Third-quarter surge carries No. 11 Navy by Hobart men, 13-8

Mids 3-0 in Patriot League

Duke romps

UMass falls

Nation

College Lacrosse

March 17, 2004|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Navy scored seven times in the third quarter and rallied from a 4-2 deficit to defeat Hobart, 13-8, in men's lacrosse at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis.

Attackman Joe Bossi scored four goals for the Mids (4-1, 3-0 Patriot League), and Ben Horn and Steve Looney added three each.

Bossi scored three of his four goals in the third period, with the first of those three tying the game 10 seconds into the second half. Looney followed with the go-ahead score at the 11:51 mark of the period.

After Hobart's Nate Molinari tied the game at 7-7, the Mids scored three times in a span of 1:40 to establish breathing room.

Mark Williamson and Brian Joy had two goals apiece for Hobart (2-2, 2-1), which took a 2-0 lead four minutes into the game.

Matt Russell brought the Mids to within 2-1, but Hobart responded 18 seconds later to push the lead back to two.

The Mids held the Statesmen to two second-half goals after trailing 6-5 at the half.

Matt Russell made nine saves for Navy.

St. Mary's 8, Greensboro 7: The visiting Seahawks (3-3) won all three faceoffs and outscored the Pride 3-0 in the fourth quarter.

Dave Mueller three goals for St. Mary's. Jim McMahon scored twice for the Pride (2-3), which took 12 shots but put up just one goal after halftime.

National men

No. 6 Duke 15, Canisius 1: Matt Danowski scored four goals, including two in the first five minutes, to lead the host Blue Devils (4-1). Duke outshot Canisius 57-25 and won 57 ground balls to the Griffins' 39. Canisius dropped to 1-4.

Albany 11, No. 17 Massachusetts 10: The visiting Great Danes (2-2) scored four straight goals late in the fourth quarter, including the go-ahead score with 6:15 remaining.

Merrick Thompson had five goals for Albany. Neil Lundberg scored twice and added two assists for the Minutemen (2-3), who failed to draw even on a man-advantage situation in the final minute.

State women

Goucher 11, Stevens Tech 9: The host Gophers (4-2) scored seven of the game's first eight goals, then hung on to hand the Ducks their first loss of the season.

Ashley Sudbrook scored a team-high four goals for Goucher. Valerie Barnhart and Rebecca Quinn had four each for Stevens Tech (5-1).

Nazareth 17, College of Notre Dame 3: The visiting Golden Flyers scored 13 unanswered goals on the way to winning their season opener. Shawna Kabot and Ariane Ghovanloo each scored four goals for Nazareth.

The Gators (2-2) tied it at 1-1 before Nazareth blew the game open. Lori Baran, Katelyn Scharnus and Sara Breidenbaugh were the Gators' goal scorers.

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