Navy routs Villanova

Salisbury also breezes

April 23, 2008|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Erin Rawlick scored seven goals as Navy rolled over host Villanova, 19-8, yesterday.

Navy won 21 of 28 draw controls in the regular-season finale to improve to 13-3 overall and break the NCAA record for wins by a first-year program with 13.

The old record of 12 was set by North Carolina in 1996.

Katrina Nietsch and Rawlick scored Navy's first two goals. The Wildcats tied the score at 2 before the Mids grabbed the lead for good at 21:29 when Rawlick scored on a free position shot.

Salisbury 23, Villa Julie 7 -- For the sixth consecutive year, the Sea Gulls will host the Capital Athletic Conference championship game after top-seeded Salisbury beat the fifth-seeded Mustangs, 23-7. Sophomore Beth Rhodey led all scorers with seven points as she matched her season high of six goals. With a 19-0 record, Salisbury tied the school record for regular-season victories. The Sea Gulls will host St. Mary's Friday or Saturday night.

College of Notre Dame 15, Cedar Crest 5 -- The Gators (9-5, 7-3 Pennsylvania Athletic Conference) jumped on the Falcons (2-13, 1-9) from the opening draw, taking a 13-2 halftime lead.

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