Four different Massachusetts players scored in a pivotal 4-0 fourth-quarter run as the No. 15 Minutemen upset No. 6 Notre Dame, 8-5, at Alumni Field in Notre Dame, Ind.
Brendan Glass scored two goals to lead Massachusetts (6-4). The Fighting Irish, who are 0-3 at home this season, got two goals from Brian Gilfillan.
Notre Dame tied the game at 4-4 just 2 1/2 minutes into the fourth quarter on a goal by Tony Reid.
The Minutemen, who hadn't scored for a 25-minute span, broke the tie 48 seconds later when Ken Sussi scored. Massachusetts then ran out to an 8-4 lead midway through the fourth quarter.
Towson State 17, New Hampshire 5: Kevin Travis scored four goals as Towson State (6-4) routed visiting New Hampshire (7-4). The Tigers, who were playing in their third game in four days, outshot the Wildcats, 67-27.
Towson State sprinted out to a 12-3 lead near the end of the third quarter. The Tigers' defense held the Wildcats scoreless for 31: 51, a period that stretched from the end of the first quarter to near the end of the third.
Matt Clune and Kevin Sturm each added three goals for Towson State.
Princeton 19, Cornell 6: Jesse Hubbard scored a career-best seven goals and added two assists to lead No. 2 Princeton (8-1) over visiting Cornell (3-8). The Tigers, who have won seven straight, clinched at least a share of the Ivy League title.
Princeton had to rally from a 4-1 deficit against the Big Red, outscoring Cornell 18-2 over the final 55 minutes.
Cornell had scored four goals in the first five minutes after the Tigers had allowed only three first-quarter goals in their previous four Ivy League games.
Syracuse 20, Penn 11: Jim Morrissey scored four goals as No. 7 Syracuse (8-3) toppled host Penn. The Orangemen outshot the Quakers, 65-43.
Brown 17, Dartmouth 6: Robin Prince scored five goals and Josh Selig added three more as No. 8 Brown (6-4) routed No. 18 Dartmouth (4-4) in Providence, R.I. Bears goalkeeper Greg Cattrano ran the length of the field to score his second career goal.
Bucknell 11, Colgate 3: Dan Kelly scored two first-quarter goals to help No. 10 Bucknell (10-0) to its first Patriot League title, downing visiting Colgate (6-5). The Bison, the lone remaining undefeated team in Division I, surrendered just one goal in the second half.
Georgetown 11, Hobart 10, OT: Dan Shea took an outlet pass just shy of midfield and dodged several Hobart defenders before beating goalkeeper Fred Pawlikowski with a 5-yard shot with one second remaining in overtime. That goal propelled No. 17 Georgetown (7-3) over the visiting Statesmen (4-5) before a record crowd of 3,422 at Harbin Field.
Harvard 18, Yale 15: Mike Eckert had two goals and four assists as No. 11 Harvard (6-2) held off No. 18 Yale (6-5) in New Haven, Conn.
Franklin & Marshall 24, Western Maryland 15: Chris Mergardt scored seven goals and Don Gervais added six to lead No. 7 Franklin & Marshall (9-3) past host and No. 20 Western Maryland (9-2) in a Division III game.
Gervais had five of his scores in the second half after the Green Terror had closed to within 13-12 at halftime.
Villa Julie 20, St. Vincent's 5: Chris Beck had six goals and five assists to pace host Villa Julie (6-6) past St. Vincent's (3-6).
Herkimer 18, Essex 7: Brian McDonald scored six times to power four-time defending JuCo champion Herkimer (10-1) past visiting Essex Community College. Herkimer outshot Essex, 57-48.
Catonsville 29, Morrisville 5: Mark Mangan scored seven goals as Catonsville CC (7-2) routed Morrisville CC.
Goucher 18, Mary Washington 12: Courtney Crangi had six goals and one assist as top-seeded Goucher (14-1) pounded visiting Mary Washington (11-4) to capture the Capital Athletic Conference championship. The Gophers established a school record for single-season wins.
Loyola 7, James Madison 6: Freshman Maria DiTommaso scored with 13: 10 remaining to lift No. 2 Loyola (12-0) past James Madison (8-7) in a Colonial Athletic Association tournament semifinal game.
The Greyhounds play William and Mary today for the conference title.
Kerri Johnson scored three goals to lead the Greyhounds, who extended the nation's second-longest winning streak to 13 games. Loyola outshot the Dukes, 21-14.
UMBC 13, Mount St. Mary's 6: Emily Petrlik's four goals carried UMBC (3-9) past host Mount St. Mary's (4-8).
Pub Date: 4/21/96