Syracuse, Powell too much for Cavs

Virginia falls, 13-7

Towson defeats Lehigh

Navy loses


March 04, 2001|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Freshman attackman Michael Powell scored a game-high six points off two goals and four assists to lead Syracuse (2-0) over Virginia (1-1), 13-7, yesterday before 10,496 in Syracuse, N.Y.

The turning point came when Virginia was flagged for an illegal stick penalty, giving Syracuse the man advantage for three minutes. The Orangemen capitalized, scoring three of their five extra-man goals in that span to take a 4-2 lead at the 13:28 mark of the second period.

Chris Rotelli scored at 9:52 of the second quarter to pull Virginia within one, but the Orangemen were able to add two goals before the half to take a 6-3 lead into the intermission.

Syracuse jumped out quickly in the second half, as Michael Springer scored two consecutive goals and Brian Nee added a man-up goal to push the lead to 9-3. Powell added a goal and two assists and Spencer Wright added two more goals to give the Orangemen their biggest lead of the day at 13-5.

Towson 11, Lehigh 9: Colin Campbell scored three goals to lead the Tigers (2-1) past the Mountain Hawks in Bethlehem, Pa.

Josh Cornett added a goal and three assists in a game in which Towson avenged Lehigh's upset win last year.

North Carolina 11, Navy 10: Attackman Jeff Sonke scored on a 40-foot bounce shot with one second left to give the Tar Heels (2-1) the victory over the Midshipmen (0-2) in Annapolis.

Navy was led by Michael Cataffo with four goals and two assists, while Sonke paced the Tar Heels with three goals and three assists.

UMBC 18, Mount St. Mary's 5: Freshman midfielder Pat Muston led 13 UMBC goal-scorers with a game-high three, and freshman attackman Justin Smith and senior linemate Josh Hahn each added a pair of goals to lead the Retrievers (2-0) over the Mountaineers (0-2) in Catonsville.

Washington & Lee 4, Washington College 2: Senior Pope Hackney scored three goals, including the game-winner, to lead the Generals (2-0) over the Shoremen (1-1) in Chestertown.

Washington College got goals from Craig Rentch and Steve Berger before the Generals got on the board with a goal from Hackney and tied the game with a goal from Bernie Norton.

Hackney broke the tie at the 11:07 mark of the third quarter and added an unassisted insurance goal at the 3:04 mark of the fourth.

St. Mary's 17, Greensboro 7: Paul Baader scored five goals and Brian Barros added four goals to lead the Seahawks over the Pride (0-3) in Greensboro, N.C.

Goucher 17, Haverford 14: Ashley Tarran-Jones scored nine points on four goals and five assists to lead the Gophers (2-0) over the Fords (0-2) at Goucher.

Qadir Stern scored six goals and goalie Mike Amash made 17 saves in the win.


Towson 18, Albany 2: Kristyn Krastel, Portia Gotwalt, Kat Brady and Nicole Wittelsberger each recorded a hat trick to lead the Tigers (1-1) over the Great Danes (0-1) at Minnegan Stadium.

Towson scored the first 11 goals of the game to take an 11-1 halftime lead. The Tigers scored the first seven goals of the second half to cruise to the win.

Salisbury State 19, College of Notre Dame 6: Jen Mezzadra scored six goals and added an assist to lead the Sea Gulls over the Gators in Baltimore.

Goucher 16, Washington College 11: Liz Martin scored six goals, as the Gophers upset the Shorewomen in Chestertown.


Because of the threat of inclement weather, the Maryland-North Carolina women's game scheduled for 1 p.m. today was moved to 11 a.m. tomorrow at College Park. Johns Hopkins' women's game vs. Duke today has been postponed indefinitely.

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