Nate Lewnes (St. Mary's) tied a UMBC record with 10 goals and led a late rally, but No. 5 Albany (12-2, 6-0 America East Conference) scored with 15 seconds left in overtime for a 15-14 victory over the Retrievers (4-10, 1-5) in men's lacrosse.

Lewnes tied Jason Smith's mark set against Colgate in 1992.


UMBC trailed 11-3 early in the third quarter before Lewnes scored three goals in a 4-0 run as the Retrievers trimmed the deficit to 13-8. After the Great Danes extended their lead to 14-8 just 1:10 into the fourth quarter, UMBC scored three goals in a span of 2:41 to make it 14-11.

Lewnes again found the back of the net with 6:02 and 4:58 remaining to cut the margin to 14-13 and then tied the game with 1:10 left in regulation off an assist from Max Maxwell.

In overtime, Albany's Kyle McClancy scored to win the game.

Despite having missed three games, Lewnes finished with 43 goals, the fourth most in a single season in school history.

No. 13 Towson 8, Hofstra 7: Mike Lynch scored the winning goal with 4:31 remaining to lead the Tigers over the host Pride (9-5, 3-2 Colonial Athletic Association).

The victory gives Towson (12-2, 4-1) a share of the regular-season conference title with Fairfield (8-7, 4-1) and the right to host the CAA tournament.

Ryan Drenner and Joe Seider scored their 100th career points on back-to-back goals in the third quarter.

The top-seeded Tigers will face No. 4 seed Drexel at 4 p.m. and No. 3 seed Hofstra will face No. 2 seed Fairfield at 7 p.m. in the semifinals Thursday.

Saint Joseph's 12, Mount St.Mary's 5: T.J. Jones made 13 saves and Kevin Forster scored three goals as the host Hawks (11-3, 5-1 Northeast Conference) defeated the Mountaineers (6-8, 2-4).

With the victory, Saint Joseph's claims a share of the NEC regular-season title and earns the right to host the conference tournament.

The top-seeded Hawks will face fourth-seeded Robert Morris and No. 2 seed Bryant will face No. 3 seed Hobart in the semifinals Thursday.

York 10, Salisbury 9: Andrew Gamble and Brendan McGrath each had a hat trick as the second-seeded Spartans (16-3) defeated the top-seeded Sea Gulls (18-1) in the Capital Athletic Conference championship game.

Nick Blondino scored with 1:17 remaining to cut Salisbury's deficit to one, but the Sea Gulls got no closer.

Nick Garbarino finished with three goals for Salisbury, which had won 19 of 23 conference titles.


Stevenson 7, Widener 6, 2OT: Morgan Pritchett scored the winning goal in double overtime to lift the host Mustangs (13-4, 8-0 Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth) over the Pride (7-7, 6-2).

Pat Candon scored with 13 seconds left in regulation as Stevenson erased a 6-3 third-quarter deficit.


UMBC 12, New Hampshire 7: The host Retrievers (9-7, 3-3 America East) earned their second straight America East tournament berth with a victory over the Wildcats (6-10, 3-3).

Carolyn Jamison (Westminster) tied her season high with five goals, and Ashley Peacock tied her season high with 11 saves for UMBC.

Leading scorer Sam Nolan (Fallston) was held to just one goal and one assist.

The No. 3 seed Retrievers will face No. 2 seed Albany at 7:30 p.m. in the America East semifinals Friday in Stony Brook, N.Y.

Navy 18, Lafayette 7: Jenna Collins (River Hill) had a career-best 10 points on two goals and eight assists to lead the host Midshipmen (12-5, 7-2 Patriot League) over the Leopards (6-11, 2-7).

Collins' 10-point performance is tied for fifth best in program history. Kelsey O'Brien and Marie Valenti led the Mids with four goals each.

Second-seeded Navy will host the highest-seeded winner of Tuesday's quarterfinals between No. 3 seed Boston University and No. 6 seed Bucknell and No. 4 seed Lehigh and No. 5 seed Colgate on Friday at 7:40 p.m.

Loyola Maryland 18, Army West Point 7: Shannon Aikens and Maddy Blakeman scored four goals each to lead a season-high 11 Greyhounds in scoring in a victory over the Black Knights (5-12, 0-9 Patriot League).

Loyola (12-5, 9-0) opened the game on a 7-0 run with goals from six players.

The top-seeded Greyhounds will host the lowest-seeded winner of Tuesday's Patriot League quarterfinals Friday at 5p.m.

Salisbury 12, St. Mary's 5: Megan Wallenhorst (Centennial) had two goals and three assists to lead the No. 1 seed Sea Gulls (16-2) to victory over the No. 2 seed Seahawks (16-3) in the CAC championship game, earning their 16th conference title.

St. Mary's (16-3) scored just over a minute into game, but the Sea Gulls then scored seven straight goals to take a 7-1 lead at the half.

The win earned Salisbury the CAC's automatic bid to the NCAA Division III tournament.

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