Towson men win again, beat Sacred Heart, 17-5

College lacrosse

April 10, 2008|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Eric Boyle and Jonathan Engelke each scored three goals to help Towson earn its second straight victory, a 17-5 decision over host Sacred Heart yesterday in Fairfield, Conn.

The 17 goals were a season high for the Tigers (4-6, 3-1), who scored twice in the last 30 seconds of the first quarter to start a 9-0 run. The win was Towson's seventh straight over the Pioneers (6-4, 1-3).

Dan Casciano gave Sacred Heart a 1-0 lead with 4:59 left in the first quarter. Towson scored twice in the final minute of the quarter to take the lead.

Timmy Andre scored twice in the second quarter to start a 7-0 run for a 9-1 Towson lead with 4:40 left in the first half. Stephen Gerhard ended an 18-minute scoring drought for Sacred Heart with 2:19 left.

Women

Loyola 12, Mount St. Mary's 7 -- The visiting Greyhounds held the nation's leading goal scorer, Katelyn Catanese with 54 goals, to just one in the first meeting between the schools. Grace Gavin scored four goals, all in the second half, to lead Loyola (6-7), which scored 21 goals against Louisville three days ago. Catanese needs only two goals to tie the school single-season record for Mount St. Mary's (8-6). Loyola scored seven of the first eight goals in the game and never looked back.

Catholic 17, Goucher 12 -- The host Cardinals (9-4, 2-0 Landmark Conference) used a 6-0 run in the second half to beat the Gophers (2-8, 1-1). The game was tied for the fifth time when an unassisted goal by Goucher's Colleen Cole created a 5-5 deadlock with 6:46 remaining before halftime. Cole scored two more times in the half to give the Gophers a 7-5 lead at the break. Goucher's lead grew to 8-5 just over two minutes into the second half on a goal by Marlo Tersigni, but the Cardinals took an 11-8 advantage with their run of six consecutive goals.

Hood 9, Lancaster Bible 3 -- Five players scored as the visiting Blazers (2-11) beat the Chargers (2-8).

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