Roundup: Duke pulls away late for 16-13 win over High Point in men's lacrosse
From Sun staff reports|
Feb 08, 2015 | 3:00 AM
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.
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).