Led by a dominating defensive performance, No. 12 Navy defeated Davidson, 14-5, on Sunday at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.
The Midshipmen (4-0) allowed one shot on goal in the first half, and the Mids' stifling defense caused 16 of the Wildcats' 21 turnovers. Midfielder Jill Coughlin (St. Mary's) scored Navy's first goal as it jumped out to an early 4-0 lead, which the Mids would extend to 6-0 by halftime. Davidson (0-2) cut the deficit to 7-2 in the second half, but never got any closer. Navy responded with a 6-1 run to go up 13-3.
The Mids outshot Davidson 30-8 in the game. Attacker Loren Generi led the Mids with five goals and four assists, and attacker Katie Gallagher (C. Milton Wright) added three goals.
No. 5 Florida 19, Cincinnati 6: The Gators (4-1) rolled past the visiting Bearcats (1-2) as midfielder Sam Darcangelo (Maryvale Prep) led all scorers with four goals. Attacker Sammi Burgess (McDonogh) had three goals and three assists for Florda. The Gators led 14-2 at the half and outshot Cincinnati 32-13 overall.
No. 3 Syracuse 18, No. 13 Virginia 14: In the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both teams, attacker Kayla Treanor scored a game-high five goals to lead the visiting Orange (4-0, 1-0) over the Cavaliers (1-3, 0-1). Devon Collins added a season-high four goals on seven shots for Syracuse. The Orange's largest lead came after a late 4-0 run brought the score to 18-12. Midfielder Courtney Swan led Virginia with four goals.
No. 20 Denver 20, Fresno State 5: The visiting Pioneers (2-0, 2-0 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation) routed the Bulldogs (1-2, 0-1) behind midfielder Meredith Harris' game-high five goals. Denver attacker Jenn Etzel (John Carroll) and midfielder Rachael McKinnon contributed four goals each.
No. 1 Duke 14, Stony Brook 6: Attackman Jordan Wolf led the host Blue Devils (4-0) over the Seawolves (1-2) with four goals and three assists. Attackman Brody Eastwood led Stony Brook with three goals on eight shots. Duke outshot the Seawolves 37-28 and led 7-0 at halftime.
No. 4 Denver 14, Canisius 3: The host Pioneers (3-1) got goals from nine different players on their way to a victory over the Goldin Griffins (2-1) in their final game in the Frontier Airlines Face-Off Classic at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium. Denver attackman Jack Bobzien had four goals on five shots, and midfielder Erik Adamson added a hat trick.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun