Roundup: No. 7 Syracuse men hold off No. 5 Cornell, 13-12
By From Sun staff reports
Apr 10, 2013 | 11:01 PM
No. 5 Cornell missed a shot with 20 seconds left that would have tied the game, and host No. 7 Syracuse held on for a 13-12 win Wednesday night in men's lacrosse.
It was the first time the Orange (8-2) has beaten the Big Red since 2010. Cornell (10-2) had five shots hit the pipes in the game, including Connor English's last-minute shot that hit the crossbar.
Syracuse goalkeeper Dominic Lamolinara (St. Mary's) had 12 saves, including eight in the second half.
No. 17 Boston College 10, New Hampshire 9, OT: Sarah Mannelly scored the winning goal with 15 seconds left in the first half of overtime as the visiting Eagles rallied to avoid being upset by the Wildcats (4-8).
After a 3-0 run gave New Hampshire a 9-5 edge with 12:05 to play, Boston College scored four unanswered goals to tie the game, 9-9 with 1:32 left on the clock. Kate McCarthy led the Eagles with a career-high four goals, and Covie Stanwick (Notre Dame) scored twice.
It was the Wildcats' third one-goal loss to a nationally ranked team.
No. 7 Penn State 16, Lehigh 3: The Nittany Lions had a 31-12 shot advantage in their victory over the visiting Mountain Hawks. Penn State took an 8-1 lead into the half.
No. 19 Stanford 20, St. Mary's 6: The Cardinal (8-3) finished with five unanswered goals to deal the Gaels (3-7) their first home loss.
St. Mary's 9, Mary Washington 8, OT: Gordy Long (St. Paul's) scored with 41 seconds left in overtime to lift the host Seahawks over the Eagles.
St. Mary's (7-4, 1-2 Capital Athletic Conference) had a 5-2 lead at the half and an 8-5 lead entering the fourth quarter. But Mary Washington (7-4, 1-2) scored three unanswered goals in the fourth to send the game into overtime. Billy Kelly scored the tying goal with 3:58 remaining.
York 11, Frostburg State 4: The Bobcats (8-5, 0-3 CAC) couldn't overcome a 7-1 first-half deficit and ultimately fell to the host Spartans (11-3, 3-1).
Messiah 15, Hood 6: Alex Engler (Century) led the Blazers (3-11, 0-5 Commonwealth) with a goal and two assists, but his team lost to the visiting Falcons (3-6, 1-2).
Salisbury 24, Wesley 4: Eric Kluge scored four goals to lead the Sea Gulls (12-3, 5-0 CAC) to a victory over the host Wolverines (3-7, 0-4).
McDaniel 13, Swarthmore 7: The Green Terror (4-9, 1-4 Centennial Conference) outscored their opponents 6-2 in the second half to defeat the visiting Garnet (3-7, 1-3).
Washington College 17, Ursinus 5: Twelve players scored for the visiting Shoremen (10-1, 4-1 Centennial) as they defeated the Bears (6-4, 0-4).
Ursinus went out to an early 2-0 lead, but Washington College scored six consecutive goals and took a 7-3 lead into halftime. The Shoremen scored the first seven goals of the second half.
Stevenson 21, Elizabethtown 12: Leah Warner (Northeast) shattered a 16-year school points record with nine goals and four assists as the host Mustangs (10-1, 3-0 Middle Atlantic Conference) beat the Blue Jays (6-5, 2-1).
Gettysburg 21, McDaniel 10: Paige Messersmith (Dulaney) and Danielle Entrot (Centennial) each scored four goals, but it wasn't enough as the host Green Terror (6-6, 2-3 Centennial) fell to the Bullets (11-1, 5-0).
Gettysburg had a 12-6 advantage at the half and held at least five-goal lead throughout the second half. Lindsey Robinson had four goals and five assists for the Bullets, and Mandy Buell (Winters Mill) scored three goals.
Mary Washington 24, St.Mary's 18: The Seahawks (5-9, 2-3 CAC) came within one goal, but the host Eagles (7-6, 3-2) scored six of the final seven goals to win.
Washington College 23, Bryn Mawr 0: The Shorewomen (10-1, 3-1 Centennial) recorded their first shutout in a decade and the third in program history against the host Owls (2-9, 0-6).
Corinne Ziccardi (Loch Raven) and Marissa Restaino each had three goals and one assist for Washington College. Sydney Slavin (Dulaney) had a career-best three goals, and Kathleen Maleski (South Carroll), Laura Nicely (Notre Dame) and Catherine Stanley (Hereford) all scored two. The Shorewomen have scored 20 or more goals in consecutive games for the second time in program history.