Engelke's 4th-OT goal wins for Towson, 10-9

Tigers hold off Villanova

No. 3 Virginia rolls, 15-9

National men

April 10, 2005|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Last year, Towson's Jonathan Engelke scored a national single-game-best eight goals against Villanova.

Last night, he scored only one goal, but it came in the fourth overtime as the Tigers outlasted the Wildcats, 10-9, in a Colonial Athletic Association game.

The win preserved Towson's perfect record against Villanova (6-4, 2-1), building its series mark to 13-0.

Although Engelke was the eventual hero, it was his teammates on the attack, Bobby Griebe and Steve Mull, and an aggressive defense that put the Tigers (7-3, 2-1) in position for the win.

Griebe scored a career-high five goals and Mull had a career-high five assists.

"That was a great lacrosse game," said Tigers coach Tony Seaman. "Both teams played phenomenal. Both goalies made saves throughout the overtimes. Nobody deserved to lose."

No. 3 Virginia 15, North Carolina 9: Matt Ward, Ben Rubeor and Matt Poskay had three goals each and the host Cavaliers (8-1, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) withstood a second-half Tar Heels rally.

Ryan Blair equaled his career high for points in a game with three goals and three assists for visiting North Carolina (2-7, 0-3).

No. 4 Georgetown 9, Vermont 1: Sean Denihan had a goal and an assist for the Hoyas (6-2) as the teams played at Manhasset (N.Y.) High School, Denihan's alma mater.

The Catamounts slipped to 2-5.

No. 5 Army 7, No. 12 Bucknell 6: Chris Larsen scored the game-winning goal with 21 seconds left as the host Black Knights (9-1, 4-0 Patriot League) extended Army's winning streak to nine games.

Kirk Klett led the Bison (6-3, 4-1) with two goals.

No. 10 Cornell 16, Harvard 6: Sean Greenhalgh scored five goals and had two assists as the host Big Red (5-2, 3-0 Ivy) raced to a seven-goal halftime lead over the Crimson (4-3, 1-1).

Penn State 19, No. 14 Hobart 13: The visiting Nittany Lions scored five seconds into the game en route to 10 first-quarter scores in the upset of the Statesmen (5-4, 1-2).

John Eremus led Penn State (4-5, 2-1 Eastern College Athletic Conference) in scoring with four goals.

Mount St. Mary's 11, Canisius 8: Matt Warner and Eric Seifert each had three goals to lead the visiting Mount (5-4, 4-0 Metro Atlantic Athletic).

The Blue and Gold fell to 3-3 and 2-2.

Gettysburg 15, Washington 6: Jon Sowanick and Brian Pryor each scored four goals to lead the Bullets (6-3, 3-0 Centennial Conference) past the visiting Shoremen (5-3, 3-1).

Villa Julie 22, Misericordia 6: Andrew White (three goals, three assists) and Brooks Beaty (three goals, two assists) excelled on the Mustangs' (5-2, 2-1 Pennsylvania Athletic Conference) new field, recently acquired from the NFL's Ravens.

The Cougars fell to 2-6 and 1-3.

St. Mary's 12, Goucher 10: The host Seahawks (8-5, 3-2 Capital Athletic Conference) had a 7-0 scoring run en route to an 8-2 halftime lead.

Dan Flamholz had two goals and two assists for Goucher (7-4, 4-2).

McDaniel 9, Swarthmore 8: Brian Baer scored his second goal with 14 seconds remaining to give the visiting Green Terror (4-5, 1-3 Centennial Conference) the win.

The Garnet dropped to 4-4 and 1-2.

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