Key, Walsh spark Hopkins to 16-10 win over American

No. 11 Blue Jays score 4 straight to open 2nd half

Women

College lacrosse

April 13, 2005|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Sophomores Mary Key and Sarah Walsh each had six points to lead the 11th-ranked Johns Hopkins women's lacrosse team to a 16-10 win over American University at Reeves Field.

The 16 goals tied for the most scored by the 2005 Blue Jays, who have averaged 14 goals in their past three games.

Leading 8-6 at the half, the Blue Jays (8-3) rattled off four straight goals to begin the second half. The Eagles (5-8) couldn't recover, despite Moriah Linnell (five goals), who scored her 100th collegiate point.

Johns Hopkins led the Eagles in shots (28-22), ground balls (19-16) and draw controls (15-13).

No. 6 North Carolina 12, Virginia Tech 10: Down 7-3 at halftime, the host Hokies staged a furious second-half comeback, tying the score at 9 before the Tar Heels went on a 3-1 run to win the game.

The Hokies (4-7, 0-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) were led by Britt Faulkner, who scored a game-high four goals. Allison Higgins (three goals) and Erica LaGrow (two goals) helped the Tar Heels (11-3, 2-1) hold off the Hokies.

No. 7 Dartmouth 13, No. 12 Syracuse 8: Katieanne Christian scored five goals, including the 100th of her collegiate career, leading the Big Green over the visiting Orange (8-3).

After the Orange took an early 2-0 lead, Dartmouth (10-0) responded with five unanswered goals. Freshman Kristen Barry and sophomore Whitney Douthett scored three goals each for the Big Green.

Goucher 23, Villa Julie 3: Leading 11-0 only 11 minutes into the game, the Gophers cruised to a victory.

Katie Deming scored a career-high six goals for the Gophers (6-6).

Ashley Snider had five goals and an assist for Goucher.

Colleen Baughman scored all three of the Mustangs' goals as they fell to 1-9.

Rowan 10, Washington College 7: A second-half comeback led by Erin Bollinger (two goals) wasn't enough to overcome an early 4-1 deficit for the host Shorewomen.

The Profs (5-5) built a 9-3 lead before the Shorewomen (3-10) went on a 4-1 run in the second half. Sophomore Melanie Ruppert led the Shorewomen with two goals and an assist.

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