Salisbury routs St. Mary's for sixth straight CAC crown

State

College lacrosse

April 17, 2000|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Senior All-Americans Joe High and Chris Turner scored four goals each to power host Salisbury State to a 26-10 win over St. Mary's in the championship game of the Capital Athletic Conference tournament yesterday in men's college lacrosse.

Scott Chandler finished with three goals for the Sea Gulls (14-0), and Craig Rhodey and Ryan Fisher added two goals apiece for the Salisbury.

Steve Vallandingham had three goals for the Seahawks (10-4), and goalie Mike Watkins had a career-high 18 saves.

Salisbury captured its sixth straight CAC championship and raised its all-time record in the conference to 31-0.

No. 13 Hofstra 18, Towson 11: Keith Smith scored three goals for the host Tigers (2-6) in a loss to the Flying Dutchmen (6-4).

Neil Adams scored to open the fourth quarter, pulling the Tigers within one, but the Dutchmen answered with seven goals.

Women

Lynchburg 10, Western Maryland 7: Senior Erin Campbell and freshman Lindsay Caruso scored in the closing minutes as the visiting Hornets (11-13-1) won their eighth straight, stifling a rally by the Green Terror (6-7).

The Hornets scored five straight goals in the second half to go up 8-5 with 10 minutes remaining in the first meeting between the two teams.

Western Maryland grabbed a 2-0 lead on goals by Erin Mulhern and Kim Adams.

The Green Terror led 4-3 at the half and made it 5-3 on Adams' second goal 1: 48 into the second half.

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