Lacrosse roundup: No. 4 Denver men escape Villanova, 9-8, in overtime

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Jeremy Noble scored with 39 seconds left in overtime for a 9-8 win for No. 4 Denver (9-2, 3-0 Big East) after host Villanova (4-6, 2-1) tied the game with two late goals in regulation Friday night.

State men


Washington College 16, Muhlenberg 2: Jim Cusick (Calvert Hall) scored five goals as the Shoremen (9-1, 4-0 Centennial Conference) routed the host Mules (1-9, 0-4).

Senior midfielder Hunter Nowicki added four goals for Washington College.


State women

Central Conn. State 8, Mount St. Mary's 7: The Mountaineers (1-9, 0-1 Northeast Conference) pulled within one with 43 seconds left but lost.

Towson 9, Hofstra 5: Andi Raymond and Gabby Cha (Mount de Sales) scored three goals each to boost the visiting Tigers (7-5, 2-0 CAA).

Nation women

Denver 13, No. 6 Stanford 12: Meredith Harris had five goals to lead the Pioneers (10-1, 4-0 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation) past the Cardinal (8-2, 2-1).

No. 7 Northwestern 5, No. 11 Penn State 4: Kat DeRonda scored three goals to help the visiting Wildcats (7-3, 2-1 American Lacrosse Conference) hold off the Nittany Lions (7-4, 2-2).

No. 13 Massachusetts 19, La Salle 10: Sam Rush scored six goals to lead the host Minutemen (10-1, 1-0 Atlantic 10).

Tanner Guarino contributed three goals.


No. 15 Stony Brook 13, Jacksonville 2: Courtney Murphy had four goals for the host Seawolves (9-2, 1-0 America East).