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Lacrosse roundup (April 3): Spencer's four goals lead No. 16 Loyola Maryland men over Colgate, 12-4

Loyola midfielder Jeff Chase, left, celebrates his goal with teammate Pat Spencer during the third quarter. It was Chase's second goal of the game. Loyola went on to beat Johns Hopkins 9-8 at Ridely Athletic Complex.
Loyola midfielder Jeff Chase, left, celebrates his goal with teammate Pat Spencer during the third quarter. It was Chase's second goal of the game. Loyola went on to beat Johns Hopkins 9-8 at Ridely Athletic Complex. (Christopher T. Assaf / Baltimore Sun)

Loyola Maryland scored the game's first three goals and allowed one goal in each quarter to earn a 12-4 men's lacrosse win over host Colgate (3-7, 1-4) on Sunday.

Graham Savio won 13 of 17 faceoffs and the No. 16 Greyhounds (7-3, 4-1 Patriot League) won 15 of 19 restarts.

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Pat Spencer (Boys' Latin) scored a career-high four goals and Zack Sirico matched his previous best with three. Brian Sherlock scored twice and had one assist and Jordan Germershausen added a career-best two assists.

Jacob Stover (McDonogh) made 10 saves as the Greyhounds held their second straight opponent to four goals or fewer.

Nation men

No. 12 Stony Brook 13, Vermont 10: Alex Corpolongo and Matt Schultz scored four goals each to lead the Seawolves (8-2, 2-1 America East Conference) over the host Catamounts (5-6, 1-1).

Ryan Bitzer added two goals and two assists for Stony Brook.

Ian MacKay had three goals and three assists for the Catamounts.

No. 18 Penn State 6, Ohio State 5: Will Schreiner had a career high 15 saves and the visiting Nittany Lions (7-3, 1-0 Big Ten Conference) defeated the Buckeyes (5-6, 0-1).

Matt Florence scored the go-ahead goal with 1:41 remaining in the game for Penn State, which had six goal scorers.

State women

Detroit 10, Mount St. Mary's 9: The Titans (6-4) outscored the host Mountaineers 5-3 in the second half to defeat the Mountaineers (2-8).

Molly Morris cut Mount St. Mary's deficit to 10-9 with 56 seconds left, but Detroit controlled the ensuing draw and was able to maintain possession to clinch the win.

Sammie Knapp (Loch Raven) led the Mount with three goals.

Nation women

No. 3 North Carolina 14, No. 6 Notre Dame 8: The host Tar Heels (10-2, 4-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) started the game on a 9-1 run to cruise past the Fighting Irish (10-3, 3-3).

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Molly Hendrick had a game-high four goals Sammy Jo Tracy added two goals and three assists for North Carolina, which won its seventh straight game.

No. 4 Syracuse 14, No. 13 Duke 12: The Orange (10-3, 3-1 ACC) used a 9-2 run over the final 20 minutes of the first half and withstood a late rally to defeat the visiting Blue Devils (8-5, 3-1).

Trailing 12-5 with 27:24 left, Duke scored seven of the game's final nine goals.

The Blue Devils' Maddy Acton led all scorers with six goals.

No. 8 Stanford 12, Colorado 10: Kelly Myers and Dillon Schoen each had a hat trick to help the Cardinal (8-2, 3-0 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation) edge the visiting Buffaloes (8-3, 0-2).

No. 11 Princeton 7, Delaware 6: Olivia Hompe scored the winning goal with 5:22 to play and Ellie DeGarmo (Bryn Mawr) made 13 saves to lead the Tigers (7-2) over the host Blue Hens (8-4).

Princeton held a 6-1 lead before a five-goal run by Delaware tied the game with 10:01 remaining.

No. 17 Penn 14, No. 14 Northwestern 13, OT: Nina Corcoran scored 58 seconds into overtime to power the host Quakers (7-3) over the Wildcats (4-6).

Penn held a 12-5 lead with 24:35 remaining before Northwestern scored eight of the final nine goals to tie the game at 13 and force overtime.

No. 16 Massachusetts 15, Duquesne 9: Nicole Troost scored five goals for the second straight game as the Minutemen (9-1, 2-0 Atlantic 10 Conference) defeated the visiting Dukes (3-6, 1-1).

UMass earned its 38th consecutive win in conference play to tie the NCAA record with Northwestern, which won 38 consecutive games in the American Lacrosse Conference from 2005 to 2011.

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