Undefeated Loyola men beat Air Force, 15-8

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March 18, 2012|From Sun staff reports

Loyola held Air Force scoreless for more than 31 minutes, and the Greyhounds (6-0, 2-0 Eastern College Athletic Conference) used a 10-0 run to earn a 15-8 victory over the Falcons (3-4, 0-1) on Saturday at Ridley Athletic Complex.

Air Force took a 7-4 lead with 2:42 left in the first half when Tommy McKee fed a pass over the goal to Ryland De Pol, who pushed a shot past Loyola goalkeeper Jack Runkel. The goal capped a 4-0 Falcons run over six-plus minutes.

The goal was the last Air Force would score over the next 31 minutes, 17 seconds.

Loyola's Justin Ward scored with 6:20 on the clock to tie the game at 7. Later on, Phil Dobson scored to put the Greyhounds ahead 8-7.

Air Force finally broke the 10-0 run when Kyle Cassady scored off a pass from Keith Dreyer with 1:25 left in the game.

Navy 13, Holy Cross 7: The host Midshipmen (4-3, 2-1 Patriot League) staged a strong second-half effort to beat the Crusaders (4-4, 0-2).

An extra-man goal by Erik Hoffstadt at 9:16 in the third period sparked a five-goal run for Navy. The Mids' defense did not give up a goal for the final 25:57.

Towson 10, Stony Brook 9: Carl Iacona had his second consecutive multiple-goal game, leading the visiting Tigers (3-3) past the Seawolves (1-5).

Stony Brook scored three goals in 1:08 during the fourth quarter to come within one goal.

Drexel 11, Mount St. Mary's 6: The Mountaineers (2-4) fell to the visiting Dragons (3-5).

Daniel Stranix scored twice for the Mount to close out the third quarter with Drexel leading 8-6.

Goucher 12, Washington & Jefferson 7: The Gophers (8-1, 1-0 Landmark) scored three times on a two-minute, nonreleasable unnecessary-roughness penalty that was assessed to the Presidents (1-5, 0-1) in the fourth quarter.

Rory Averett became the third men's player in Goucher history to reach 200 career points when he scored the first of his five goals.

St. Mary's 14, Frostburg State 4: Patrick Mull (Fallston) had seven assists to set a single-game school record for the Seahawks (3-3, 1-0 Capital Athletic Conference) in their win over the host Bobcats (2-6, 0-1).

Washington College 10, McDaniel 9: The Shoremen (4-2, 1-0 Centennial Conference) scored seven straight goals to turn a five-goal deficit into a win over the Green Terror (4-4, 0-1).

Grant Hughes paced Washington with three goals while Hunter Nowicki had a goal and four assists.

Wesley 7, Hood 6, OT: Scott Brozey scored the tying goal with 8:54 left in the third quarter and the game-winner 1:13 into the first overtime period as the Wolverines (1-4, 1-0 CAC) edged the host Blazers (2-7, 0-1).

SUNY-Cortland 13, Stevenson 9: Greg Wright scored all three of his goals in the third quarter while Cody Consul totaled two of his game-high six points as the host Red Dragons (4-0) outscored the Mustangs (5-2).

The loss marked the first time this season that Stevenson's defense allowed more than six goals in a game.


James Madison 11, No. 13 Loyola 6: The host Dukes (4-3) used a seven-goal run at the opening of the second half to pull away from the Greyhounds (4-3).

Loyola held a 5-3 halftime advantage, but saw the lead erased when James Madison scored seven unanswered goals to take a 10-5 lead with 13:36 to play. The next 10 minutes were scoreless until freshman Annie Thomas scored her game-high third goal for the Greyhounds at the 3:04 mark.

Johns Hopkins 8, Harvard 7: Colleen McCaffrey scored with just 19 seconds to play to break a 7-7 tie and lift the Blue Jays (6-2) to a win over the visiting Crimson (2-3). The goal capped a second half in which Harvard rallied from a 5-2 halftime deficit to tie the game with 1:38 on the clock before McCaffrey's winner.

Navy 18, Lafayette 7: Kathy Young's five first-half goals paced the visiting Mids (10-1, 2-0 Patriot League) in their win over the Leopards (5-4, 0-1). With the win, Navy improved its program-record winning streak to 10 and became the first team in the nation to win 10 games this year.

Towson 13, Richmond 12: After the Spiders (3-5) tied the game at 1, the host Tigers (5-2) got a pair of goals just 22 seconds apart.

Goalkeeper Mary Teeters had 11 saves and an assist on the Tigers' second goal of the game.

Drexel 9, UMBC 8: Lindsey Kovar scored on a free-position shot with 10 seconds remaining for the host Dragons (7-2) to push past the Retrievers (3-5). UMBC freshman Abby Wilson (Fallston) led all scorers with three goals.

The Retrievers led 8-6 after Wilson scored her third goal of the game with 9:33 remaining, but Drexel responded on a free-position tally and then tied the game at 8 with 7:17 to play.

Virginia Tech 12, Mount St. Mary's 5: The visiting Hokies (5-4) used a 7-0 run to take the lead and held off a comeback attempt from the Mount (1-6).

Brigid McTavish (South Carroll) made 14 saves in the loss.

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