Hopkins trails early, loses to Vanderbilt

state women

April 05, 2009|By From Sun staff reports

The 11th-ranked Vanderbilt Commodores scored the game's first seven goals en route to an 18-8 win over visiting Johns Hopkins on Saturday afternoon.

The Blue Jays have lost four straight and slipped to 4-8 overall and 0-2 in the American Lacrosse Conference. The Commodores (7-3, 2-1) won their fourth straight.

The Commodores needed just 10:15 to put the game's first seven goals on the board as six players scored in the opening run. Junior Brett Bathras stopped the run and put Hopkins on the board when she scored unassisted with 17:31 to play. Freshman Rachel Ballatori then scored off an assist from freshman Candace Rossi, and the lead was down to 7-2 with 9:46 left in the half.

Ally Carey and Allie Frank answered with back-to-back goals less than two minutes apart to push Vanderbilt's lead back to seven at 9-2. Junior Paige Ibello scored off a feed from freshman Colleen McCaffrey with just 19 seconds left in the half as the Commodores took a 9-3 lead.

No. 19 NEW HAMPSHIRE 11, UMBC 8:: The Retrievers (6-7, 2-2 America East) rallied in the second half but could not overcome a 9-3 halftime deficit in their loss to the visiting Wildcats (8-4, 2-2).

NAVY 13, DAVIDSON 6:: Junior Erin Rawlick continued her torrid spring, scoring five goals and recording a game-high seven points in leading the Midshipmen (8-3) to a victory over the visiting Wildcats (5-7).

URSINUS 11, WASHINGTON COLLEGE 10, 2OT:: Lindsay Urban scored with 12 seconds left in double overtime to lift the host Bears (3-8, 2-3 Centennial) over the Shorewomen (5-5, 0-4). Freshman Kalli Parrish had three goals for Washington College.

MUHLENBERG 15, MCDANIEL 14, OT:: The host Green Terror (6-5, 2-3 Centennial) gave up a four-goal lead and fell to the Mules (8-1, 4-1) in overtime.

STEVENSON 18, LYNCHBURG 5:: Megan Weiss and Lauren Zegowitz combined for eight goals and 13 points to help the host Mustangs (6-5) rally from a three-goal deficit to defeat the Hornets (5-6).

DREW 17, GOUCHER 8:: The Gophers (4-5, 0-1 Landmark) were held to more than five goals below their season average of 13.8 in their loss to the host Rangers (4-6, 1-0) in the conference opener for both teams.

FROSTBURG STATE 18, WAYNESBURG 3:: Fourteen players scored goals for the Bobcats (4-7) as they cruised to a victory over the visiting Yellow Jackets (2-3).

MARYMOUNT (Va.) 20, HOOD 1:: Brandy Noel had the lone goal for the visiting Blazers (5-6, 1-5 Capital Athletic Conference), who lost to the Saints (5-5, 2-3).

CEDAR CREST 20, COLLEGE OF NOTRE DAME 19, OT:: The Gators (2-8, 2-2 Colonial States Athletic Conference) scored a season-high 19 goals, including nine from Lauren Terry, but fell to the host Falcons (4-6, 1-4) in overtime.

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