Redd gives Cornell 12-11 win over Princeton in overtime

Syracuse gets 18-8 rout

Georgetown tops UMass


College Lacrosse

April 25, 2004|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Justin Redd's 5-yard bounce shot on Cornell's first possession of overtime gave the 12th-ranked Big Red a 12-11 win over No. 4 Princeton yesterday, the program's first road victory over the Tigers since 1988.

The win was Cornell's first over Princeton (7-3, 3-1 Ivy League) in the teams' past nine meetings and put the Big Red (7-3, 4-1) in position to claim the Ivy League's automatic bid to the NCAA tournament, which it would do by beating Brown this week.

Redd's goal came after Princeton scored three times in the final 1:49 to force overtime. Ryan Boyle (one goal, four assists) scored the tying goal with 24 seconds left.

But Cornell won the overtime's opening faceoff and got the ball to Redd (two goals, two assists), who was shut off on his first move but regrouped and came around the left side of the goal for the game-winner.

No. 5 Syracuse 18, Albany 8: Michael Powell's five goals and Steve Vallone's four helped the host Orangemen (9-2) drub the Great Danes (8-4) in a rebound from last week's loss to Rutgers.

No. 7 Georgetown 12, Massachusetts 10: Down by two goals early, the host Hoyas (8-2, 2-0 Eastern College Athletic Conference) put together a four-goal run to take control.

No. 10 Rutgers 10, Penn State 6: The Scarlet Knights (8-3, 1-0 ECAC) got two goals apiece from Matt Apel and Chris Doctor to top the host Nittany Lions (5-6, 0-3) for the first time in 11 years.

State men

No. 9 Towson 13, Drexel 8: Bobby Griebe scored three goals, helping the host Tigers (8-3, 5-0 Colonial Athletic Association) clinch their second straight regular-season league title and extend their winning streak to seven games.

Stony Brook 6, UMBC 5: Jamey Lacey scored with 22 seconds left as the Seawolves (7-5, 3-2 America East) rallied from a two-goal deficit to down the Retrievers (5-6, 3-2) and clinch a spot in the four-team America East tournament. UMBC must win Saturday at Vermont to qualify for the playoffs.

No. 20 Penn 7, Loyola 5: The Greyhounds' losing streak grew to four games as the visiting Quakers (7-5) scored the last three goals for the win.

Mount St Mary's 10, Canisius 6: Kyle Daddio won 14 of 19 faceoffs for the host Mountaineers (4-7, 4-3 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), who led the Griffins (6-6, 6-2) for all but two minutes.

Salisbury 21, St. Mary's 4: The defending national champion and top-ranked Sea Gulls (15-0) clinched a berth in next month's Division III tournament by trouncing the Seahawks (11-6) in the Capital Athletic Conference tournament final.

Washington College 12, Muhlenberg 4: The second-ranked Shoremen secured the top seed in the Centennial Conference tournament, improving to 14-0 overall and 7-0 in the league by beating the host Mules (5-7, 0-6).

McDaniel 14, Ursinus 0: Goalies Mike Korba and J.C. Hutchins combined for eight saves as the host Green Terror (6-7, 3-3 Centennial Conference) earned its first shutout in its modern history.

Centenary 14, Villa Julie 13: The visiting Cyclones (7-7) got a goal from Chris Robbins less than two minutes into overtime to drop the Mustangs (4-8).

State women

No. 5 Loyola 16, No. 20 Stanford 8: Two 6-0 runs - one at the start of each half - helped the Greyhounds beat the Cardinal (8-7) and improve to 13-2.

Rachel Shuck and Jen Schuerholz each had three goals for Loyola. The Greyhounds were outshot, 29-26, but Erin Cyphers and Cindy Nicolaus combined to make 15 saves.

College of Notre Dame 17, Wells 2: At Trinity College in Washington, the Gators routed the Express in the first semifinal of the Atlantic Women's Colleges Conference tournament.

In the other semifinal, Trinity topped Hood, 11-9.

Frostburg State 21, Villa Julie 10: Page Macey (five goals, two assists) and Kelley Duncan (four goals, one assist) carried the host Bobcats (9-4).

McDaniel 18, Swarthmore 9: Linday Ricks scored four goals, helping the host Green Terror (11-2, 7-1 Centennial) break open the game against the Garnet Tide (8-7, 2-6).

Ursinus 10, Washington College 8: The visiting Bears (8-4, 5-3 Centennial) scored the final five goals of the first half and the first three of the second half en route to a win over the Shorewomen (9-6, 6-3).

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