Salisbury retains Capital Athletic Conference title

Dartmouth tops Princeton for Ivy League crown, 12-9


April 24, 2005|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Senior midfielder Linda Ackermann scored three goals and had two assists as Salisbury captured its third straight Capital Athletic Conference championship in women's lacrosse with a 16-8 victory over Goucher yesterday.

The Sea Gulls (12-0) are No. 1 in Division III and have won 23 of their past 24 games dating back to last season.

The visiting Gophers (8-7) were led by freshman Emily Blatter's three goals and one assist.

No. 4 Dartmouth 12, No. 3 Princeton 9: The win was the first for the host Big Green (13-0, 7-0) over the Tigers (10-3, 5-1) since 2001, and it gave Dartmouth the Ivy League's automatic NCAA tournament berth.

Sophomore Jen Pittman had a career-best four goals for the Big Green.

No. 6 Boston University 17, Stony Brook 8: Lindsay Lewis paced the visiting Terriers (13-1, 5-0 America East) with five goals and three assists. The Seawolves fell to 8-6 and 2-3.

No. 8 Georgetown 16, No. 18 Connecticut 8: The host Hoyas won their fifth consecutive Big East championship and remained unbeaten (29-0) in league competition since conference play began in 2001.

Senior midfielder Ali Chambers led Georgetown (11-3, 5-0) with four goals and one assist.

The Huskies dropped to 10-4 and 3-2.

No. 9 North Carolina 8, Old Dominion 7: Kelly Renzi and Jess Allen each scored two goals for the host Tar Heels (12-4).

Caroline Jacobs had a game-high six goals for the Lady Monarchs (3-12).

No. 15 Pennsylvania 8, Brown 6: Emily Cochran had a hat trick for the visiting Quakers (7-7, 4-3 Ivy League). The Bears slipped to 3-9 and 1-4.

Ursinus 15, Washington College 9: The host Bears (9-5, 7-2) built a 10-3 halftime lead en route to a Centennial Conference win over the Shorewomen (3-13, 1-8).

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