Goals by six players lift No. 19 Loyola to third victory in row, 7-5 over Siena

March 04, 2009|By From Sun staff reports

Six players - including Cooper MacDonnell with two goals and an assist - scored as No. 19 Loyola brought a balanced attack to beat Siena, 7-5, yesterday in Loudonville, N.Y.

The Greyhounds limited the Saints (1-3) to one goal over 27 minutes from the second to the fourth quarter.

MacDonnell scored both his goals in the third period for Loyola (3-1), which has won three straight.

The first quarter ended in a 1-1 tie, and the score was tied again at 2 after three minutes of play in the second before Loyola went on a 3-0 run. Loyola outshot Siena 30-24 and won the ground-ball battle 45-37.

No. 17 Navy 6, Mount St. Mary's 2: : Joe Lennon had a goal and two assists and the visiting Midshipmen (3-2) ended a two-game losing streak. Six players scored for Navy and coach Richie Meade earned his 150th career win.

Navy's defense limited the Mount (0-2) to three shots in the opening period but fired 23 against Mount goalkeeper T.C. DiBartolo, who finished with 14 saves.

Navy created 11 Mount turnovers and went on a 5-0 run with five minutes left in the first quarter.


No. 16 Towson 14, UMBC 8: : Hillary Fratzke and Meggie McNamara each scored three goals and added an assist to power the visiting Tigers (2-0) past the Retrievers (1-3).

Towson has won two straight.

Fratzke recorded her second straight hat trick in the win while McNamara became the eighth player in school history to score 100 career goals.

Carrie Paris and Kara Dorr each scored twice for UMBC, which lost its third straight.

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