Poillon, Wimer combine for 7 goals in UMBC's win

The Baltimore Sun

Peet Poillon scored a career-high four goals and Kyle Wimer added three to lead sixth-ranked UMBC past Rutgers, 17-10, yesterday at UMBC Stadium.

The Retrievers improved to 2-0, and the Scarlet Knights fell to 1-2.

Poillon added three assists, and Wimer also contributed an assist.

Rutgers scored the first three goals of the game, but UMBC recorded six of the final seven of the half to take a 7-5 lead.

The Retrievers continued the run into the second half, scoring five of the first six goals in the third quarter, with two by Poillon and two by junior attackman Chris Jones.

UMBC led 12-7 after three quarters.

The Retrievers scored the first four goals of the fourth, including a pair by Ryan Smith (Fallston) for a 16-7 advantage, but Rutgers recorded three straight to pull within 16-10 with just 1:40 remaining.

Kelly led the Scarlet Knights with four goals, and attackman Jeff Rommel added two goals and two assists.

Goucher 18, Guilford 4: : The visiting Gophers (1-0) - led by Brian Hoge (Arundel) with four goals - got 10 goals from first-year players to beat the Quakers (0-1).

Goucher's defense, ranked third in Division III, shut down Guilford in the first half and didn't give up a goal until 3:28 left in the third quarter.

Stevenson 7, Widener 6: : Steve Kazimer (three goals) scored the eventual game-winner with 3:21 left in the third quarter and the host Mustangs (1-0) relied on defense to hold the Pioneers (0-1) to two goals in the last quarter.

The Mustangs led 3-1 with less than three minutes left in the first quarter before Widener narrowed the lead to one.

Stevenson's 7-4 lead late in the third quarter was the biggest lead of the game.

Widener outshot Stevenson 35-29, but the Mustangs had a 31-21 advantage in ground balls.

Salisbury 18, Lynchburg 6: : The visiting Sea Gulls (2-0) - led by Kylor Berkman with four goals - used a 10-0 run to beat the Hornets (0-1).

Salisbury scored the game's first goal just 44 seconds into the game as Berkman found Mike Winter (two goals) for the quick extra-man score.

Lynchburg answered with an unassisted goal by Ethan Farrell at the 12:20 mark of the first quarter. From there Salisbury took over and scored nine straight to take a 10-1 lead into halftime.

Virginia Wesleyan 20, Hood 7: : The host Marlins (1-1) - led by Damian Becker with six goals - outscored the Blazers 8-3 in the third quarter.

Nick Spicer scored the first goal of his Hood career less than four minutes into the game to give the Blazers (0-1) the early lead.

Virginia Wesleyan's Curran Lee scored back-to-back goals 2:34 apart to give the hosts a 2-1 edge.

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