State lacrosse roundup (April 14): Penn State halts Johns Hopkins' 7-game streak

Nick Spillane had two goals and five assists and No. 14 Penn State held off a second-half rally in a 14-12 upset victory over No. 4 Johns Hopkins in men's lacrosse Saturday.

The Nittany Lions improved to 8-4, 2-1 Big Ten and the Blue Jays fell to 8-3, 2-1. The loss ended a seven-game winning streak by Hopkins.


Trailing 2-1, Penn State went on a 4-0 run to take the lead for good. Spillane's first assist came on the tying goal with 9:01 left in the first quarter. Cole Williams ( Loyola Blakefield) and Patrick Fraser each had a hat trick for the Blue Jays.

Hopkins went on a 7-4 run in the second half.


No. 17 Navy 9, Army West Point 8: Chris Hill had three goals and Ryan Wade had two to lead the visiting Mids (8-4, 7-1 Patriot League ) past the Black Knights (5-6, 2-5).

The victory secured a share of the Patriot League regular-season title for Navy.

Mount St. Mary's 15, Hobart 14: Brendan McCarthy had a goal and a career-high six assists and the host Mount (4-8, 1-3 Northeast Conference ) held off a second-half charge by the Statesmen (4-8, 1-3).

Massachusetts 8, Towson 4: Redshirt freshman goalie Shane Brennan had 13 saves, but the visiting Tigers (4-7, 1-2 Colonial Athletic Association) fell to the Minutemen (8-4, 3-0).

Salisbury 20, Mary Washington 10: Griffin Moroney had a game-high four goals and Zach Pompea had a hat trick as the visiting Sea Gulls (11-4, 4-1 Capital Athletic Conference) rolled past the Eagles (7-7, 3-3).

UMBC 5, Binghamton 2: The Retrievers (4-7, 2-2 America East ) held the host Bearcats (4-9, 1-3) scoreless for final 47 minutes, 2 seconds.


No. 8 Loyola Maryland 22, Lafayette 5: Hannah Powers had four goals to lead the host Greyhounds (10-3, 6-0 Patriot) past the Leopards (4-9, 1-4).


No. 12 Navy 20, Army West Point 7: Jenna Collins (River Hill) had six goals to lead the Mids (11-3, 5-1 Patriot) past the host Black Knights (8-6, 2-4).

UMBC 16, Vermont 14: Carolyn Jamison (Westminster) had four goals to lead the host Retrievers (10-5, 2-3 America East) past the Catamounts (4-10, 0-5).

Wagner 12, Mount St. Mary's 11: The host Seahawks (8-4, 3-0 NEC) scored six of the final seven goals to beat the Mount (6-6, 1-2).

Salisbury 11, Mary Washington 10: Emma Skoglund scored the game-winner with 1:09 left to lift the host Sea Gulls (13-0, 5-0 CAC) over the Eagles (12-3, 5-2).