Roundup: No. 2 Cornell falls to No. 20 Bucknell; JHU women beat Towson
By From Sun staff reports
Mar 20, 2013 | 12:27 AM
No. 20 Bucknell fell behind early to No. 2 host Cornell in men's lacrosse Tuesday. But Chase Bailey scored the game-winner with one minute left to finish a second-half rally as the visiting Bison upset the Big Red, 9-8, in a game delayed by snow.
Sean Doyle led Bucknell (7-1) with three goals in its seventh straight win. Kyle Feeney made six saves for the Bison.
The Big Red (6-1) started strong, scoring the first five goals of the game. Bucknell netted five of the next six goals to trail 6-5 at halftime.
In a tightly contested second half, Doyle twice tied the game, first at 6 for the only goal of the third period and again at 7early in the fourth. He now has 17 goals on the year, giving him the third-most among the Bison.
Bucknell's season goal-scoring leader, Thomas Flibotte, gave the Bison their first lead of the game. Flibotte put the ball in the back of the net on an assist from Peter Burke to put Bucknell in front 8-7 with 7:14 to play. It was the freshman's second goal of the game after he also opened his team's scoring back in the second period.
Flibotte had two goals in the game. Joining him and Doyle with multiple goals was Bailey (2). Burke and Todd Heritage also had one apiece. David Dickson was responsible for three assists on the night, one of which led to Bailey's game-winner.
St. John's 7, No. 4 Hofstra 6: Kevin Cernuto completed his hat trick with four minutes left in the game to break a 6-all tie as the host Red Storm (5-2) upset the Pride (5-2).
Cernuto scored all his goals in the second half. St. John's has won two in a row; Hofstra's winning streak ended at four games.
No. 6 Syracuse 18, Providence 9: Henry Schoonmaker had three goals, and the visiting Orange (5-1, 2-0 Big East) won their fifth straight game. The Friars fell to 5-2, 0-2.