Lacrosse roundup (March 31): Madonna makes 13 saves as Syracuse holds off Notre Dame
From Sun staff reports|
Mar 31, 2018 | 10:39 PM
Brendan Bomberry, Nate Solomon and Jamie Trimboli each scored two goals and Dom Madonna made 13 saves to lead No. 10 Syracuse to a 10-6 upset victory over No. 7 Notre Dame at the Carrier Dome on Saturday.
The win marked the second in a row over a top-10 opponent following last Saturday's 15-14 win at then-No. 3 Duke , put Syracuse (5-3, 3-0) atop the Atlantic Coast Conference standings and helped them secure a share of the conference title.
With the win, Syracuse became the second program in college lacrosse to reach 900 wins. The Fighting Irish fell to 5-3, 1-1.
No. 1 Albany 13, Stony Brook 7: Kyle McClancy had a hat trick to lead the host Great Danes (9-0, 3-0 America East ) past the Seawolves (3-6, 2-1). Albany jumped to a 4-0 lead and never trailed.
A three-goal rally for the Great Danes to close out the third quarter helped them pull away.
No. 3 Denver 6, Georgetown 5: Senior faceoff specialist Trevor Baptiste (12 of 15) moved into second in career faceoff wins in NCAA Division I history, and the visiting Pioneers (7-2, 1-0 Big East ) beat the Hoyas (6-3, 0-2).
Denver was held to a season-low in goals.
No. 4 Yale 12, Penn 6: Jack Tigh had four goals and an assist and Ben Reeves had two goals and three assists to lead the host Bulldogs (7-1, 3-0 Ivy League ) past the Quakers (5-5, 1-2).
No. 8 Villanova 14, Marquette 9: Keegan Khan scored a game-high seven goals to lead the visiting Wildcats (8-2, 1-0 Big East) past the Golden Eagles (4-4, 1-1).
No. 12 Virginia 14, Richmond 10: Michael Kraus had four goals to lead the host Cavaliers (8-3) past the Spiders (5-5).
No. 18 Penn State 18, Ohio State 10: Madison Carter (South River) had five goals and moved into fifth all-time scorer in school history to lead the visiting Nittany Lions (8-4, 3-0 Big Ten) past the Buckeyes (5-6, 1-2).