No. 17 Navy proved its resilience Wednesday night. Coming off a 20-8 loss to top-ranked Northwestern on Sunday, the Mids women's lacrosse team (11-2) opened with a big run and won, 15-5, over California.
After trading goals in the opening six minutes, the Mids scored four straight to take a 5-1 lead. Jess Fellows scored on a free-position shot to end the spurt with 5:48 left in the first half.
The Golden Bears (4-5) scored the next two before Navy went on an 8-0 run that spanned both halves. The Mids closed the game by scoring twice in the final 1:12.
Kathy Young and Loren Generai each had a hat trick for Navy. Megan Takacs scored twice for California.
Washington College 18, Ursinus 13: Corinne Ziccardi (Loch Raven) scored a game-high five goals to power the host Shorewomen (5-3, 1-1 Centennial Conference) past the Bears (5-4, 2-1).
Molly Shipley added two goals and four assists for Washington College, which used a 4-0 run to pull away early in the second half.
Mary Washington 16, St. Mary's 7: Emily Shafer had a goal and two assists, but the host Seahawks (5-5, 1-1 Capital Athletic Conference) lost to the Eagles (7-2, 3-1).
Mary Washington took a 3-0 lead four minutes into the game and led 10-3 at the break.
York 19, Frostburg State 6: The host Bobcats (4-6, 2-2 CAC) surrendered an early lead as the Spartans (9-2, 4-0) scored 12 straight.
Malory Brunett (River Hill) and Myra Derbyshire scored for a 2-1 Frostburg lead with 23:49 left in the first half.. York retook the lead 21/2 minutes later.
Stevenson 21, Wesley 3: Kelly Lekas (Dulaney) had five goals, Marissa Meiklejohn (Old Mill) had four and the host Mustangs (5-4, 2-1 CAC) limited the Wolverines (4-7, 0-5) to seven shots.
The win ended a two-game losing streak.
No. 4 Florida 29, Fresno State 0: Nicole Graziano scored six goals and Nora Barry had five as the host Gators (11-2) won their seventh straight.
Mike Meagher had one save and Cara Canington two in the shutout.
Florida outshot the Buldogs (2-5) 44-5 and won the draw controls 23-9 and ground balls 23-9.
No. 11 Virginia 14, Old Dominion 13: Sloan Warren scored what proved to be the winning goal on a free-position shot with 9:03 left, and the host Cavaliers (7-4) withstood a late rally to win.
The Monarchs fell to 3-7. Virginia led 9-5 at the break before Old Dominion put together two 3-0 runs in the second half.
New Hampshire 12, No. 12 Vanderbilt 11: Laura Puccia scored her fifth and game-winning goal with 4:07 left in the game as the visiting Wildcats (3-5) upset the Commodores (5-4).
Vanderbilt has lost three straight. The Commodores held a 32-22 advantage in shots, but 14 saves by New Hampshire goalie Kathleen O'Keefe proved to be the difference.
Vanderbilt will host No. 12 Johns Hopkins at noon Sunday.
Stevenson 19, Wesley 3: Stephen Banick had a game-high five goals and the Mustangs (8-2, 3-0 CAC) held the Wolverines (1-7, 1-3) scoreless in the first half.
Stevenson scored 16 straight goals before Wesley got on the board late in the third quarter.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun