Loyola makes short work of Siena, 6-0, takes second in soccer classic Northeastern wins title; Navy, UMBC are losers


Kevin Alvaro and Christof Lindenmayer each scored two goals to lead Loyola to a 6-0 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference victory over Siena yesterday, giving the Greyhounds second place in the Loyola Soccer Classic at Curley Field.

Northeastern won the championship with a 4-0 win over Iona in the first game.

Alvaro scored both of his goals before halftime to give Loyola (4-2-2, 2-0) a 3-0 lead at the break. Lindenmayer, who along with Ari Edelman and Mike Burke made the All-Tournament team, opened the scoring with a goal in the game's first 10 minutes, then pushed Loyola's lead to 4-0 when he converted in the 53rd minute.

Tasos Vatikiotis and Sean Hennessey also scored for the Greyhounds.

* Radford 3, Navy 1: Kevin Kelly scored two of his three goals within the game's first 30 minutes as the Highlanders (5-5-1) defeated the Midshipmen (3-4-1) in the Old Dominion MetLife Classic in Norfolk, Va.

Navy's Mike Lowe cut into Radford's 2-0 lead with a goal in the 78th minute, only to have Kelly score his third goal a minute later.

The Mids' Ryan Cox and James Merchant were named to the All-Tournament team.

* UNC-Greensboro 6, UMBC 1: Sophomore Siggi Eyjolfsson got a hat trick to lead the No. 20 Spartans (8-0, 2-0) to a Big South win over the Retrievers (4-4, 1-1).

UMBC took the lead just 57 seconds into the contest on a goal by Mike Libber, but Jeremy Fedor's game-tying goal at the 14: 41 mark started a string of six straight goals by the Spartans, who outshot the Retrievers, 16-6.

Women's soccer

* Navy 5, Virginia Commonwealth 1: Navy scored four of its five second-half goals over a 10-minute span as the Mids (4-2) earned a nonconference win over the visiting Rams (1-1).

Freshman Michelle Nance paced Navy with two goals, and Kristen Riismandel added a goal and an assist.

Navy held an 18-5 advantage in shots.

* Mount St. Mary's 4, Youngstown State 2: Mount St. Mary's had four different players score as the host team won its third consecutive game, putting it two games over .500 for the first time in the five-year history of the program.

Field hockey

* Maryland 4, Wake Forest 0: Robin McCullough and Erin Taylor each had a goal and an assist as the No. 6 Terps (4-0) stopped the unbeaten streak of the Demon Deacons' (8-1) at eight.

McCullough scored the only goal of the first half, with Emmy Harbo and Keri Sarver combining with Taylor for Maryland's three second-half goals.

* Salisbury State 2, Ithaca 1: Stacie Gado's second goal with 6: 36 left in the game lifted the visiting Sea Gulls (6-1) to a nonconference win over Ithaca (4-3).

Pub Date: 9/30/96

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