National lacrosse roundup: Pannell lifts Cornell, is now Big Red's leading all-time scorer

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.

Both teams are coming off losses on March 16 at the Whitman's Sampler Mile Hile Classic. Host Denver lost in overtime to No. 5 Notre Dame, 13-12, and Air Force lost, 13-7, to Loyola.

No. 8 Duke 19, Georgetown 7: Jordan Wolf scored four goals while David Lawson added three to power the host Blue Devils (7-4) past the Hoyas (3-5).


Duke has won five straight and tallied its second consecutive 19-goal game. The Blue Devils beat Marist, 19-11, Monday.

The Blue Devils opened the game with four straight goals. A pair of three-goal spurts in the second quarter scored around two Georgetown markers gave Duke a 10-3 lead at intermission.

In the opening half, Duke had nine players score, with Josh Dionne recording a team-best two goals.

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.

No. 16 Stony Brook 19, Vermont 5: Janine Hillier had a game-high eight points (three goals, five assists) to pace the Seawolves (7-2, 1-0 America East) past the host Catamounts (4-6, 0-1).