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College lacrosse roundup: Whittle leads No. 1 Terps past No. 16 Princeton women, 18-10

Megan Whittle (McDonogh) scored her sixth goal of the game and 46th of the season to give top-ranked Maryland a 10-goal lead with 7:11 left as the host Terps (13-0) cruised past No. 16 Princeton, 18-10, on Wednesday night in women's lacrosse.

The Tigers' Erin Slifer (South Carroll) assisted on two goals by Erin McMunn (Winters Mill) in the closing six minutes for the final score.

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Princeton (8-3) led 2-0 early and by 6-4 at halftime. Maryland scored the first three goals of the second half to take a 7-6 lead. Whittle scored twice during the run. Slifer tied the score for Princeton with 22 minutes left in the game before Maryland responded with a 7-0 run. The Terps outscored the Tigers 14-4 in the second half.

Kelly McPartland had five goals for Maryland, and McMunn had three for Princeton.

No. 17 Loyola Maryland 19, American 6: Annie Thomas (John Carroll) had a career-best nine points to lead the Greyhounds (10-4, 6-0 Patriot League) past the host Eagles (4-10, 2-4).

Loyola Maryland extended its win streak to nine straight.

Thomas became the first Greyhounds player to record nine points in a game since former Loyola All-American Grace Gavin did so against Connecticut in 2011, scoring three times and adding six assists.

Kara Burke (Dulaney) led all players with four goals, while redshirt senior Taryn VanThof, Hannah Schmitt, Sydney Thomas, Maddy Blakeman and Cami Whiteford (Severn) had two goals each. Freshmen Frankie Kamely and Hannah Savage scored one goal apiece.

For American, Terese Buechli and Jessica Wojciechowski had two goals each.

Annie Thomas had a hand in the first five goals for Loyola Maryland for a 5-1 advantage by the 10:35 mark. She scored the game's first goal, assisted by VanThof, at 28:18 and after 11 minutes of scoreless action, assisted Schmitt and Burke within one minute for a 3-0 Greyhounds lead at 16:24.

Navy 8, Lehigh 3: Jenna Collins (River Hill) had a goal and two assists to lead the Mids (11-3, 5-1 Patriot League) past the host Mountain Hawks (7-7, 2-4).

Annie Foky made nine saves for Navy. The Mids opened with a 5-0 run before their defense gave up a goal with 29 seconds left in the first half.

Lehigh scored the first goal of the second half before Navy answered with a 2-0 run by sisters Jenna and Julia Collins. The teams traded goals in the final 1:16.

Washington College 16, Bryn Mawr 0: Carley Kendall, Emily Hubley and Caroline Lovett each scored three goals as the Shorewomen (7-3, 3-1 Centennial Conference) blanked the host Owls (3-9, 0-6).

Washington goalies Madeline Muller (one save) and Haylee Solomon combined for the shutout.

State men

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Robert Morris 10, Mount St.Mary's 7: Mark Hojnoski matched a career high with four goals, but the Mountaineers (4-7, 1-2 Northeast Conference) let an early lead slip away and lost to the host Colonials (2-9, 1-3).

Hojnoski had a hat trick in the opening eight minutes and Mount St.Mary's took a 3-0 lead. Robert Morris answered with a 6-0 run. The Mount tied the game at 6, with 4:40 left before the Colonials used a 4-0 run to take the lead for good.

Robert Morris committed just seven turnovers in the game to the Mount's 16 while holding a 40-36 advantage in shots and a 23-21 edge in ground balls.

Frostburg State 31, Southern Virginia 4: Nick Stailey had four goals to lead 16 Bobcats in scoring in a rout of the host Knights (1-12, 0-6 Capital Athletic Conference).

Frostburg State (14-0, 4-0) had four players with hat tricks: Chris Rios, Devon Colgrove (Dulaney), Blake Grudzien and Chase Cullison (Winters Mill). Southern Virginia trailed 4-3 after the first before the Bobcats went on a 21-0 run over the second and third quarters. Frostburg State scored 13 goals in the third quarter.

Salisbury 16, Christopher Newport 3: Carson Kalama (Bel Air) had a game-high four goals to lead the host Sea Gulls (10-4, 6-0 CAC) past the Captains (8-4, 3-2).

Salisbury opened with a 10-0 run that spanned three quarters and never were threatened. Christopher Newport got on the board with 12:28 left in the third quarter.

Nation women

No. 9 Florida 16, Marquette 5: The Gators scored eight goals per half and rolled over the host Golden Griffins (4-9, 0-3 Big East).

There were three ties and three lead changes in the first 12 minutes. Shannon Gilroy (four goals, one assist) started a 6-0 run by scoring the first two goals, which allowed the Gators (10-4, 4-0) to wrest control.

No. 18 Albany 15, Brown 4: The host Great Danes (10-2) extended their home winning streak to seven games by beating the Bears (5-6).

Dakotah Savitcheff scored a game-high seven goals, while Maureen Keggins added four assists for Albany.

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