Kimmel's last-minute goal lifts Hopkins over Siena

March 01, 2010|By Sports Digest

Senior midfielder Michael Kimmel (Loyola) scored an extra-man goal with 48 seconds remaining to break a 7-7 tie and carry fifth-ranked Johns Hopkins (3-0) to an 8-7 win over visiting Siena (0-2) on Sunday. The Blue Jays led 7-5 with less than six minutes remaining in the fourth quarter before Chris Roth scored back-to-back goals within 80 seconds to draw the Saints even. Hopkins junior Kyle Wharton set up the game-winner after a failed Siena clear, finding senior Steven Boyle alone 10 yards in front of the goal, where he was pushed from behind by goalie Brent Herbst, who was assessed a 30-second penalty. Kimmel scored 29 seconds into the man advantage on a skip pass from Boyle.

More men's games: Junior midfielder Bobby Stockton scored three goals, including the eventual game-winner, as No. 19 UMBC (1-1) earned a 6-5 victory over host Rutgers (1-1). After the Scarlet Knights' Will Mangan tied the game at 4-4 with 7:51 left in the fourth quarter, UMBC senior attackman Matt Latham (Liberty) converted a feed from Kyle Wimer to give the Retrievers a 5-4 lead with 6:26 to play. Stockton scored an unassisted goal with 4:18 to play, but senior midfielder Justin Pennington brought Rutgers back to within a goal by scoring with 2:06 to play. The Scarlet Knights had three chances to tie in the final minute, but freshman goalkeeper Adam Cohen (Severn) made a save with 57 seconds to play and Pennington misfired on two chances in the final 17 seconds. ... Hat tricks from seniors Neal Hicks and Grant Krebs (St. Mary's) helped No. 3 Notre Dame (2-0) to a 12-8 win over visiting Penn State (0-2).

Women's games: Denver cruised to an 18-2 victory over Mount St. Mary's (1-2). Jackie Kearney (Seton Keough) had one of the Mount's goals, and Emily Kirby (Franklin) had an assist. ... Top-ranked Northwestern (3-0) cruised, 17-3, against host California (0-3), earning its 32nd straight win, the second-longest streak in program history. ... College of Notre Dame (1-0) rallied from three goals down in the last 8:45 for a 19-18 victory against visiting College of Mount Saint Vincent (0-2). The game-winner by Ashley Demski (Loch Raven) off a feed from freshman Allison Terry (Catholic) with 2:32 remaining gave the Gators their first lead. Lauren Terry (Catholic) had seven goals.

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