Roundup: No. 17 Navy women outrun California, 15-5

No. 17 Navy proved its resilience Wednesday night. Coming off a 20-8 loss to top-ranked Northwestern on Sunday, the Mids women's lacrosse team (11-2) opened with a big run and won, 15-5, over California.

After trading goals in the opening six minutes, the Mids scored four straight to take a 5-1 lead. Jess Fellows scored on a free-position shot to end the spurt with 5:48 left in the first half.


The Golden Bears (4-5) scored the next two before Navy went on an 8-0 run that spanned both halves. The Mids closed the game by scoring twice in the final 1:12.

Kathy Young and Loren Generai each had a hat trick for Navy. Megan Takacs scored twice for California.


Washington College 18, Ursinus 13: Corinne Ziccardi (Loch Raven) scored a game-high five goals to power the host Shorewomen (5-3, 1-1 Centennial Conference) past the Bears (5-4, 2-1).

Molly Shipley added two goals and four assists for Washington College, which used a 4-0 run to pull away early in the second half.

Mary Washington 16, St. Mary's 7: Emily Shafer had a goal and two assists, but the host Seahawks (5-5, 1-1 Capital Athletic Conference) lost to the Eagles (7-2, 3-1).

Mary Washington took a 3-0 lead four minutes into the game and led 10-3 at the break.

York 19, Frostburg State 6: The host Bobcats (4-6, 2-2 CAC) surrendered an early lead as the Spartans (9-2, 4-0) scored 12 straight.

Malory Brunett (River Hill) and Myra Derbyshire scored for a 2-1 Frostburg lead with 23:49 left in the first half.. York retook the lead 21/2 minutes later.

Stevenson 21, Wesley 3: Kelly Lekas (Dulaney) had five goals, Marissa Meiklejohn (Old Mill) had four and the host Mustangs (5-4, 2-1 CAC) limited the Wolverines (4-7, 0-5) to seven shots.

The win ended a two-game losing streak.

National women

No. 4 Florida 29, Fresno State 0: Nicole Graziano scored six goals and Nora Barry had five as the host Gators (11-2) won their seventh straight.

Mike Meagher had one save and Cara Canington two in the shutout.

Florida outshot the Buldogs (2-5) 44-5 and won the draw controls 23-9 and ground balls 23-9.


No. 11 Virginia 14, Old Dominion 13: Sloan Warren scored what proved to be the winning goal on a free-position shot with 9:03 left, and the host Cavaliers (7-4) withstood a late rally to win.

The Monarchs fell to 3-7. Virginia led 9-5 at the break before Old Dominion put together two 3-0 runs in the second half.

New Hampshire 12, No. 12 Vanderbilt 11: Laura Puccia scored her fifth and game-winning goal with 4:07 left in the game as the visiting Wildcats (3-5) upset the Commodores (5-4).

Vanderbilt has lost three straight. The Commodores held a 32-22 advantage in shots, but 14 saves by New Hampshire goalie Kathleen O'Keefe proved to be the difference.

Vanderbilt will host No. 12 Johns Hopkins at noon Sunday.

State men

Stevenson 19, Wesley 3: Stephen Banick had a game-high five goals and the Mustangs (8-2, 3-0 CAC) held the Wolverines (1-7, 1-3) scoreless in the first half.

Stevenson scored 16 straight goals before Wesley got on the board late in the third quarter.

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