Mount men lose to Delaware, 9-6

State

March 06, 2003|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

The Mount St. Mary's men saw their season-opening losing streak grow to three games yesterday, dropping a 9-6 decision to Delaware at Loyola's Curley Field.

A 6-1 second-quarter run for the Blue Hens (2-2) was the difference, with Delaware getting two goals during a three-minute unreleasable penalty to begin the quarter and adding four more before halftime.

Second-half goals from Kevin Merlini, Daniel Hatton and Josh Warfield helped the Mountaineers (0-3) close to within 7-5 with 7:45 left in the game, but a goal from Delaware's Kurt Nordhoff at the 5:29 mark put the contest out of reach.

Matt Warner had two goals and two assists to pace Mount St. Mary's. Delaware's Matt Alrich scored three goals.

McDaniel 10, Messiah 7: The Green Terror (2-0) scored three goals in a span of 2:32 in the third quarter to get past the Falcons (0-1) in a non-league game in Grantham, Pa.

Salisbury 16, Goucher 6: Junior Cory O'Neil had five goals and two assists and sophomore Chris Phillips added four goals and two assists to lead the host Sea Gulls (2-0, 2-0 Capital Athletic) over the Gophers (1-1, 0-1).

Salisbury outshot Goucher 58-23, including a 22-2 advantage in shots in the decisive third quarter. Three Sea Gulls goalies combined for 11 saves, led by eight stops by starter Dan Korpon. Goucher's Reeves Craig recorded 12 saves.

Women

Towson 17, American 16: Freshman attacker Becky Trumbo (Liberty) scored seven goals and had one assist in her college debut to lead the Tigers (1-0) over the visiting Eagles (0-2).

American trailed 16-10 early in the second half before rallying behind Tara Michael (South River) and Katy Zaweski, but Towson goalkeeper Jessica O'Connell (11 saves) shut the door in the final minute.

Salisbury 20, St. Anselm 1: Thirteen different players scored goals for the Sea Gulls (1-0) as they won their season opener over the Hawks (0-1).

St. Mary's 20, College of Notre Dame 2: The fifth-ranked Seahawks got four goals and one assist from Sarah Sloane (St. Paul's) to beat the Gators (0-1) and improve to 3-0.

Jen Chumley (Bel Air) picked up the win in goal for St. Mary's, which had a 14-1 halftime lead.

Denver 13, Mount St. Mary's 8: The Mountaineers (0-2) fell into an 8-1 hole and never recovered, falling on the road to the Pioneers.

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