College Lacrosse Recap, Weekend of 2/11/18
This weekend, Loyola, Maryland, Navy, Towson, John Hopkins, and UMBC all had games. Maryland faced Navy, Loyola Faced Virginia, UMBC faced Richmond, ans Hopkins faced Towson.
In the Maryland vs. Navy game, the Terrapins won 10-4, notching Maryland’s 25th straight home-opener win. Fifth year senior Tim Rotanz extended his scoring streak to 15 games, which is the highest among midfielders in the nation. Freshman Bubba Fairman achieved his first hat trick in his collegiate debut. Read more here: http://marylandsportsblog.com/1-maryland-downs-navy-season-opener/
In the Loyola vs. Virginia game, the Greyhounds were defeated 13-12, in an exhilarating 2OT game. The deciding goal was scored by freshman Dox Aiken, who had two assists along with his game winning goal. The Greyhounds were up five goals partially through the 4th quarter prior to the cavaliers storming back and taking a commanding 3 goal lead. For the Greyhounds, Pat Spencer led the team with three goals and two assists.
In the UMBC vs. Richmond game, UMBC escaped through the tough conditions with the win. The retrievers were trailing through the entire first half, but two goals in the first two minutes of the third quarter put the retrievers up 6-5. The game ended with a score of 9-6, with a key effort by goalie Tommy Lingner, who stopped 12-14 chances he had while in goal.
In the Hopkins vs. Navy game, the Blue Jays came out with a dominating win with a score of 9-6. The Blue Jays were never down in the game, but an essential 4-1 run put John Hopkins in the driver seat. As time ran out, Navy was forced to take out their goalie and add an extra attacker, but all this did was open the door for Drew Stupinski, Shack Stanwick, and Ryan Brown to add goals, finalizing the score 14-8. Read more here: http://marylandsportsblog.com/11-johns-hopkins-defeats-6-towson/