OT goal sends Navy over Penn State, 10-9

UMBC rallies past N.C.

Loyola, Towson romp

Salisbury, W. Md. breeze

College Lacrosse


April 15, 2001|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Michael Cataffo scored with 2:53 remaining in sudden-death overtime to give No. 13 Navy a 10-9 victory over No. 17 Penn State in men's lacrosse yesterday.

With the teams tied at 7 entering the fourth period, Navy's Eddie McKinnon scored first in the fourth quarter, and the Midshipmen (6-4) led by two on a goal by Adam Borcz. The Lions (4-5) answered with two goals, tying the score at 9 with five minutes to play.

McKinnon and Borcz scored a combined six goals for the Midshipmen.

No. 16 UMBC 11, No. 14 North Carolina 10: Joey Kestermann scored three goals and the host Retrievers (5-3) erased a 9-7 deficit with four straight goals in the fourth quarter to hold off the Tar Heels (5-5) at UMBC Stadium.

The Retrievers ended a two-game losing streak with the win, while Carolina, coming off a 7-5 win over Virginia last week, has dropped four of five.

No. 7 Loyola 12, Butler 3: Bobby Horsey scored four of his game-high six goals in the second half to lead the Greyhounds (7-2) over the visiting Bulldogs (4-6) at Curley Field. Loyola held Butler scoreless for the first 43:03 of the game and outshot the Bulldogs 44-13. Michael Sullivan added three goals and two assists for Loyola.

No. 10 Towson 17, Vermont 4: Ryan Obloj and Kyle Campbell each scored five goals to lead the 10th-ranked Tigers (8-2, 4-0) to their sixth straight win and the regular-season America East championship with a victory over the Catamounts (6-4, 0-2).

Obloj scored Towson's first two goals of the game and set the tempo for a 10-goal first quarter. The Tigers held a 12-0 lead before Vermont scored with 2:12 left in the first half.

No. 4 Massachusetts 14, Yale 7: Rich Kunkel scored six goals as the Minutemen (9-0) outlasted the visiting Bulldogs (4-6). Jeff Seals and Kevin Merchant combined to win 16 of 24 faceoffs for the Minutemen, who outshot the Bulldogs 59-35.

Brian Hunt had three goals for Yale.

Salisbury State 13, Whittier 5: Steve Brianas, Josh Bergey, Mike Sedlak and Chris Lauer each tallied twice to pace the Sea Gulls (12-1) over the visiting Poets (8-4).

The Sea Gulls jumped to a 2-0 first-quarter lead en route to a 7-4 halftime advantage. Salisbury sealed the win with a 5-0 run to open the fourth quarter.

Pat Tewes finished with 11 saves for the Sea Gulls, who outshot the Poets 43-26.

The Sea Gulls finished the regular season 6-0 and are the top seed in the upcoming Capital Athletic Conference tournament.

Western Maryland 21, Haverford 12: Tom Brown netted six goals and added four assists as the Green Terror (7-3, 3-1) overpowered the visiting Fords (3-9, 1-3) in the Centennial Conference.

Haverford opened the game with two quick goals, but Western Maryland scored the next six to take a 6-2 lead after one period.

Haverford reduced a four-goal halftime deficit to two with 7:25 remaining in the third quarter before the Green Terror went on its second six-goal-run to take a 16-9 lead into the fourth quarter.

Brett Sweeney added three goals and three assists for Western Maryland.

Gettysburg 7, Washington C. 5: Pete Milliman scored a game-high four goals and added an assist as the host Bullets (10-1, 4-0 Centennial Conference) downed the Shoremen (6-6, 3-2).

Craig Rentch recorded a hat trick to lead the Shoremen.

Notre Dame 17, Army 13: Devin Ryan (Gonzaga) scored a career-high four goals and Tom Glatzel (Boys' Latin) and Jon Harvey each added three to power the host Irish (9-1) past the Knights. Notre Dame's start is its best in school history.

The 13 goals given up by Notre Dame were the most scored by an opponent this season and the second time the Irish have allowed 10 or more goals in a game.

Army was led by five players with two goals each: Joe Fernandez, Mike Kamon, Tim Pearson, John Ryan and Jimmy Vlahakis.

Georgetown 17, Hobart 5: Mike Henehan and Doug Staab each had four goals as the host Hoyas (9-1) downed the Statesmen (4-3) in Washington, D.C.

The win was the 16th straight for the Hoyas.

Georgetown extended a 3-2 lead by going on a 4-0 scoring run in the second quarter. The Hoyas outscored the Statesmen 10-3 in the second half.

John Bogosiana and Jamie Breslin each scored two goals for Hobart.

Princeton 15, Harvard 1: Rob Torti scored four goals and Ryan Boyle added two as the host Tigers won their 35th straight Ivy League game in Princeton, N.J.

Princeton led 9-1 at the half and has outscored four Ivy League opponents by a combined 62-15.

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