Men's lacrosse roundup: Towson rallies but falls to Drexel, 11-10

Drexel took a two-goal lead with 4 minutes, 10 seconds left and held off a rally to upset No. 16 Towson, 11-10, on Saturday in men's lacrosse.

The host Tigers (9-5, 3-2 Colonial Athletic Association) trailed 7-2 at halftime and rallied in the second half to take an 8-7 lead with 11:45 left in the third quarter.


There were two ties and two lead changes in the fourth quarter. Ryan Belka scored to give the Dragons (7-7, 3-2) an 11-9 lead. Justin Mabus brought Towson within one with 2:21 left.

The result sets up a rematch between the No. 3 seed Tigers and the No. 2 seed Dragons in the league tournament semifinals at Fairfield on Thursday at 4 p.m.


Mount St. Mary's 10, Hobart 8: Evan Gormley scored three goals to lead the Mount (5-9, 2-4) past the host Statesmen (7-6, 4-2).

The win, coupled with Sacred Heart's loss to Saint Joseph's, enabled the Mount to clinch the final spot in the Northeast Conference tournament.

No. 7 Albany 20, UMBC 9: The host Great Danes (13-2, 6-0 America East) won their sixth consecutive game to conclude the regular season.

Pat Young led the Retrievers (5-8, 1-5) with three goals, while Nate Lewnes (St. Mary's) extended the nation's 10th-longest consecutive-game goals streak to 18 with UMBC's first of the game. Max Maxwell added a pair of assists for the visitors.

Stevenson 16, Widener 3: Pat Candon and Kyle D'Onofrio (Fallston) each had a hat trick to lead 10 Mustangs in scoring as Stevenson (13-4, 8-0 Commonwealth Conference) beat the Pioneers (6-9, 5-3).

Stevenson opened with a 9-0 run and finished the regular-season with a perfect record for the third time in a row.

Frostburg State 7, Mary Washington 6: Tate Rolland scored four goals to lead the host Bobcats (16-2) past the Eagles (8-8) in a Capital Athletic Conference semifinal.

Frostburg State will face perennial powerhouse Salisbury in Saturday's championship. Frostburg lost, 8-7 in overtime, to the Sea Gulls on April 11. The loss ended their undefeated run at 14 games.

Salisbury 16, York 4: Nathan Blondino scored a career-high six goals to power the host Sea Gulls (14-4) past the Spartans (10-9) in a CAC semifinal.

Salisbury's defense limited York to one goal per quarter, and Connor Anderson had seven saves in the win.


No. 5 Denver 18, No. 17 Marquette 11: The visiting Pioneers (11-2, 5-0) claimed the Big East regular-season title with the win over the Golden Eagles (10-5, 3-2).


Tewaaraton Award nominee Wesley Berg led Denver with four goals and an assist. Maryland transfer Connor Cannizzaro added four points, including three goals.

Harvard 8, No. 8 Yale 7: The host Crimson (7-7, 2-4 Ivy League) opened with a 3-0 run and never trailed, upsetting the Bulldogs (9-4, 3-3).

Will Walker gave Harvard an 8-6 lead with 8:30 left and the Crimson held on.

No. 9 Virginia 12, Penn 6: The host Cavaliers (10-4) held the Quakers (6-7) scoreless in the second and third quarters in the ACC/Penn Challenge at Chester, Pa.

Greg Coholan scored four goals and Ryan Lukacovic had three for Virginia.

No. 10 Brown 17, Dartmouth 8: Dylan Molloy had five goals to power the Bears past the host Big Green (5-8, 1-5).

Brown will host Yale in the league tournament Friday at 8 p.m.

Rutgers 17, No. 11 Ohio State 10: The host Scarlet Knights (5-10, 1-5 Big Ten) used a 7-0 run in the second quarter to upset the Buckeyes (10-5, 3-2) in the Showdown in the Shoe.

The teams traded goals in every quarter but the second. Brian Goss and Jules Heningburg scored three goals each for Rutgers.

No. 12 Cornell 15, No. 14 Princeton 10: The host Big Red (10-4, 4-2), the Tigers (8-5, 4-2) and Brown (12-3, 4-2) all won a share of the Ivy League regular-season championship.

Against Princeton, John Edmondson had three goals and two assists, and Dan Lintner had three goals for Cornell. The Big Red was scoreless in the first quarter before going on a 9-0 run for a 9-5 halftime lead.

Cornell will face the Tigers again in the first round of the Ivy League tournament, held at Brown on Friday at 5 p.m.

No. 13 Georgetown 13, St. John's 10: Bo Stafford scored four goals to lead the host Hoyas (9-5, 4-1 Big East) past the Red Storm (3-11, 1-4).

St. John's closed to within one in the fourth quarter before Joe Bucci pushed the Georgetown lead to 10-8 with 7:36 to go.

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