Maryland women hold off Syracuse, 14-11

Terps' 7-goal lead fades

Cox contributes six goals

College Lacrosse

State

March 04, 2004|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Delia Cox scored three of her six goals in the closing minutes as the third-ranked Maryland women's lacrosse team held off a rally by host Syracuse to earn a 14-11 victory last night.

Maryland leads the all-time series 7-0.

The Terps (2-1) were up by 10-3 at the half, but the seventh-ranked Orangewomen (1-1) scored seven of the next eight goals to pull within 11-10 at the 51:42 mark.

The teams traded goals before Cox scored the final two.

Leigh-Ann Zimmer (three goals) became Syracuse's all-time leading goal scorer with 128.

St. Mary's 20, College of Notre Dame 4: Sarah Sloane scored a game-high four goals and Karli Libertini had seven assists to lead the visiting Seahawks (3-0) over the Gators (0-1).

St. Mary's had a 10-2 lead at the half and scored five goals in the first six minutes after the break to put the game away.

Carol Schmoeller and Rebecca Christoffersen had three goals apiece for the Seahawks.

Men

Roanoke 8, McDaniel 7: Dan Reed scored the winning goal with 11 seconds left in a man-up situation as the Maroons (2-0) beat the host Green Terror (1-1) in a nonconference game.

McDaniel took a 1-0 lead three minutes into the game, but Roanoke came back and took the lead for good.

Jared Nutter and Pete Shaffer had two goals each to lead McDaniel.

St. Mary's 20, Neumann 2: Kevin Whalen scored four goals and Dave Mueller had three goals and two assists as the host Seahawks (1-1) routed the Knights (0-1) in a nonconference game.

Salisbury 17, Goucher 7: Corey O'Neil scored six goals and Scott Simmons had four as the Seagulls (3-0, 2-0 Capital Athletic Conference) defeated the host Gophers (0-2, 0-1).

Salisbury led 12-3 at intermission and outshot Goucher by 47-33.

Pat Tracy had three goals to lead Goucher.

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