Brancaccio helps Georgetown rally past Loyola, 10-8

The Baltimore Sun

No. 5 Georgetown (8-2, 4-0 East Coast Athletic Conference) scored three third-quarter goals to come back from a one-goal deficit en route to a 10-8 win over No. 12 Loyola (5-4, 3-2) in front of 1,784 fans at Georgetown's Multi-Sport Field.

Andrew Brancaccio scored all three of his goals in the second half, including two in the fourth quarter, to break a 7-7 tie.

No. 15 UMBC 11, Binghamton 10 -- Drew Westervelt scored with one second remaining in the second overtime period to give the host Retrievers (7-4, 2-1 America East) a victory over Binghamton (3-7, 2-1) in a wild contest before 1,031 rain-soaked fans at UMBC Stadium. UMBC has a 5-1 home record this season and three of the wins have occurred in overtime. The five wins have come by a total of seven goals. The Retrievers have won three straight for the first time this season.

Hofstra 9, No. 17 Towson 8 -- Hofstra scored twice in the final 57 seconds to force overtime and then relied on the adept passing of junior midfielder Mike Unterstein to feed senior attackman Ryan Miller for the game-winner as the Pride (5-5, 3-2 Colonial Athletic Association) beat the Tigers (7-4, 4-1) in Johnny Unitas Stadium in the 37th meeting between the schools.

Villa Julie 27, Hood 1 -- The host Mustangs (9-3) looked good on Senior Day, as they dominated the Blazers (0-15). All three of the Mustang goalies participated. Kevin Donnelly led the team with eight goals.

Manhattan 10, Mount St. Mary's 7 -- The Mountaineers (1-8, 1-3) lost to the visiting Jaspers (5-5, 2-2) in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference matchup. Eric Seifert scored three times to pace Mount St. Mary's. Joe Bello added two goals and an assist for the Mount. Joe Zolezzi made 11 saves in the loss.

Muhlenberg 12, McDaniel 8 -- Andrew Lolley scored three straight goals in the final 4:49 of the third period to turn a 6-4 deficit into a 7-6 lead en route to a Muhlenberg victory at McDaniel in Centennial Conference action. Mickey Norton led all scorers with six points for the Mules (6-5, 2-5), netting two goals to go with four assists. Bill Warner led the Green Terror (6-5, 1-4) with three assists.

Salisbury 13, St. Mary's 6 -- The Sea Gulls (15-0, 8-0) wrapped up their Capital Athletic Conference regular-season schedule with a road victory against the Seahawks (9-5, 5-3) before 347. Salisbury will be the top seed in next week's CAC tournament. It has won 12 straight conference tournaments since joining the conference in 1995.

Dickinson 7, Washington College 6 -- Drew Peace scored a goal in transition with 1:16 left in the fourth quarter to give the visiting Red Devils (8-4, 4-2 Centennial Conference) a victory over the host Shoremen (9-4, 4-3).

Virginia Wesleyan 13, Goucher 10 -- The Gophers (5-7) finished with a 50-46 edge in shots, but lost to the visiting Marlins (7-4). The only time Goucher led was when Bryant Boucher tallied an unassisted goal with 4:56 remaining in the first quarter to break a 1-1 tie.

National men

No. 1 Cornell 17, Dartmouth 3 -- The visiting Big Red (10-0, 4-0 Ivy League) used scoring runs of 8-0 and 7-0 as it dismantled The Big Green (4-5, 1-2) at Scully-Fahey Field.

No. 4 Duke 7, No. 2 Virginia 6 -- Brad Ross scored a career-high three goals, including the game-winner in overtime, to lift the Blue Devils (10-2, 3-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) over the Cavaliers (10-2, 2-1) before 6,588 at Koskinen Stadium in Durham, N.C.

No. 3 Albany 14, Vermont 7 -- Frank Resetarits and Merrick Thomson combined for six second-half goals as the visiting Great Danes (11-0, 4-0) posted their 11th straight win in an America East Conference victory over the Catamounts (3-9, 0-3)at Moulton Winder Field. Albany established school records for consecutive victories and most wins in a season.

No. 6 Princeton 9, Harvard 3 -- Alex Hewit made 13 saves as host Princeton's defense threw a blanket on Harvard and Mark Kovler scored three times as the Tigers (8-2, 3-0 Ivy League) defeated the Crimson (3-6, 2-2) in front of 2,517 at the Class of 1952 Stadium.


Navy 17, Villa Julie 10 -- The Midshipmen (14-3) jumped out to a 6-0 lead just 10 minutes into the game and cruised to a victory over the Mustangs (4-9). The win was Navy's seventh in a row.

Johns Hopkins 12, No. 5 Virginia 9 -- The Blue Jays (8-5) defeated the Cavaliers (11-3) at Homewood. Mary Key led the Blue Jays with a game-high five points. Kadie Stamper, Lauren Schwarzmann, Sarah Walsh and Kirby Houck all had multi-goal games for Hopkins. Lizzie O'Ferrall tied her career high with nine saves for her fourth win of the season. Brittany Kalkstein and Jess Wasilewski led Virginia with three goals apiece as the Cavaliers were held to under 10 goals for just the third time this season.

Salisbury 13, College of New Jersey 12 -- Natalie Degele scored the game-winning goal off a free position shot with 46 seconds left as the Sea Gulls (13-1) came from behind to defeat the visiting Lions (8-2) in front of a Senior Day crowd of 450.

Dickinson 16, Washington College 5 -- The Red Devils jumped out to an 8-0 halftime lead and defeated the host Shorewomen (6-9, 2-5) in a Centennial Conference match. Seven different players recorded goals for Dickinson (8-5, 5-2) in the opening half, highlighted by two goals by Amy Jennings. Tara Goss tallied three assists in the first half, while Alyssa Crellin dished out two. Goss ended up with five assists in the game and Jennings pumped in three goals in all.

UMBC 12, Stony Brook 11 -- The Retrievers (6-8, 2-2 America East) scored six of the game's first eight goals and held on down the stretch for a victory over the Seawolves (10-2, 3-1) at UMBC Stadium. The loss is the Seawolves' first in conference play this season and ends their seven-game winning streak.

McDaniel 14, Haverford 12 -- Meagan Mattson and Erinn Hopkins each recorded five points to lead the visiting Green Terror over the Fords (5-7, 1-6) in Centennial Conference action. Mattson led the attack with three goals and two assists while Hopkins added two goals and three assists. Three other players scored twice for the Green Terror (9-3, 3-3), which evened its conference record to stay in the thick of the playoff chase with three games to play, including two against teams below it in the standings.

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