Cox scores 4 as Terps deal UNC 14-7 upset

No. 9 Maryland takes 8-2 lead at half

Duke defeats Loyola, 14-10


College Lacrosse

April 17, 2005|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Delia Cox scored four goals and had an assist as the ninth-ranked Maryland women's lacrosse team upset sixth-ranked North Carolina, 14-7, yesterday at Henry Stadium in Chapel Hill, N.C.

The Terps (9-5, 2-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) went on a 7-0 scoring run to take an 8-2 lead at the half, sparked by a pair of goals from Cox and Annie Collins (three goals, one assist).

The Tar Heels (11-4, 2-2) used a four-goal spurt in the second half to pull within three at 9-6.

The Terps responded as Cox scored her final two goals, along with scores from Katie Doolittle (three goals) and Collins, to put the game away.

"We challenged ourselves to play great today," coach Cindy Timchal said. "We executed well in the first half and were able to not only withstand their run, but really answer back. We showed great poise down the stretch against a quality team in UNC."

Christina Juras scored four goals and Allison Higgins had three assists for North Carolina.

No. 2 Duke 14, Loyola 10: The host Blue Devils (11-3) scored the first six goals of the second half and went on to outscore the Greyhounds 9-4.

Katie Chrest, Duke's leading scorer, had seven goals and an assist.

Sydney Grenne scored three goals for Loyola (3-8) and Kate McHarg added two goals and an assist.

No. 4 Princeton 21, Harvard 12: Lindsey Biles led 10 Tigers scorers with six goals and three assists, as the two teams combined for 33 points, the highest scoring game played at Class of 1952 Stadium.

Biles passed Theresa Sherry for fourth place on Princeton's all-time points list with 200.

The Tigers improved to 10-2 and 5-0 in the Ivy League while the Crimson dropped to 2-9 and 0-3.

No. 5 Georgetown 14, Notre Dame 6: Catherine Elbe scored four goals, and Coco Stanwick and Allison Chambers both added three goals and two assists to lead the Hoyas (9-3, 4-0 Big East) over the host Irish (3-9, 1-3).

No. 7 Dartmouth 10, No. 16 Penn 8: The Big Green won its 11th game in a row, tying the school record for consecutive wins.

Whitney Douthett had three goals and two assists for host Dartmouth (11-0, 5-0 Ivy League).

The Quakers fell to 6-6 and 3-3.

No. 13 Syracuse 11, Boston College 4: Caitlyn Dragon scored five goals and Monica Joines notched four as the Orange (9-3, 2-1 Big East) scored 10 straight goals to defeat the visiting Eagles (6-4, 1-4).

Wagner 8, Mt. St. Mary's 7: Leann Matta scored her fourth goal of the game with eight seconds left to lift the host Seahawks (6-8, 4-2 Northeast Conference) over the Mount (9-5, 5-1), ending the defending NEC conference champs' 17-game league win streak.

McDaniel 18, Muhlenberg 9: Kristin Ramey scored four goals and had an assist to lead the host Green Terror (8-4, 3-4 Centennial Conference) over the Mules (7-5, 3-4).

Dickinson 15, Washington College 11: Katie Austin (five goals, two assists) and Lesley Oot (one goal, five assists) led the visiting Red Devils (8-4, 4-3 CC) over the Shorewomen (3-11, 1-6).

College of Notre Dame 13, Chestnut Hill 3: Jen Leo and Sara Breidenbaugh both scored three goals to lead the Gators (4-5, 3-0 Atlantic Women's Colleges Conference) over a short-sided Griffins team.

Chestnut Hill (0-9, 0-2) had only 10 players available and the game was called with 11:39 remaining.

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