The No. 8 Loyola men's lacrosse team scored the final four goals to rally from a two-goal fourth-quarter deficit, defeating host No. 19 Fairfield, 8-6, on Saturday.
The win clinched a spot for the Greyhounds (10-0, 4-0) in the Eastern College Athletic Conference championships, which will be held May2-4 in Denver.
The Stags (9-2, 2-1) used a 5-0 run that spanned the last three quarters to go up 6-4.
UMBC 11, Vermont 8: Nine Retrievers scored and UMBC (4-5, 2-0 America East) never trailed against the host Catamounts (1-9, 0-2).
Vermont tied the game at 6 when Drew Philie scored with 6:50 to play in the third quarter.
UMBC went on a 4-0 run to lead 10-6 with 8:05 remaining.
No. 3 Massachusetts 14, Towson 3: The Minutemen (10-0, 3-0 Colonial Athletic Association) scored 11 of the game's final 12 goals to push past the visiting Tigers (7-4, 2-1).
The Minutemen outscored the Tigers 4-1 in the third quarter and 6-0 in the fourth to secure the win.
Bryant 17, Mount St. Mary's 9: The host Bulldogs (9-2, 2-0 Northeast Conference) scored six times in the second quarter to lead 9-5 at the half.
St. Mary's 10, York 9: The visiting Seahawks (8-4, 5-1 Capital Athletic Conference) never trailed in their win over the Spartans (6-5, 2-3).
With 34 seconds remaining, Tyler Hutson scored to bring the Spartans within 10-9.
Goucher 15, Christopher Newport 3: The host Gophers (12-1) led 14-0 at the start of the fourth quarter and went on to defeat the Captains (3-8) and continue their nine-game winning streak.
Salisbury 29, Hood 1: Matt Cannone had nine points on five goals and four assists to lead the host Sea Gulls (13-0, 5-0 CAC) past the Blazers (3-10, 1-4). Before the game, Salisbury recognized coach Jim Berkman for his 400th career win, making him the first men's lacrosse coach in NCAA history, across all divisions, to reach the milestone.
McDaniel 10, Muhlenberg 8: The host Green Terror (6-6, 2-3 Centennial Conference) used a 4-0 run in the third quarter to push past the Mules (2-9, 0-5). Nick DiBernardo (Calvert Hall) led McDaniel to its second straight win with two goals and two assists.
Washington College 10, Dickinson 9, OT: Bennett Cord scored the game-winning goal with 30 seconds left in overtime for the Shoremen (8-2, 5-0 CC) to push past the host Red Devils (9-2, 3-1).
Mary Washington 11, Frostburg State 6: The visiting Bobcats (2-12, 0-6 CAC) outscored the Eagles (8-4, 3-3 CAC) 4-1 in the fourth quarter, but could not pull closer than five goals.
No. 2 North Carolina 14, No. 5 Maryland 11: A second-half rally by the Terps (11-3, 2-2 ACC) fell short against the host Tar Heels (13-1, 5-0).
After trailing by six goals in the first half, the Terps put together a 4-0 run during the second half to cut the Carolina lead to 11-9. The Tar Heels outscored Maryland 3-2 in the final 10 minutes to secure the win and the ACC regular-season title.
Navy 8, Colgate 6: The visiting Midshipmen (13-2, 4-0) secured a fifth straight Patriot League tournament berth with a win over the Raiders (3-9, 2-2).
UMBC 10, Binghamton 9: Seniors Alicia Krause (Mount Hebron) and Emily Coady (Westminster) scored goals 11 seconds apart late in the second half as the visiting Retrievers (5-7, 2-2 AEC) edged the Bearcats (3-8, 0-4).
Mount St. Mary's 8, Central Connecticut State 7, OT: Jen Semler (Perry Hall) scored at the buzzer in overtime to push the host Mount (5-9, 4-1 NEC) past the Blue Devils (5-6, 3-2).
Salisbury 16, York 8: Lauren Feusahrens had six first-half goals to lead the visiting Sea Gulls (12-0, 5-0 CAC) past the Spartans (11-3, 6-1 CAC).
St. Mary's 19, Hood 1: Twelve Seahawks scored at least one goal as host St. Mary's (6-7, 2-3 CAC) led 11-0 at halftime and went on to beat the Blazers (2-12, 0-5).
Dickinson 7, Washington College 6: Carly Eisenbrandt (Towson) scored for the host Red Devils (6-6, 3-2 CC) with 5:35 to play to beat the Shorewomen (7-4, 3-4).
Marymount 13, Frostburg State 12: The visiting Bobcats (4-9, 2-4 CAC) built an 11-8 lead early in the second half, but the Saints (4-7, 3-3) closed the game on a 5-1 run to secure the win.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun