Loyola women fall to JMU; Salisbury women go to 7-0

Kelly Berger scored a game-high five goals to power the James Madison women's lacrosse team past host Loyola, 14-8, yesterday.

Kate McHarg and Maura Kenny led the Greyhounds (3-4) with three goals each.


After trading goals in the opening minutes, the Dukes (4-2) went on a 5-0 run to take a 6-1 lead after the first 15:44. Berger scored twice during the run. James Madison answered Loyola's second goal at 16:04 with a 3-0 run.

Berger opened the second half with back-to-back goals in the first five minutes for an 11-3 Dukes advantage.


Loyola's Alex Piraino had a career-high 13 saves, eight more than the Dukes' Livvy King.

Salisbury 9, Middlebury 6 -- Erin McCarthy had a hat trick and Katie Simmons scored twice to power the undefeated Sea Gulls (7-0) past the Panthers (2-1) in West Palm Beach, Fla. Ali Goetz (Fallston) made 12 saves for Salisbury. Elizabeth Renehan led Middlebury with two goals.

Villa Julie 16, College of Notre Dame 14 -- The visiting Mustangs (4-3) - led by Colleen Baughman with four goals - built a seven-goal lead and withstood a late rally by the Gators (3-2). Villa Julie took a 16-11 lead with 6:37 left. The College of Notre Dame scored the final three goals. The Gators' Anne Shippen led all scorers with six goals.


Washington College 6, Villa Julie 4 -- The visiting Shoremen (7-0) - led by Sam Lane and Andrew Ostrusky with two goals each - outscored the Mustangs (2-4) in the second half 4-1 for the come-from-behind win. Washington College trailed 3-2 at the half. Andy Bishop-Woelfel had two goals for Villa Julie.

St. Mary's 17, Marymount 4 -- Dave Mueller scored four goals and added three assists in leading the host Seahawks (5-2, 1-1 Capital Athletic Conference) past the Saints (4-4, 0-3). With his fourth goal of the game, Mueller surpassed Andrew Toussaint (1999-2002) as the school's all-time leading scorer. Mueller has 111 goals and 98 assists in 53 career games.

Salisbury 9, St. Lawrence 7 -- Mike Hurley scored four goals and added two assists as the host Sea Gulls (9-0) earned their NCAA-record 58th consecutive win over the Saints (1-3). Salisbury's goalie Max Zarchin (St. Mary's) made 10 saves and allowed only one goal on five man-down opportunities.

Washington and Jefferson 11, Hood 6 -- The Presidents (3-3) outscored the host Blazers (0-4) in the second half 5-2 for the win. Hood trailed 6-4 at halftime before Washington & Jefferson scored three straight goals in the third period to pull away. Will Oconis had two goals for Hood.


Franklin and Marshall 7, Goucher 6 -- The visiting Gophers (2-7) wiped out a five-goal deficit in the fourth quarter before the Diplomats (4-2) scored the game-winner with 1:57 left.