Loyola gets first Big East victory

McHarg's career-high nine goals help beat Rutgers, 17-10

Hopkins rolls

College Lacrosse

State Women

March 13, 2006|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Kate McHarg had a career-high nine goals and two assists, helping No. 11 Loyola defeat Rutgers, 17-10, yesterday at Diane Geppi-Aikens Field, giving the Greyhounds their inaugural Big East Conference victory.

Loyola became an associate member of the Big East for women's lacrosse this season.

The Greyhounds (3-2, 1-0) outshot the Scarlet Knights (2-2, 0-1) 37-22. McHarg took just 10 shots to get her nine goals.

Maura Kenny added four goals for Loyola. Kate Shomo and Michelle Poole each finished with three goals for Rutgers.

No. 4 Johns Hopkins 17, Ohio State 7 -- Mary Key scored a game- high five goals with four assists and Kadie Stamper added four goals to lead the host Blue Jays (4-0, 2-0 American Lacrosse Conference) past the Buckeyes (0-4, 0-1).

No. 19 Pennsylvania 10, No. 12 Towson 6 -- Despite Shannon Witzel's three goals, the host Tigers (3-1) fell to the Quakers (4-1). Penn outshot Towson 35-25. The Tigers committed 26 turnovers, 18 of which were caused by the Quakers.

No. 18 Richmond 15, Mount St. Mary's 3 -- Caroline McGuire sparked a 13-0 run with three goals and two assists to lead the visiting Spiders (4-2) past the Mount (1-5). Jenna Duffy had a goal and an assist for Mount St. Mary's.

Methodist 18, College of Notre Dame 13 -- The visiting Gators (3-1) fell to the Monarchs (5-2) despite a career-high eight goals from Anne Shippen.

Greensboro 11, Frostburg State 9 -- The host Pride (3-1) defeated the Bobcats (1-3) despite Stefani Ritz's three goals for Frostburg.

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