Digest: No. 17 Ohio State routs top-ranked Denver in men's lacrosse, 16-7

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Tre Leclaire had five goals and two assists to lead No. 17 Ohio State to a 16-7 win over No. 1 Denver.

Tre Leclaire had five goals and two assists to lead No. 17 Ohio State to a 16-7 win over No. 1 Denver at Ohio Stadium. The host Buckeyes outscored the Pioneers 12-2 through the first three quarters and didn't allow a Denver player to score more than one goal. Eric Fannell added three goals and four assists for Ohio State.

National men: Ryder Garnsey scored the game-winner with 1:26 left in overtime as No. 2 Notre Dame won, 11-10, over No. 12 Virginia on Saturday night. Sergio Perkovic scored the tying goal with 4:47 left to play for the visiting Fighting Irish (4-1, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference). Mikey Wynne (St. Paul's) had a hat trick for Notre Dame. The Cavaliers fell to 5-3 and 0-2. ... No. 9 North Carolina improved to 5-3 with a 17-6 win over visiting Dartmouth on Saturday night in a lightning-delayed game. The Big Green fell to 1-3.

State women: Natalie Sulmonte scored three goals in the game's first six minutes to lead No. 20 Towson (6-3) to a 17-6 win over host Monmouth (2-7). Sulmonte finished with five points on three goals and two assists while Carly Tellekamp had a game-high five goals. ... Mount St. Mary's rallied from a five-goal second-half deficit to tie the game, but Aly Gormley scored the game-winner with just over seven minutes remaining to lead visting Saint Joseph's (3-4) to a 12-11 victory. Sammy Knapp (Loch Raven) had four goals and Jannel Daufenbach added three to lead the Mountaineers (0-5).

National women: Marie McCool and Maggie Bill each scored four goals and host No. 2 North Carolina (8-1) ended the game on a 7-2 run for a 17-12 victory over No. 18 Northwestern (3-5). ... Carly Cox had five goals and an assist to lift No. 4 Colorado (9-0, 2-0 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation) to a 16-11 win over visiting Oregon (6-3, 3-1). ... Taylor Reed scored a free-position goal with 1:52 remaining, her third goal of the game, to lead No. 11 Cornell (5-1) to a 12-11 win over No. 5 Southern California (6-2) at Boston University. Michaela Michael scored four goals for the Trojans. ... Julia Freiss (Bryn Mawr) had four goals and two assists to lead No. 17 Denver (7-1, 1-0 Big East) to a 14-6 win over Temple (7-2, 0-1). ... Mary Rahal completed her hat trick with the game-winner with 2:20 left in overtime to lift No. 6 Syracuse (8-2) to a 17-16 victory over Harvard (4-3) at Winter Park, Fla, on Saturday night. The game was tied five times. Nicole Levy, Natalie Wallon and Alie Jimerson also scored three goals for the Orange.

Et cetera

Navy falls to Va. Tech in WNIT second round

Virginia Tech outscored the visiting Navy women's basketball team 9-2 in the closing minutes for a 75-64 victory on Sunday in the second round of the Women's National Invitation Tournament. Navy, which won the first postseason tournament game in program history Friday night, 61-51 in overtime at George Washington, finished with a 24-10 record to tie the school mark for the most victories in a single season. Sarita Condie had a game-high 26 points and was the only Mid to score in double figures. Chanette Hicks led four Hokies in double figures with 18 points. Virginia Tech entered averaging 6.9 3-pointers per game, but made nine of 15 attempts in the first half. Navy shot 40 percent from the field and was 8-for-23 (34.8 percent) from 3-point range.

Women's college soccer: Washington College named Tom Reilly, winner of 446 high school games and an inductee into the New Jersey Scholastic Coaches Association Hall of Fame, coach.

Women's college tennis: Navy junior Amanda Keller was named Patriot League Women's Tennis Player of the Week.

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