Dene' DiMartino had a hat trick to lead a balanced offense as No. 14 Johns Hopkins beat No. 15 Towson, 12-8, in women's lacrosse Wednesday night.
The Blue Jays (6-0) scored six goals in each half and outshot the visiting Tigers (2-2) 28-14. Andi Raymond had three goals for Towson.
Hopkins used a 3-0 run that spanned both halves to distance itself themselves from Towson.
No. 2 Maryland 19, Wiliam & Mary 3: Kelly McPartland had four goals to lead 13 Terps who scored against the visiting Tribe (1-3).
McPartland led the Terps (7-0) with four goals and one assist. Taylor Cummings (McDonogh), Zoe Stukenberg (Marriotts Ridge) and Jen Mendez (Seton Keough) added two goals each.
Maryland, which outshot William & Mary 37-13, travels to No. 3 Syracuse on Monday. The game is scheduled for a 7 p.m. start at the Carrier Dome.
No. 13 Navy 14, George Washington 8: Jill Coughlin (St. Mary's) had five goals, and a strong first-half defensive performance by the host Mids (6-0) helped beat the Colonials (3-2).
Navy has held its first six opponents to eight goals or fewer.
Navy held George Washington to three goals on nine shots in the first half to build a four-goal lead, 7-3. The Mids held an 8-2 advantage in draw controls. Navy's defensive unit stymied the Colonials top two offensive attackers, Jaime Bumgardner and Rachel Mia, who combined for 21 goals coming into the contest, holding them to one shot in the first half.
American 11, Mount St. Mary's 9: The visiting Eagles (2-4) built a 10-1 halftime lead to beat the Mount (1-3).
Mount St. Mary's finished strong with a 4-0 run over the final 20:47, but couldn't catch up. Kelly Maloney (River Hill) had a game-high four goals for the Mount.
High Point 16, UMBC 6: Caroline Haggerty (John Carroll) scored twice in a losing effort as the host Retrievers (2-3) fell to the Panthers (2-2).
No. 16 Georgetown 11, No. 6 Duke 10: Caroline Tarzian scored with five seconds left to lift the host Hoyas (3-1) over the Blue Devils (3-3).
With 10 seconds left, Tarzian was fouled setting up a free position on the right side. She went to the middle and shot right over the keeper to score. Georgetown forced 11 turnovers.
No. 20 James Madison 11, No. 9 Penn State 10: Stephanie Finley (five goals) scored the last two goals, one tying the game with 3:33 left and the game-winner with 46 seconds left, as the host Dukes (4-1) upset the Nittany Lions (2-3).
No. 17 Penn 6, Rutgers 3: The host Quakers (2-1) outscored the Scarlet Knights (3-2) by 4-1 in the second half and coach Karin Corbett got her 150th win.
In last year's matchup, Rutgers won 6-5. Penn broke a 2-all halftime tie with a 4-0 run over nearly 30 minutes. Rutgers added the last goal with 1:25 left.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun