Women's lacrosse roundup: Virginia hands BC its first loss, 15-13

The No. 7 Virginia women's lacrosse team (8-4, 2-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) upset previously undefeated No. 2 Boston College (10-1, 4-1), 15-13, in a snowy Saturday afternoon game in Newton, Mass., extending its winning streak to five games.

The Eagles outshot the Cavaliers 41-26 but freshman goalie Rachel Vander Kolk (Severna Park) made 18 saves for Virginia, helping to secure the team's second win over a previously undefeated team in the past eight days.


Casey Bocklet, the ACC Player of the Week, was one of three to score a hat trick for Virginia. Bocklet also added a pair of assists. Liza Blue (Garrison Forest) and Kelly Reese (Severn) also scored three goals apiece.

Boston College's Mikaela Rix scored five goals and Sarah Mannelly had four goals and an assist while picking up five ground balls.

No. 5 Duke 10, No. 6 Syracuse 9: The host Blue Devils (8-4, 1-2 ACC) took a one-goal lead at the half and made it stand up against the Orange (10-1, 4-1).

Duke's Brigid Smith and Syracuse's Kayla Treanor finished with three goals each.

The teams traded goals in the second half. Syracuse's Taylor Gait had the last goal with 9:05 left to play.

No. 10 Florida 17, Temple 3: Shannon Gilroy led the visiting Gators (8-4, 2-0 Big East) with four goals to top the Owls (8-2, 0-1).

Florida extended its six-goal lead in the second half with a 9-0 run to finish the game.

Delaware 12, No. 13 Princeton 10: Shannon Hawley had five goals to power the Blue Hens (8-4) past the host Tigers (7-2), ending Princeton's three-game winning streak.


Anna Doherty had a hat trick for the Tigers. Delaware trailed by one before scoring three goals over the final five minutes.

No. 8 Stony Brook 16, Oregon 3: Courtney Murphy had five goals and Dorrien Van Dyke added four to pace the Seawolves (9-0) past the visiting Ducks (8-3).

Oregon got within a goal of Stony Brook before the Seawolves went on a 8-0 run that spanned both halves.

No. 16 Penn State 15, Rutgers 8: The Nittany Lions (8-3, 1-0 Big Ten) used three goal-scorers — Tatum Coffey, Maggie McCormick (Liberty) and Katie O'Donnell — to beat the Scarlet Knights (1-10, 0-1).

Halley Barnes gave Rutgers a 1-0 lead with 28:41 left in the first half. Penn State answered with a 5-0 run and never trailed again.

No. 17 Albany 16, New Hampshire 5: Maureen Keggins had three goals and seven assists to lead the host Great Danes (8-1, 2-0 America East) past the Wildcats (3-7, 0-2).



No. 11 Penn 12, Towson 5: Andi Raymond scored twice as the Tigers (4-4) fell to the host Quakers (8-1).

Penn got three goals each from Iris Williamson, Lely DeSimone and Tory Bensen.

The Quakers and Towson traded goals in the first minutes of play, with Catherine Dickinson scoring the game's opening goal at 27:22. Raymond tied the game at 1 with 25:32 left in the first half.

Penn responded with three straight goals in six minutes, including two by Williamson. Redshirt sophomore midfielder Paige Duncan scored the Tigers' second goal on a pass from sophomore midfielder Samantha Brookhart with 16:12 remaining in the half to cut the lead to 4-2.

No. 19 Loyola Maryland 13, Holy Cross 8: Hannah Schmitt had four goals and two assists and the visiting Greyhounds (7-4, 4-0 Patriot League) extended their winning streak to six games.

The Crusaders fell to 2-10, 2-3.

No. 20 Johns Hopkins 15, UC Davis 5: Jenna Reifler (Roland Park) had a career-best six points, four goals and two assists, to lead the host Blue Jays (8-2) past the Aggies (1-7).

Hopkins jumped out to an 11-0 lead as five players scored during the run that spanned the first 25:24.

Vermont 11, UMBC 10: Jennie Milligan (South River) had her second hat trick in the past three games, but the Retrievers (6-4, 1-1 America East) fell to the host Catamounts (8-3, 1-0).

Vermont scored three of the last four goals of the game to win.

Colgate 10, Navy 4: The host Raiders (6-4, 3-1 Patriot League) outscored the Mids (10-2, 4-1) 7-3 in the second half.

Katie Gallagher (C. Milton Wright) extended her streak of consecutive games with at least one point to 29.

Christopher Newport 14, Frostburg State 8: The Bobcats (7-4, 1-2 Capital Athletic Conference) couldn't overcome a six-goal deficit in the first half against the Captains (5-5, 2-1).

Salisbury 16, Mary Washington 3: Megan Wallenhorst (Centennial) scored a game-high six goals to power the host Sea Gulls (7-2, 3-0 CAC) past the Eagles (6-4, 2-1).