Navy men sink N. Carolina in overtime, 9-8

State

March 06, 2004|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Clipper Lennon scored a fast-break goal with 2:31 left in overtime as the visiting Navy men's lacrosse team upset fifth-ranked North Carolina, 9-8, last night at Fetzer Field in Chapel Hill, N.C.

The win marks the second consecutive year that the Midshipmen (2-1) have defeated the Tar Heels (1-1) in overtime and the fifth straight year that the game was decided by a goal, with four of the five going to overtime.

Carolina's Ryan Blair opened the scoring at 5:01. It was the last time the Tar Heels would lead. Lennon was one of four Mids with two goals.

Women

No. 4 Loyola 9, No. 13 North Carolina 5: Stephanie Walker had two goals and an assist to power the visiting Greyhounds (3-0) past the host Tar Heels (2-1) in Chapel Hill.

Loyola took a 6-0 lead in the first 13 minutes.

Towson 17, Albany 5: Erin Cayea, Kelly Fitzgerald and Becky Trumbo each had three goals as the host Tigers (3-0) defeated the Great Danes (0-3) at Johnny Unitas Stadium.

Towson outshot Albany 43-20 and took a 12-2 lead at the half. Albany's Jen Daly and Towson's Jessica O'Connell each made 12 saves.

Catholic 15, Villa Julie 13: The host Mustangs (0-1) led 10-8 with 18 minutes left before giving up five goals to the Cardinals (1-1) in Stevenson.

Villa Julie scored the first two goals in the opening three minutes. Molly McCaffery had four goals for the Mustangs, and Ali Jarden and Courtney Murray finished with four goals each for the Cardinals.

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