Women's lacrosse roundup (April 2): Hat tricks lift No. 20 Towson to 9-4 win over Hopkins
From Sun staff reports|
Apr 02, 2016 | 10:29 PM
Hat tricks from Emily Gillingham and freshman Carly Tellekamp lifted the No. 20 Towson women's lacrosse team to a 9-4 victory over No. 19 Johns Hopkins on Saturday.
The Tigers (8-2) won their second straight game and earned their first victory over the host Blue Jays (8-5) since 2010.
Towson and Johns Hopkins traded goals early and found themselves tied at 1 with 25:50 to play in the first half.
Dene' DiMartino's goal for the Blue Jays at 25:50 was the last one the home team scored until 16:07 of the second half. The Tigers defense clamped down and held Johns Hopkins without a goal for 39:43; the Blue Jays managed just eight shots during that stretch.
No. 1 Maryland 17, Cornell 9: Caroline Wannen had three goals and four assists to lead the host Terps (10-1) past the Big Red (8-1).
Other three-goal scorers for Maryland included Taylor Cummings (McDonogh) and Megan Whittle (McDonogh). The Terps gave up the first goal before scoring seven straight.
Amie Dickson led Cornell with four goals.
UMBC 16, Massachusetts-Lowell 5: Marissa Davey (Marriotts Ridge) scored a game-high six goals and Carolyn Jamison (Westminster) added three goals and an assist to lead the Retrievers (7-3, 1-0 America East) past the host River Hawks (1-10, 0-2).
UMBC went into halftime with a three-point lead despite sloppy play in the midfield. UMass-Lowell capitalized on two unforced errors by the Retrievers to string together a long possession that resulted in a goal.
Loyola Maryland 11, Colgate 6: Hannah Powers had a hat trick and the Greyhounds (7-5, 4-0 Patriot League) finished strong, scoring the last five goals to beat the host Raiders (3-7, 2-2).
No. 2 Florida 10, Temple 9: Freshman Lindsey Ronbeck had her second hat trick of the season and senior defender Sydney DuPre caused a turnover with 55 seconds left as the host Gators (11-1, 2-0 Big East) held on to beat the Owls (8-3, 0-1).
The game featured six ties. Florida led 8-7 at halftime.
In the second half, Devon Schneider gave the Gators a 9-7 edge, but Temple controlled the next 13 minutes, generating goals by Megan Pinkerton and Brenda McDermott for a tie. Ronbeck posted the Gators' game-winner with 4:16 remaining in the game.
No. 7 Southern California 20, San Diego State 6: Michaela Michael had three goals and six assists to power the host Trojans (11-0, 5-0 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation) past the Aztecs (4-7, 3-2).
Caroline deLyra added four goals for Southern California, which outscored San Diego State 12-3 in the second half.
No. 8 Stony Brook 19, Vermont 8: The host Seawolves (7-3, 1-0 America East) were down 6-2 with 13:53 left in the first half before scoring 16 straight over both halves and beating the Catamounts (4-7, 0-2).
Kylie Ohlmiller had six goals and three assists to help Stony Brook to its fifth straight win.
No. 9 Penn State 16, Rutgers 9: A trio of three-goal scorers led the host Nittany Lions (9-2, 1-0 Big Ten) past the Scarlet Knights (3-8, 0-1): Steph Lazo (St. Mary's), Madison Carter (South River) and Jenna Mosketti (Fallston).