College Lacrosse

Men's lacrosse roundup: No. 8 Syracuse defeats No. 4 Carolina, 11-10, in 2OT

Midfielder Billy Ward scored the game-winner in the second overtime period as host No. 8 Syracuse (8-3, 2-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) beat No. 4 North Carolina, 11-10, on Saturday, ending the Tar Heels' four-game winning streak.

North Carolina (9-3, 2-3) led 6-3 late in the second quarter, but the Orange recovered and tied the game with eight seconds left in regulation.


No. 16 Hofstra 10, No. 6 Cornell 9, OT: Pride midfielder Mike Malave's goal in the first minute of overtime dealt the Big Red its third consecutive loss after it started the season 9-0.

After Cornell (9-3) scored the first three goals, host Hofstra (9-3) fought its way to a 7-4 lead at the end of the third quarter. The Big Red went on a 4-0 run in the fourth quarter to lead 8-7, but the Pride came back with two goals before Cornell forced extra play.


No. 3 Denver 16, St. John's 9: The Pioneers (10-2, 2-3 Big East) opened up the game in the second quarter to lead 7-3 at the break, and three players each had a hat trick against the visiting Red Storm (6-6, 2-3).

No. 10 Notre Dame 15, Robert Morris 5: Midfielder Sergio Perkovic had a game-high four goals for the Fighting Irish (6-4) during a decisive nine-goal run in the first half against the visiting Colonials (5-7).

Eleven Notre Dame players scored, and the Irish had a 47-19 edge in shots.

Air Force 16, No. 11 Fairfield 8: The host Falcons ended the Stags' seven-game winning streak, led by attackman Tommy McKee's five goals.

Air Force (8-3, 3-0 Eastern College Athletic Conference) scored first and led 8-3 at the half. Attackman Dave Fleming paced Fairfield (9-3, 2-1) with three goals.

No. 12 Penn 8, No. 14 Harvard 7, OT: The host Quakers (6-3, 3-2 Ivy League) scored the last three goals in a comeback win over the Crimson (7-5, 3-1).

Midfielder Drew Belinsky's goal with 13 seconds left in regulation forced overtime, and attackman Kevin Brown scored the game-winner.

No. 18 Princeton 13, Dartmouth 10: Tigers attackman Ryan Ambler had a career-high seven points, contributing three goals and four assists to Princeton's win over the visiting Big Green.


The Tigers (7-4, 2-2 Ivy) built an 8-4 advantage in the first half, and Dartmouth (1-8, 0-4) could not get back within three goals.

No. 19 Albany 17, Stony Brook 7: Attackmen Miles Thompson and Ty Thompson scored five and four goals, respectively, for the host Great Danes (6-5, 3-0 America East) in their win over the Seawolves (5-8, 1-2).


UMBC 16, Hartford 11: The Retrievers' 7-2 first quarter kick-started a win against the visiting Hawks (5-8, 0-3 America East), who never came closer than 10-8.

Midfielder Ryan Johnston led all scorers with three goals for UMBC (6-5, 2-1).

No. 13 Army 14, Navy 7: The Black Knights (8-3, 6-1 Patriot League) led 7-3 at the half and defeated the visiting Midshipmen (4-7, 3-5).


Bryant 9, Mount St. Mary's 7: The visiting Mountaineers (0-13, 0-4 Northeast Conference) fought their way to their narrowest defeat since March 9, though the Bulldogs (10-3, 3-1) never trailed.

Hood 21, Alvernia 3: The visiting Blazers (4-9) ended a five-game skid by dominating the Crusaders (2-11) with attackman Alex Villegas' five goals and an 11-0 run over nearly 20 minutes.

St. Mary's 10, Christopher Newport 9: The Captains (9-4, 3-3 Capital Athletic Conference) outscored the Seahawks 5-3 in the third quarter to lead 8-7, but host St. Mary's (6-7, 2-2) came back with three goals in the final period to win.

Mary Washington 10, Frostburg State 8: The host Bobcats (11-4, 3-3 CAC) took a 6-5 lead with 13:34 left in the third quarter after a four-goal run, but the Eagles (11-2, 4-2) pulled back ahead and won.

McDaniel 14, Muhlenberg 12: The Green Terror (6-7, 3-3 Centennial Conference) scored eight goals in the fourth quarter to overcome the visiting Mules (2-10, 1-5), who led 9-6 at the end of the third.

Washington College 16, Dickinson 12: The Red Devils had an 11-8 lead entering the fourth, but the visiting Shoremen (11-1, 6-0 Centennial) outscored Dickinson (7-5, 4-1) 8-1 in the last period to win.


Stevenson 14, Lebanon Valley 5: The Mustangs (12-1, 5-0 Commonwealth Conference) led 5-1 after the first quarter and scored the last four goals to defeat the host Dutchmen (6-6, 2-4).

Salisbury 29, Southern Virginia 2: Attackman Carson Kalama (Bel Air) had five goals to lead 19 Sea Gulls scorers against the visiting Knights (0-14).

Salisbury (14-1), ranked No. 5 in Division III, scored the first 13 goals.

Albright 14, Goucher 7: The Gophers (5-6) lost to the Lions (4-7) after holding their last three opponents to a combined 12 goals.