No. 5 Maryland tops Penn, 10-7

5-0 record is Terps' first since 2004, 1st 5-game win streak since 2007

March 16, 2010|By From Sun staff reports

The attack unit of Grant Catalino, Travis Reed and Ryan Young combined for six goals and seven assists to lead the No. 5 Maryland men's lacrosse team to a 10-7 victory over visiting Pennsylvania on Monday.

Maryland (5-0) has won five straight to open a season for the first time since 2004. It's the Terps' first five-game winning streak of any kind since 2007.

Penn cut Maryland's lead to 7-6 when Rob McMullen scored 50 seconds into the fourth quarter, but the Terps responded with a goal by sophomore Joe Cummings on a shot inside the near post from the left alley with 12:25 left.

McMullen scored again at the 10:42 mark to make it a one-goal Maryland lead for the fifth time in the game, but the Terps got goals from John Haus at 9:33 and Catalino 13 seconds later to finish the scoring and put the game away.

Division I men's honor: Bucknell junior defender Alex Lyons (Boys' Latin) was named Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week after causing five turnovers and recording four ground balls in a 9-7 triumph over Hobart on Saturday.

Division III men's honors: Salisbury sophomore midfielder Sam Bradman was named the Capital Athletic Conference Player of the Week. ... The Landmark Conference named Goucher sophomore attackman Rory Averett Offensive Player of the Week and senior long-stick midfielder David Jadin Defensive Player of the Week.

Ferrum 8, College of Notre Dame 7: The visiting Gators (1-3) held the Panthers (5-1) to a season low in goals but still lost.

Marymount 22, Hood 10: Junior Kelsey Blackwell had five goals and one assist but the host Blazers (2-5, 0-4 CAC) lost to the Saints (1-5, 1-1).

Rowan 15, Washington College 8: Junior midfielder Sam Ohrem scored three goals in the Shorewomen's loss.

Division I honors: Navy senior captain Erin Rawlick (C. Milton Wright) became the second Patriot League player and first since 1991 to be named Offensive Player of the Week four straight weeks. In two games, she had 10 points, 14 draw controls and eight ground balls.

Mount St. Mary's freshman Jordan Certeza (Lutheran) was named Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week after posting six goals and five assists in two games, including a 15-14 double-overtime victory over George Washington in which she tied the game with 1:33 left in regulation and 1:39 left in the first overtime. ... Loyola sophomore defender Ana Heneberry (Dulaney) was named Big East Defensive Player of the Week.

Division III honors: McDaniel senior Leanne Hollinger (Winters Mill) was named Centennial Conference Defensive Player of the Week. ... ... Salisbury freshman midfielder Roxanne Raab (Fallston) was named CAC Player of the Week.

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