6 Notre Dame Fighting Irish Saturday afternoon at Robins Stadium in front of 1,230 fans. Richmond has now won 11 straight games at Robins Stadium, and have not dropped a home contest since 2017. The Irish countered with a 3-1 second quarter advantage, sending the hosts into the locker room with a 5-4 edge at halftime. The Spiders extended their lead to 9-6 in the fourth, and managed to hold off an Irish offensive surge to secure the win.
Yale certainly dominated what was touted to be a premier battle within the faceoff circle between TD Ierlan and PSUs Gerard Arceri. Entering Saturdays contest, Arceri led the nation in faceoffs, capitalizing on just under 80 percent of his battles through the Nittany Lions first three games. Penn States top scorer Mac O'Keefe was a force to be reckoned with, adding onto his seasons 14 goals with another five scores in the Lions loss. The junior notched his fourth score of the game while Penn State was up a man in the third quarter, in an attempt to chase Yales lead, which stretched to 11-8 entering the final frame.
Michigan regained the lead with three of the final four goals of the quarter, thanks to the hot hand of Alex Buckanavage, who assisted on two and scored the third on a man-up opportunity to keep the visitors ahead, 9-7. Not to be deterred, the Dolphins bounced back with back-to-back unassisted goals from redshirt-junior Hayden La Vangie (10:12) and Applegate (9:05) to open the final 15 minutes. The lead didn't last long, however, as sophomore Jack Dolan dished to redshirt-junior Evan Tyler to tie the game for the third time, 10-10. In the waning minutes, Michigan tacked on the go-ahead goal and, despite a point-blank shot on the crease from Dolan that was turned away by UM goalie Tommy Heidt, the Wolverines found a way to fend off the Dolphins' fourth-quarter rally, 11-10.
After junior(Bridgewater, N.J./Bridgewater-Raritan) put Gettysburg ahead 2-1, five different Sea Gulls found the back of the net over a 13-minute span, including three goals by Tyler Snyder and two by Cross Ferrara.Junior(New Providence, N.J./New Providence) stopped the run with an unassisted tally at 8:07 in the second quarter, but a goal by Corey Gwin gave Salisbury a 10-3 advantage heading into the locker room.Freshman(Malvern, Pa./Malvern Prep) scored 10 seconds into the second half for Gettysburg. The Bullets were unable to gain more momentum as Salisbury keeper Brandon Warren stepped up for a pair of saves in the next five minutes and the Sea Gull offense dialed in with another scoring run. The margin grew to 10 (14-4) on a goal by Josh Melton with 5:44 left in the third quarter.Salisbury maintained its 10-goal lead into the fourth quarter before the Bullets tallied four of the final five goals.The Sea Gulls led in shots (37-31) and ground balls (41-30), while Gettysburg held a slight edge in face-offs 16-14.Freshman(Elkridge, Md./Loyola Blakefield) led Gettysburg with three goals, while Kolen and Harvey each finished with two. Kevin Murphy came up with four caused turnovers and Brett Malamphy finished 14-of-24 on face-offs with nine ground balls.Gettysburg returns home to face Stevenson University next Saturday, March 2, at 1 p.m.
The Elizabethtown College women's lacrosse team had an early lead against Widener, but saw the Pride take it away in the first half and couldn't get it back in a 20-13 loss at Wolf Field on Saturday in the team's home opener.and and Widener's Kelly Lynch and Melanie Bert each tied for a game-high with six goals.Baker scored twice in the opening two and a half minutes off feeds fromand. Baker collected her sixth of the season and fourth of the game five minutes later to get Elizabethtown into double figures and down by three.The deficit was just a little too much to overcome as the Pride countered with four goals before Sharp scored her fifth of the season with 11:20 remaining in regulation and the Jays down 17-11.Baker posted consecutive goals, one unassisted and the other from Principe to make one last comeback bid for E-town. Widener held the Jays scoreless after Baker's sixth of the game with 8:10 left. Baker's 6 goals and 1 assist (7 points) were a team-high for E-town.The Blue Jays are on the road at Marymount (Va.) on Wednesday, February 27, at 7 p.m.
Strong play at either end of the field propelled the Colgate women's lacrosse program to a 12-9 victory over UMass Lowell on Saturday afternoon.After freshmanscored her first of three goals on the game's first free position shot to lift the Raiders to a lead just 1:07 in the game, the scoring alternated. Lowell attempted to push back with a late offensive push, but Croston held strong to keep Colgate ahead by recording 14 saves on the day.After the River Hawks marked four straight goals to close out the scoring, it was Colgate's early efforts that lifted the Raider to an eventual 12-9 victory. By scoring her fourth of the year and Colgate's ninth on the day, the midfielder earned her second career multi-goal game. UMass Lowell has an 0-4 start to the 2019 campaign.Colgate returns home as it hosts Siena in continued nonconference play on Wednesday, Feb. 27.
COLUMBUS, Ohio The College of Wooster women's lacrosse team opened 2019 with an 18-7 win over Capital University on Saturday. After a season-ending injury derailed her 2017-18 season, senior Jordan Stone returned with a four-goal performance. Her classmate Emma Lawrence, last year's team leader in points, also scored four goals, picking up right where she left off last season. The rest of the Scots' production came from two-goal performances from five separate players Jenny Grossmann, Laura Papp, Megan Healy, Ashley Boersma and Sydney Schuster.
The Blue Jays scored four consecutive goals to retake the lead and the defense shut out St. Mary's (Md.) in the fourth quarter as E-town won 9-5 for its for win of the season., andeach scored twice to lead the Jays.had Elizabethtown's (1-1) first opportunity at goal in the game just over two minutes into Saturday's non-conference contest. Goodling registered the assist on Nizolak's goal that put the score at 7-4.The Seahawks got one back late in the third on Ray LaPlaca's goal with 1:03 to go.Watts gave the Blue Jays a bit more breathing room 58 seconds into the fourth quarter after Cost found the senior for the tally. Mahoney needed just two saves in the fourth to finish off the game and earn his first win of the season.The Blue Jays will play at Dickinson on Wednesday, February 27, at 7 p.m.
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Monmouth University's Women's Lacrosse team improved to 2-0 on the season with a home-opening win over Holy Cross (1-2) on Saturday afternoon.The Monmouth defense stifled the Crusaders , causing 12 turnovers and holding Holy Cross scoreless for over 13 minutes to start the game. Holy Cross tied it up briefly but Turturro sparked a five-goal run that also featured a pair from junior(Landsdale, PA/North Penn) that put the Hawks up 6-1 with 5:42 left in the first stanza. Holy Cross tallied two goals in the final 2:29 to cut the MU lead to three heading into the break.Holy Cross got the first goal of the second half before Ceraso recorded back to back markers pushing the MU lead to 8-4. We just stuck to our basics, held steady and moved our feet and the caused turnovers just game.