Stanwick's five goals spark Georgetown women



Junior attack Sheehan Stanwick (Notre Dame Prep) scored five goals, four in the second half, to lift host Georgetown over Syracuse 11-10 in the opening round of the NCAA Division I women's lacrosse tournament.

Stanwick snapped a 5-5 half-time deadlock with goals at 25:12 and 23:06 remaining for a 7-5 Hoyas lead. Kristen Baer gave Georgetown (12-4) an 11-8 lead with 4:42 left. Lauren Brady and Kara Hanover scored with 3:04 and 2:09 left to bring Syracuse (12-4) to within one, but no closer.

Georgetown faces, top-seeded Maryland in Sunday's quarterfinal at 1 p.m. at Ludwig Field in College Park.

Virginia 13, Boston U. 10: Amy Fromal scored four consecutive goals as the Cavaliers (13-5) downed the visiting Terriers (15-4) in Charlottesville, Va.

Virginia took a 5-0 lead in the first half before Boston U. knotted the score in the opening six minutes of the second half. The Cavaliers went up 8-5 seven minutes later and held off the Terriers.

Duke 7, Darthmouth 6: Claire Finn netted the game-winner with 13:49 left to lift the seventh-seeded Blue Devils (11-5) over the Big Green (11-5) in Durham, N.C.

Duke's defense held Dartmouth's Jacque Weitzel (Garrison Forest), the leading scorer in the nation (4.33), to two goals.

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