Goucher wins, 10-9, to reach final in CAC

State

April 20, 2001|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Goucher's Phil Anthony scored the game-winning goal with 44 seconds remaining to put the Gophers (12-2) into their first Capital Athletic Conference men's championship game with a 10-9 semifinal win yesterday over host Marymount (11-6).

Goucher will travel to Salisbury State for tomorrow's championship game.

Despite being outshot, 32-9, in the first half, Goucher (12-2) trailed only 5-4. In the second half, neither team could take more than a one-goal lead.

Anthony led the Gophers with three goals and two assists, and goalie Mike Amash collected 25 saves. Steve Milano had three goals and two assists for Marymount (11-6).

Salisbury St. 13, St. Mary's 12, OT: Chris Lauer scored his only goal of the game 2:38 into overtime to lift the Sea Gulls (13-1) over St. Mary's (9-5) in the CAC semifinals.

Trailing 10-8 late in the third quarter, Salisbury scored four straight, including two by Steve Brianas, to take a 12-10 lead with 6:58 remaining in regulation. St. Mary's tied the score with two goals in the final 1:24 sending the game into overtime.

Andy Arnold, Cory O'Neill and Brianas finished with three goals each to lead the Sea Gulls. Ryan Heacock led all scorers with four goals for St. Mary's, and Steve Vallandingham added three goals and one assist.

Women

Swarthmore 12, Western Maryland 7: Mary Bliss led all scorers with five goals as the Garnet Tide (3-4, 8-5) improved with a win over the visiting Green Terror (5-8, 3-5) in the Centennial Conference.

Katie Tarr finished with four goals and an assist for Swarthmore.

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