No. 3 Tar Heels top No. 8 Duke, 13-7

Mount St. Mary's outlasts GWU in 2 OTs, 15-14

March 11, 2010|By From Sun staff reports

Thomas Wood scored five goals and Billy Bitter had four as the No. 3 North Carolina men beat host No. 8 Duke, 13-7, Wednesday night.

For a second straight year, the Tar Heels (6-0, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) have started the season with a 6-0 record. The Blue Devils (2-3, 0-2) had won 11 straight against Carolina.

Bitter and Wood scored the first two goals of the game as the Tar Heels took a 3-0 advantage after the first quarter and never looked back.

Max Quinzani had a hat trick for Duke.

Mount St. Mary's 15, George Washington 14: Ashley Johnson totaled seven goals, including the game-winner with six seconds left in the second overtime, to lift the Mount (2-3) over the host Colonials (2-4).

In the second half, Johnson started a 6-0 run by scoring the first three goals. Mount St. Mary's tied the score at 13 with 40 seconds left in regulation to force overtime.

Kristina Beese (three goals) gave George Washington a 14-13 lead at the 3:10 mark of the first overtime before the Mount's Jordan Certeza scored 26 seconds later to force a second overtime.

No. 19 William & Mary 14, Navy 9: Erin Rawlick had a hat trick in a losing effort for the host Mids (7-1).

The Tribe (3-2) broke a 5-5 halftime tie by outscoring Navy 9-4 in the second half. Mary Zulty finished with four goals for William & Mary.

UMBC 11, Monmouth 6: Erika Braerman had five goals to power the host Retrievers (4-3) past the Hawks (0-4).

Braerman accounted for all the Retrievers' offense in the second half, scoring four times, while Monmouth scored just twice in the period. She has 16 goals and 27 points in seven games this season.

Amanda Gable scored twice in a row at 14:34 and 11:49 to start a 6-0 run that spanned both halves for UMBC.

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