Host Mount St. Mary's pulled to within four goals of No. 8 Virginia, but a 4-0 run in the fourth quarter by the undefeated Cavaliers sealed a 14-6 win Tuesday.
Mark Cockerton had a career-high and game-high seven goals for Virginia (4-0). Mike Fields (Wilde Lake) and Evan Gormley each scored twice for the Mount (0-4). The Cavaliers scored the first three goals of the game and outscored Mount St. Mary's 5-2 in the second quarter for a 9-3 lead at the half.
Hood 15, Rosemont 2: Brett Humphreys had five goals to lead Blazers (1-0) past the host Ravens (0-1).
The Pride (2-2) was outscored 10-2 in the second half.
Rowan 17, Goucher 5: Becca Wood scored eight goals to power the Profs (1-0) past the host Gophers (1-1).
Catholic 21, Frostburg State 8: Megan White and Jessica Jones (North County) each had three goals, but the host Bobcats (0-2) lost to the Cardinals (1-0).
Villanova previously lost to No. 17 Lehigh, 7-6 in triple overtime Feb. 16.
Hofstra 9, No. 16 Fairfield 7: Chris Selva made 10 saves and the Pride (1-2) held the Stags (2-1) below their 18-goals-per-game average.
No. 4 Northwestern 20, Marquette 5: Kara Mupo had three goals and two assists to lead the host Wildcats (3-0) past the Golden Eagles (0-2).
Northwestern is a seven-time national champion. Marquette is a second-year team.
The Johns Hopkins women will host the first Lacrosse Coaches vs. Cancer event tonight when they meet Loyola Maryland in a nationally televised 5 p.m. game at Homewood Field.
Coaches vs. Cancer aims to raise awareness, money and advocacy to combat the disease. It emerged as a collaboration between the National Association of Basketball Coaches and the American Cancer Society with events held at college and high school basketball games.
American Cancer Society officials will have a table near the entrance to provide information about Coaches vs. Cancer and Relay for Life. They will take donations and sell luminaria bags that have votive candles inside to be lit at Relay for Life in remembrance of someone who died of cancer.
Jackie BowesAnother Lacrosse Coaches vs. Cancer event is scheduled for the UMBC men's game vs. Johns Hopkins on March 8 at UMBC Stadium.
Men: Maryland senior goalie Niko Amato was named Atlantic Coast Conference Defensive Player of the Week.
Amato made 11 saves in a 16-8 win at then-No. 2 Syracuse on Saturday while helping to hold a dynamic Orange offense 10 goals below its season average.
Griffin led the Terps to two wins, including a convincing 14-7 victory at No. 7 Penn State on Saturday. She had 11 goals and three assists in the two wins to help keep Maryland undefeated.
Clipp had a career-high 21 saves against the Nittany Lions, including 12 in the first half. Clipp's 21 saves were three shy of the Maryland single-game record, set by Denise Wescott in 1977, and the most since Virginia's Andrea Pfeiffer posted 22 against Princeton in the 2004 national championship game.
•Loyola Maryland junior Annie Thomas (John Carroll) and sophomore Molly Wolf (Bryn Mawr) were named the Patriot League Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week, respectively.
Thomas recorded a game-high five points on three goals and two assists in a win over the Tigers. Wolf, had back-to-back games with double-digit saves to lead the Greyhounds to wins over two straight nationally ranked teams.
•Navy junior midfielder Loren Generi was named Patriot League Midfielder of the Week. She had eight goals and 10 assists in the Midshipmen's wins over Liberty, 19-3, and Davidson, 14-5.
•Salisbury senior goalkeeper Ashton Wheatley was named Capital Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun