Duke upsets No. 8 Loyola men, 14-8

March 12, 2011|By From Sun staff reports

Loyola's Mike Sawyer scored five goals for the second game in a row, but host No. 11 Duke opened with a 9-0 run and upset the No. 8 Greyhounds, 14-8, on Friday at Koskinen Stadium.

The loss was Loyola's first of the season after three victories.

Duke (3-2) jumped out to a 4-0 lead in just over 20 minutes, as Jordan Wolf scored three times in the first quarter and David Lawson tallied a goal in transition with 9:48 to go in the second quarter.

Christian Walsh then made it 5-0 with an unassisted goal 3:50 before the half.

McDaniel 13, Clark (Mass.) 6: DJ Rickels (Boys' Latin) and Nicholas DiBernardo (Calvert Hall) each had hat tricks to power the host Green Terror (2-3) past the Cougars (1-2).

McDaniel opened with a 12-1 run in the first quarter and never looked back.

National men

No. 17 North Carolina 9, No. 6 Princeton 5: Thomas Wood scored three goals, and the visiting Tar Heels (5-1) held the Tigers (1-2) scoreless in the second and fourth quarters in the upset.

No. 10 Army 12, Bryant 7: Jeremy Boltus totaled a season-high seven points (3 goals, 4 assists) and Jeremy Boltus added his second hat trick of the year as the visiting Black Knights (3-2) won their second straight.

The Bulldogs fell to 2-2.

Women

No. 6 Loyola 14, Cornell 8: Grace Gavin (St. Paul's) matched her career high with seven goals and eight points, and the host Greyhounds (4-0) beat the Big Red (1-3) at Ridley Athletic Complex.

The win marks Loyola's best start since 2003.

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