From Sun staff reports
2:53 AM EDT, March 24, 2013
UMBC senior defender Ethan Murphy scored his first goal of the season to break an 8-8 tie and the host Retrievers held on to defeat Mount St. Mary's, 10-8, on Saturday.
Murphy scored the game-winner with 6:48 left. He also finished with six ground balls and three caused turnovers.
UMBC goalkeeper Wes DiRito had 11 saves and allowed only two second-half goals.
The Retrievers (3-5) led 7-6 at halftime before the Mountaineers (4-6) tied the game at 7, and then again at 8.
Murphy and Scott Jones scored to put UMBC up 10-8. The Mount had a man-up advantage with 1:27 remaining, but failed to find the back of the net.
Pat Young, Matt Gregoire and Jones led the Retrievers with two goals each. UMBC junior Phil Poe won 16 of 22 faceoffs.
No. 15 Loyola 10, Michigan 3: The visiting Greyhounds caused 11 turnovers and allowed just three goals on 26 shots to cruise past the Wolverines.
Attackmen Mike Sawyer and Zach Herreweyers each scored a hat trick for Loyola (7-2, 3-0 Eastern College Athletic Conference), which won 11 of 17 faceoffs and never trailed.
Michigan (0-9, 0-3) was down 5-1 at halftime before the Greyhounds scored four straight goals to open the third quarter. Loyola held the Wolverines to just 11 shots in the second half, and only three of them were on target.
Greyhounds defensemen Joe Fletcher (three), Pat Frazier and T.J. Harris (two each) caused a total of seven turnovers, and short-stick midfielder Josh Hawkins had two.
Washington College 14, McDaniel 12: The host Shoremen (7-0, 1-0 Centennial Conference) beat the Green Terror (3-6, 0-1) behind Jim Cusick's five goals.
Washington College led 11-7 in the third quarter before McDaniel scored three straight goals. Fourth-quarter goals by Cusick and Hunter Nowicki put the game out of reach.
Zach Monzo and William Clary each had a hat trick for the Green Terror, and Christian Dallmus made 22 saves.
Salisbury 11, Frostburg State 2: The visiting Sea Gulls (9-2, 2-0 Capital Athletic Conference) scored nine straight goals to defeat the Bobcats (6-3, 0-1).
Six players scored for Salisbury, which won 15 of 16 faceoffs en route to its eighth straight victory.
Tyler Smith led the Sea Gulls with four goals, while Alex Taylor had a season-high 17 saves.
Goucher 11, Drew 5: The host Gophers (3-6, 2-0 Landmark Conference) scored just 1:16 into the game and defeated the Rangers (1-4, 0-2).
Seven players scored for Goucher, which also outshot Drew 51-25.
Gophers goalkeeper Connor Mishaw finished with 13 saves.
St. Mary's 12, Christopher Newport 6: Ben Love scored five goals as the Seahawks (5-4) defeated the visiting Captains.
The game was tied at 3 after one quarter before St. Mary's scored seven straight goals.
Albert Mitchell had 13 ground balls for the Seahawks, who have now won three consecutive games.
Stevenson 22, Hood 3: The host Mustangs (7-1, 2-0 Middle Atlantic Conference) led 15-1 at halftime and coasted to a win over the Blazers (3-7, 0-1).
Mark Pannenton scored a game-high eight goals for Stevenson, which outshot Hood 76-18.
Princeton 10, No. 12 Johns Hopkins 7: The visiting Blue Jays (6-3) let a three-goal lead slip away in the second half against the Tigers (4-3).
Johns Hopkins led 7-4 with 21:44 remaining before Princeton scored six straight goals. The Blue Jays only took six shots in the second half.
Dene' DiMartino led Johns Hopkins with three goals, and goalkeeper Cosette Larash made 11 saves.
No. 14 Navy 15, Lafayette 8: The host Mids (10-1, 3-0 Patriot League) won their 13th consecutive conference game by defeating the Leopards (6-5, 0-2).
Kathy Young scored four goals, including two in a span of 15 minutes that helped Navy take a 6-1 lead.
Eight players scored for the Mids, including all seven starting attackers and midfielders.
UMBC 7, Boston U. 6, OT: Shannon Harkey scored on a free-position shot with three seconds left in overtime to lead the visiting Retrievers (7-2, 1-0 America East Conference) past the Terriers (2-5, 0-1).
UMBC trailed by as many as four goals and scored three times in the final 7:34 of regulation to force overtime.
Retrievers Kris Coppolino, Alyssa Semones and Harkey had two goals each.
Susquehanna 15, McDaniel 14: The host Green Terror (4-3) scored three goals in the final 1:53 but fell to the Crusaders (9-0).
Susquehanna broke an 11-11 tie with four straight goals. McDaniel scored three goals in 64 seconds but couldn't complete the rally.
Danielle Entrot (Centennial) led the Green Terror with five goals and two assists, while Paige Messersmith (Dulaney) scored four goals.
Washington College 20, Drew 12: The visiting Shorewomen (7-0) scored nine goals in the first 10 minutes of the game to defeat the Rangers (4-4).
Emily Hubley had six goals and Molli Shipley had six assists for the Shorewomen, who scored 20 goals in a game for the first time since 2009.
Washington College senior Corinne Ziccardi (Loch Raven) recorded her 150th career point with a goal in the second half.
Stevenson 13, Wittenberg 10: Marissa Meiklejohn (Old Mill) and Kathryn Merrick (Forest Hill) scored a combined eight goals for the host Mustangs (6-1) as they beat the Tigers (2-2).
Meiklejohn had a game-high six points, including five goals. She also caused three turnovers.
Mary Washington 16, Frostburg State 8: Led by Corinne Wiederkehr's five goals, the Eagles (5-4, 2-0 CAC) defeated the visiting Bobcats (3-3, 1-1).
Mary Washington scored five straight goals in the first half to take an 8-1 lead.
Naomi Swann made 15 saves for the Bobcats and Katelyn Kesecker scored a hat trick.
Hood 16, Penn State-Abington 5: Caitlin Lawrence had four goals and five assists as the host Blazers (3-3) defeated the Nittany Lions (0-5).
Hood led 11-4 at halftime and took only 24 shots in the game.
Cabrini 18, Notre Dame (Md.) 6: The Gators (2-3, 0-2 Colonial States Athletic Conference) took only seven shots in the second half and fell to the visiting Cavaliers (1-5, 1-0).
Katie Lasater led Cabrini with six goals, including two in the first minute of the game. The Cavaliers led 14-3 at the half.
York 14, St. Mary's 5: Tori Poffenberger scored a pair of unassisted goals in the second half, but the Seahawks (3-6, 0-1 CAC) lost to the host Spartans (7-1, 1-0).
York scored eight consecutive goals in the first half and limited St. Mary's to eight shots en route to an 11-2 lead at halftime.
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