Roundup: Duke pulls away late for 16-13 win over High Point in men's lacrosse

Back-to-back Division I champion Duke held host High Point scoreless over the final 10 minutes and added three late goals to win, 16-13, in men's lacrosse Saturday.

The Panthers (0-1) tied the score at 13 on Cole Carns' goal with 10:19 left in the game. Myles Jones scored the unassisted go-ahead goal for the No. 3 Blue Devils (1-0) with 6:34 left and assisted on an insurance goal with 2:46 left by Deemer Class (Loyola Blakefield).


Duke's Justin Guterding scored his game-high sixth goal with 14 seconds left.

"Watching High Point on tape, we just think they are so well coached and they have some great talent," coach John Danowski said. "At Duke, you always get everyone's best shot. We knew this was going to be a 60-minute battle."


No. 4 Syracuse 21, Siena 7: Ben Williams won 17 of 20 faceoffs as the host Orange (1-0) crushed the Saints (0-1).

Dylan Donohue led Syracuse with four goals. Donohue scored the first of the game, and the Orange led 6-1 after the first quarter.

No. 5 North Carolina 19, Furman 4: All three starting attackmen — Joey Sankey (four goals), Jimmy Bitter (three) and Luke Goldstock (three) — had at least a hat trick to power the host Tar Heels (1-0) past the Paladins (0-1).

North Carolina used a 5-1 run in the second quarter and a 7-1 run in the third quarter to distance itself.

Colgate 9, No. 14 Bryant 5: The visiting Raiders (1-0) used a 4-1 run in the fourth quarter to finish strong and upset the Bulldogs (0-1).

Peter Donato and Jack Stebbins each scored twice for Colgate. Bryant cut the lead to 5-4 with 1:10 left in the third quarter.

Marquette 10, No. 16 Lehigh 9: The visiting Golden Eagles (1-0) got off to a slow start but took the lead with 21/2 minutes left in the first half and held on the rest of the way to beat the Mountain Hawks (0-1).

The win marks Marquette's first over a ranked opponent and first in a season opener.

No. 17 Penn State 15, Vermont 8: Matt Florence and T.J. Sanders each scored three goals to lead the host Nittany Lions (1-0) past the Catamounts (0-1).

Connor Darcey made 15 saves for Penn State. Justin Rosenberg had nine saves for Vermont.

No. 20 Army 12, Massachusetts 7: The host Minutemen (0-1) had cut into the Black Knights' halftime lead before Army (1-0) went on a 4-0 run in the third quarter to pull away.

Army became the fifth team in Division I lacrosse history to reach win No. 750, joining Johns Hopkins, Syracuse, Navy and Maryland.


State men

Salisbury 24, Greensboro 1: The host Sea Gulls (1-0) used tough defense to hold the Pride (0-1) scoreless for three quarters.

Chris Joyce finished with six goals and one assist, and Mike Kane added four goals and three assists for Salisbury.

Joyce scored twice during a 5-0 run in the first quarter. The Sea Gulls extended their 11-0 halftime lead with a 9-0 run in the third quarter.

Nation women

No. 2 North Carolina 17, No. 3 Florida 11: The visiting Tar Heels (2-0) got four goals and an assist from fifth-year senior Brittney Coppa (North Carroll) and four goals from Alex Moore to beat the Gators (0-1).

Moore, a transfer from Southern California, scored four goals for the second game in a row.

Shannon Gilroy and Mollie Stevens, of Centreville, each had four goals for Florida.

No. 4 Syracuse 18, No. 18 Denver 10: A balanced offense scored nine goals in both halves as the host Orange (1-0) overpowered the Pioneers (0-1).

Kayla Treanor had a game-high five goals for Syracuse.

No. 6 Duke 17, Elon 8: The visiting Blue Devils (1-0) jumped out to a 12-2 halftime lead and never looked back.

Katie Trees and Taylor Trimble scored three goals each for Duke. The Phoenix fell to 1-1.

Defensively, the Blue Devils forced Elon into 16 turnovers. Duke also controlled the draw for much of the game, winning 18 of 27 overall.

No. 8 Northwestern 12, Southern California 11, OT: The host Trojans (0-1) opened with a 7-0 run and led 11-8 with 9:35 left in regulation, but the Wildcats (1-0) scored the next four goals to win.

Kara Mupo (five goals) scored twice during the run, including the tying goal with 37 seconds left. Selena Lasota scored the game-winner with 5:07 left in the extra period.

Caroline de Lyra had four goals for USC.

No. 10 Ohio State 18, Binghamton 5: Rainey Hodgson had five goals and Cian Dabrowski had three goals and three assists to lead the host Buckeyes (2-0) past the Bearcats (0-1).

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