Roundup: Mount St. Mary's women fall to Monmouth in NEC title game

Monmouth scored 10 unanswered goals to defeat Mount St. Mary's, 11-3, in the Northeast Conference women's lacrosse championship game on Sunday in Fairfield, Conn.

Lindsay Diaz (Dulaney), Hannah Gutcher (Mount de Sales) and Gabe Little (North Carroll) scored for the Mountaineers (9-10). Brigid McTavish (South Carroll) made 10 saves in the loss. Little, McTavish, and Meaghan Conlon (Liberty) were named to the All-Tournament team.


Sam Lillo scored four goals for the Hawks, who won their fourth NEC championship.

No. 14 Loyola 12, Connecticut 9: Marlee Paton scored three of the Greyhounds' final four goals to lead visiting Loyola (11-5, 7-1 Big East) to a come-from-behind win over the Huskies (10-6, 3-5).


Paton led the Greyhounds with seven points and Annie Thomas (John Carroll) had three goals and an assist. For UConn (10-6, 3-5), Jordan Christopher and Lauren Kahn scored two goals each.

The Huskies scored three straight goals to open the second half and took an 8-5 lead. However, Loyola responded with a 4-0 run to go put the Greyhounds back on top with 11:12 to play. UConn tied the score less than a minute later, but Loyola would end the game on a 3-0 run to secure the victory.

Gettysburg 15, Washington College 5: Hannah Church had a game-high eight points as the host Bullets, ranked No. 4 in Division III, defeated the Shorewomen in the Centennial Conference championship.

Gettysburg (17-1) received the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA tournament as Washington (10-6) fell short in its first-ever appearance in the conference championship.

The Bullets dominated the first half, outscoring the Shorewomen 12-2 in the opening frame, including a 4-0 run to start the game. Washington was led by two goals from Carly Eisenbrandt (Towson) and six saves from Stephanie Seibert.

National women

No. 9 Massachusetts 14, Richmond 9: The Minutewomen (18-1, 7-0) won their fourth straight Atlantic 10 title with a 14-9 victory over the host Spiders (10-8, 5-2).

Cori Murray scored five goals and added an assist en route to being named Most Outstanding Player.


National men

No. 12 Lehigh 16, No. 10 Colgate 14: The Mountain Hawks matched a season high with 16 goals to win their first-ever Patriot League tournament championship. Lehigh (14-2, 5-1) jumped out to a 5-0 lead, then held off a charge by the host Raiders (12-3, 5-1) to earn the league's automatic bid to the NCAA tournament.

Dante Fantoni earned tournament Most Valuable Player honors by posting nine points over the two games. including three goals and an assist against the Raiders.

Roman Lao-Gosney and Dan Taylor added two goals apiece for the Mountain Hawks.