Trailing 8-3 with 2:38 to go in the second quarter, Air Force rallied to score six in a row to take a 9-8 lead into the fourth quarter. Marano tied the game at 9 with 4:43 remaining before adding the winning goal with 1:53 to play.
Cameron Carter (Dulaney) had a team-high two goals for the Falcons, who finished with a 40-27 advantage in shots.
No. 5 Syracuse 18, Siena 5: Dylan Donahue scored four goals and added five assists to help the host Orange (1-0) beat the Saints (0-1).
Syracuse's Warren Hill made five saves and Ben Williams won 12 of his 16 draws.
No. 10 Virginia 10, No. 4 Northwestern 8: Kelly Boyd (St. Paul's) and Posey Valis (McDonogh) each scored two goals at the Cobb County Classic in Kennesaw, Ga., to help the Cavaliers (1-0) end their nine-game losing streak to the Wildcats (1-1).
With the score tied at 5 in the second half, Virginia got back-to-back goals from Maggie Jackson and Boyd to take a 7-5 lead.
After a Northwestern goal, the Cavaliers went on a 3-0 run for a 10-6 lead and held on.
The Wildcats outshot Virginia 28-27, but Rachel Vander Kolk (Severna Park) had 12 saves to help secure the win.
No. 8 Florida 12, Michigan 11: Shayna Pirreca scored three goals in the final six minutes and assisted on the winning goal with 10 seconds left to lead the Gators (2-0) to a come-from-behind victory over the visiting Wolverines (1-1).
After leading 8-5 at the beginning of the second half, Florida allowed six straight goals to trail 11-8 with 10:03 to go. Florida then scored four in a row to seal the win.
No. 9 Notre Dame 13, No. 15 Stanford 9: The host Fighting Irish (2-0) scored eight straight goals in less than 13 minutes midway through the second half to defeat the visiting Cardinal (0-1).
Cortney Fortunato had four goals and Grace Muller (McDonogh) scored the eventual decisive goal to give Notre Dame a 7-6 lead with 13:11 remaining.
No. 18 Southern Cal 21, Stetson 2: Michaela Michael scored six goals as the host Trojans (1-0) dominated the Hatters (0-2).
USC led 15-1 at halftime and finished with a 37-4 advantage in shots.
No. 19 Ohio State 22, Detroit 8: Molly Wood scored five goals to lead the host Buckeyes (1-0) in a rout of the Titans (0-1).