National lacrosse roundup: Pannell lifts Cornell, is now Big Red's leading all-time scorer
By From Sun staff reports
Mar 24, 2013 | 2:51 AM
Rob Pannell had two goals and an assist to become No. 2 host Cornell men's lacrosse program's all-time leading scorer in a 10-5 victory over No. 9 Penn on Saturday at Schoellkopf Field. With the win, the No. 2 Big Red improve to 7-1 overall and 2-0 in the Ivy League, while the No. 9 Quakers fall to 5-2 on the season and 1-1 in the conference.
Pannell got the record-breaking point on his assist of a Steve Mock (four goals) strike just 51 seconds into the fourth quarter, giving the Big Red a 7-2 lead. It was his 297th point, moving him one clear of Mike French (296; 1974-76) as the all-time leader. With his two goals on the day, he also moved past French's teammate Jon Levine (1974-76) on the all-time career goals list, taking over fifth place with 124.
No. 3 Ohio State 9, Bellarmine 7: Tewaaraton candidate Logan Schuss had four goals and an assist to lead the visiting Buckeyes (6-2, 1-1 Eastern Colleges Athletic Conference) past the Knights (6-2, 2-2).
Greg Dutton (Calvert Hall) made 13 saves for Ohio State.
Drexel 8, No. 4 Hofstra 7, 3OT: Ben McIntosh scored his third goal of the game two minutes into the third overtime as the Dragons (6-2, 1-0 Colonial Athletic Association) won another come-from-behind victory to upset the host Pride (5-2, 1-1).
Drexel opened the third overtime with a man advantage, but all three shots the Dragons took went wide.
Robert Church set up McIntosh for the game-winner. His shot from the left side shot past Hofstra goalkeeper Chris Selva and gave Drexel its fifth come-from-behind win of the season. The Pride entered the game as the top-ranked scoring defense in the nation.
Villanova 11, No. 6 Syracuse 10: The host Wildcats (2-5, 1-0 Big East) scored twice in the closing minutes of the game to upset the Orange (5-2, 2-1).
Syracuse led 10-9 with 7:56 left in the game. Villanova's Jack Rice (Boys' Latin) scored the game-tying goal with 2:51 left and Tim Mulrenan had the game-winner seven seconds later. John Kluh (St. Mary's) led Villanova with a hat trick. Kevin Rice had two goals and an assist for Syracuse.
Air Force at No. 7 Denver, postponed: The game between the host Pioneers (5-2) and Falcons (4-4) has been rescheduled for Tuesday at 4 p.m. because of bad weather. The game will take place at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium.
No. 17 Penn State 9, St. Joseph's 2: The host Nittany Lions (5-3, 2-0 Colonial Athletic Association), led by Jack Forster with two goals and two assists, scored the first nine goals of the game and cruised past the Hawks (4-5, 0-1).
St. Joseph's scored one goal in each of the third and fourth quarters.
No. 20 Bucknell 18, No. 19 Albany 12: David Dickson posted a career-high seven points with three goals and four assists, and Todd Heritage and Thomas Flibotte each had four goals to lead the Bison (8-1) past the host Great Danes.
Bucknell scored 14 goals in the final 14:12 to claim its seventh straight victory.
No. 2 Florida 13, Ohio State 7: The host Gators (13-0, 1-0 American Lacrosse Conference) got five goals from Shannon Gilroy to overcome the Buckeyes (3-5, 0-1).
Gilroy chipped in a season-high six points on five goals and an assist while Kitty Cullen (McDonogh) and Brittany Dashiell (John Carroll) each recorded hat tricks.
No. 3 North Carolina 19, Boston College 11: Brittney Coppa (North Carroll) scored five goals to power the host Tar Heels (9-1, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) past the Eagles (4-5, 1-2).
North Carolina built a 12-3 lead in the first half. Mikaela Rix had five goals and Covie Stanwick (Notre Dame Prep) had four for Boston College.
No. 5 Duke 13, No. 9 Virginia 7: The visiting Blue Devils (9-1, 2-1 ACC) outscored the Cavaliers (5-5, 0-3) 7-2 in the second half to win their fifth straight and their third over a ranked opponent.
No. 15 Dartmouth 8, Columbia 7: Liz Calby had a hat trick and the visiting Big Green (6-2, 2-0 Ivy League) took a one-goal lead at the half before matching the Lions (1-7, 0-3) goal for goal in the second half.