Roundup: No. 3 Notre Dame shuts out No. 15 Ohio State, 9-0, in men's lacrosse
From Sun staff reports|
Mar 22, 2015 | 3:00 AM
The No. 3 Notre Dame men's lacrosse team posted its second shutout in school history, and it took only 31 years. Behind goalkeepers Shane Doss and Conor Kelly, the Fighting Irish won, 9-0, over visiting No. 15 Ohio State on Saturday.
Notre Dame's only other shutout came in a 15-0 win over Mount Union on April 10, 1984. Doss finished with 11 saves, and Kelly had two.
Nick Ossello got the Irish (5-1) started with 13:07 left in the first quarter. He scored back-to-back goals in the third quarter to complete his hat trick.
Notre Dame led 3-0 at halftime and scored three goals in both the third and fourth quarters. Ohio State (7-3) turned the ball over 22 times and was 0-for-5 in extra-man opportunes.
The loss ended a three-game winning streak for the Buckeyes.
No. 6 Denver 10, Penn State 8: Tewaaraton Award watch list member and Maryland transfer Connor Cannizzaro scored four goals and Ryan LaPlante made 10 saves as the Pioneers (6-2) beat the Nittany Lions (3-5) at Hofstra.
Penn State (3-5) scored the first two goals of the first and second quarters and took a 6-4 lead at halftime.
Trailing by one goal headed into the fourth quarter, Denver went on a 4-1 run to win.
No. 7 Cornell 10, Penn 9, 3OT: Dan Lintner scored the game-winner 1:40 into the third overtime period as the host Big Red (6-2, 2-0 Ivy League) beat the Quakers (3-5, 0-2).
Before Lintner's goal, Cornell hadn't scored since three seconds remained in the second quarter, when Matt Donovan caught a rebound and fed John Hogan, who scored at the buzzer for a 9-5 lead.
Penn scored five goals during the Big Red's drought, including four in the third quarter, to force overtime.
Lintner finished with a hat trick, and the Quakers' Joe McCallion had a game-high four goals.
Georgetown 10, No. 9 Marquette 9: Freshman Craig Berge scored the game-winner with 3:45 left in the fourth quarter on an extra-man opportunity as the host Hoyas (6-3, 1-0 Big East Conference) upset the Golden Eagles (7-1, 0-1).
Georgetown scored four goals in the first two quarters to take an 8-2 lead at the break. Bo Stafford finished with two goals, and Ryan Hursey (Westminster) had a goal and an assist.
No. 13 Princeton 11, No. 9 Yale 10: The host Tigers (6-1, 2-0 Ivy League) withstood a late rally by the Bulldogs (5-2, 0-2).
No. 19 Army 7, Lehigh 5: The visiting Black Knights (6-3, 2-2 Patriot League) had a 6-3 lead at the end of three quarters and held on to beat the Mountain Hawks (2-7, 1-4).
Army got two goals apiece from Cole Johnson and Jimbo Moore.
No. 14 Loyola Maryland 19, Lafayette 10: The visiting Greyhounds (5-4, 3-1 Patriot League) overcame a slow start and went on a 10-1 run to beat the Leopards (1-7, 0-5).
Nikko Pontrello finished with a game-high five goals, while Zach Sirico had three goals and two assists for Loyola.
No. 18 Towson 9, Binghamton 8: Redshirt senior Max Siskind scored four goals and Ryan Drenner (Westminster) had a hat trick to lead the Tigers (6-3) past the Bearcats (2-4).
Siskind scored back-to-back goals midway through the fourth quarter to break the game open after being tied at 6 at the end of the third.
Joe Seider added a goal with 2:54 left before Binghamton made it a one-goal game with 29 seconds left. The Bearcats won the ensuing faceoff but turned the ball over.
Navy 7, Colgate 6: Jack Ray completed his hat trick for a 7-3 lead with 7:16 left in the game, and the Midshipmen (6-3, 4-1 Patriot League) held on to beat the Raiders (4-4, 2-2).
Navy withstood a three-goal barrage over the final 4:30.
"This game was won on the defensive end of the field," said Navy coach Rick Sowell, whose Midshipmen have held their five Patriot League opponents to a combined 36 goals this season.
Wagner 6, Mount St. Mary's 5, OT: Paul DeVita scored the game-winner from 10 yards out after a feed by Billy Orme with 2:29 left in overtime to lift the Seahawks (3-4, 1-0 Northeast Conference) over the Mountaineers (2-5, 0-1) in overtime.
The win was Wagner's first ever over Mount St. Mary's. Justin Gosnell (Havre de Grace) had a goal and an assist for the Mount.
Stony Brook 12, UMBC 6: The Retrievers (2-5, 0-2 American East) held the Seawolves (6-2, 1-1) to six goals in the first three quarters before Stony Brook closed the game with a 6-1 run in the fourth quarter.
Nate Lewnes (St. Mary's) had his second hat trick of the season and Jack Gannon had a goal and two assists for UMBC.
Ruston Souder (Chesapeake-AA) made his first collegiate start and made nine saves.
Salisbury 11, Mary Washington 4: The host Sea Gulls (6-3, 2-0 Capital Athletic Conference) opened with a 4-0 run and cruised past the Eagles (4-3, 1-1).
Carson Kalama (Bel Air) and Sean Fitzgerald (Arundel) scored two goals each for Salisbury.
Cabrini 8, Stevenson 6: Kyle D'Onofrio (Fallston) scored twice, but the host Mustangs (3-3) fell in the first day of the Greene Turtle Classic.
The Cavaliers (4-3) took an 8-3 lead with 1:33 left in the third quarter and hung on.