No. 1 Loyola women sink Hofstra, improve to 11-0

Lacrosse

State

April 14, 2003|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Captains Kristi Korrow and Suzanne Eyler each scored four goals in top-ranked Loyola's 14-8 women's lacrosse victory over Hofstra yesterday at Curley Field.

The Greyhounds (11-0) are undefeated. The Pride fell to 6-6.

Loyola opened with six straight goals - three from Eyler and one each from Korrow, Talia Shacklock and Sydney Greene - to put Hofstra in an early hole. Kathleen Mikowski stopped the run with a goal at the 23:45 mark of the first half to make it 6-1, but Hofstra would get no closer.

Becky Thorn and Caitlin Connolly each scored two goals in the second half to lead the Pride.

UMBC 18, Quinnipiac 8: The host Retrievers outshot the Bobcats 41-23 as seven UMBC players scored in a Northeast Conference game.

Lauren Hess scored four straight goals to help UMBC (4-7, 3-1) go ahead 6-1 midway through the first half. The lead grew to 12-4 by halftime, and Quinnipiac (6-6, 3-3) didn't get closer than six goals the rest of the way.

Hess finished with five goals to lead all scorers, and Stephanie Allen, Jen Dragoni and Kelly Fiorani each added three. Bobcats sophomore Amy Willis had two goals and three assists to pace Quinnipiac.

Mount St. Mary's 20, St. Francis (Pa.) 4: Nicole DiAngelo led the Mountaineers (5-9, 2-3) to their second straight NEC victory, getting three goals and three assists in the rout of the visiting Red Flash (0-7, 0-4).

Kirby Day and Kelly Moran also scored three goals for Mount St. Mary's, which answered St. Francis' first goal with a 7-0 run.

Mountaineers goalie Naomi Campano finished with seven saves.

Hood 12, Kutztown 7: Cheryl Banks and Tiffany Still each had hat tricks, helping the host Blazers beat the Golden Bears.

Men

McDaniel 15, Ursinus 4: Joe Ellis led the way with five goals and three assists as the No. 13 Green Terror cruised to a Centennial Conference win over the Bears in Collegeville, Pa.

McDaniel, which held a 13-1 halftime lead, improved to 9-0 overall and 5-0 in the league. Ursinus slipped to 3-6, 0-6.

McDaniel will close its season with three games against nationally ranked opponents - a road game against ninth-ranked Franklin & Marshall and back-to-back home games against No. 5 Washington and No. 8 Gettysburg.

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