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Men's lacrosse roundup (March 12): UMBC defeats Marist in OT, 9-8

Men's lacrosse roundup (March 12): UMBC defeats Marist in OT, 9-8

The UMBC men's lacrosse team rallied from a five-goal halftime deficit and prevailed, 9-8, over visiting Marist just six seconds into overtime on defenseman Garrett Hasken's first collegiate goal Saturday.

The Retrievers (1-3) allowed six consecutive goals and fell behind 7-2 after 30 minutes. But the hosts outscored the Red Foxes (1-3) 4-0 in the third quarter and tied the game at 7 and then at 8 late in the fourth quarter.

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Hasken, a starter on close defense, was one of four Retrievers to take draws in the game and won four of six in regulation. In the extra period, he popped the draw forward and raced into the offensive zone. No defender slid to him and Hasken beat goalkeeper Brian Corrigan with a 7-yard shot to the keeper's stick side and just under the crossbar.

"We went [into the locker room] and said, 'We need to keep our poise, it's a long game and it's a 0-0 score right now,'" UMBC coach Don Zimmerman said. "Our offense started to work the ball and take better shots."

No. 11 Maryland 17, Princeton 5: The Terps (3-2) scored seven seconds into the game and led 6-1 after the first quarter and 11-2 at halftime.

Colin Heacock (Boys' Latin) had three goals for Maryland. The host Tigers fell to 1-3. Ryan Ambler had two goals and an assist for Princeton.

Mount St. Mary's 14, Virginia Military Institute 2: The host Mount (4-2) opened with a 10-0 run and cruised past the Keydets (1-6).

Mark Hojnoski finished with eight points (two goals, six assists), the most by a Mount player in a game since Andrew Scalley had nine points against Georgetown on March 12, 2013. His career-high six assists are the most since Scalley had six against Delaware on Feb. 23, 2013. Hojnoski also becomes the ninth player in Mount history to record six or more assists in a game.

Salisbury 24, St. Mary's 7: Brady Dashiell had a game-high five goals for the host Sea Gulls (7-0, 1-0 Capital Athletic Conference), who were too much for the Seahawks (1-4, 0-1).

Salisbury led 12-3 at halftime before going on a 10-1 run in the third quarter. Conor Jordan had two goals and one assist for St. Mary's.

Frostburg State 13, Marymount 5: Michael Kibler (Westminster) scored three goals to lead the host Bobcats (7-0) past the Saints (3-3).

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No. 3 Syracuse 15, St. John's 4: Nick Mariano had three goals to lead the host Orange (5-0) past the Red Storm (1-5).

Syracuse led 6-1 after the first quarter.

No. 4 Yale 10, Fairfield 5: Michael Keasey had a hat trick and the Bulldogs (5-0) led 6-0 at the half over the host Stags (2-5).

Phil Huffard made 14 saves for Yale.

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No. 5 Brown 22, Michigan 8: Kylor Bellistri scored six goals and All-American Dylan Molloy added four goals to power the host Bears (5-0) past the Wolverines (3-3).

Thirteen different Brown players scored goals for the Bears, who came into the game as the nation's highest scoring team with 17.75 goals per game.

Bellistri completed a 13-goal week for the Bears, scoring six goals on 11 shots. He had seven goals in a win over Holy Cross earlier this week.

Molloy, who leads the nation in assists and points, netted his four goals on six shots, while adding two assists.

Penn State 13, No. 7 Harvard 12, OT: Nick Aponte completed his hat trick by scoring the game-winner with 2:59 left in overtime as the host Nittany Lions (5-2) upset the Crimson (4-2)

Harvard took a 3-1 lead with 4:05 left in the first quarter, but Penn State reeled off seven unanswered goals from 4:05 left in the first quarter to 9:57 left in the half for an 8-3 lead.

Penn State never trailed again, but Harvard slowly worked its way back, going on a 4-0 run in the fourth quarter to force overtime. Sean Mahon scored the tying goal for the Crimson with 4:08 left in regulation.

Devin Dwyer had four goals for Harvard.

Massachusetts 14, No. 10 North Carolina 9: Career highs for Tyler Bogart (three goals) and goalie Dan Dolan (18 saves) helped the host Minutemen (3-4) upset the Tar Heels (3-3).

North Carolina came within 7-6 with 8:47 left in the third quarter before UMass went on a 5-0 run.

No. 12 Villanova 16, Penn 8: Jake Froccaro had a game-high seven goals to power the host Wildcats (4-1) past the Quakers (3-2).

No. 13 Hofstra 8, No. 19 Ohio State 5: Brian von Bargen scored a career-high three goals and Jack Concannon stopped 14 shots as the host Pride (4-1) beat the Buckeyes (5-2).

The loss ended a three-game winning streak by Ohio State.

Cornell 14, No. 17 Virginia 10: Brennan Donnville made a career-high 16 saves and the host Big Red (2-2) used a 5-1 run in the fourth quarter to upset the Cavaliers (3-4).

No. 18 Boston University 11, Colgate 6: Sam Talkow won 18 of 21 faceoffs and the host Terriers (6-1, 2-0 Patriot League) beat the Raiders (3-3, 1-2).

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