Wash. College fails to stop Gettysburg's conference run

Bullets' title is 5th in row

St. Mary's falls short, 19-12

April 29, 2002|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Jake Van Nostrand netted a game-high five goals, including the go-ahead score with 8:24 remaining, to lead top-ranked Gettysburg over No. 5 Washington College, 12-10, in the Centennial Conference men's championship game yesterday in Gettysburg, Pa.

Pete Milliman added two goals and five assists as the Bullets (14-1) won their fifth consecutive conference crown.

Tim McGinnis (Loyola) made 10 saves and John Czerapowicz went 16-for-24 on faceoffs to help Gettysburg post its seventh straight win over the Shoremen (11-3).

Craig Rentch scored four goals and Jon Fellows had two goals and two assists for Washington College, which trailed for nearly the entire game, but never let the Bullets get too far ahead.

Down 7-5 early in the second half, the Shoremen rallied to tie the game on goals by Rentch and Chris Edwards, then took their only lead when Fellows scored with 14:36 remaining.

Sean McTernan tied the game with 13:14 left, before Van Nostrand scored the game-winner.

Skidmore 19, St. Mary's 12: The host Thoroughbreds (8-4) used a 4-0 first-quarter run to tie the game and a 6-0 second-quarter run to pull away from the Seahawks (5-10) in a non-league Division III game in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Andy Meehan scored six goals and Brian McCawley added five for Skidmore.

Women

College of Notre Dame 16, Wells 3: The host Gators (10-7) claimed their seventh straight Atlantic Women's Colleges Conference title and capped an undefeated league season with the victory over Wells (6-7).

Angela Ruocco scored six goals, Beth Pryor netted three and Erin Sturgis had five assists.

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