(Courtesy photo of Syracuse Athletics)
The Syracuse Orange arrived on Saturday and needed a win to keep their hopes of an NCAA tournament alive. And they achieved that victory by beating the Virginia Cavaliers 13-11 on the road to win the season against the Cavaliers.
Jakob Phaup went to pass 24-27 (88%) to give the orange a spark, while Owen Hiltz scored three goals and two assists for five points, while Jamie Trimboli (3G / 1A) and Owen Seebold (2G / 2A) ) had four points each.
Drake Porter made nine parades in the cage to anchor the orange defenses.
Xander Dickson led Virginia with three goals and an assist, while Matt Moore had one goal and three assists. Alex Rode made 16 parades in the cage.
Owen Hiltz scored his first goal of the day in the last few seconds of the first quarter to put the Orange 3-2 ahead and trigger a Syracuse run with five goals to advance them 7-2 at the start of the third quarter. Stephen Rehfuss had the final goal at halftime to give Orange an 8-4 lead in the locker room.
Xander Dickson lit a three-goal run in Virginia early in run three to pull within 9-8 and give the Cavaliers a bunch of momentum. However, the Orange scored four hits straight from the 2:25 mark in the third to the 8:56 mark in the fourth and prevailed 13: 8. Virginia scored the last three games of the competition but failed to make the comeback.
Navy sings second
Ahead of the biggest, most electric lacrosse crowd of the season, the Navy Midshipmen defeated arch-rivals Army West Point 9-4 to secure a much-needed win, improve their résumés and bring them their second consecutive Patriot League win first time this season.
After a traditional defensive first half in which the Midshipmen took a 3-1 lead, Navy prevailed 6-3 against the Black Knights in the second half and secured the victory. The Midshipmen scored the first three goals of the fourth quarter before Army scored the game's final goal to take them to four goals that day.
Joe DeLyra led Navy with a hat trick while Spencer Reese scored 19 saves in the cage to anchor the midshipmen's defenses.
Aidan Byrnes had two goals for the Black Knights and Wyatt Schupler scored 10 saves in the cage.
Maryland Avoids Fear of Homewood
In the second meeting between rivals Maryland and Johns Hopkins of the season, the Terrapins were able to prevail in the toughest competition of the season for the Terps with 14: 13.
After losing 5-1 at the end of the first quarter and trailing 9-4 towards the end of the second quarter, the Johns Hopkins Blue Jays took up another gear. The Blue Jays scored five unanswered points from: 39 in the second to 8:29 in the third to end it at 9.
Johns Hopkins started again in the fourth quarter, put down three times in a row and prevailed at 13:11. Maryland, however, was able to tie it with two straight from Logan Wisnauskas and Jared Bernhardt. Wisnauskas put the game winner 18 seconds ahead of the competition to end one of the most exciting finals of the season.
Logan Wisnauskas and Jared Bernhardt. Wisnauskas had four goals each and one assist for Maryland. Logan McNaney made 10 cage parades for the Terrapins.
Connor DeSimone led Johns Hopkins with three goals and an assist, and Tim Marcille made 14 saves on his first career start.
Penn State Edges Ohio State wins the Creators Trophy
In a back-and-forth competition where neither side could break up the game, the Penn State Nittany Lions won the Big Ten number 3 9-8 and took home the Creators Trophy.
Dylan Foulds had the final two goals of the competition to seal the deal for the Nittany Lions and give himself four goals in the game. Jack Myers had four goals for the Buckeyes.
Aleric Fyock had 15 saves, including a game rescue stop in the final seconds of the competition, in his first career start for Penn State, while Alec Van De Bovenkamp made 10 saves for Ohio State.
Drexel wins the sixth place in a row against Hofstra
The Drexel Dragons won for the sixth time in a row when they defeated Hofstra 12: 8 on Saturday afternoon. The Dragons used a five-goal run from the end of the third to 8:08 on the fourth to seal the deal.
Reid Bowering (3G / 1A) and Sean Donnelly (1G / 3A) each had four points to lead the dragons. Ross Blumenthal made 12 parades.
Sterlyn Ardrey had a hat trick for Hofstra.
Binghamton upsets Vermont
The Binghamton Bearcats had a big win on Saturday, beating Vermont 10-7. The Bearcats finished the competition with a five-goal run that included two straight from Kevin Winkoff and Thomas Greenblatt to ensure victory.
Teddy Dolan made 15 caged saves for Binghamton while Vermont saw Ryan Cornell make 11 saves and Thomas McConvey and JJ Levandowski each scoring two goals.
UMBC once again surpasses Stony Brook over time
For the second time this season, the UMBC Retrievers defeated the Stony Brook in overtime. This time 14-13 on Long Island.
After the Retrievers took a 10-6 lead after a four-goal run at the start of the third round, the Seawolves defended themselves and used a four-goal run from the end of the third through the beginning of the fourth to tie it all in all at 12. Matt DeMo scored the goal for overtime after a UMBC goal from Brandon Galloway. Ryan Frawley brought home the game winner for UMBC for his fifth goal of the day.
Brandon Galloway also had four goals to lead the UMBC offensive and Tommy Lingner made 16 saves.
Anthony Palma made 11 saves in the cage for Stony Brook and Cory Vaniginhoven had three goals and an assist for four points.
Saint Joseph's front runner LIU 14-13 to win the NEC Regular Season title. Christian Mule & # 39; had ten points (7G / 3A) to lead Lehigh past Bucknell 18-12 Delhaware defeated Towson 16-8 to stop the Tigers' winning streak. Marc O’Rouke scored six goals on his season debut to take Bryan past Sacred Heart 20-12. Jacksonville beats Bellarmine 8-7.