National lacrosse roundup (March 26): Penn State men upset No. 1 Denver in Dallas, 15-10
From Sun staff reports|
Mar 26, 2016 at 10:58 PM
The Penn State men's lacrosse team ended a 20-game Denver winning streak, upsetting the top-ranked Pioneers (7-1), 15-10, to capture the Patriot Cup at Southern Methodist's Gerald Ford Stadium in Dallas on Saturday.
The Nittany Lions (6-3) used a 6-3 run in the second quarter to take an 8-6 lead. Penn State added a 4-1 spurt in the third.
Dan Craig and Ryan Keenan each had three goals for the Nittany Lions. Maryland transfer Connor Cannizzaro had three goals for Denver.
No. 11 Duke 16, No. 5 Syracuse 15, OT: Chad Cohan scored 53 seconds into the first overtime period to lift the host Blue Devils (7-4, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) over the Orange (5-2, 1-1).
Deemer Class (Loyola Blakefield) had seven goals and two assists for Duke.
No. 12 Stony Brook 17, No. 8 Stanford 7: Courtney Murphy had a season-high six goals and the host Seawolves (6-3) recorded their largest margin of victory over a ranked opponent in program history with a win over the Cardinal (6-2).