No. 3 Loyola beats Fairfield, 14-7, captures ECAC title

No. 3 Loyola used a desperation goal with one second left in the first quarter to start a three-goal rally and pull away from No. 18 Fairfield, winning, 14-7, in the Eastern College Athletic Conference championship Friday in Denver.

Reid Acton scored from 80 yards out with one second left in the first quarter for a 5-3 Greyhounds lead. Loyola (14-1) scored twice in the opening 2:20 of the second quarter to go up 7-3. The Stags (12-4) added a goal before the break but were held scoreless in the third. Mike Sawyer had three goals for the Greyhounds, who set a school record with 14 wins.

Mount St. Mary's 16, Robert Morris 15, OT: Andrew Scalley (Archbishop Spalding) scored with 2:10 left in overtime to lift the defending conference champion Mount (6-8) over the host Colonials (11-4) in a Northeast Conference semifinal at Joe Walton Stadium. Scalley also scored the tying goal with 2:22 left to force overtime. Mount St. Mary's faces the winner of Bryant vs. Quinnipiac in Sunday's championship at 1 p.m. at Robert Morris.

Washington College 8, McDaniel 4: Matt Lewis (Glenelg Country) scored two of his game-high four goals in a four-goal fourth quarter as the host Shoremen (11-4) pulled away from the Green Terror (9-7).


No. 19 Yale 14, No. 14 Cornell 10: Deron Dempster had an Ivy League tournament-record eight goals and Matt Gibson had eight assists to power the Bulldogs (10-4) past the Big Red (9-4) in a semifinal at Princeton. Yale faces host Princeton in Sunday's final at noon.

No. 13 Princeton 9, Brown 6: Alex Capretta had two goals and an assist for the host Tigers (11-3) in an Ivy League semifinal.

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