State lacrosse: Loyola men hold off Colgate for big road win
By From Sun staff reports
Mar 30, 2014 | 2:28 AM
Attackmen Justin Ward (Old Mill) and Nikko Pontrello combined for five goals to lead No. 1 Loyola Maryland to a 10-8 win over Colgate on Saturday.
The Raiders matched the visiting Greyhounds with 35 shots and won 13 of 22 faceoffs, and Loyola (9-1, 5-0 Patriot League) did not lead by more than one goal until the third quarter.
With Colgate (7-3, 3-2) ahead 5-4, Greyhounds midfielder Jeff Chase (Boys' Latin) got a shot past goalkeeper Brandon Burke to start a four-goal run that gave Loyola an 8-5 lead with 2:31 left in the third quarter.
But the Raiders kept the game within one goal for most of the fourth quarter before midfielder Matt Sawyer gave the Greyhounds a 10-8 lead with 4:05 to play. Pontrello led Loyola with three goals, while Ward sored his two during the 4-0 run.
Hofstra 9, No. 19 Towson 7: The Pride (5-3, 3-0 Colonial Athletic Association) dealt the visiting Tigers (7-3, 1-1) their first loss in seven games despite a four-goal performance from attackman Joe Seider (Hereford).
Towson kept within two goals of Hofstra for the first half, and Seider scored to tie the game at 5 with 11:21 to play before the Pride scored three straight goals into the fourth quarter. Seider and attackman Max Siskind brought the score to 8-7 with 7:07 left, but the Tigers could not catch up.
Navy 13, Boston University 7: Attackman T.J. Hanzsche and midfielder Austin Heneveld each had a hat trick as the Midshipmen (4-5, 3-3 Patriot League) jumped ahead 7-3 by halftime and scored four of six fourth-quarter goals to beat the host Terriers (1-8, 1-4).
Navy had the upper hand in shooting, 40-27, and committed 13 turnovers to Boston University's 19.
Hobart 8, Mount St. Mary's 5: Five Mountaineers scored, but the Statesmen (3-6, 2-1 Northeast Conference) led 4-1 at the end of the first quarter and hung on to deal the host Mount (0-10, 0-2) its narrowest defeat since a 9-6 loss to Drexel on March 15.
McDaniel 13, Haverford 11: The visiting Fords led 7-1 with 7:35 left in the second quarter, but the Green Terror (4-6, 1-2 Centennial Conference) scored eight consecutive goals for a 9-7 advantage and held on for the win over Haverford (1-8, 0-3).
Washington College 9, Franklin & Marshall 6: Midfielder Grant Hughes had a team-high five goals as the host Shoremen (8-1, 3-0 Centennial), ranked No. 7 in Division III, handed the Diplomats (7-3, 2-1) their first loss in the past eight games.
Widener 10, Hood 3: The host Pride (4-4, 2-0 Commonwealth Conference) held the Blazers (3-6, 0-2) to one goal in the first 46 minutes.
Goucher 11, Drew 3: The Gophers scored the game's first goal in the 19th minute, but then attackman Max Roach scored five times as Goucher (4-5, 2-1 Landmark Conference) went on six- and four-goal runs on its way to victory against the host Rangers (3-6, 1-2).
Frostburg State 7, Christopher Newport 6: Attackmen Ryan Serio (Chesapeake-AA) and Devin Colegrove (Dulaney) and midfielder Lucas Flaig (Chesapeake-AA) each scored twice as the visiting Bobcats (9-2, 2-1 Capital Athletic Conference) stayed ahead of the Captains ( 7-2, 1-1) for their second one-goal win this season.
Salisbury 10, Mary Washington 7: Midfielder Mike Kane led all players with a career-high five goals, and the visiting Sea Gulls (10-0, 3-0 CAC), ranked No. 2 in Division III, led by as many as four goals in a win over the Eagles (7-2, 0-2).
No. 19 Navy 13, Colgate 2: The Mids (10-1, 4-1 Patriot League) rebounded from their first loss of the season as they led 9-0 at the half and the visiting Raiders (4-6, 2-2) had just three shots on goal.
No. 14 Loyola Maryland 19, Holy Cross 5: Attacker Molly Hulseman and midfielder Marlee Paton each scored a game-high four goals for the Greyhounds as host Loyola (8-4, 4-0 Patriot) defeated the Crusaders (5-7, 3-2).
No. 16 Stony Brook 12, UMBC 1: The host Seawolves (8-2, 1-0 America East Conference) outshot the Retrievers 12-3 in the first half as UMBC (5-5, 0-1) won three of nine draw controls and had 10 turnovers to Stony Brook's seven before the break.
Christopher Newport 10, Frostburg State 9, 2OT: Captains midfielder Meaghan Galvin scored twice in the first three minutes of overtime, and the host Bobcats fell short despite a goal from midfielder Emani Byrd (Seton Keough) with 32 seconds to play in the second three-minute overtime period.
Frostburg State (1-9, 0-3 CAC) had tied the game with 58 seconds left in regulation after Christopher Newport (6-4, 2-1) recovered from a 5-2 halftime deficit by outscoring the Bobcats 6-3 in the second half.
Salisbury 13, Mary Washington 6: Attacker Shelby Nemecek (Liberty) scored five times and the Sea Gulls (10-0, 2-0 CAC) opened the game with a 6-0 streak to roll past the host Eagles (7-3, 1-1).
Stevenson 20, Albright 5: Midfielder Marissa Meiklejohn (Old Mill) scored five goals and two other Mustangs had hat tricks as host Stevenson routed the Lions.
The Mustangs (6-4, 1-0 Middle Atlantic Conference) led 16-1 at halftime after holding Albright (5-6, 0-1) to four shots in the first 30 minutes. Stevenson's 20 goals were a season high.
Haverford 18, McDaniel 14: The Green Terror (5-3, 1-1 Centennial) allowed 10 straight goals, giving the host Fords (5-4, 1-1) a 13-5 lead with 23:14 to play, and could not come back in the second half.
Franklin & Marshall 14, Washington College 11: Midfielder Emily Hubley scored four times to lead the Shorewomen, but the host Diplomats (8-2, 2-0 Centennial) turned a 7-6 halftime deficit into a 13-9 lead with nine minutes left and beat Washington College (4-3, 0-1).
Widener 16, Hood 3: The Pride scored the first nine goals and outshot the host Blazers (5-3, 0-2 Commonwealth Conference) by 43-8 as Widener (1-7, 1-1) got its first win this season.
Notre Dame Maryland 17, Cedar Crest 5: The Gators (1-5, 1-2 Colonial States Athletic Conference) claimed their first win this season over the Falcons (0-5, 0-1) at Loyola Maryland.