Lacrosse roundup: No. 7 Loyola outlasts Ohio State

Early lead helps Greyhounds survive late Buckeyes rally

April 04, 2010|By From Sun staff reports

No. 7 Loyola scored the first four goals of the game and took a seven-goal lead into the fourth quarter, and the Greyhounds defeated visiting Ohio State, 11-9, on Saturday at Ridley Athletic Complex.

Taylor Ebsary scored a goal and had three assists for a career-high four points, and Cooper MacDonnell scored three goals for the Greyhounds (6-2 overall, 4-0 ECAC).

The Buckeyes (5-5, 1-2) scored five unanswered in the final quarter and three in the final two minutes.

"We did a great job for 45 minutes today, but we have to find a way to finish out games better," Loyola coach Charley Toomey said.

. Mount St. Mary's 14, No. 18 Lafayette 12: Cody Lehrer (Dulaney) scored a career-high seven goals as the visiting Mountaineers (5-2) upset the Leopards (6-2).

The win marks the first over a ranked opponent in 40 tries and the 100th career win by coach Tom Gravante, who is 100-127 in 15 seasons at the Mount (5-2).

Steve Serling led the Leopards (6-2) with five goals.

Towson 9, Delaware 7: Christian Pastirik (St. Mary's) scored a game-high three goals and added an assist as the host Tigers (2-5, 1-0) ended a two-game losing streak with a victory over the Blue Hens (5-5, 0-1). Towson has won its conference opener in seven of the past nine years. The Tigers have beaten Delaware three straight times.

No. 19 Stony Brook 14, UMBC 11: Jordan McBride, the nation's second-leading goal scorer with 37, talled six goals to lead the Seawolves (6-3, 1-0 America East) to their first win over the host Retrievers (1-6, 0-1).

Matt Latham (Liberty) led UMBC with four goals.

Dartmouth 8, No. 8 Cornell 6: Fergus Campbell posted a career-high 23 saves and Ari Sussman had four goals to lead the Big Green (3-4, 1-1 Ivy League) to an upset win over the Big Red (7-2, 2-1) in Foxborough, Mass.

Rob Pannell led Cornell with three goals.

No. 16 Villanova 9, No. 11 Notre Dame 8: Paul Webber scored the game-winner with 2:10 left in the game as the host Wildcats (6-3, 1-1 Big East) beat the No. 11 Fighting Irish (5-4, 0-2).

Gettysburg 13, Washington College 5: Josh Perlow (Boys' Latin) had two goals in a losing effort for the host Shoremen (3-6, 1-4 Centennial Conference). The Bullets (10-1, 4-0) used a four-goal run in the third quarter to pull away.


No. 15 Loyola 16, Cincinnati 6: Mary Heneberry (Dulaney) scored five goals and Grace Gavin (St. Paul's) recorded seven points on three goals and a career-high four assists as the Greyhounds (8-3, 2-0 Big East) ran past the Bearcats (4-5, 0-2).

The victory was Loyola's sixth straight.

Cara Filippelli had three goals and Emily Gibson (North Harford) added two for Loyola.

Caroline Hager recorded the first goal of the game with an unassisted goal at 24:43, but Laura Simanski (Roland Park) answered the call for the Bearcats two minutes later with a goal of her own.

Gibson and Filippelli then scored back-to-back goals for the Greyhounds to give Loyola a 3-1 lead at 17:35. Katie Liberatore (Notre Dame Prep) cut the lead to 3-2 at 11:37, but that was as close as the Bearcats would get.

No. 10 Vanderbilt 20, Johns Hopkins 12: Candace Rossi had a hat trick in a losing effort for the visiting Blue Jays.

Sarah Downing had a game-high five goals and four assists to power the Commodores (8-3, 2-0) to their seventh straight win.

Navy 12, Colgate 8: The Midshipmen (12-2, 3-0 Patriot League) outscored the two-time defending league champion Raiders (6-6, 2-1) 7-0 over the last 30 minutes to win.

Danielle Vivonetto had a game-high four goals for Navy.

Quinnipiac 13, Mount St. Mary's 5: Katie Latonick (Archbishop Spalding) had a goal and five assists to lead the host Bobcats (6-4, 5-0 Northeast Conference) past the Mount (4-7, 2-3). Five Mount players scored one goal each.

New Hampshire 16, UMBC 8: JoJo Curro had six goals and the host Wildcats (7-3, 1-0 American East) ended a six-game winning streak by the Retrievers (8-4, 1-1).

Alicia Krause (Mount Hebron) and Ashley Stodter each had two goals for UMBC.

Salisbury 14, Stevenson 8: After trading goals in the opening six minutes, the visiting Sea Gulls (13-0, 5-0 Capital Athletic Conference) went on an 8-0 run.

Aileen McCausland (Hereford) and Trish DiGirolomo (Archbishop Spalding) led Salisbury with four goals and three goals, respectively. Lauren Zegowitz had four goals and Megan Weiss had three for the Mustangs (8-4, 3-1)

No. 1 Northwestern 19, No. 6 Duke 14: Brooke Matthews (Friends) had a career-best five goals as the visiting Wildcats (9-0) beat the Blue Devils (9-3).

In a back-and-forth game, Duke trailed 10-9 at the half, before Northwestern went on a 4-0 run in the last 13 minutes to put the game out of reach. Lindsay Gilbride had four goals for Duke.

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