National lacrosse roundup (April 22): Notre Dame men top North Carolina
From Sun staff reports|
Apr 22, 2017 | 9:17 PM
Bryan Costabile (Mount Saint Joseph) scored the game-winner and Mikey Wynne (St. Paul's) scored a season-high five goals to lead No. 6 Notre Dame to a 14-13 victory over No. 17 North Carolina in men's lacrosse Saturday.
Costabile scored the winner, his second goal, with less than three minutes left in the game. The host Fighting Irish improved to 7-3, 3-3 Atlantic Coast Conference and the Tar Heels fell to 6-7, 1-3.
Notre Dame led for most of the game, but North Carolina rallied with a 4-0 run that started with 24 seconds left in the third quarter and ended with 10:20 left in the game. The last time the Tar Heels led was 1-0 with 14:12 left in the first quarter.
The Fighting Irish answered with a 3-0 run for a 13-12 lead, but William Perry scored the tying goal for Carolina with 5:56 left.
No. 1 Syracuse 9, Binghamton 8: The host Orange (11-1) went on a 3-0 run in the second half and Evan Molloy (nine saves) made a timely save to protect the lead over the Bearcats (9-4).
Jordan Evans finished with a hat trick and Ben Williams (8-for-20) became Syracuse's all-time faceoff wins record holder with 626.
No. 3 Denver 12, No. 20 Providence 2: Ethan Walker set a single-game freshman school record with eight points on three goals and five assists as the host Pioneers (10-2, 4-0 Big East) beat the Friars (9-5, 3-1).
The victory secured the fourth consecutive regular-season conference title for Denver.
No. 4 Duke 11, Marquette 7: Justin Guterding scored three goals and Danny Fowler made 13 saves to help the visiting Blue Devils (11-3) beat the Golden Eagles (6-6).
No. 5 Albany 13, No. 11 Yale 12: Mitch Laffin capped a 5-0 run by scoring the game-winning goal with less than a minute to go as the host Great Danes (11-2) beat the Bulldogs (8-4). Albany secured the America East regular-season title prior to the win.
Carolina claimed the regular season title by virtue of its win and No. 8 Syracuse's loss.
No. 7 Princeton 12, No. 11 Cornell 11, 2OT: Olivia Hompe drew the double team and fed Colby Chanenchuk, who scored the game-winner with 3:04 left in the second overtime as the visiting Tigers (11-3, 5-1 Ivy League) beat the Big Red (10-4, 5-1).
Hompe scored the tying goal with three seconds left in regulation to force overtime.
Louisville 9, No. 8 Syracuse 8: Meghan Siverson had three goals and the host Cardinals (11-6, 3-4 ACC) held off a late rally to upset the Orange (13-5, 5-2).
No. 10 Penn 13, Harvard 10: Alex Condon had four goals to lead the visiting Quakers (12-2, 5-1 Ivy League) past the Crimson (8-6, 4-2).