College Lacrosse

Roundup: No. 5 Notre Dame tops No. 3 Ohio State

The host No. 5 Notre Dame men's lacrosse team beat a higher-ranked men's lacrosse opponent for a second consecutive game, downing No. 3 Ohio State, 9-4, on Wednesday.

Notre Dame, then No. 8, defeated host Denver, then No. 3, 13-12, in overtime, at the Whitman's Sampler Mile High Classic on Saturday.


After trading goals in the opening 12:14 of the game, the Fighting Irish (5-1) reeled off five straight and held the Buckeyes (5-2) scoreless in the second and third quarters.

Matt Kavanagh and Sean Rogers each scored twice and Conor Doyle (Gilman) had a goal and two assists for Notre Dame.


State men

Frostburg State 15, Washington & Jefferson 8: The visiting Bobcats (6-2), led by Spenser Love (Winters Mill), with three goals and an assist and Devin Colegrove (Dulaney) with two goals and three assists, used a 7-0 run over the third and fourth quarters to beat the Presidents (3-4)

Salisbury 9, Colorado College 4: Eric Kluge had a hat trick, and the host Sea Gulls (8-2) held the Tigers (5-2) to one goal per quarter for their seventh straight win.

St. Mary's 11, Marymount 5: Ben Love (McDonogh) had five goals to lead the Seahawks (4-4, 1-0 Capital Athletic Conference) past the host Saints (4-2, 0-1).)

State women

No. 1 Maryland 18, William & Mary 5: Brooke Griffin (South River) scored five goals to power the visiting Terps (10-0) past the Tribe (2-6).

Maryland extended its early 2-1 lead by scoring seven straight. The Terps outshot the Tribe 30-16 and controlled 20 of 25 draws.

No. 14 Navy 9, George Washington 6: Jasmine DePompeo matched her season high with eight points (4 goals, 4 assists) to lead the Mids (9-1) past the host Colonials (5-4).


George Washington pulled to within 7-6 about midway through the second half before DePompeo scored the next two to give the Mids some breathing room. Navy has won three in a row and improved to 3-0 on the road.

Stevenson 19, Hope 3: Leah Warner (Northeast) scored the first two goals unassisted to start an 11-0 run in the opening two minutes of play as the host Mustangs (5-1) rolled past the Flying Dutch (0-4). Marissa Meiklejohn (Old Mill) finished with a game-high four goals, and Stevenson led 13-2 at the break.

Neumann 18, Notre Dame (Md.) 5: Brittany Peddicord (Dulaney) and Mollie Murray (Aberdeen) each scored twice for the Gators (2-2, 0-1 Colonial States Athletic Conference), but an 11-2 run by the Knights (7-1, 1-0) in the second half proved to be too much.

St. Mary's 13, Haverford 12: Emily Shafer scored the game-tying (6:33) and game-winning goal (4:04) back-to-back as the visiting Seahawks (3-5) beat the Fords (5-1) in a game that featured eight ties.

National women

No. 3 North Carolina 11, No. 11 Cornell 10: Brittney Coppa (North Carroll) scored the game-winner with 3:15 left as the host Tar Heels (8-1) beat the Big Red (6-1).


North Carolina trailed 10-7 before closing out the game with a 4-0 run, including two goals by Emily Garrity.

No. 9 Virginia 10, No. 17 James Madison 3: Morgan Stephens had a hat trick and the visiting Cavaliers (5-4), who led 3-0 at halftime, beat the Dukes (5-2).

No. 13 Massachusetts 20, Holy Cross 5: Katie Ferris scored a game-high six goals and the Minutewomen (8-2) won their fifth straight, beating the Crusaders (4-6).

UMass extended its five-goal halftime lead with a 12-2 run in the second half.

No. 16 Stony Brook 21, Iona 3: Demmianne Cook scored a game-high seven goals to power the host Seawolves (6-2) past the Gaels (2-6).