McDaniel overwhelms Franklin & Marshall

Schaffer, Freed combine for 11 goals in 18-9 win

College Lacrosse

April 17, 2003|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Pete Schaffer scored six goals and Jeremy Freed added five as McDaniel, ranked No. 13 in Division III men's lacrosse, upset No. 8 Franklin & Marshall, 18-9, yesterday in Lancaster, Pa.

The Diplomats (9-2, 4-2 Centennial Conference), who entered the game with the No. 2-ranked defense in Division III, trailed the entire game as the Green Terror (10-0, 6-0) built a 5-2 lead in the first quarter.

Loyola 12, Sacred Heart 10: Jim Fink had two goals and an assist and Ryan Radonis won 19 of 22 faceoff to lead the No. 17 Greyhounds (6-4) over the Pioneers (5-6) at Curley Field.

Mount St. Mary's 12, Wagner 4: The host Mountaineers (6-6, 5-1 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) breezed past the Seahawks (1-9, 1-5) to extend their winning streak to five and take over sole possession of first place.

Washington College 18, Swarthmore 2: The Shoremen (9-2, 7-0 Centennial Conference) rolled to their ninth straight win, beating the Garnet Tide (7-6, 3-4) in Chestertown.

Goucher 9, Elizabethtown 3: The Gophers (7-6) turned a 2-1 deficit in the first quarter into a six-goal win over the Blue Jays (5-6) by limiting the hosts to one goal over the final 48:48.

Villa Julie 6, Neumann 3: The Mustangs (6-1, 5-0 Pennsylvania Athletic Conference) won their sixth straight game, topping the host Knights after getting three goals and an assist from Todd Smith.

National men

Massachusetts 11, Harvard 6: Kevin Leveille and Chris Fiore combined for seven goals and one assist and the No. 8 Minutemen (10-1) outlasted the Crimson (4-7) for a nonconference win in Cambridge, Mass.

State women

Loyola 12, William & Mary 2: The No. 1-ranked Greyhounds (12-0) held the Tribe (2-12) scoreless until the final five minutes for the win at Curley Field. Suzanne Eyler scored three times and Stephanie Walker had two goals and an assist to lead Loyola.

Johns Hopkins 11, Villanova 4: The Blue Jays (7-4) limited the Wildcats (4-8) to 11 shots en route to a nonconference win in Philadelphia. Hopkins' Heidi Pearce finished with three goals to lead all scorers.

Salisbury 14, Mary Washington 5: The host Sea Gulls (9-1, 5-0 Capital Athletic Conference) clinched the top seed in next week's CAC tournament after beating the Eagles (8-4, 3-1).

Frostburg State 9, College of Notre Dame 5: The Gators fell behind by five goals in the first half and couldn't recover, losing at home to the Bobcats.

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