Saturday Wrap: Hounds Hammer Florida; Cuse Surges at Northwestern

PHOTO BY JOHN STROHSACKER


Last weekend, it was Florida on the positive end of a ranking-shaking upset. This weekend, the Gators were on the other end.

No. 14 Loyola blitzed No. 2 Florida with nine unanswered goals spanning roughly 24 minutes, and Sam Fiedler totaled seven goals and one assist in Loyola’s 17-6 win in Gainesville. Livy Rosenzweig had three goals and three assists, and Kaitlyn Larsson made 11 saves.

Grace Haus’ unassisted goal with 6:28 left in the first half put the Gators within striking distance at 7-4. About two minutes later, Fiedler scored in a player-up situation, igniting the game-changing 9-0 run. She scored four of her seven goals during the spurt.

Loyola (3-0) was efficient, scoring 17 times on 25 shots on goal. In the second half, Florida took just four shots on goal (eight shots total).

Florida (2-1) was the biggest climber in last week’s Nike/US Lacrosse Division I Women’s Top 20 after defeating then-No. 2 Maryland, but the young team suffered a hiccup against the Greyhounds.

SYRACUSE SURGES PAST NORTHWESTERN

A game of runs finished in Syracuse’s favor, as the seventh-ranked Orange scored eight goals in the final 19 minutes to defeat sixth-ranked Northwestern 16-11 at Ryan Fieldhouse in Evanston, Ill., the second straight week in which an ACC team took down the Wildcats at home.

Emily Hawryschuk scored six goals, including five in the second half. Meaghan Tyrrell added five goals and an assist for the Orange (4-1), who relinquished a four-goal lead in the last four minutes of the first half and trailed 10-8 early in the second half before their offensive outburst.

Northwestern (3-2), which lost to Notre Dame in the same venue last week, was held to 12 goals fewer than its season average.

UNC TOPPLES MARYLAND

Scottie Rose Growney scored a career-high six goals and Jamie Ortega chipped in four goals and three assists as No. 1 North Carolina easily handled No. 5 Maryland, 19-6.

UNC (4-0) led 7-4 at halftime but opened the second half on a 5-1 run. After Hannah Warther scored to end the run and make the score 12-6, UNC ended the game on a 7-0 run.

According to the game broadcast on ACC Network Extra, this was the first time Maryland (1-2) trailed by 10 or more goals since 2007.

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VIRGINIA HOLDS OFF PRINCETON

No. 11 Princeton led by one goal at halftime, but No. 8 Virginia scored the first three goals of the second half — one each from Sammy Mueller, Ashlyn McGovern and Kiki Shaw — en route to a 12-10 win. Charlie Campbell made 16 saves.

Courtlynne Caskin led UVA (4-0) with four goals and one assist. She also had two caused turnovers, tied for the team lead with Mueller. Princeton is now 1-1.







NOTABLE

  • Unranked Villanova defeated No. 15 Navy, 12-9. Navy (2-2) never led in the game. Ashley Lynch (two goals, two assists) and Brittany Bruno (three goals, one assist) paced Villanova (2-1).

  • Gabby Rosenzweig broke Penn’s all-time record for points as the No. 9 Quakers defeated Johns Hopkins, 15-12. Rosenzweig led Penn (2-0) with one goal and four assists. Mackenzie Heldberg had three goals and two assists for Hopkins (1-2).

  • Megan Palozzi scored the final two goals of the game as East Carolina came back from a late one-goal deficit to defeat Campbell, 12-11.

  • With the game tied at 9, Georgetown scored three straight goals — one each by Izzy Ross, Natalia Lynch and Mary Pagano — as the Hoyas topped Drexel, 12-10.

  • Paige Petty scored five goals and Taylor Caskey had two goals and three assists in Virginia Tech’s 14-7 win over Elon.

NIKE/US LACROSSE TOP 20

No. 1 North Carolina 19, No. 5 Maryland 6
No. 7 Syracuse 16, No. 6 Northwestern 11
No. 8 Virginia 12, No. 11 Princeton 10
No. 9 Penn 15, Johns Hopkins 12
No. 14 Loyola 17, No. 2 Florida 6
No. 16 Dartmouth 16, Boston U. 8
No. 19 James Madison 13, High Point 8
Villanova 12, No. 15 Navy 9

OTHER SCORES

Albany 12, Yale 9
American 20, Longwood 19
Bryant 12, Manhattan 2
Davidson 14, Furman 5
Duke 21, George Washington 6
East Carolina 12, Campbell 11
Fresno State 21, Stetson 13
Georgetown 12, Drexel 10
Hofstra 17, Fairfield 13
Kennesaw State 17, Gardner-Webb 8
La Salle 12, Bucknell 11
Lafayette 11, Merrimack 8
Mount St. Mary’s 9, Binghamton 8 (OT)
Old Dominion 7, Radford 3
Richmond 22, William & Mary 9
Rutgers 17, Marist 7
Siena 14, Columbia 11
Stanford 18, UC Davis 10
Temple 12, Coastal Carolina 7
Vanderbilt 13, Lehigh 12
Virginia Tech 14, Elon 7

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