McNamara scores two as Towson defeats George Washington, 13-7

women's lacrosse

March 15, 2009|By From Sun staff reports

Senior attacker Meggie McNamara scored two goals and added three assists to lead Towson to its second win in a row, a 13-7 nonconference victory over George Washington at the Colonials' Mount Vernon Athletic Complex yesterday.

The reigning Colonial Athletic Association Co-Player of the Week, McNamara scored both of her goals during the first half as the Tigers (4-1) built a 10-2 advantage and earned their first victory at George Washington.

The Colonials had won all three previous meetings against the Tigers on their home field.

Junior midfielder Nikki Marcinik and senior defender Julie Ondrako also scored two goals for Towson, which improved to 3-0 on the road this season. George Washington fell to 1-7 overall.

LYNCHBURG 12, FROSTBURG STATE 6:: The Hornets (3-1) used a 7-1 second-half run to pull away from the visiting Bobcats (2-3).

ST. MARY'S 13, VIRGINIA WESLEYAN 7:: Allie Zerhusen had four goals in the first half as the Mustangs (6-1) rallied from an 0-3 deficit to defeat the host Marlins (3-3). Lauren Carrier added two goals and an assist for St. Mary's.


NO. 11 NORTH CAROLINA 12, NO. 5 VIRGINIA 8:: Senior All-American Blair Weymouth led all scorers with four goals as the Tar Heels (5-2, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) upset the visiting Cavaliers (5-2, 1-2).

NO. 8 GEORGETOWN 12, NO. 4 DUKE 11:: The Hoyas (4-2), behind two of Molly Ford's four goals, used a late 4-0 run to surge past the visiting Blue Devils (6-2).

NO. 3 PENN 10, YALE 2:: The host Quakers (5-0, 1-0 Ivy League) used stifling defense to shut down the Bulldogs (2-4, 0-1).

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