Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/5/11
The?Delaware men’s lacrosse team stayed close in the first half, but Albany pulled away by scoring five straight goals, including the first four of the second half, and held on for an 11-9 win today.
Delaware junior Sean Finegan recorded his second hat trick of the season and finished with three goals and one assist, Nick Elsmo scored twice and dished out two assists, and Kevin Kaminski (Strath Haven) contributed two goals, but the Hens could never regain the lead after the opening minutes of the game.
The Blue Hens, who entered the game leading all NCAA?Division I?teams with four victories, dropped to 4-2 on the season while Albany evened its mark to 1-1 after a season-opening loss to Drexel. The Great Danes avenged a 16-9 setback to Delaware last season in Newark.
Rutgers 11, St, Joseph’s 1
Joe Donnelly (Radnor) faced only one shot in 40 minutes to earn the win for the Scarlet Knights (4-0).
Scott Cullinan (West Chester East) scored the lone goal for the Hawks (0-3)
Dartmouth 9, Sacred Heart 7
Defesenamn Ben Rossman (Haverford School) scored once and added six groundballs and two turnovers and freshman Patrick Resch (La Salle) had a goal, four groundballs and two caused turnovers for Dartmouth (1-1).
North Carolina 13, UMBC 9
Freshman Ryan Creighton (Malvern Prep) had a goals and an assist for the No. 12 Tar Heels (3-1).
Georgetown 13, St. John’s 9
Tyler Knarr (La Salle) won 7 of 15 face-offs for the winning Hoyas (2-1).
Charlie Holenstein (Downingtown West) scored three goals for the Red Storm and freshman defenseman Joe Addona (Springfield-Delco) collected two groundballs.
Towson 11, Mount St. Mary’s 3
Matt Hughes (Central Bucks East) scored three goals and added an assist to lead the Tigers to victory.
Siena 10, Hartford 9
Mic DeBellis (Emmaus) scored once for Siena while his former teammate freshman Tate Klidonas (Emmaus) scored twice for Hartford,
Quinnipiac 10, Holy Cross 5
Jack Oppenheimer (Germantown Academy) scored once for the winners while Colin McGeehan (Malvern Prep) scored once for the Crusaders.
Princeton 8, Johns Hopkins 3
Kyle Wharton (Haverford School) scored twice for the losing Blue Jays (3-1).