No. 8 Princeton falls to 0-3 after 9-8 defeat to Hofstra


March 20, 2005|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

John Keysor scored the game-winner off a feed from Chris Unterstein 5:40 into the fourth quarter yesterday as host Hofstra upset No. 8 Princeton, 9-8, dropping the Tigers to 0-3.

Hofstra (2-3) won its second straight against a ranked opponent. The Pride defeated No. 13 North Carolina on Wednesday.

Peter Trombino led Princeton with two goals and two assists.

No. 7 Navy 11, Colgate 6: The Midshipmen (5-1, 2-1 Patriot League) - led by Nick Mirabito's hat trick - scored six straight and outscored the Raiders (3-2, 0-1) 5-1 in the second half in Orlando, Fla.

Colgate held a 5-4 edge with just less than seven minutes to play in the first half before Navy scored twice in the final 6:11 of the second quarter to take a 6-5 edge at the break.

FOR THE RECORD - In a lacrosse roundup in Sunday's editions, Steve Hoffman was credited with scoring four goals for Washington College. Hoffman plays for McDaniel College.

Mount St. Mary's 10, Providence 6: Matt Warner scored four goals to power the host Mount (1-2, 1-0 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) past the Friars (1-4, 0-1).

The victory marks the first for interim head coach Nick DeFelice.

Loyola 6, St. John's 3: Greg Leonard scored the game-winner with 1:26 left in the second quarter as the host Greyhounds (2-3, 1-1 Eastern College Athletic Conference) past the Red Storm (2-4, 0-2).

Washington College 8, McDaniel 6: Steve Hoffman scored four goals to power the visiting Shoremen (3-2, 1-0 Centennial Conference) past the Green Terror (3-2, 0-1).

Goucher 9, Marymount 5: Eight players scored for the host Gophers (5-3, 2-1 Capital Athletic Conference) before the Saints (2-6, 0-2) scored.

Salisbury 15, St. Mary's 7: Justin Smith and Chris Phillips each scored four goals as the visiting Sea Gulls (8-0, 4-0 Capital Athletic Conference) defeated the Seahawks (3-4, 0-1).

No. 3 Duke 12, No. 13 North Carolina 10: Peter Lamade scored a career-high four goals and the Blue Devils (7-0, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) used a 6-0 run in the second half for the win over the host Tar Heels (1-4, 0-1).

Duke's 7-0 start is the program's best since 1999, when it won its first nine games. The win also breaks a three-game losing streak to the Tar Heels.

No. 5 Georgetown 11, No. 16 Hobart 9: The visiting Hoyas (4-1, 2-0 ECAC) - led by Sean Denihan's three goals - overcame a four-goal, first-half deficit to beat the Statesmen (4-1, 0-1).

Georgetown outscored Hobart 6-1 in the third quarter.

No. 9 Notre Dame 22, Butler 6: The Fighting Irish (3-1), led by Matt Karweck's five goals, scored the first 12 goals of the game to defeat the visiting Bulldogs (2-3).

No. 10 Massachusetts 12, Brown 5: Jeff Zywicki had three goals as the host Minutemen (4-1) beat the Bears (2-1).

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