Eric Lusby and Davis Butts each recorded career highs in goals and points as No. 17 Loyola defeated host Bellarmine, 11-8, on Saturday afternoon in the Eastern College Athletic Conference opener for both teams.
Lusby finished with five goals and six points, all coming in the second half, and Butts scored four times.
J.P. Dalton finished the game 15 of 23 on restarts, going 7 of 8 in the third quarter when the Greyhounds (3-0, 1-0 ECAC) came back from a 4-2 halftime deficit to take a 7-6 lead.
Michael Ward put the Knights (1-2, 0-1) up 5-4 with 11:17 on the clock. Lusby scored his first of three straight at 4:03, and he then gave Loyola its first lead of the game at 3:21 with another. The third goal in the stretch put Loyola on top, 7-5.
The Greyhounds scored four in a row to start the fourth quarter, putting the game out of reach.
Fairfield 10, UMBC 9, OT: John Snellman scored 44 seconds into overtime for the Stags (4-0) to beat the host Retrievers (1-2).
Goucher 13, Randolph-Macon 5: The host Gophers (4-1) opened up a 3-0 lead early and never looked back, topping the Yellow Jackets (2-2). Kyle Boncaro and Rory Averett each scored three goals for Goucher.
Salisbury 11, Gettysburg 6: The Gulls (5-0) picked up their second win on the road over the Bullets (2-1).
Salisbury's offense was led by Sam Bradman with five points and Matt Cannone with six points.
Stevenson 6, Western N.E. 4: The Mustangs (3-0) pulled out of a fourth quarter tie at 4-all to beat the visiting Golden Bears (0-1).
Washington & Lee 11, Washington College 10: Mac Means scored a game-best four goals and led all players with five points for the host Generals (3-1) as they held off the Shoremen (0-2).
McDaniel 7, Va. Wesleyan 6: The Green Terror (2-2) built a 7-3 halftime lead to defeat the host Marlins (2-2).
DJ Rickels (Boys' Latin) led McDaniel with three goals and JS Duke added a goal and two assists.
Eastern 8, Hood 5: The host Blazers (1-4) squandered a 5-4 fourth-quarter lead in their loss to the Eagles (1-1).
Andy Jameson scored for Eastern to tie the game at 5 with 12:30 to play. Eighty-eight seconds later, Andrew Travers put the Eagles up for good.
Franklin & Marshall 11, St. Mary's 5: The Seahawks (1-2) were first on the scoreboard with a goal by Taylor Cook, but the host Diplomats (3-1) took the final lead with 1:05 left in the first half.
Towson 7, No. 13 Loyola 6: A goal from Ashleighn Rohrback for the host Tigers (3-0) proved to be the game-winner when a last-minute shot attempt by the Greyhounds (1-2) soared high and was saved by Towson goalkeeper Mary Teeters with 16 seconds remaining.
Navy 8, Bryant 7: Jasmine DePompeo capped a three-goal second half comeback with 6:57 remaining to give the Midshipmen (5-1) a win over the host Bulldogs (0-3).
Stony Brook 15, No. 18 Hopkins 14: The Seawolves (5-0) gained possession with 2:54 to play in a tie game against the host Blue Jays (3-2). Claire Petersen scored the game-winner with just nine seconds to play.
Duquesne 11, UMBC 8: The Dukes (2-2) overcame a two-goal halftime deficit and outscored the host Retrievers (1-3) 6-1 in the second half.
Salisbury 17, Catholic 7: After a slow start, the visiting Sea Gulls (2-0) rebounded to defeat the Cardinals (0-2).
Catholic had a 3-1 lead at the 18:53 mark in the first half, but Salisbury scored nine unanswered goals to put themselves ahead 10-3 with 26:34 left.
Washington 13, Rowan 12: Corinne Ziccardi (Loch Raven) scored the game-winning goal with 31 seconds left in the game as the visiting Shorewomen (1-0) downed the Profs (1-1).
McDaniel 12, St. Mary's 9: The host Green Terror (1-2) scored five straight goals to turn a 5-all deadlock into a 10-5 advantage early in the second half en route to victory over the Seahawks (1-3).
Danielle Entrot (Centennial) had four goals for McDaniel.
Lebanon Valley 12, Goucher 10: Five straight goals over a 10 minute span brought the Dutchmen (1-0) back to beat the visiting Gophers (0-4). Hana Krechel had five goals for Lebanon Valley.
Washington & Jefferson 18, Hood 5: The Blazers (2-3) came up on the short end to the visiting Presidents (1-0). Washington & Jefferson netted nine of the game's first 10 goals and led 10-2 at halftime.
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