The No. 20 Duke men's lacrosse team jumped all over host No. 4 North Carolina early and often Wednesday night. A strong first-half performance and finish led the Blue Devils to an 11-8 upset of the rival Tar Heels.
Jordan Wolf finished with a game-high three goals for Duke, which led 8-4 at halftime. A third-quarter lull let Carolina back in as the Heels went on a 3-0 run to cut the gap to 8-7. But Duke outscored Carolina 3-1 in the fourth, with Wolf adding the final goal with 1:49 left.
Mary Washington 13, Goucher 6: The host Gophers (1-6) traded goals with the Eagles (4-1) in the first quarter before being outscored 8-1 over the next two quarters.
Max Roach had three goals for Goucher in its sixth straight loss.
Elizabethtown 8, Frostburg State 7: Frostburg State's Devin Colgrove (Dulaney) tied the game at 4 with 7:49 left in the third quarter before the visiting Blue Jays (3-0) scored the next three goals and held off a late rally by the Bobcats (4-2).
Frostburg State trailed most of the game but battled back to within one on the final goal, scored by Devin Staley, with three seconds left in the game.
Misericordia 10, Hood 6: The visiting Blazers (1-6), led by Randolph Clark with two goals, fell behind early and never recovered against the Cougars (3-0).
Misericordia led by two goals at the half and held Hood to one goal in the second half.
Lynchburg 5, McDaniel 4: Campbell Armstrong broke a 4-all tie by scoring the game-winner with 2:30 left as the Hornets (5-1) topped the Green Terror (2-5).
Salisbury 9, York (Pa.) 3: Wade Corvin (Arundel) had two goals and two assists and the host Sea Gulls (6-2, 1-0 Capital Athletic Conference) won their fourth straight, beating the Spartans (4-2, 0-1).
Salisbury opened with a 4-0 run and York got no closer than two goals the rest of the way.
No. 15 Navy 11, New Hampshire 10, OT: A resilient Mids squad bounced back from Monday's 15-12 loss to No. 4 Northwestern — and from an early hole Wednesday afternoon.
Jill Coughlin (St. Mary's) scored the game-winner unassisted with 5.7 seconds left in overtime to lead host Navy (7-1) past the Wildcats (0-5).
New Hampshire opened with a 4-0 run and led 6-4 at halftime, but Navy came back late in the second half to take the lead, 9-8, on a goal by Molly Hamilton with 6:12 left in the game. New Hampshire's Amber Casiano knotted the score with 4:07 left to force overtime.
Kathy Young gave Navy its second lead of the game, 10-9, on a free-position shot with three minutes left in extra period. Casiano tied the score again with 32 seconds left.
Delaware 10, No. 12 Loyola 9: The host Blue Hens (4-3) broke the fourth and final tie with the Greyhounds (2-4) with 4:23 left in the game. Loyola goalie Molly Wolf (Bryn Mawr) attempted to intercept a pass from Erin Wein and Delaware's Abbie Hartman scored the game-winner, an empty netter.
Loyola got a free-position shot inside the arc with three seconds left but failed to score. Annie Thomas (John Carroll) and Joanna Dalton (St. Mary's) each scored twice for the Greyhounds.
No. 8 Georgetown 15, No. 10 Johns Hopkins 8: The visiting Hoyas (5-1) jumped out to an 8-2 lead over the Blue Jays (4-2) at halftime and were never threatened.
Kelyn Freedman scored a game-high five goals for Georgetown, and Dene' DiMartino had three goals for Hopkins.
George Washington 16, Mount St. Mary's 7: The visiting Colonials (5-2) outscored the Mountaineers (1-6, 8-1) over the first 11 minutes and cruised.
Mount St. Mary's, led by Hannah Gutcher (Mount de Sales) and Erin Seipp (Notre Dame Prep) with two goals each, scored the next three to cut the deficit in half at 8-4, but George Washington scored with 10 seconds left in the half for a 9-4 halftime lead.
The Mount opened the second half with a pair of goals, and the Colonials answered with a 6-0 run.
Salisbury 13, SUNY-Cortland 7: Lauren Feusahrens (St. Mary's Ryken) gave the Sea Gulls (5-0) a 2-0 lead in the first 5:15 as they beat the Red Dragons (3-1) in Lancaster, Pa.
Feusahrens finished with a game-high five goals, and Katie Bollhorst (Severna Park) had four.
SUNY-Cortland had been averaging 16 goals per game, but Salisbury goalie Ashton Wheatley made 10 saves.
Stevenson 10, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 8: Marissa Meiklejohn (Old Mill) scored four goals to lead a balanced offense for the Mustangs (3-1) in a win over the Athenas (3-5).
Stevenson won each half 5-4.
No. 5 Duke 10, Jacksonville 7: Freshman Kelci Smesko collected her first hat trick to lift the Blue Devils (7-1) over the host Dolphins (5-3).
Duke took a one-goal advantage into halftime and outscored Jacksonville 6-4 in the second period.
No. 6 Notre Dame 12, Vanderbilt 11: Shauna Pugliese scored two of her three goals during a 4-0 run early in the second half, and the Fighting Irish (6-0) weathered a late 4-0 rally by the Commodores (1-6) to win.
Mallory Schonk (McDonogh) scored two of the final four goals by Vanderbilt.
No. 16 Cornell 13, No. 9 Penn State 12, 2OT: Caroline Salisbury connected on her second chance to win the game with 1:17 left in the second overtime as the host Big Red (5-0) upset the Nittany Lions (4-3).
In the first overtime, Penn State got called for stalling and Salisbury missed on a free-position shot with 17 seconds left.
No. 11 Virginia 18, William & Mary 5: Casey Bocklet had five goals, and the host Cavaliers (3-4) broke a four-game losing streak by beating the Tribe (2-5).
No. 14 Massachusetts 16, Vermont 5: Sam Rush scored four goals and Katie Ferris had three to lead the host Minutewomen (6-2) past the Catamounts (3-4).
Ferris (203 career points) became the fourth player in school history to surpass 200.
No. 16 Stony Brook 14, Marist 2: The visiting Seawolves (5-1) led by Janine Hillier with four goals, outscored the Red Foxes (1-5) in the second half 9-0.
No. 19 Rutgers 13, Hofstra 6: Megan Clements scored five goals to power the host Scarlet Knights (6-1) past the Pride (4-3).Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun