Top-ranked UM women roll past Syracuse

Terps score most goals since 1987 in 24-11 victory

March 13, 2000|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Jen Adams and Allison Cornito each had six goals and two assists to lead top-ranked Maryland past No. 16 Syracuse, 24-11, in a women's college lacrosse game yesterday in Syracuse, N.Y.

The 24 goals were the most by Maryland since April 2, 1987, when the Terps defeated Richmond, 24-3.

Meg McNamara chipped in with three goals and three assists for Maryland, and Quinn Carney matched a career high with five assists.

Maryland (4-1) led 11-8 at halftime, then opened the second half by scoring five unanswered goals en route to outscoring Syracuse 13-3 in the half.


No. 4 Georgetown 17, Penn State 8: Senior attack Scott Urick scored five goals and Peter Velepec added three goals and three assists as Georgetown (3-0) remained unbeaten with a win over host Penn State (1-2).

The Hoyas scored five times in the second quarter and put the game away in the fourth period, outscoring the Lions 6-0.

Salisbury State 11, Ohio Wesleyan 8: Midfielders Tim Parks and Chris Turner scored three goals each to lead Salisbury State (7-0) at home over Ohio Wesleyan.

The victory extended Salisbury's overall winning streak to 16, dating to last season.

Fourth-quarter goals by Turner, Kevin Fox and Joe High sealed the victory.

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