Navy falls short of UMass despite 2nd-half rally, 13-10

Cornell routs UMBC, 16-4

Washington College is 3-0

State

College Lacrosse

March 10, 2002|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Despite scoring twice as many goals as 13th-ranked Massachusetts in the second half, No. 12 Navy was outdueled by the visiting Minutemen yesterday, 13-10, at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.

Down 9-2 at the break, the Midshipmen began to mount a comeback as Greg Conklin scored less than a minute into the half. Navy scored again to cut the lead to five, but the Minutemen answered with two of their four second-half goals to re-establish the lead at seven.

Conklin scored his second goal of the period and sparked four consecutive goals by Navy, narrowing the lead to 11-8 at the end of the third quarter.

Jeff Zywicki gave UMass a four-goal lead with his goal at the 9:37 mark, but Navy continued to scrap as Eddy Holton and Dave Pittard netted back-to-back goals to get the Mids to a two-goal deficit.

Dan Paccione squelched Navy's comeback bid, scoring with 5:11 to go in the game, sealing the victory for UMass.

No. 14 Cornell 16, UMBC 4: Andrew Collins recorded a career-best seven points on four goals and three assists as the Big Red (2-1) handled the Retrievers (1-2) in a nonconference matchup in Ithaca, N.Y.

Josh Gerber, Joey Kestermann, Adam Shiley and Spencer Steele each had a goal for UMBC.

Tim Flanagan stopped 16 Cornell shots in the loss.

Washington College 18, Nazareth 7: Jon Fellows scored a game-high 10 points on five goals and five assists as the Shoremen (3-0) trounced the visiting Golden Flyers (0-1).

Stephen Berger and and Brent Renner each scored three goals in the victory and Craig Rentch added a goal and three assists.

Washington had six goals in the second and fourth quarters to avenge last year's 8-4 loss to Nazareth.

Goucher 10, Swarthmore 7: Mike Amash stopped 23 shots, including five in the decisive fourth quarter, as the host Gophers (2-1) rallied to beat the Garnet Tide (2-2).

Phil Anthony led Goucher with five goals and an assist and Ashley Tarran-Jones chipped in four goals and an assist.

Western Maryland 13, Widener 10: Joe Ellis netted two goals to go with five assists and Tom Brown had four goals as the Green Terror (3-0) dropped the Pioneers (1-3) in Westminster.

Women

Johns Hopkins 11, William & Mary 9: Heidi Pearce scored four times and Jamie Larrimore notched three goals and an assist as the Blue Jays (1-3) earned their first win of the season, downing the host Tribe (1-2).

Jen McDonald stopped 13 shots in the victory.

Salisbury 12, Franklin & Marshall 11: Jessica White scored the game-winning goal with four seconds left in regulation as the Sea Gulls (2-1) escaped the Diplomats (1-1) in Lancaster, Pa.

Christine Sliger and Theresa Driscoll led Salisbury with three goals each.

Mount St. Mary's 15, Manhattan 9: Courtney Martinez-Connor earned her first collegiate coaching victory as Nicole DiAngelo scored four goals to lead the visiting Mountaineers (1-2) over the Jaspers (0-1).

Towson 15, Drexel 5: Kristyn Krastel scored four goals as the Tigers (1-2, 1-1) captured their first victory of the season, downing the visiting Dragons (1-2, 0-2) for Towson's first victory ever in the Colonial Athletic Conference.

Martha Dwyer, Cheryl Back and Amy Middleton each had three goals in the win.

Frostburg State 16, Christopher Newport 6: Page Macey scored a game-high seven goals in her college debut to lead the Bobcats (1-0) past the Lady Captains (1-2).

Western Maryland 16, Elizabethtown 10: Erin Mulhern scored five goals as the Green Terror (2-0) downed the Blue Jays (0-1) in their first women's varsity lacrosse game.

Virginia Wesleyan 13, College of Notre Dame 10: Erin Sturgis set a school career record for assists with 65 as the visiting Gators lost to the Lady Marlins.

Angela Ruocco scored three goals and added an assist in the defeat.

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