Hofstra stuns Syracuse with 8-6 win

Win is first over Orange since '75 for No. 15 Pride

Nation

College Lacrosse

April 18, 2003|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Senior attackman Jim Femminella scored four goals to lead Hofstra to its first win over Syracuse since 1975 as the 15th-ranked Pride captured an 8-6 victory over the No. 7 Orangemen last night in Hempstead, N.Y.

The win over the defending national champion improves the Pride's record to 7-4 on the season.

The Orangemen slip to 7-4 on the year and are on a losing streak for the first time under head coach John Desko after being upset by Rutgers last week.

State men

Salisbury 17, Mary Washington 5: Senior Josh Bergey finished with five goals and two assists and junior Joe Tamberrino added three second-half goals to lead the second-ranked Sea Gulls (11-1, 5-0) to a Capital Athletic Conference victory over visiting Mary Washington (8-4, 5-1).

St. Mary's 11, Catholic 7: In Washington, the Seahawks (6-5, 4-1 CAC) held the Cardinals (7-7, 0-6) scoreless for a span of 22 minutes in the second half.

State women

UMBC 25, St. Francis (Pa.) 5: Sophomore Annie Davis scored four goals, and Lauren Hess, Emily Sawyer, Lauren Traber and Kelly Fiorani each added three as the Retrievers (5-8, 4-1 Northeast) routed the Red Flash (0-9, 0-6) in Loretto, Pa.

Mount St. Mary's 13, Central Connecticut State 3: The Mountaineers (6-9, 3-3 NEC) beat the host Blue Devils (3-5, 1-4) to extend their winning streak to three games.

Washington College 24, Villa Julie 16: The Shorewomen (10-3) broke the school record for goals in a game, beating the Mustangs (3-7) in a wild affair in Chestertown in which the teams combined for 79 shots on goal.

Washington's Janet Studdiford and Casey Sawma both scored five times, as did Villa Julie's Molly McCaffery.

Gettysburg 17, Goucher 8: Megan Murphy had 10 points on seven goals and three assists to become the second player in Gettysburg history to score 100 points in a seson, helping the No. 4-ranked Bullets (12-1) defeat the host Gophers (6-8) in a nonconference game.

Muhlenberg 14, McDaniel 13: Tara Smith scored with less than two minutes remaining to bring the Green Terror (4-8, 3-4) to within one, but the Mules (7-5, 3-3) held on for the Centennial Conference win in Westminster.

St. Mary's 15, Colorado College 6: The host Seahawks improved to 13-1 with the victory over the Tigers (7-3). Kate Story led the winners with five goals and two assists.

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