No. 9 Terps fall short against No. 6 Duke, 9-8

Prout's 6 goals, 3 assists pave way for Loyola

UNC trips up Navy by 1

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March 05, 2000|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Senior attack T. J. Durnan and Jared Frood combined for five goals -- including the game-winner with a 1: 58 left -- to lift sixth-ranked Duke over No. 9 Maryland, 9-8, in Atlantic Coast Conference men's lacrosse yesterday in Durham, N.C.

The Blue Devils (3-0) jumped out to a 2-0 first-quarter lead before Mike LaMonica scored the first goal for the Terps (1-1) on a pass from Mike Mollot.

Maryland twice fought back from deficits: 4-1 early in the second quarter to take a 6-4 lead with 3: 37 left in the first half, and then from 8-6 in the third quarter to tie it at 8 on Chris Malone's second goal.

Duke goalie Matt Breslin made 13 saves; Pat McGinnis had nine saves for the Terps.

No. 8 Loyola 16, No. 7 Hofstra 12: Junior Gavin Prout scored six goals and added three assists for the Greyhounds (2-0) against the Flying Dutchmen (1-1) in Hempstead, N.Y.

Prout had five goals and two assists by the first half to give Loyola a 10-8 lead at the break.

Penn 10, No. 10 Notre Dame 7: Senior attack Pete Janney (Severna Park) scored three straight goals from from 1: 04 left in the first to 11: 02 remaining in the second to power the host Quakers (1-0) past the Fighting Irish (1-1).

No. 13 North Carolina 11, No. 11 Navy 10: Jeff Sonke scored his fifth goal and the game-winner off a pass from Chase Martin with 2: 42 left in the first overtime to lift the host Tar Heels (3-0) over the Midshipmen (1-1).

Navy's Eddie McKinnon scored off an assist from Chris Rosegon with 42 seconds left to force overtime.

Navy took a 7-2 lead before North Carolina cut it to 7-5 at the half. The Tar Heels continued their run and scored seven straight goals to take a 9-7 lead with 9: 19 left.

No. 12 UMBC 19, Mount St. Mary's 9: Sophomore Collin Meerholz scored five goals and added two assists and senior Dan Marohl (St. Mary's) contributed four goals and an assist, as the Retrievers (1-1) won easily in Emmitsburg.

The Mount (0-3) took a 2-0 lead in the first 2: 26 on goals by Trevor Harvey and Brian Cox but Meerholz started a 6-0 UMBC scoring run that lasted into the second quarter.

No. 15 Delaware 15, Rutgers 5: Junior Dave Christopher scored a career-high four goals, including three in the first half, as the defending America East champion Fighting Blue Hens (2-1) downed the Scarlet Knights (0-1).

Lehigh 10, Towson 9: Brandon Wenk's goal with 43 seconds left in the game lifted the Engineers (2-0) over the host Tigers (0-1) at Minnegan Stadium.

Lehigh maintained a two-goal lead over Towson until the third when the Tigers 4-0 run gave them a 7-5 advantage with 7: 51 left in the quarter. Lehigh tied the score at 8 before the third quarter's end and went ahead 9-8 midway through the fourth.

St. Mary's 19, Goucher 8: Steve Vallaningham scored six goals to power the visiting Seahawks (2-1, 1-1 Capital Athletic Conference) past the Gophers (0-3, 0-1).

St. Mary's broke a 4-4 tie with a goal by junior Brian Barros (Loyola) at the 13: 50 mark of the second quarter and they never relinquished the lead.

Washington & Lee 10, Washington College 8: The host Generals (3-0) -- led by Chris Brown with four goals -- built a 7-1 halftime advantage and held off a late-rally by the Shoremen (0-1) for the win in Lexington, Va.

J. D. Radebaugh (Boys' Latin) led Washington College with four goals.

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