Roundup: Mock, Langton lead No. 3 Cornell past No. 6 Denver in OT
By From Sun staff reports
Mar 21, 2012 | 3:00 AM
After having gone scoreless for nearly two full games, Steve Mock delivered in the biggest moment.
Mock scored the tying goal with 6.2 seconds left in regulation on a feed from Chris Langton, then found Langton for the winner just over a minute into overtime as the host No. 3 Cornell men's lacrosse team beat No. 6 Denver, 9-8, Tuesday at Hofstra's James M. Shuart Stadium.
The loss was the second straight for the Pioneers (4-3), who dropped a 10-9 triple-overtime game at No. 5 Notre Dame on Sunday. The Big Red is 5-1.
Denver took its final lead in a game that featured seven ties and five lead changes when Jeremy Noble, twin brother of Cornell All-America defender Jason Noble, took a feed from Eric Law and finished to make it 8-7 with 2:58 left. The Pioneers won the ensuing faceoff and started killing the clock, aided by a 30-second penalty on the Big Red. Cornell forced a turnover with 26 seconds to play and called a timeout to set up the goal to tie the score at 8.
No. 9 Lehigh 9, No. 15 Penn State 5: Patrick Corbett put the visiting Mountain Hawks (8-1) ahead to stay at 4-3 with 9:21 left in the third quarter. The Nittany Lions (3-4) took a 2-0 lead before Lehigh rallied. Dante Fantoni finished with two goals and two assists for the Mountain Hawks, and Jack Forster scored twice for Penn State.
No. 19 Bucknell 17, No. 18 Robert Morris 10: The host Bison (5-3), led by Billy Eisenreich with with five goals and Chase Bailey with four, opened with a 4-0 run and were never threatened by the Colonials (5-3).
Bucknell's defense held Robert Morris to three goals or fewer in every quarter, and the offense finished with a 6-3 run in the fourth.
No. 4 Florida 20, No. 8 Dartmouth 4: The visiting Big Green (5-1) was held scoreless in the second half, and the Gators (9-2) reeled off 17 goals in the first half.
No. 5 Maryland 21, Stony Brook 7: Alex Aust scored five goals, Katie Schwarzmann (Century) had four and the host Terps (8-2) used an 8-0 run that spanned the halves to pull away from the Seawolves (5-3).
Maryland opened with a 3-0 run and closed the game with a 7-0 run. Stony Brook never got closer than two goals in the first half and seven in the second.
Towson 17, Temple 7: Rhiannon Coogle had a career-high seven points to lead the visiting Tigers (6-2) past the Owls (6-3).
Towson, which took an early three-goal lead, won its second straight.
Salisbury 13, Bowdoin 6: The Sea Gulls improved to 7-0, beating the Polar Bears (2-2) in Clemont, Fla.
St. Mary's 12, Goucher 6: Lauren Bennett and Emily Shafer each had two goals and two assists for the host Seahawks (4-4). The Gophers (2-6) took a 1-0 lead before St. Mary's scored the next three.
York 14, Stevenson 9: Marissa Meiklejohn had four goals, including back-to-back scores in the second half, but the visiting Mustangs (4-3, 1-1 Capital Athletic Conference) fell to the Spartans (8-1, 3-0).
York opened with a 4-0 run and led 8-4 at the break. Stevenson has lost two of the past three.