Jenna Reifler scored the game-winner on a feed from Taylor D'Amore with 3:52 left as No. 7 Johns Hopkins beat No. 9 Ohio State, 8-7, in women's lacrosse Saturday.
Jenna Reifler scored the game-winner on a feed from Taylor D'Amore with 3:52 left as No. 7 host Johns Hopkins beat No. 9 Ohio State, 8-7, in women's lacrosse Saturday.
The Blue Jays improved to 14-3 and 3-3 in the American Lacrosse Conference and earned the fifth seed in the conference tournament.
The Buckeyes (12-5, 4-2), who previously secured the second seed, took an early 2-0 lead before Hopkins answered with a 5-0 run. Dene' DiMartino scored twice in the run, including the opening goal with 14:20 left in the first half.
Ohio State then started a 4-0 run of its own that spanned both halves, beginning with Allie Ogilvie's goal with 1:17 left in the first half. The Buckeyes would tie the score twice in the second half, at 6 with 22:01 left and at 7 with 8:02 left.
D'Amore and DiMartino both finished with two goals. Cian Dabrowski had a hat trick for Ohio State.
Binghamton 8, UMBC 7: Kris Coppolino capped a second-half comeback with her second goal to pull the Retrievers (7-9, 1-4 America East) within one, but the host Bearcats (7-9, 1-4) held on for the final 1:42 to win.
Stevenson 19, Lycoming 5: Marissa Meiklejohn (Old Mill) scored three of her game-high seven goals during a 7-0 run in the first half as the host Mustangs (11-5, 6-1 Commonwealth Conference) beat the Hornets (5-11, 1-6).
Stevenson will host Lebanon Valley in Wednesday's conference semifinal at 4 p.m.
With Stevenson trailing 1-0, Meiklejohn scored the first two goals of the run with 25:20 and 25:12 left in the first half and the Mustangs never trailed again.
Albright 19, Hood 3: Brigid Ayer had a goal and an assist but the Blazers (5-7, 0-6 Commonwealth) lost their sixth straight, falling to the host Lions (8-9, 3-4).
Albright's Giuliana Rizzotti had a game-high six goals and Meghan Wilson had a hat trick to become the second player in school history to score 100 goals.
Washington College 18, McDaniel 11: Emily Hubley scored a career-high eight goals and the host Shorewomen (11-4, 7-2 Centennial Conference) used an 8-0 run to break a 3-all tie in the first half.
The win secured the third seed in the conference tournament.
The Green Terror (9-7, 5-4) will host Muhlenberg in the first round Wednesday.
When McDaniel pulled to within 11-7 in the second half, Washington College went on a 6-0 run started by Hubley with 22:39 left. Washington College had the lead in draws (19-12) and shots (35-31).
Susquehanna 20, Goucher 13: The defending Landmark Conference champion Crusaders (10-4, 5-1) used a 6-0 run in the first half to pull away from the host Gophers (7-9, 2-4).
Dani McCreary gave Goucher a 1-0 lead 21/2 minutes into the game and the Gophers kept the game close, tying it three times before Erin Reifsnyder (six goals) made it 5-4 with 15:07 left.
Then Susquehanna started its run 12 seconds later; Emma Ehler had three of her game-high seven goals during that run.
No. 6 Penn 10, Cornell 8: An eight-goal first half helped carry the Quakers (10-4, 6-1 Ivy League) past the host Big Red (7-8, 4-3).
The win marks the eighth consecutive Ivy League title for Penn.
No. 8 Northwestern 12, Southern Cal 7: Kara Mupo scored four goals to power the Wildcats (10-5) past the Trojans (8-8) at Wrigley Field.
Northwestern used a 6-0 run, started by Mupo with 5:28 left in the first half, to pull away.
No. 12 Penn State 13, No. 19 Princeton 12: Sisters Madison and McKenzie Cyr, who both attended Winters Mill, combined efforts to score the last three goals back-to-back for the host Nittany Lions (10-6), who withstood a 5-0 rally over the closing 9:26 by the Tigers (10-5) to win.
McKenzie Cyr scored two of her three goals during the rally and Madison Cyr finished with two goals. Jenna Mosketti (Fallston) had a game-high four goals for Penn State.
Vermont 8, No. 15 Stony Brook 7, OT: Jessica Roach scored the game-winner with 3:21 left in overtime and the host Catamounts (12-5, 3-2 America East) defense clamped down and held off the Seawolves (14-3, 4-1) for the upset.
The win secured the third seed for Vermont, which will face second-seeded Albany on Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Stony Brook.
No. 20 Albany 19, New Hampshire 5: Katherine Sweeney had five goals and Mauren Keggins had four to power the Great Danes (13-2, 4-1 America East) past the host Wildcats (7-9, 2-3).Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun