Roundup: No. 1 Terps roll again, defeat No. 15 James Madison in women's lacrosse, 14-10
From Sun staff reports|
Mar 22, 2015 | 3:00 AM
Zoe Stukenberg (Marriotts Ridge) scored four times as the top-ranked Maryland women's lacrosse team (9-0) defeated visiting No. 15 James Madison, 14-10, on Saturday afternoon.
"Give credit to James Madison. They're a team that doesn't quit and never gives up," Terps coach Cathy Reese said. "I thought we did a great job in the first half. We went out and did what we needed to do, and I was really proud of the team at halftime. I think we let up a bit in intensity and execution in the second half, and that's something we'll need to work on."
Megan Whittle (McDonogh) had her fifth hat trick of the season, and Taylor Cummings (McDonogh), Kelly McPartland and Brooke Griffin (South River) each scored twice. Erin Collins also added a goal.
No. 17 Loyola Maryland 10, Lehigh 6: Redshirt senior Taryn VanThof led all players with four goals, and Annie Thomas (John Carroll) had two goals and two assists to lead the Greyhounds (5-4, 3-0 Patriot League) past the Mountain Hawks (3-5, 1-2). Loyola outscored Lehigh 5-3 in both halves.
Johns Hopkins 8, Georgetown 6: Shannon Fitzgerald had three goals to lead the host Blue Jays (6-2) past the Hoyas (1-6).
Towson 16, California 3: Samantha Brookhart (Mount Hebron) had three goals and three assists to lead the host Tigers (3-3) past the Golden Bears (1-6).
Seven Towson players scored as the Tigers ended a three-game losing streak.
The 16 goals scored by the Tigers were the most in a game since April 11 of last year against William & Mary.
Navy 11, Boston University 8: Loren Generi had a game-high five points on four goals and one assist along with five draw controls to lead the Mids (10-1, 4-0) past the host Terriers (4-4, 2-1). Navy extended its winning streak to eight games.
Mary Washington 16, Frostburg State 8: Molly Hart scored three goals, but the Bobcats (6-3, 1-1 Capital Athletic Conference) fell to the host Eagles (6-2, 2-0).
No. 10 Virginia 13, No. 2 Duke 10: The host Cavaliers (6-4, 1-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) put together a strong first half to upset the Blue Devils (9-1, 2-1).
Casey Bocklet's first-half hat trick helped Virginia build up a 7-3 lead before the break. Courtney Swan and Kelly Boyd (St. Paul's) added two more goals in the first 3:09 of the second half to give the Cavaliers a 9-3 lead.
Duke went on a 4-0 run, cutting the deficit to 9-7 with 17:59 remaining, but a goal by Liza Blue (Garrison Forest), followed two minutes later by Meghan Heick's score, put Virginia back up 11-7.
No. 4 Boston College 10, No. 3 North Carolina 9, OT: Mikaela Rix scored her fourth goal with 12 seconds left in the first half of overtime, and the Eagles (9-0, 4-0 ACC) held on to beat the Tar Heels (8-2, 1-1).
Boston College's Sarah Mannelley scored her third goal with 7:55 left in regulation to force overtime.
No. 19 Notre Dame 13 No. 9 Ohio State 5: The host Fighting Irish (5-4) outscored the Buckeyes (8-2) 10-3 in the second half.
Cortney Fortunato scored four goals for Notre Dame.
No. 11 Penn 10, Dartmouth 5: Lely DeSimone had three goals to pace the visiting Quakers (7-1, 2-0 Ivy League) past the Big Green (0-6, 0-2).