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Live college men's lacrosse roundup (March 9): Maryland men bounce back for 14-9 win over Albany

The No. 7 Maryland men’s lacrosse team scored six goals in the fourth quarter to beat host Albany, 14-9, on Saturday.

The Terps improved to 6-1 and the Great Danes fell to 1-3.

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Jared Bernhardt had eight points on three goals and five assists and Louis Dubick had three goals to lead Maryland, which bounced back from last Sunday’s 14-13 overtime loss to then-No. 17 Notre Dame. The Terps were ranked second at the time.

The Terps took control in the second quarter, scoring five consecutive goals to take a 7-2 lead into the break. Four of the goals came in the final five minutes of the quarter, as Maryland took advantage of extra possessions to carry a five-goal lead at halftime.

The Great Danes answered in the third, scoring four of five goals in the quarter to crawl back within two as the final 15 minutes began.

Maryland scored six goals in the fourth quarter, a season high for a single quarter this season, to squash any comeback hopes from the hosts. Albany managed to get back within two with 7:23 remaining, but three straight goals by Maryland ended the game.

The Terps defense held an opponent to under 10 goals for the fifth time this season, thanks in part to a nine-save effort from Danny Dolan in the win. Maryland's faceoff unit held the advantage once again, finishing 17-for-27 and led by a 12-for-20 day from Justin Shockey.

Maryland hosts No. 11 Villanova next Saturday at 1 p.m.

No. 14 Syracuse 14, No. 18 Johns Hopkins 10: The host Orange (3-2) used a 6-1 run in the fourth quarter to win a come-from-behind victory over the Blue Jays (2-3). Jacob Buttermore had a hat trick to lead Syracuse. Hopkins was led by Alex Concannon, Kyle Marr and Joey Epstein, who each had two goals. The game featured five ties.

The Blue Jays led 5-1 early, 8-7 at the half and still led 9-8 entering the fourth quarter, but Syracuse scored three goals in a 61-second span early in the final period to turn the 9-8 deficit into an 11-9 lead it would never relinquish.

No. 11 High Point 22, UMBC 13: Chris Young had a game-high seven goals and the host Panthers (6-1) scored 11 goals in the second quarter to rout the Retrievers (1-4). Josh Jordan, Ryan Frawley and Steven Zichelli (Severna Park) each scored twice for UMBC, which suffered its second straight loss.

No. 19 Navy 12, Lafayette 7: Jack Sweeney (McDonogh) and Christian Daniel each had a hat trick to lead the visiting Mids (4-2, 2-1 Patriot League) over the Leopards (4-3, 0-2). Navy went on a 5-0 run that spanned three quarters. The Mids led 8-2 at the half and Sweeney scored the last two goals of the first half.

Salisbury at Stevenson

Others

Frostburg St. 16, SUNY-Oneonta 7

Goucher 13, Delaware Valley 8

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Hood 19, St. Vincent 10

Stockton 16, Washington C.11

McDaniel at St. Mary’s

NATION MEN

No. 9 Ohio State 14, Hofstra 8: Tre Leclaire scored four goals while freshman Jack Myers added six points (three goals, three assists) to lead the visiting Buckeyes (6-0) over the PrIde (2-4). Ohio State scored 10 times over a 23-minute span to build a 14-4 fourth-quarter lead. Jackson Reid, coming off a career-high five goals the previous game, scored twice and added an assist.

Defensively, the Buckeyes won more ground balls, 30-28, and held the Pride scoreless for nearly 28 minutes. Sophomore goalie Josh Kirson made 12 saves, his fifth double-figure save performance in the first six games.

No. 15 Richmond 17, Virginia Military Institute 4: The host Spiders (4-3, 1-0 Southern Conference) opened with a 12-0 run and routed the Keydets (3-2, 0-1). Teddy Hatfield had a game-high five goals and teammates Ryan Lanchbury and Kevin Todd each had a hat trick.

No. 16 Georgetown 19, Fairfield 6: Daniel Bucaro had five goals and Jake Carraway (St. Mary’s) had four goals to lead the visiting Hoyas (6-1) to their fourth straight victory. The Stags fell to 2-3. Georgetown opened with a 6-0 run and were never threatened.

Lehigh 11, No. 17 Army West Point 8: Lucas Spence had three goals and an assist as the host Mountain Hawks (3-3, 2-0 Patriot League) toppled the Black Knights (4-2, 1-1). Lehigh has beaten two ranked opponents this season. Lehigh beat No. 16 Colgate, 10-8, last Saturday.

AJ Barretto (St. Paul’s) made 15 saves for Army.

No. 20 Rutgers 9, Princeton 8: Max Edelman made a career-high 18 saves, including his last with six seconds left to play, as the host Scarlet Knights (4-2) beat the Tigers (2-3) and claimed the Meistrell Cup.

Rutgers has won the Meistrell Cup two of the past three years. The Scarlet Knights were held scoreless in the second half and led 9-3 at the half. Adam Charalambides scored his second goal and the eventual game-winner for a 9-3 lead with 2:28 left in the first half.

Tommy Coyne scored twice for Rutgers and Chris Brown had a hat trick for Princeton.

No. 8 Denver vs. No. 10 Notre Dame at Pacific Coast Shootout

SUNDAY

STATE MEN

Crown Classic

(at Charlotte, N.C.)

1 Towson vs. 2 Cornell, 1

4 Penn St. vs. Jacksonville, 3:30

STATE WOMEN

Towson at 12 Michigan, 1

NATION MEN

Brown at 13 Virginia, 1

(at Atlanta)

4 Yale vs. Michigan, 1

Philly 4 Classic

11 Villanova at Drexel, 12

NATION WOMEN

Rutgers at 7 JMU, 12

13 Denver at Harvard, 10 a.m.

Oregon at 16 Stanford, 4

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