Salisbury men extend winning streak to 62

Rohde's 3 goals lead Gulls over Lynchburg

Nation

April 12, 2006|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Ryan Rohde had a hat trick and the Salisbury men's lacrosse team extended its winning streak to 62 games with an 11-9 win over visiting Lynchburg yesterday.

Rohde opened and closed the scoring in the first quarter with goals at 12:01 and 26 seconds left as the Sea Gulls (13-0) took a 5-2 lead. His and Salisbury's final goal came with 3:08 left in the game.

Brian Kemper scored twice for the Hornets (9-1) to pull within one, 7-6, at the half. But Salisbury scored twice in the third quarter and traded goals in the fourth to ensure the win.

Salisbury goalie Max Zarchin (St. Mary's) stopped seven of 16 shots on goal to earn his 12th win of the season. Lynchburg's Garrett Curran stopped 14 of 25 shots on goal to take the loss, dropping his record to 9-1 on the season.

Salisbury edged Lynchburg in shots, 34-29, and in ground balls, 33-28. Lynchburg cleared 23 of 28 opportunities, while Salisbury was 28-for-28. Salisbury also held the advantage in faceoffs, winning 13 of 22, led by Ryan DeRose, who won eight of 15. Lynchburg's Scott McAlee led the Hornets, winning nine.

No. 12 Syracuse 12, No. 4 Cornell 11 -- The Orange (4-4) traveled to the Big Red's Schoellkopf Field and broke a 10-game home-win streak on Patrick Perritt's game-winner with 48 seconds left in the game.

No. 8 Princeton 16, No. 9 Pennsylvania 7 -- The host Tigers (6-3) won their 17th consecutive matchup against the Quakers (8-2) behind hat tricks from Bob Schneider and Scott Sowanick.

Women

Elizabethtown 14, Villa Julie 9 -- Katie Foley had four goals and the visiting Blue Jays (3-9) led a balanced attack, scoring seven goals in each half to beat the Mustangs (4-7). Colleen Baughman (Liberty) and Cat Connelly (Fallston) each scored three goals for Villa Julie. Elizabethtown took a 2-0 lead after the first eight minutes of play and never trailed. In the second half, Villa Julie scored three goals in a row to pull within two, 8-6, before the Blue Jays scored twice to increase the lead to 10-6 two minutes later.

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