State lacrosse: Loyola men hold off Colgate for big road win

Hofstra ends Towson's streak; Johns Hopkins women fall to Vanderbilt

March 30, 2014|From Sun staff reports

Attackmen Justin Ward (Old Mill) and Nikko Pontrello combined for five goals to lead No. 1 Loyola Maryland to a 10-8 win over Colgate on Saturday.

The Raiders matched the visiting Greyhounds with 35 shots and won 13 of 22 faceoffs, and Loyola (9-1, 5-0 Patriot League) did not lead by more than one goal until the third quarter.

With Colgate (7-3, 3-2) ahead 5-4, Greyhounds midfielder Jeff Chase (Boys' Latin) got a shot past goalkeeper Brandon Burke to start a four-goal run that gave Loyola an 8-5 lead with 2:31 left in the third quarter.

But the Raiders kept the game within one goal for most of the fourth quarter before midfielder Matt Sawyer gave the Greyhounds a 10-8 lead with 4:05 to play. Pontrello led Loyola with three goals, while Ward sored his two during the 4-0 run.

Hofstra 9, No. 19 Towson 7: The Pride (5-3, 3-0 Colonial Athletic Association) dealt the visiting Tigers (7-3, 1-1) their first loss in seven games despite a four-goal performance from attackman Joe Seider (Hereford).

Towson kept within two goals of Hofstra for the first half, and Seider scored to tie the game at 5 with 11:21 to play before the Pride scored three straight goals into the fourth quarter. Seider and attackman Max Siskind brought the score to 8-7 with 7:07 left, but the Tigers could not catch up.

Navy 13, Boston University 7: Attackman T.J. Hanzsche and midfielder Austin Heneveld each had a hat trick as the Midshipmen (4-5, 3-3 Patriot League) jumped ahead 7-3 by halftime and scored four of six fourth-quarter goals to beat the host Terriers (1-8, 1-4).

Navy had the upper hand in shooting, 40-27, and committed 13 turnovers to Boston University's 19.

Hobart 8, Mount St. Mary's 5: Five Mountaineers scored, but the Statesmen (3-6, 2-1 Northeast Conference) led 4-1 at the end of the first quarter and hung on to deal the host Mount (0-10, 0-2) its narrowest defeat since a 9-6 loss to Drexel on March 15.

McDaniel 13, Haverford 11: The visiting Fords led 7-1 with 7:35 left in the second quarter, but the Green Terror (4-6, 1-2 Centennial Conference) scored eight consecutive goals for a 9-7 advantage and held on for the win over Haverford (1-8, 0-3).

Washington College 9, Franklin & Marshall 6: Midfielder Grant Hughes had a team-high five goals as the host Shoremen (8-1, 3-0 Centennial), ranked No. 7 in Division III, handed the Diplomats (7-3, 2-1) their first loss in the past eight games.

Widener 10, Hood 3: The host Pride (4-4, 2-0 Commonwealth Conference) held the Blazers (3-6, 0-2) to one goal in the first 46 minutes.

Goucher 11, Drew 3: The Gophers scored the game's first goal in the 19th minute, but then attackman Max Roach scored five times as Goucher (4-5, 2-1 Landmark Conference) went on six- and four-goal runs on its way to victory against the host Rangers (3-6, 1-2).

Frostburg State 7, Christopher Newport 6: Attackmen Ryan Serio (Chesapeake-AA) and Devin Colegrove (Dulaney) and midfielder Lucas Flaig (Chesapeake-AA) each scored twice as the visiting Bobcats (9-2, 2-1 Capital Athletic Conference) stayed ahead of the Captains ( 7-2, 1-1) for their second one-goal win this season.

Salisbury 10, Mary Washington 7: Midfielder Mike Kane led all players with a career-high five goals, and the visiting Sea Gulls (10-0, 3-0 CAC), ranked No. 2 in Division III, led by as many as four goals in a win over the Eagles (7-2, 0-2).

Stevenson 13, Lynchburg 5: Attackman Glen Tompkins' three goals led the visiting Mustangs (9-1) past the Hornets (6-3) in Stevenson's eighth straight win.

St. Mary's 25, Southern Virginia 4: Fifteen Seahawks contributed to a season-high goal total as St. Mary's (5-5) dominated against the host Knights (0-11).


Vanderbilt 12, No. 7 Johns Hopkins 11: The Commodores (4-6, 1-1 American Lacrosse Conference) went on a five-goal run and handed the visiting Blue Jays their first loss of the season.

Hopkins (10-1, 1-1) led 4-2 with 5:50 left in the first half, but Vanderbilt's run put it ahead 8-4 with 29:03 to play.

No. 19 Navy 13, Colgate 2: The Mids (10-1, 4-1 Patriot League) rebounded from their first loss of the season as they led 9-0 at the half and the visiting Raiders (4-6, 2-2) had just three shots on goal.

No. 14 Loyola Maryland 19, Holy Cross 5: Attacker Molly Hulseman and midfielder Marlee Paton each scored a game-high four goals for the Greyhounds as host Loyola (8-4, 4-0 Patriot) defeated the Crusaders (5-7, 3-2).

No. 16 Stony Brook 12, UMBC 1: The host Seawolves (8-2, 1-0 America East Conference) outshot the Retrievers 12-3 in the first half as UMBC (5-5, 0-1) won three of nine draw controls and had 10 turnovers to Stony Brook's seven before the break.

Christopher Newport 10, Frostburg State 9, 2OT: Captains midfielder Meaghan Galvin scored twice in the first three minutes of overtime, and the host Bobcats fell short despite a goal from midfielder Emani Byrd (Seton Keough) with 32 seconds to play in the second three-minute overtime period.

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