Senior attackman Josh Bergey had seven goals and three assists to lead No. 4 Salisbury to a 15-11 win over No. 12 Ohio Wesleyan in a nonconference home game yesterday.
The Sea Gulls (3-0) built an 11-4 halftime lead, then withstood a second-half rally to hand the Bishops (1-1) their first loss of the year.
Salisbury jumped to a 6-2 first-quarter lead as sophomore Chris Phillips scored twice and Bergey scored once and added three assists. Bergey scored three times in the second quarter as the Sea Gulls built their largest advantage at seven goals.
Ohio Wesleyan rebounded by scoring the first four goals of the third quarter, but Burgey answered with a goal in the third and another in the fourth to help stem the comeback. He also notched the last goal.
Salisbury finished with a 40-27 advantage in total shots. Ohio Wesleyan's Paul McCommons finished with 15 saves, while Salisbury's Dan Korpon stopped seven shots.
UMBC 12, Stony Brook 6: The Retrievers (2-0) scored the first eight goals and were never threatened as they beat the Sea Wolves (0-2) on the road.
Andy Gallagher led UMBC with three goals and an assist, while Brendan Mundorf finished with two goals and an assist. Franklin Berry and Phil Grillo each added two goals. Tim Flanagan finished with 12 saves to earn the victory.
Towson 15, Colgate 5: The host Tigers won for the first time in four meetings against the Red Raiders (2-2), getting five goals and an assist from Becky Trumbo (Liberty) to improve to 2-0.
Stephanie Howell and Caitlin Marshall each scored three times for Towson, and goalie Jessica O'Connell made five saves.
California 9, Mount St. Mary's 7: The Mountaineers stumbled to 0-4 after scoring just once in the second half during a loss to the Golden Bears (4-1) in Denver.