National lacrosse roundup: Mikey Wynne leads Notre Dame over Virginia
From Sun staff reports|
Mar 15, 2015 | 3:06 AM
Mikey Wynne (St. Paul's) scored a game-high five goals, and a big halftime lead helped No. 4 Notre Dame beat No. 7 host Virginia, 11-9, in men's lacrosse Saturday.
The Fighting Irish (4-0, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) took a 5-0 lead in the first quarter on eight shots. Matt Kavanagh and Wynne each scored twice, while Conor Doyle (Gilman) also scored to build an 8-2 halftime lead.
The Cavaliers (5-2, 0-2) came back in the second half and finished on a 5-2 run in the fourth quarter, but it was too late.
Virginia missed attackman James Pannell, who suffered a season-ending knee injury during Thursday's practice. In six games, Pannell had 11 goals and four assists.
No. 2 North Carolina 16, Richmond 11: The Tar Heels (8-0) broke open a close game with a 5-0 run in the third quarter to beat the host Spiders (4-3).
No. 9 Cornell 14, No. 6 Yale 7: Matt Donovan scored four goals and John Hogan (St. Mary's) had two goals and four assists to power the Big Red (4-2, 1-0 Ivy League) past the host Bulldogs (5-1, 0-1).
Cornell used a 4-0 run in the third quarter to pull away.
No. 12 Princeton 17, Penn 11: Kip Orban (seven goals, two assists), Ryan Ambler (five goals, three assists) and Mike MacDonald (three goals, six assists) led the Tigers (4-1, 1-0 Ivy) past the host Quakers (3-4, 0-1).
No. 18 Brown 14, No. 13 Harvard 9: Dylan Molloy had a hat trick to lead the host Bears (5-0, 1-0 Ivy) past the Crimson (4-2, 0-1).
Brown outscored Harvard 9-3 in the second half to win.