Lacrosse roundup (March 31): Madonna makes 13 saves as Syracuse holds off Notre Dame

From Sun staff reports

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. 13 Cornell 22, Dartmouth 11: Jordan Dowiak had a career-high five goals to lead the Big Red (6-3, 2-1 Ivy League) past the host Big Green (2-6, 0-2).

No. 16 Vermont 11, Hartford 7: Ian MacKay had a game-high six goals to lead the Catamounts (9-1, 2-1 America East) past the host Hawks (3-6, 0-2).

No. 17 Lehigh 7, Boston U. 6: Mickey Fitzpatrick scored the game-winner with 39 seconds left to lift the visiting Mountain Hawks (8-3, 5-1 America East) over the Terriers (5-6, 1-4).

No. 18 Bucknell 10, No. 20 Army 7: The host Black Knights (5-4, 2-3 Patriot League ) cut their deficit to 7-6 in the fourth quarter, but the Bison (7-3, 5-1) answered with a 3-0 run.

Women

No. 2 Boston College 15, No. 10 Virginia 12: The Eagles (13-0 4-0 ACC) outscored the Cavaliers (8-3, 3-2), 9-6, in the second half to win.

No. 4 North Carolina 13, Notre Dame 12: Jamie Ortega scored six goals to lead the host Tar Heels (8-3, 3-1 ACC) past the Fighting Irish (6-6, 2-4).

No. 8 Florida 21, Connecticut 8: Lindsey Ronbeck had six goals to lead the host Gators (8-3, 3-0 Big East) past the Huskies (5-6, 1-2).

No. 20 Duke 17, No. 12 Syracuse 10: Kyra Harney and Olivia Jenner (McDonogh) had four goals each to lead the Blue Devils (7-4, 2-2 ACC) past the host Orange (7-5, 0-3).

No. 17 Virginia Tech 15, Louisville 14: Paige Petty had seven goals to lead the Hokies (10-4, 3-1 ACC) past the Cardinals (6-7, 0-4).

No. 18 Dartmouth 18, Harvard 14: Kierra Sweeney had four goals to lead the Big Green (7-1, 3-0 Ivy) past the host Crimson (3-6, 0-3).

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).

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