Loyola remained one of two unbeaten teams in NCAA Division I men's lacrosse, as the No. 8 Greyhounds (11-0, 5-0 Eastern College Athletic Conference) scored five of the last six goals to defeat No. 7 Denver, 12-8, Saturday night at Peter Barton Stadium.
With the win, Loyola clinched at least a share of the ECAC Lacrosse League regular-season crown. The Greyhounds also clinched the No. 1 seed in the May 2-4 ECAC championships that will be held at the same venue in Denver.
The host Pioneers (7-4, 3-2) took their only lead of the game when Eric Adamson capped a three-goal Denver run with a tally at 8:24 in the third quarter.
Nine Loyola players scored in the game, led by Mike Sawyer's three goals and Eric Lusby's two.
No. 17 Army 9, No. 20 Navy: Garrett Thul had a game-high five goals and the Black Knights (6-6, 3-2 Patriot League) outscored the Midshipmen (5-6, 3-3) 3-0 in the fourth quarter as Army clinched a Patriot League tournament berth.
Stony Brook 10, UMBC 8: Scott Jones tied a career-high with five goals and led a comeback effort, but the host Retrievers (4-6, 2-1 America East) fell to the Seawolves (3-0, 4-7).
Robert Morris 17, Mount St. Mary's 14: The visiting Mount (3-7, 0-3 Northeast Conference) scored five times in the final 7:20 but could not recover from a third-quarter deficit and fell to the Colonials (9-3, 3-0).
St. Mary's 18, Wesley 3: The host Seahawks (9-4, 6-1 CAC) had 10 players with multiple-point games in their win over the Wolverines (2-11, 2-6).
The Seahawks scored 10 straight in the second quarter to take a 15-2 lead at halftime.
Goucher 14, Catholic 10: The Gophers (13-1, 4-0 Landmark) extended their winning streak to 10 with their win over the Cardinals (8-4, 2-2).
The score was tied at 3 2:42 into the second period, but Sam Woodruff scored an unassisted goal that put Goucher ahead to stay.
Gettysburg 13, Washington College 11: The Bullets (9-3, 5-0) took over sole possession of first place in the Centennial Conference with their win over the host Shoremen (8-3, 5-1).
Mary Washington 12, Hood 6: The Blazers (3-12, 1-6 CAC) outscored the Eagles (9-4, 4-3) 4-1 in the fourth quarter, but they could not recover from a 7-1 halftime deficit.
McDaniel 6, Ursinus 5: The visiting Green Terror (7-6, 3-3 CC) scored the final five goals of the game to beat the Bears (5-7, 1-4).
McDaniel trailed 5-1 in the third quarter, but Michael Woglom sparked the five-goal scoring run with 4:08 remaining in the quarter.
York 14, Frostburg State 6: The host Bobcats (2-13, 0-7 CAC) pulled within one in the first quarter, but the Spartans (8-5, 4-3) scored the next nine goals during the second and third quarters to take an 11-1 lead.
No. 5 Maryland 19, Virginia Tech 5: Ten Terps (13-3, 3-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) scored to push past the visiting Hokies (9-6, 1-4). Kelly McPartland led Maryland with four goals.
The Terps outscored Virginia Tech 11-0 in the period.
UMBC 19, Vermont 11: The host Retrievers (6-7, 3-2 America East) had 12 second-half goals to push past the Catamounts (8-7, 1-3).
The Retrievers outscored Vermont 9-1 in a 10-minute span to put the game out of reach.
No. 17 Cornell 17, No. 12 Loyola 10: The visiting Greyhounds (8-4) pulled within 11-9 with 12:05 remaining, but the Big Red (8-3) went on a 6-0 scoring run late in the second half.
St. Mary's 19, Frostburg State 10: The visiting Seahawks (8-7, 4-3 Capital Athletic Conference) extended their longest win streak of the season as they pushed past the Bobcats (4-11, 2-6).
Ursinus 15, McDaniel 13: The host Bears (8-6, 4-3 CC) scored three goals in a 4-minute, 9-second span to break a tie at 12 and beat the Green Terror (8-6, 4-3).
Gettysburg 12, Washington College 7: The visiting Bullets (12-1, 7-0 CC) scored eight times in the second half to beat the Shorewomen (8-5, 4-3).
Drew 19, Goucher 13: Lyndsay Rossi tied a career high with five goals to lead the visiting Rangers (6-7, 1-1 Landmark) past the Gophers (4-9, 0-3).
Marywood 12, Notre Dame (Md.) 5: The host Gators (6-5, 3-3 Colonial States Athletic Conference) saw their four-game win streak ended by the Pacers (8-3, 5-0).
Wesley 16, Hood 9: The host Wolverines (7-8, 1-6 CAC) scored four unanswered goals in the first half to push past the Blazers (2-15, 0-7). Hood trailed 9-4 at halftime and was not able to come closer than four goals.