Ford, who had five goals and eight assists, scored or assisted on seven of the Tigers' (2-0, 1-0) first nine goals. He broke the single-game scoring record set by Jules Siskind in 1977.
Vermont (0-3, 0-1) trailed 7-4 before Towson erupted for a 9-0 run on the way to a 16-6 lead at halftime.
Towson outshot Vermont, 54-32, and had 65 ground balls to the Catamounts' 32.
Washington College 14, Roanoke 7: Freshman Jon Fellows had three goals and three assists as the top-ranked (Division III) and host Shoremen (4-0) remained unbeaten. Matt Swift chipped in four goals for Washington College, which scored the first 10 goals of the game.
Roanoke ended the shutout on a goal by Keith Cozzens with 2: 32 left in the third period.
Juniors Trevor Harvey and Steve Ricker led eight Mountaineers scorers with three goals apiece.
The Mount (2-1, 2-0) trailed 4-3 after one period but never trailed after scoring five straight goals, including two from Harvey, to lead 8-4 at halftime.
Maryland 14, Dartmouth 4: Christie Jenkins had three of her five goals in the first half as the top-ranked Terps (6-0) earned their fifth win against a top 10 opponent this season. Maryland led 6-3 at halftime and started the second half with four goals in the opening 5: 55.
Maryland outshot No. 8 Dartmouth (0-1), 36-12.
Towson 14, Drexel 7: Jessica Weissman (five goals, two assists) and Amy Buck (three goals) combined for eight goals and two assists in the Tigers' America East win in Philadelphia.
College of New Jersey 15, Salisbury State 5: Behind Fran Constantine's five goals, the visiting Lions (1-0), ranked No. 1 in Division III and the defending national champions, won their 94th straight regular-season game.
Amanda Moculski had three goals for the Sea Gulls (3-1), who were outshot, 35-10, and trailed, 9-1, at intermission.
Goucher 10, Susquehanna 7: The Gophers (2-2) used three goals over a span of 3: 16 late in the second half to earn a non-conference win. Lauren Manekin led Goucher with three goals.