Matt Lamon had a career-high four goals and nine Tigers scored as the Towson men's lacrosse team defeated Mercer, 17-8, on Wednesday night at Johnny Unitas Stadium. The win was Towson's second straight and 400th in program history.
Matt Lamon finished with a career-high four goals and nine Tigers scored as the Towson men's lacrosse team defeated Mercer, 17-8, on Wednesday night at Johnny Unitas Stadium. The win was Towson's second straight and 400th in program history.
Towson (4-3) has a winning record after seven games for the first time since 2007. Towson's 17 goals are its most since an 18-12 victory over Penn on April 26, 2008.
Ian Mills won the initial draw and fed it to Lamon, who scored just five seconds into the contest. Mills, who also had his first career goal in the game, won six of nine faceoffs before leaving the game with an injury.
Hughes followed up Lamon's goal with a pair of strikes to put Towson up 3-0 at the 9:37 mark of the first quarter. Hughes finished with his first hat trick of the season and sixth of his career.
After Zack Ward scored the first goal for the Bears (1-9), Andrew Hodgson added a goal and Lamon scored his second of the game for a 5-1 advantage. Mills' goal late in the opening period staked the Tigers to a 6-1 lead.
Salisbury 22, York 3: Matt Cannone posted a career-high 11 points and matched his career-best seven goals in the contest, as the visiting Sea Gulls (9-0, 1-0 CAC) took an 8-1 lead over the Spartans (3-4, 0-2) in the first 23 minutes and never looked back.
The 11 points are the most scored by a Sea Gull since Matt Hickman came up with 11 against Hood on April 14, 2008.
Cannone had seven points in the first half.
St. Mary's 14, Marymount 3: With his third hat trick of the season, Taylor Cook helped lead the the Seahawks (5-3, 2-0 CAC) past the visiting Saints (3-4, 0-2) for their third win in a row.
Washington College 12, Haverford 3: The host Shoremen (5-2, 2-0 Centennial Conference) ran their win streak to five games and scored their first victory over the Fords (1-6, 0-2) since 2008.
Washington set the tone early, scoring just 15 seconds into the game on a goal by Dominic Serio (Mount St. Joseph) off a feed from Patrick Coyle (Calvert Hall).
Dickinson 10, McDaniel 3: The host Red Devils (7-1, 1-0 CC) scored eight straight goals to overcome an early 1-0 deficit against the Green Terror (4-5, 0-2).
Michael Woglom's unassisted goal with 7:21 to play in the first period gave McDaniel its only lead before Dickinson started a 31-minute 8-0 run.
McDaniel 17, Bridgewater 5: The host Green Terror (4-3) scored the game's first eight goals before the Eagles (3-4) got onto the board with 12:24 to play in the first.
McDaniel's Paige Messersmith (Dulaney) and Danielle Entrot (Centennial) led all scorers with four goals each.
Elizabethtown 14, Washington College 7: The Blue Jays (4-3) scored on nine of 12 first-half shots to build a 9-4 halftime lead over the visiting Shorewomen (4-2).
Becky Porter led Elizabethtown with three goals and two assists.
Colorado College 17, Frostburg State 5: The host Tigers (6-0) had nine straight goals and held the Bobcats (3-5) scoreless for the final 25 minutes.
Grace Maloney scored four goals, including the first two of the game, to lead Colorado as 10 different players registered at least one point.
Shenandoah 19, Hood 2: Nine Hornets (7-2) scored, led by Liz Bereit's four-goal performance as Shenandoah outshot the visiting Blazers (2-7) 41-9.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun