PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Sophomore attackman Jim Morrissey's hat trick led No. 4 Syracuse past No. 10 Massachusetts, 16-9, in the championship game of the Fleet Lacrosse Invitational at Brown Stadium yesterday.
Defending national champion Syracuse (5-1) jumped out to a 5-0 lead 7:25 into the game and never looked back. The Orangemen led 6-1 after two periods, 10-3 at the half and 12-6 after three.
Four Orangemen scored two goals each -- Roy Colsey, Chad Smith, Matt Doyle and Mark Fietta. Freshman Brendan Glass led the Minutemen (2-2) with a hat trick. Eric Bailey and Wes Depp had two goals each for Massachusetts.
Brown 15, Hofstra 6
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Sophomore David Evans had four goals and four assists and senior Jeff Iserson and sophomore Brian McNally added three goals each, and No. 14 Brown (2-4) upset No. 9 Hofstra (4-2) for third place in the Fleet Lacrosse Invitational at Brown Stadium.
Evans was named the tournament's MVP.
Sophomore Robin Prince scored at 7:20 of the first quarter to give the Bears a 3-2 lead which they never relinquished. Evans scored Brown's next two goals, and the Bears built a 5-2 lead after one quarter.
Brown extended its 9-4 halftime lead to 10-4 after three and by 10 goals -- 15-5 -- on Evans' fourth goal with 5:15 left. Bears senior All-America goalie Jay Stalfort made 12 saves. Senior Tom DiNardo led Hofstra with three goals.
Princeton 11, Yale 8
PRINCETON, N.J. -- Junior attackman Scott Conklin scored four goals to lead No. 1 Princeton (5-0, 1-0) past No. 14 Yale (3-3, 1-1) in an Ivy League game.
Yale jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first eight minutes. Princeton rallied for a 6-6 halftime tie.
In the second half, Princeton's defense limited Yale to one goal per quarter. Tigers goalie Scott Bacigalupo (St. Paul's) made 13 saves.
Duke 13, Harvard 6
DURHAM, N.C. -- Junior midfielder Ross Moscatelli had a hat trick, as No. 11 Duke (8-2) downed visiting Harvard (2-2).
PHILADELPHIA -- Andrew Greenberg's goal with 1:15 remaining in the second overtime lifted No. 18 Penn (4-2, 1-1) over Cornell (0-4, 0-2), in an Ivy League game. Greenberg and Ben Conrad each led Penn with three goals.
Delaware 12, Rutgers 11
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Ryan Kelly's goal with 56 seconds remaining completed a fourth-quarter rally, as visiting Delaware upset No. 20 Rutgers.
The Blue Hens exploded for seven goals in the final quarter, three in the last 2:02. Kelly and Anthony DiMarzo scored twice in the quarter for Delaware. Kelly finished with four goals and an assist, and DiMarzo scored three goals and had two assists.
Salisbury State 27, Guilford 3
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Junior attackman Sean Radebaugh (Loyola) had four goals and five assists to lead Salisbury State (8-0) past host Guilford (1-5).
Marymount 15, Goucher 8
ARLINGTON, Va. -- Senior midfielder Garth Little and sophomore attackman Paul Schiavone (Southern-AA) each had a hat trick to lead host Marymount (3-3, 2-0) past Goucher (2-6, 0-2) in a Capital Athletic Conference game. Goucher freshman attackman Brent Grabill (Glenelg) led all scorers with six goals.
St. Mary's 11, W. Chester 10
WEST CHESTE, Pa.
WEST CHESTER, Pa. -- Don Brenneman (C. Milton Wright) scored with 1:38 remaining, on an assist from Mike Fraioli (Annapolis), rallying visiting St. Mary's (6-3) over host West Chester (1-4).
St. Mary's trailed 8-5 entering the final quarter but scored six goals, paced by Dave Wenrich's hat trick.
W. Maryland 13, M. Wash. 12
Ken Higgs (Westminster) scored three goals and added two assists as Western Maryland (2-5) edged Mary Washington (2-5).
Higgs, a senior attackman, had both of Western Maryland's first-period goals as the two teams battled to a 2-2 tie. Freshman Scott Hall (Liberty) scored both of his goals in the second quarter as the Green Terrors took an 8-5 lead. Kyle Aldrich's goal with 3:04 remaining in the game pulled Mary Washington within 13-12, but the Eagles failed to get off another shot.
Washington 16, Dickinson 7
CARLISLE, Pa. -- Jason Page scored six goals and Chris Sanchez added five and two assists, leading visiting Washington College (5-2) past host Dickinson College.