds (12-0) finished the regular season unbeaten.

Loyola jumped to a 4-0 lead before the Tar Heels (6-9) scored four of the next five goals to cut the deficit to 5-4 at halftime.

The Greyhounds pushed the lead to 7-4 after consecutive goals by Mark Frye and Haas late in the third period.

No. 5 Princeton 16, Hobart 8: Lorne Smith scored a career-high seven goals to lead the Tigers (9-3) over the Statesmen (6-7) in the first game at Princeton Stadium.

Princeton broke from a 5-3 halftime lead with seven consecutive goals.

B. J. Prager scored twice to set a Princeton record for goals by a freshman with 24.

No. 7 Georgetown 17, No. 6 Syracuse 13: Senior attackman Greg McCavera scored a career-high eight goals and added an assist as the Hoyas (11-2) downed the visiting Orangemen (9-4).

McCavera's 77 points (40 goals, 37 assists) broke his school record of 70 set last season.

The Hoyas went ahead for good, 9-8, on Andy Flick's goal with 6: 50 left in the third quarter.

No. 8 Delaware 14, Pennsylvania 11: Seniors John Grant, Kevin Lavey, Jim Bruder, and Dennis DeBusschere accounted for all of the Blue Hens' goals as Delaware (13-2) equaled a school record for wins.

Grant and Lavey each scored four goals and Bruder and DeBusschere had three apiece as the Blue Hens won their third in a row.

Towson 22, Gannon 8: Senior attackmen Kevin Sturm shattered a school record by scoring 10 goals as the host Tigers (5-8) dropped the Knights (10-6) in the season finale at Minnegan Stadium, ending a four-game losing streak.

Sturm, who led the Tigers in scoring in three of the past four years, broke the previous single-game record of eight goals set by Ken Taylor in 1962.

Spencer Ford also broke a school record with 10 assists, giving him 53 for the season.

Washington College 23, Western Maryland 9: Jon Fellows scored a career-high five goals and fellow freshman Chris Johnson scored a career-best four as the Shoremen (12-2) routed the host Green Terror.

Western Maryland (5-9) got three goals and two assists from freshman Tommy Brown.

Pub Date: 5/09/99

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