Salisbury victorious in `War on the Shore'

Sea Gulls get 8-7 win over Wash.

Terps win



The Salisbury State men's lacrosse team got goals from seven players in an 8-7 victory over Washington College in yesterday's "War on the Shore" in Chestertown.

The Sea Gulls (15-1), ranked No. 4 in Division III, jumped on the board first on a goal from Steve Brianas at the 12:28 mark.

The Shoremen, ranked No. 12 in Division III, responded four minutes later when Craig Rentch beat Pat Tewes to tie the score 1-1. Salisbury answered right back as Rob Bookhammer found the net with an unassisted goal.

The Sea Gulls outscored Washington 3-1 in the second quarter to take a 5-2 halftime lead. Mike Roberts, Cory O'Neill and Scott Simmons scored for Salisbury, while Rentch recorded his second goal of the game.

Washington (9-8) opened the third quarter with Eric Kuehn scoring off a feed from Steve Berger. Andy Arnold scored to push the Salisbury lead back to three, but Kuehn connected again off a Berger pass to cut the lead to two heading into the final stanza.

The Shoremen outscored Salisbury in the fourth quarter, but it wasn't enough to claim victory.

No. 6 Maryland 14, No. 20 UMBC 4: Buggs Combs scored five goals and ran his season total to 48 as the Terrapins (13-2) cruised past the Retrievers (5-7) in College Park.

Maryland got points from 14 players and goals from nine scorers.

Charlie Gibson was the bright spot for UMBC, scoring all four goals in the loss.

No. 1 Princeton 16, Hobart 7: B.J. Prager scored a career-high eight goals as the Tigers (11-1) rolled over the Statesmen (5-7) at Class of 1952 Stadium.

Prager, who scored his eight goals on 10 shots, scored six goals in the first half as Princeton jumped out to a commanding 12-0 lead.

No. 2 Syracuse 19, No. 5 Georgetown 9: Michael Springer and Spencer Wright each tallied four times to pace the Orangemen (11-2) over the Hoyas (11-2) in a non-league matchup.

With Syracuse up 3-2 at the end of the first quarter, the Orangemen exploded for seven second-quarter goals to take a 10-4 lead at halftime.

No. 8 UMass 15, Brown 5: Marc Morley scored five goals to lift the Minutemen (12-2) over the Bears (6-8) in Providence, R.I.

Keven Leveille and Rich Kunkel each scored three goals for UMass, while Brown was led by Beret Dickson's 21 saves.

No. 15 Penn State 17, Stony Brook 5: Will Driscoll scored four times and Randy Kleinman and Mike Kern each scored three goals, as the Nittany Lions (7-7) routed the Sea Wolves (7-6).

Ohio State 8, No. 17 Cornell 7: Mike Norton scored three goals and John Cummings added two, as the Buckeyes upset the Big Red in Columbus, Ohio.

No. 18 Army 13, No. 19 Rutgers 9: Mike Kamon scored four goals as the Cadets (8-6) downed the Scarlet Knights (5-8) in Piscataway, N.J.

Mount St. Mary's 11, Sacred Heart 9: The second-seeded Mountaineers (10-6) ripped off six unanswered goals in the final 10 minutes to stun the third-seeded Pioneers (8-8) in the semifinal round of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament.

The Mount now advances to face top-seeded Quinnipiac, which downed Providence, 13-2, in today's 1 p.m. final.


No. 12 Cornell 8, No. 18 Johns Hopkins 5: Erinn Dennis scored four goals, but the Blue Jays (10-6) fell to the Big Red (11-3) at Schoellkopf Field.

With Cornell leading 4-2 at the half, the Big Red scored the first three goals of the second half to push its lead to 7-2. The Cornell defense held Hopkins scoreless for 33 minutes until the 16:27 mark of the second half when Dennis scored to narrow the lead to 7-3.

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