Late Delaware goals spoil Towson rally; UMBC edges UMass in OT; Hopkins tops Ohio State; Virginia beats N. Carolina; Nation


Liam Wertheimer's goal broke a tie with 18 seconds left as Delaware spoiled a Towson comeback and defeated the Tigers, 15-13, yesterday in an America East men's college lacrosse game at Minnegan Stadium.

The win was the Blue Hens' first at Towson since 1979.

With Delaware (5-4) leading 12-7 in the fourth quarter, Towson (1-5) scored six of the next seven goals, tying the game at 13 on Brad Reppert's goal with 45 seconds left.

But Wertheimer put the Blue Hens back on top 27 seconds later, and Delaware's Ryan Metzbower scored as time expired.

Metzbower had five goals and an assist for Delaware, and Jason Lavey had four goals and three assists.

Reppert had five goals and Josh Teankersley three for the Tigers.

Dave Mullen had 12 saves for the Blue Hens, one less than Towson's John Horrigan.

Towson led 4-0 early, but Delaware closed the gap to 6-5 by halftime, and the Blue Hens shut out the Tigers in the third quarter, taking a 10-6 lead.

No. 14 UMBC 9, Massachusetts 8 OT: Junior midfielder Charlie Gibson scored the winning goal with 1: 33 left in overtime to lift the Retrievers (4-5) over the host Minutemen (4-4).

Josh Hahn and Gibson had three goals each and John Harrison added two goals for UMBC.

No. 9 Johns Hopkins 12, Ohio State 7: Dan Denihan scored two goals and added four assists to lead the Blue Jays (4-3) past the visiting Buckeyes (3-5).

Rob Frattarola had three goals and A. J. Haugen added two for Johns Hopkins.

No. 2 Virginia 13, No. 10 North Carolina 7: Senior attack Drew McKnight's four goals and two assists led the visiting Cavaliers (7-1) past the Tar Heels (6-4) in Chapel Hill, N.C.

Matt Crofton had two goals and an assist for North Carolina.

Virginia led 4-3 at the half as Kris Blindenbacher's 13 first-half saves kept the Tar Heels close.

No. 4 Princeton 10, Brown 7: Sophomore attack B. J. Prager scored three goals and Owen Daly and Josh Sims each added two to help the visiting Tigers (6-1) down the Bears (4-4).

No. 5 Georgetown 19, Stony Brook 6: Scott Urick and Andy Flick each scored four goals as the Hoyas (8-1) downed the host Seawolves (2-7).

Eleven Hoyas scored, and the 19 goals were the most scored by Georgetown this season.

No. 11 Cornell 12, No. 15 Harvard 7: Senior attack Sean Steinwald scored three goals and junior midfielder David Key added a goal and an assist to lead the Big Red (6-1) over the host Crimson (5-2).

Roger Butler had two goals and an assist for the Crimson.

Cornell's Justin Cynar made 14 saves, nine in the first half.

Gettysburg 18, Western Maryland 9: The visiting Green Terror (7-1, 1-1) -- led by Brett Sweeney with three goals -- suffered its first loss of the season, at the hands of the Bullets (8-1, 2-0) in a Centennial Conference game.

Ric Bremer led Gettysburg with five goals.

Salisbury State 14, Adelphi 9: Senior midfielder Chris Turner had four goals and one assist to help the host Sea Gulls (12-0) defeat the Panthers (2-2).

Salisbury State extended its winning streak to 21. Michael McInerney led Adelphi with three goals.

Goucher 12, Catholic 4: Tim Shea, Mark Kelley, Qadir Stern and Cameron Fawkes each scored twice to lead the host Gophers (4-7, 2-4) to a Capital Athletic Conference win over the Cardinals (5-6, 0-6).

Matt Lambert led Catholic with two goals.

Mount St. Mary's 9, Sacred Heart 8: Mark Cox scored the game-winner at the 6: 43 mark to lift the visiting Mount over the Pioneers (4-4).

Matt Downs led the Mount with three goals, and Cox finished with two.

Villa Julie 18, Mary Washington 5: The Mustangs (6-6) -- led by Robb Ruff with three goals and two assists -- jumped to an 8-1 lead in the first quarter in their win over the visiting Eagles (3-6).

Rob Zennaro added two goals and four assists for the Mustangs.

St. Mary's 20, York 3: Andrew Toussaint scored four goals and added two assists to lead the visiting Seahawks (8-3, 5-1) past the Spartans (2-8, 1-5) in a Capital Athletic Conference game.

St. Mary's Steve Vallandingham added four goals, and Todd Sody had two goals and two assists.


Mount St. Mary's 14, Quinnipiac 9: Ashley Rusk (Annapolis) scored four goals and added an assist to lead the Mount (5-5) past the host Braves (5-4).

The Mount victory ended Quinnipiac's three-game winning streak.

Western Maryland 18, Muhlenberg 13: Junior Amy Bittinger and sophomore Erin Mulhern each scored a career-high six goals as the host Green Terror (4-6) defeated the Mules (2-6).

Meghan Giorno had three goals and five assists for the Green Terror. Miruna Lovin led Muhlenberg with six goals.

Salisbury State 20, Frostburg State 3: Senior Amanda Moculski scored six goals and added two assists to power the Sea Gulls (10-1) past the visiting Bobcats (6-3).

Jen Mezzadra and Jen Ice each had three goals for Salisbury.

The Sea Gulls outshot Frostburg, 33-10.

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