Men's college lacrosse roundup (April 20): Wisnauskas and Bernhardt deliver and No. 2 Maryland tops No. 9 Ohio State, 10-9 in overtime
By Baltimore Sun staff
Apr 20, 2019 | 6:35 PM
No. 2 Maryland men’s lacrosse saw their early lead crumble in the second half to No. 9 Ohio State, but Logan Wisnauskas (Boys’ Latin) and Jared Bernhardt stepped up to deliver a 10-9 victory in overtime Saturday.
The win was the third straight for the visiting Terps, who improved to 11-2, 3-1 Big Ten and the Buckeyes fell to 7-3, 1-3. Wisnauskas scored the tying goal with 23 seconds left in regulation and Bernhardt had the game-winner with 3:29 left in overtime.
Wisnauskas scored the first two goals of the game and Maryland built a 6-2 lead in the first half. Ohio State responded by scoring the first three goals of the second half and used another 3-0 run to take a 9-8 lead with 3:40 left in the game.
No. 8 Loyola Maryland 13, No. 17 Army West Point 9: Pat Spencer (Boy’s Latin) scored four goals and the Greyhounds (10-3, 6-1 Patriot League) outscored the host Black Knights (9-4, 5-3), 9-3, in the second half to win. Army opened with a 3-0 run, but Loyola used a 4-0 run in the third quarter to wrest control. Greyhounds’ Jacob Stover (McDonogh) made 12 saves and A.J. Barretto (St. Paul’s) had 10 saves for Army.
UMass-Lowell 13, UMBC 12, OT: Ryan Frawley had a career-high six goals and Trevor Patschorke (Severna Park) had a hat trick and scored the tying goal with two seconds left in regulation, but the host Retrievers (3-8, -4 America East) fell to the River Hawks (5-8, 2-3). Each team had a possession in overtime, but UMass-Lowell’s Isaac Bot scored his sixth goal and the game-winner with 57 seconds left in overtime. The game featured nine ties.
Hobart 11, Mount St. Mary’s 8: The visiting Mount (8-6, 4-1 Northeast) couldn’t overcome a two-goal deficit in the first half and fell to the Statesmen (10-3, 4-1). The loss ended a five-game winning streak. Dylan Furnback made 12 saves for Mount St. Mary’s.
After trailing 5-1 in the first quarter en route to a 14-10 loss to Massachusetts on April 13, the No. 14 Tigers found themselves in a 5-2 hole against the Blue Hens, but scored 11 times in the second and third quarters to escape with the win.
Salisbury 26, Southern Virginia 9: Cross Ferrara had six goals and Josh Melton had five goals to lead the host Sea Gulls (15-1, 4-1 Capital Athletic Conference) in a rout over the Knights (5-12, 0-6). Salisbury came back after suffering its first loss this season, 11-9, to York on Wednesday. T.J. Ellis made seven saves in his first win for Salisbury.
St. Mary's 13, Frostburg State 5: The Seahawks (10-6, 3-2 CAC) blew past the Bobcats (8-7, 1-4 CAC) to secure home field-advantage in the first round of the CAC Tournament next Saturday.
No. 3 Duke 10, Marquette 9, OT: In a game that had seven ties, the visiting Blue Devils (11-3) scored the last two goals to beat the Golden Eagles (6-7). C.J. Carpenter had the tying goal with 7:23 left in regulation and Brad Smith scored the game-winner with 32 seconds left in overtime. John Wagner had a game-high five goals for Marquette.
No. 5 Penn 22, Dartmouth 6: The host Quakers (8-3, 6-0) finished a perfect league record to become Ivy League champions outright for the first time since 1984. The Big Green fell to 2-10, 0-5. Adam Goldner had five goals and tied Penn’s school record of 44 goals in a season.
No. 6 Virginia 22, Marist 6: Dox Aitken and Jack Peele each scored four goals to lead the host Cavaliers (11-3) past the Red Foxes (7-6). Virginia outscored Marist, 8-1, in the second half. Virginia will face No. 7 Syracuse or North Carolina in the Atlantic Coast Conference semifinals on Saturday.
No. 10 Cornell 12, Brown 9: The visiting Big Red (9-4, 3-2 Ivy League) used a strong first half to carry them past the Bears (5-8, 2-3). Cornell led 7-2 at the half. John Piatelli had three goals and an assist for Cornell.
No. 11 High Point 16, Bellarmine 15: Hunter Vines scored the eventual game-winner for a 16-13 lead with 5:25 left in the game and the Panthers (11-2, 5-1 Southern Conference) held off a late rally by the host Knights (3-9, 3-3) to win. Koby Russell (Boys’ Latin), Asher Nolting, Chris Young and Sean Coughlin each had a hat trick for High Point.
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No. 12 Notre Dame 12, North Carolina 10: Bryan Costabile (Mount Saint Joseph) started a 5-0 run that spanned both halves to put the host Fighting Irish (7-5, 2-2 ACC) ahead for good. Brendan Gleason had a game-high five goals for Notre Dame. Timmy Kelly (Calvert Hall) led the Tar Heels (7-6, 1-3) with three goals.
No. 13 Denver 14, Providence 8: Ethan Walker (4 goals, 1 assist) and Jack Hannah (3 goals, 1 assist) led the host Pioneers (8-4, 3-1 Big East) past the Friars (6-8, 2-2). Denver will clinch at least a share of its sixth-straight Big East regular season crown with a win at Marquette on Friday
No. 15 Massachusetts 17, Fairfield 8: Gabriel Procyk had five goals to lead the host Minutemen (9-4, 3-1 Colonial Athletic Association) past the Stags (5-8, 0-4). UMass used a 5-0 run to build a 14-4 lead with 28 seconds left in the third quarter.
No. 16 Boston U. 15, Holy Cross 11: The host Terriers (10-4, 5-2 Patriot) won their third in a row by beating the Crusaders (6-6, 3-4). Jame Burr and Chris Gray each scored six goals for Boston U. Holy Cross used a 4-0 run to come within, 13-11.
No. 18 Georgetown 23, New Jersey Institute of Technology 7: Jake Carraway (St. Mary’s) and Robert Clark (McDonogh) each scored four goals to lead the visiting Hoyas (10-4) past the Highlanders (2-12). Georgetown has posted double-digit victories in 15 seasons. The Hoyas went on a 10-1 run in the second quarter.