Navy rolls, is 5-0 for first time since '89

College lacrosse

State

March 16, 2006|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Junior attackman Ian Dingman scored three goals and added one assist, and No. 4 Navy took control early, then cruised to an 11-6 victory over visiting Lafayette in a Patriot League game yesterday, before 1,014 yesterday at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.

The Midshipmen are 5-0 for the first time since winning their first six games in 1989 and are 2-0 in league play. They scored the game's first three goals and stretched the lead to 7-1 at the half and 8-1 early in the third quarter.

Sophomore attackman Nick Mirabito had two goals and two assists for Navy, and senior attackman Jon Birsner and senior midfielder Taylor Harris each had two goals and one assist for the Mids.

Navy, which gave up a season-high six goals, outshot Lafayette, 33-19, including 26-12 through three quarters. Lafayette (1-4, 0-1), which was led by junior midfielder Sean Burek's two goals, scored five second-half goals to narrow the deficit.

Gary Lambrecht

No. 8 Georgetown 11, No. 9 Delaware 5 -- The Hoyas (3-1) built a 5-0 lead and held off the visiting Blue Hens (7-1). Dave Paolisso had three goals and one assist for Georgetown.

Towson 16, Butler 7 -- Bobby Griebe recorded four goals and three assists in a huge effort against the visiting Bulldogs (1-4). The Tigers (2-2) led 9-3 at halftime.

Lynchburg 11, Villa Julie 10 -- Brian Kemper scored the game-winner with 1:11 left in the second extra period for the Hornets (4-0). Villa Julie was led by Matt Healy with two goals and one assist.

Dickinson 10, Goucher 2 -- The Red Devils struck for seven goals in the second half while shutting out the Gophers (0-6).

Salisbury 17, Widener 10 -- Dan Boyer scored five goals to lead the visiting Sea Gulls (7-0) past the Pioneers (1-3). Mike Hurley added four goals for Salisbury.

McDaniel 10, Messiah 9 -- Chris Edmonds scored two goals, including the game-winner on a diving shot for the Green Terror (3-1) in Durham, N.C. Jared Nutter added two goals and two assists.

St.Mary's 21, St.Vincent's 7 -- Dave Mueller had seven goals and four assists to lead the Seahawks.

Women

Villa Julie 14, Keene State 13 -- Villa Julie scored the winning goal with two minutes left. The Mustangs (3-2) scored the first four goals before the Owls (0-3) scored six in a row.

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