Josh Warfield scored six goals and added two assists en route to tournament MVP honors to lead Mount St. Mary's over Quinnipiac, 13-10, for the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference men's lacrosse championship yesterday at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
The Mount (11-6) raced to a 7-0 lead against top-seeded Quinnipiac (14-2), the nation's highest-scoring team.
Warfield scored the Mount's first three goals, then fed Nick DeFelice (Towson) for the next two as the Mount took a 5-0 lead after 17 minutes. Bryan Cole tallied and then defenseman Sean Mahon scored his first goal of the season on a breakaway to put the Mount up 7-0 .
Quinnipiac went on a nine-goal run and held the Mountaineers scoreless for the next 25 minutes. Warfield stopped the onslaught, netting three consecutive goals to give Mount St. Mary's the lead, 10-9.
Western Maryland 13, Franklin & Marshall 10: The attack line of Tom Brown, Joe Ellis and Brett Sweeney accounted for 12 points to lead the Green Terror over the Diplomats in the ECAC Southern Division championship.
No. 1 Maryland 14, Harvard 4: Allison Comito scored four goals and added an assist as Maryland (19-0), which was expected to play without several of its players due to suspensions for violating a team rule, cruised past Harvard (6-9) in Cambridge, Mass. Quinn Carney contributed three goals and two assists in the win.
Catonsville 19, Finger Lakes 8: Lindsy Muir and Jazell Granada each scored six goals as the Cardinals defeated the Lakers in the inaugural Women's Junior College Championship.