Men's lacrosse roundup (April 2): No. 5 Terps beat Michigan behind Cole's late goal, 8-7

The No. 5 Maryland men's lacrosse team edged host Michigan, 8-7, on Saturday.
The No. 5 Maryland men's lacrosse team edged host Michigan, 8-7, on Saturday.

Bryan Cole's goal with 49 seconds remaining lifted No. 5 Maryland (7-2, 1-0 Big Ten Conference) over host Michigan (3-6, 0-1) in snowy conditions for its sixth consecutive win.

With the game tied at 7 and under two minutes to play, Kyle Bernlohr made a pair of saves that led to a transition opportunity for the Terps that finished with Cole's game-winner. Bernlohr matched a career high with 12 saves.


Tim Muller had three ground balls and a pair of caused turnovers, Cole finished with two goals and and Matt Rambo added two goals for Maryland.

Trailing 4-3 at halftime, the Terps scored three goals in less than five minutes for a 6-4 lead. The Wolverines answered by scoring back-to-back goals to tie the game with 10:58 to play.

For three quarters, the Towson men's lacrosse team committed unforced errors, took low-percentage shots and looked befuddled against Drexel's hybrid zone defense. The No. 8 Tigers finally rediscovered their footing in the final period, erupting for six goals and racing past the visiting Dragons, 11-7, in the Colonial Athletic Association opener for both sides before an announced 1,009 at Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson on Saturday afternoon.

Rutgers 16, No. 9 Johns Hopkins 9: Kris Alleyne made 14 saves and Ryan Hollingsworth scored three goals to lead the Scarlet Knights (8-2, 1-0 Big Ten) to an upset of the Blue Jays (5-4, 0-1).

Johns Hopkins was the highest-ranked opponent Rutgers has beaten since a win over No. 3 Massachusetts in 2003.

UMBC 13, Lafayette 8: The Retrievers (2-6) took a 4-0 first-quarter lead and maintained at least a three-goal margin the rest of the way in a victory over the host Leopards (1-8).

Nate Lewnes (St. Mary's) led UMBC with five goals and one assist. Jack Andrews (St. Mary's) added four goals and Max Haldeman had two goals and two assists.


Eric Joseph led Lafayette with two goals and one assist.

Lafayette outshot UMBC 19-17 in the first 30 minutes, but Retrievers goalie Ruston Souder made seven saves.

Mount St. Mary's 19, Sacred Heart 16: Spencer Smith scored four goals and Justin Gosnell (Havre de Grace), Chris DiPretoro and Bubba Johnson each added a hat trick to lead the visiting Mountaineers (5-3, 1-1 Northeast Conference) over the Pioneers (2-7, 0-2).

Salisbury 28, Marymount 5: Eighteen players scored goals and the visiting Sea Gulls (13-0, 5-0 Capital Athletic Conference) routed the Saints (5-6, 1-4).

Jake Rotman and Brendan Bromwell each had a hat trick for Salisbury, which set a season high for goals in a game.

A stingy defense has been the main reason for the success of the Navy men¿s lacrosse team this season.

York 8, Frostburg State 4: Hunter Davis (Westminster) and Nick Magnusson each scored two goals to help the visiting Spartans (11-1, 4-0 CAC) defeat the Bobcats (11-2, 2-2).

Scranton 10, Goucher 9: Owen Demmerly scored with 31 seconds remaining to make it a one-goal game, but the host Gophers (7-4, 0-3 Landmark Conference) couldn't overcome an early seven-goal deficit and fell to the Royals (9-2, 2-0).

Goucher outshot Scranton 21-3 in the fourth quarter.


No. 1 Yale 11, Penn 10, OT: Ben Reeves scored two minutes into overtime to help the host Bulldogs (8-0, 3-0 Ivy League) erase a five-goal deficit and earn a victory over the Quakers (5-4, 2-1).

Yale trailed 9-4 after a Penn goal with 6:33 left in the third quarter, but Yale scored seven of the last eight goals of the game to improve to 8-0 for the first time since 1990.

Yale's Michael Keasey tied the game at 10 with 17 seconds left in regulation to send the game into overtime.

Marquette 11, No. 6 Villanova 3: Cole Blazer made 13 saves in his first career start as the Golden Eagles (7-1, 2-0 Big East Conference) dominated the Wildcats (6-3, 0-1).

Blazer and the Marquette defense did not allow a goal for the first 29:12 on their way to the first win over a top-10 opponent in program history.

Hat tricks from Emily Gillingham and freshman Carly Tellekamp lifted the No. 20 Towson women's lacrosse team to a 9-4 victory over No. 19 Johns Hopkins on Saturday.

Villanova's Jake Frocarro, the nation's leading scorer, was held without a goal as the Wildcats scored a season-low three goals.

No. 2 Notre Dame 17, No. 7 Syracuse 7: Ryder Garnsey scored five goals and Mikey Wynne (St. Paul's) added four to lead the visiting Fighting Irish (7-1, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) to a rout of the Orange (5-3, 1-2).

Leading 6-4 in the second quarter, Notre Dame scored 11 of the game's final 14 goals to seal the victory.

Bucknell 8, No. 15 Army West Point 7: Christian Klipstein made 14 saves to help the Bison (6-4, 3-3 Patriot League) upset the host Black Knights (7-3, 4-1).

AJ Barretto made a season-high 12 saves including seven in the first half, and Ted Glesener had two goals for Army West Point.

Tommy O'Connor scored with 2:39 left to play to give Bucknell an 8-6 lead.

Delaware 9, No. 19 Massachusetts 7: The Blue Hens (4-7, 1-0 Colonial Athletic Association) scored the first four goals of the fourth quarter to break a tie at 5 and upset the visiting Minutemen (4-5, 0-1).

Delaware's Dean DiSimone scored two of his three goals in the fourth quarter that extended the lead to 9-5 with 2:16 left to play.

Tyler Bogart led UMass with two goals.

Lehigh 8, No. 20 Boston University 7: Chris Appell scored the go-ahead goal with 2:28 remaining to give the Mountain Hawks (6-4, 4-2 Patriot) a win over the Terriers (8-3, 3-2).

Reid Weber led the Lehigh offense with three goals.

Boston University scored four goals to open the second half for a 6-5 lead.

No. 14 Air Force 8, Bellarmine 7, OT: Christopher Allen scored in overtime to lift the Falcons (9-2, 3-0 Southern Conference) over the host Knights (4-6, 2-1) to extend their winning streak to nine games.

Allen and Danny Brown each had two goals for Air Force.

Tucker Ciessau led Bellarmine with two goals.

No. 3 Brown 19, Princeton 8: Leading 7-6 at the half, Brown (8-0, 2-0 Ivy) scored nine third-quarter goals, including five by Dylan Molloy, to earn a win over the visiting Tigers (2-6, 0-3).

Molloy, who came into the game as the nation's leader in scoring, finished with 11 points on six goals and five assists.

Henry Blynn added three goals and an assist for Brown.

Austin Sims had three goals for Princeton.

No. 4 Denver 17, Georgetown 4: Maryland transfer Connor Cannizzaro had two goals and five assists to lead the visiting Pioneers (8-1, 1-0 Big East) to victory over the Hoyas (1-9, 0-2).

Denver had five different players score multiple goals for the fifth time since the start of the 2015 season.

No. 10 Albany 16, Massachusetts-Lowell 9: The Great Danes (7-2, 3-0 America East Conference) started the game with a 15-3 run to defeat the host River Hawks (2-9, 0-3) for their 19th consecutive conference victory.

Connor Fields led Albany with four goals and an assist.

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