UMBC women top No. 11 Boston U.

Levendusky, Dorr score 4 each in 16-13 win

State

College Lacrosse

April 02, 2006|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

After taking an early lead, the UMBC women's team held off a Boston University comeback and upset the 11th-ranked Terriers, 16-13, yesterday.

The host Retrievers (6-4, 2-0) were led by sophomore attack Ali Levendusky, who had four goals and an assist. Freshman midfielder Kara Dorr also scored four goals.

The Terriers came back late in the first half with five straight goals, including three by Lindsay Lewis.

Boston scored twice early in the second half on free-position shots to tie it for the first time since the game was scoreless, but could not take the lead. Then, the Retrievers put the game out of reach as Levendusky scored two straight goals.

UMBC recorded its first win over a ranked opponent this season, and its first triumph over BU in six tries.

The Retrievers will return to action Tuesday when they travel to Washington to take on American at 4 p.m.

Ursinus 11, McDaniel 9 -- In overtime, Debbie Jensen scored her third goal of the day to give the host Bears (6-2, 2-1) the victory. Caitlin Schellhord had two goals and two assists, including a free-position goal with 7.7 seconds left in regulation to force the extra period. Kaitlin Glenn added four goals for the Bears. Kim Lowry scored three goals for the Green Terror (3-6, 1-2).

Washington College 14, Bryn Mawr 7 -- Freshman attack Sally Mancini scored three goals and had an assist to lead the visiting Shorewomen (6-6, 1-3). Washington also had five other players with two goals each. Greta Flaherty scored three goals for the Owls, who fell to 5-6 overall and 0-2 in conference play.

St. Mary's 16, York 5 -- Betsy Urso, Danielle Miller and Becca Christoffersen each scored three goals for the host Seahawks (9-1, 2-0). Lindsay Nixon had two goals and an assist for the Spartans (3-8, 1-5).

Salisbury 24, Frostburg State 2 -- Erin McCarthy scored five goals and recorded an assist as the top-ranked Sea Gulls (11-0, 4-0) cruised. Senior Kate Scott added three goals and four assists. The visiting Bobcats dropped to 3-5 for the season. The Sea Gulls will return to action Saturday when they travel to St. Mary's.

Men

No. 15 Syracuse 12, No. 19 Loyola 6 -- Mike Leveille recorded a season-high four goals and first-year goaltender Peter Coluccini posted a personal-best 15 saves as the host Orange (2-4) beat the Greyhounds (3-4). Dan Bauers led Loyola with two goals. The Greyhounds will return to action next Saturday when they host Rutgers at 1 p.m. It will be Loyola's first home game in over a month.

Villa Julie 25, Neumann 2 -- Andrew White had six goals and three assists to lead the host Mustangs (4-5, 2-1 Pennsylvania Athletic Conference) in the rout of the Knights (2-4, 0-3). Villa Julie took a 3-0 lead after the first four minutes of play and never looked back.

Dickinson 12, McDaniel 8 -- The visiting Red Devils (7-1, 2-0 Centennial Conference) struck first and led throughout, scoring three goals in each quarter for their fifth straight win. Flynn Burch (Loyola) had two goals and three assists against the Green Terror (3-4, 0-3).

St. Mary's 14, York 5 -- Dave Mueller and Pat Oliphant each had a three-goals game as the visiting Seahawks (7-3, 3-1 Capital Athletic Conference) beat the Spartans (6-4, 3-2). After trading goals to start the game, St. Mary's went on a 2-0 run to end the first quarter and had a 4-0 run in the middle of the second.

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