Lacrosse roundup (April 20): Maryland women take charge early to beat Virginia, 17-6

From Sun staff reports
No. 1 Maryland improved to 15-0 with win over Virginia.

Megan Whittle (McDonogh) scored a game-high five goals and top-ranked Maryland put in another strong showing to beat visiting No. 13 Virginia, 17-6, on Wednesday night.

The Terps (15-0) took charge early with a 6-0 run. Taylor Cummings (McDonogh) scored the last two goals of the run with 14:14 and 11:07 left in the half.

The Cavaliers (8-7) were held to one goal in the first half. Maryland has two games left on its schedule before the Big Ten tournament.

Loyola Maryland 13, Bucknell 7: Maddy Blakeman had a hat trick to lead nine Greyhounds in scoring.

Loyola (10-5, 7-0 Patriot League) claimed its third-straight regular-season title and will host the Patriot semifinals (May 6) and championship (May 8).

The host Bison (10-5, 4-3) led 3-1 nine minutes into the game before a 7-0 Loyola run.

Eve Lukowski (Mount de Sales) scored twice for Bucknell.

Navy 14, American 9: After trailing by two goals, the Mids (10-5, 5-2 Patriot League) put together a 7-0 run and beat the host Eagles (5-11, 2-6).

Meg O'Donnell (North Harford) and Morgan Young (Towson) each scored twice during the 7-0 run.

O'Donnell finished with a game-high four goals, and Young and Jenna Collins (River Hill) each contributed three goals for Navy.

State men

Stevenson 11, Messiah 6: The host Mustangs (11-4, 6-0 Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth) rolled to their eighth straight win, beating the Falcons (7-6, 3-2).

Nation men

No. 8 Syracuse 13, Binghamton 5: Nick Mariano had four goals and the host Orange (8-4) beat the Bearcats (4-8).

Nation women

No. 2 Florida 17, Cincinnati 5: Sammi Burgess (McDonogh) had a hat trick to lead the visiting Gators (15-1, 6-0 Big East) past the Bearcats (4-11, 0-5).

Florida fell behind 2-0 in the first two minutes before going on an 8-0 run. The Gators led 13-3 at the half.

No. 6 Stony Brook 16, Binghamton 0: Anna Tesoriero made six saves and Courtney Murphy had eight goals as the Seawolves (12-3, 5-0 America East) shut out the host Bearcats (4-11, 0-4).

No. 14 Penn 12, No. 11 Princeton 7: Alex Condon had a hat trick and the Quakers (10-3, 4-1 Ivy League) won their fourth straight, beating the host Tigers (9-4, 4-1).

No. 20 Boston College 16, Harvard 9: The visiting Eagles (10-6) scored 10 goals in the first half and beat the Crimson (7-5).

Sarah Mannelly (three goals) scored her 169th career goal.

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