The No. 19 Towson women's lacrosse team used a 7-2 run in the second half to earn a 13-7 victory over visiting William & Mary (6-8, 0-4 Colonial Athletic Association).

The victory brought Towson's winning streak to six games. Kaitlyn Montalbano and Natalie Sulmonte each scored three goals for the Tigers (12-2, 5-0).


Nation men

No. 7 Navy 7, Sacred Heart 1: For the most part, the Midshipmen got exactly what it wanted out of Friday night's regular-season finale against Sacred Heart (2-12).

Navy (10-3) sent 18 seniors out in style with an easy victory while staying sharp for the upcoming Patriot League tournament.

Senior attackman T.J. Hanzsche scored two goals and freshman Jack Ray added a goal and two assists as Navy shut down Sacred Heart, 7-1, before an announced 1,867 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.

Goalkeeper John Connors anchored a strong defensive effort with nine saves for the Mids.

-Bill Wagner, Baltimore Sun Media Group

Nation men

No. 16 Duke 16, No. 14 Marquette 1: Danny Fowler and Luke Aaron each had six saves to anchor a defense that allowed one goal in the first quarter as the host Blue Devils (9-6) cruised past the Golden Eagles (9-3).

Jack Bruckner had four goals and Justin Guterding had a hat trick for Duke.

No. 19 Rutgers 15, No. 17 Penn State 14: The host Scarlet Knights (10-3, 3-1 Big Ten Conference) went on a 4-1 run in the fourth quarter to beat the Nittany Lions (7-6, 1-3).

Nation women

No. 4 Southern Cal 10, No. 8 Stanford 9: The Cardinal (12-3, 7-1 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation) put together a 6-0 rally in the second half that fell short as the Trojans (16-0, 8-0) won at the L.A.Coliseum.

Michaela Michael had four goals for Southern Cal.

No. 6 Stony Brook 16, Hofstra 5: Courtney Murphy scored a game-high eight goals to carry the host Seawolves (13-3, 5-0 America East) past the Pride (3-11, 1-3).


No. 12 Massachusetts 18, Richmond 10: Callie Santos scored five goals and Hannah Burnett added four to lead the visiting Minutewomen (14-1, 7-0 Atlantic-10 Conference) past the Spiders (5-9, 1-6).

Kim Egizi scored five goals and added an assist for Richmond, which became the first team to score in double digits this season against UMass.

No. 13 Virginia 14, Virginia Tech 7: Kelly Boyd (St. Paul's) scored four goals and Besser Dyson added four assists to lift the visiting Cavaliers (9-7, 3-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) over the Hokies (5-12, 0-7).

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