Lacrosse roundup (April 8): No. 2 Terps men hold off Penn State, 13-12
From Sun staff reports|
Apr 08, 2018 | 11:39 PM
Connor Kelly scored a career-high six goals and No. 2 Maryland earned a 13-12 win over host No. 15 Penn State in men's lacrosse Sunday night.
Kelly, who has 18 goals over his last four games against the Nittany Lions (7-4, 1-1), recorded the first six-goal game for a Terp since Grant Catalino scored six against UMBC in 2011.
Trailing at halftime for the first time all season, the Terps (9-1, 2-0 Big Ten) responded by outscoring Penn State 8-6 in the second half. Maryland came into the game having trailed for just 4:29 the entire season.
Anne McCloskey, who led the Loyola Maryland women's lacrosse team to its first NCAA Division I tournament appearance and served as an athletics administrator with the Greyhounds for nearly two decades, died Saturday after an illness. She was 87.
Redshirt freshman Logan Wisnauskas had a hat trick, senior Adam DiMillo picked up a career-high five ground balls, Will Snider scored a career-high two goals and Jared Bernhardt added two goals and an assist for the Terps, who host No. 9 Rutgers on Sunday at 7 p.m.
No. 7 Towson 16, Delaware 7: Emily Gillingham and Natalie Sulmonte each finished with three goals to lead the host Tigers (10-2, 2-0 Colonial Athletic Association) to a victory over the Blue Hens (5-8, 0-2).
Johns Hopkins 10, Michigan 8: Mackenzie Heldberg scored five goals to lift the visiting Blue Jays (8-5, 1-3 Big Ten) to a win over the Wolverines (5-9, 1-3).
Robert Morris 14, Mount St. Mary's 4: Carly Miller scored two goals, but the visiting Mountaineers (6-5, 1-1 Northeast Conference ) fell to the Colonials (5-7, 1-1).
No. 9 Rutgers 16, No. 18 Michigan 8: Kieran Mullins scored eight goals to lead the host Scarlet Knights (8-3, 1-1 Big Ten) to a win over the Wolverines (7-4, 0-2).