No. 4 Terps race past Bucknell

Six-goal second-half spurt sparks Maryland to 14-10 win

College lacrosse

March 15, 2005|By Baltimoresun.com Staff

Fourth-ranked Maryland ran off six consecutive goals in the second half for a 14-10 win against No. 18 Bucknell on Tuesday night in Lewisburg, Pa.

Brendan Healy had three goals and Bill McGlone two goals and two assists for Maryland (3-1).

Chris Cara logged three goals and four assists, and Patrick Christensen picked up his second straight hat trick for the Bison (2-2), who were coming off an 8-7 overtime win over No. 2 Navy on Saturday.

The Terps led 7-6 before defensive middie Travis Holmes scored from outside and Xander Ritz pocketed a man-up goal with just 10 seconds left in the third quarter.

McGlone, Michael Phipps, Joe Walters and Healy followed in the first five minutes of the fourth period to give the Terrapins six goals in a span of 5:56 and a commanding 13-6 lead. The Bison scored four of the game's final five goals, with Cara scoring or assisting on three.

Maryland outshot Bucknell 45-29 and held a 47-27 edge in ground balls. The Terps also won 16 of 28 faceoffs.

Maryland hosts UMBC at 1 p.m. on Saturday.

March 15, 2005, 7:41 PM EST

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