St. Mary's had a 5-2 lead over host Lynchburg after three quarters of an NCAA Division III men's lacrosse tournament first-round game Wednesday night.
But the Hornets scored four unanswered goals in the fourth to beat the Seahawks, 6-5.
Vin Curran scored two of his three goals during the rally.
Curran sparked the game-winning 4-0 run with his second of the game at 12:56. Jay Goldsmith then pulled the Hornets (13-5) within 5-4 with an unassisted goal before Max Voumard knotted the game at 5 two minutes later, firing one into the lower left corner.
Curran netted the would-be game-winner with 6:30 left in the contest, completing his hat trick as he sent a low shot through traffic.
Attackmen Ben Love (McDonogh) and Patrick Mull (Fallston) paced the Seahawks (12-7) with two goals apiece, while Albert Mitchell won 10 of 14 faceoffs.
Lynchburg got on the board first at 10:54 behind sophomore attackman Todd Galvin's unassisted goal after he picked up a loose ball near the crease. Despite being outshot 9-6 and committing seven turnovers, the Seahawks headed into the second period ahead 2-1 as Love and Mull both found the back of the net, including Mull's tally with 17.3 seconds left in the first quarter. Mitchell kept the Seahawks on pace by winning all four faceoffs in the first.
Salisbury 22, Susquehanna 2: The host Sea Gulls (15-5) outscored the Crusaders (12-7) by a margin of 8-0 in the first and fourth quarters to earn the easy win.
Freshman Brady Dashiell and Jesse Rabishaw led the offense with four goals and one assist each, and Eric Kluge added five assists.
Tyler Smith gave the Sea Gulls an early lead at the 13:08 mark in the first quarter. Smith's goal began an 11-goal run to start the game that included three goals from Dashiell and two from Rabishaw.
Washington College 10, Colorado College 7: Jim Cusick (Calvert Hall) scored three goals and the host Shoremen (13-4) built an 8-2 second-quarter lead and withstood a strong second-half effort from the visiting Tigers (13-5).
The Shoremen visit Stevenson, an 18-6 winner over Christopher Newport, in Saturday's second round.
The Shoremen held a 5-1 advantage after the first quarter and took their biggest lead of the game after running off three goals in a span of 4:01 to increase the margin to 8-2 on an extra-man goal by Cusick off an assist from junior midfielder Hunter Nowicki (Franklin) with 8:43 remaining in the second quarter.
Stevenson 18, Christopher Newport 6: The host Mustangs (18-2) opened with a 5-0 run and the Captains (18-2) never got closer than three goals the rest of the way in the first round.
Tyler Reid had a game-high four goals for Stevenson, and three Mustangs had hat tricks: Billy Burgoyne, Chris Dashiell and Mark Pannenton.
Stevenson outshot Christopher Newport 74-18, controlling the tempo by winning 23 of 28 faceoffs.
Salisbury 21, Cabrini 1: The host Sea Gulls stay perfect at 19-0 as Lauren Feusahrens scored a game-high four goals and Bethany Baer (Westminster) had four points (2 goals, 2 assists) to beat the Cavaliers (11-8) in the first round.
Cabrini's lone goal, by Nathalie Basunga, came with 3:41 left in the first half. Salisbury hosts Christopher Newport, a 23-6 winner over Sewanee, in Saturday's second round.
McDaniel 18, Cazenovia 1: Paige Messsersmith (Dulaney) had four goals and four assists to power the host Green Terror (10-8) past the Wildcats (9-9) in an Eastern College Athletic Conference Mid-Atlantic tournament first-round game.
Kim Vrgian scored Cazenovia's lone goal with 18:15 left in the game.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun