No. 20 Bucknell fell behind early to No. 2 host Cornell in men's lacrosse Tuesday. But Chase Bailey scored the game-winner with one minute left to finish a second-half rally as the visiting Bison upset the Big Red, 9-8, in a game delayed by snow.
Sean Doyle led Bucknell (7-1) with three goals in its seventh straight win. Kyle Feeney made six saves for the Bison.
The Big Red (6-1) started strong, scoring the first five goals of the game. Bucknell netted five of the next six goals to trail 6-5 at halftime.
In a tightly contested second half, Doyle twice tied the game, first at 6 for the only goal of the third period and again at 7early in the fourth. He now has 17 goals on the year, giving him the third-most among the Bison.
Bucknell's season goal-scoring leader, Thomas Flibotte, gave the Bison their first lead of the game. Flibotte put the ball in the back of the net on an assist from Peter Burke to put Bucknell in front 8-7 with 7:14 to play. It was the freshman's second goal of the game after he also opened his team's scoring back in the second period.
Flibotte had two goals in the game. Joining him and Doyle with multiple goals was Bailey (2). Burke and Todd Heritage also had one apiece. David Dickson was responsible for three assists on the night, one of which led to Bailey's game-winner.
St. John's 7, No. 4 Hofstra 6: Kevin Cernuto completed his hat trick with four minutes left in the game to break a 6-all tie as the host Red Storm (5-2) upset the Pride (5-2).
Cernuto scored all his goals in the second half. St. John's has won two in a row; Hofstra's winning streak ended at four games.
No. 6 Syracuse 18, Providence 9: Henry Schoonmaker had three goals, and the visiting Orange (5-1, 2-0 Big East) won their fifth straight game. The Friars fell to 5-2, 0-2.
Syracuse led 11-2 at halftime.
No. 17 Penn State 11, Binghamton 7: The visiting Nittany Lions (4-3) went on a 6-0 run in the second quarter to pull away from the Bearcats (3-4).
Nick Dolik had three goals for Penn State, which has won its past two games. Nittany Lions goalie Austin Kaut recorded his second straight game with 16 saves.
No. 12 Johns Hopkins 10, Towson 9: Freshman Dene' DiMartino scored with 2:41 to play to break a 9-9 tie and the visiting Blue Jays (6-2) bested the Tigers (1-6).
Hopkins, which has won three straight, improved to 12-8 over Towson.
Washington College 15, Elizabethtown 10: Mollie Shipley had four goals and three assists to lead the host Shorewomen (6-0) past the Blue Jays (3-2).
Washington College took a 5-1 lead on a goal by Carly Eisenbrandt (Towson) with 17:01 left in the first half.
Elizabethtown scored the next two, but the Shorewomen scored three of the final four goals of the half for an 8-4 lead at the break.
Washington College kept the pressure up, scoring the first four goals of the second half.
Rowan 16, McDaniel 10: Danielle Entrot (Centennial) had six goals in a losing effort for the visiting Green Terror (4-2).
With the game tied at 6 at halftime, McDaniel's Anna Beaudry scored on a free-position goal 30 seconds into the second half. The Profs (3-3) answered 40 seconds later and started a 5-0 run.
No. 2 Florida 22, Stetson 1: The host Gators (12-0) led by Hayley Katzenberger and Nora Barry with three goals each, outmuscled the Hatters (0-8).
No. 19 Rutgers 12, Princeton 10: Katrina Martinelli scored four goals, her seventh multi-goal effort of the season, and the host Scarlet Knights (7-1) are off to their best start in program history.
The Tigers fell to 3-2.
After trading goals in the first half, which ended in a 7-7 tie, Rutgers scored three of the final four in the second half to seal the win.
No. 15 Dartmouth 13, Davidson 12: Sarah Byrne scored the game-winner with 9:51 left, and the Big Green (5-2) used tough defense to weather a three-goal rally to win.
Anna Fucigna (three goals) cut the Dartmouth lead to one with one second left for the Wildcats (2-5). Emily Cooke (Marriotts Ridge) led Davidson with three goals and three assists.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun