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Tuesday’s Philly D1 roundup: Wolf (L. Merion), Sankey (Penn Charter), Morrell (Episcopal Ac.), Knarr (La Salle), Zonino (Conestoga) lead wins

Wednesday, 12th March 2014

Categories ACC Tourney, Boy's/Men's, College  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/12/14

Duke senior attackman Jordan Wolf scored a career-high six goals to lead the sixth-ranked Blue Devils to a 20-9 victory over visiting Marquette at Koskinen Stadium Tuesday night. With the win, the Blue Devils snap a two-game losing streak to improve to 5-2 while the Golden Eagles, playing just their second collegiate season, fall to 1-5.

Duke scored the game’s first four goals and held a 10-1 lead at the end of the opening period. Wolf netted four of his six markers in the opening frame while Case Matheis logged three assists. Thanks to two goals by Tyler Melnyk, Marquette outscored Duke by a 4-3 count in the second quarter to make the score 13-5 at intermission.

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North Carolina 20, Bucknell 4

The fourth-ranked Tar Heels outscored Bucknell 18-2 over the last 48:02 of the game to emerge with a rout over the Bison.

Monmouth's Shane Morrell (Episcopal Academy) seen here at left, had two gaols and two assists for Bryant in its 12-7 win over Monmouth Tuesday (Photo by Rene Schleicher)

Monmouth’s Shane Morrell (Episcopal Academy), seen here at left, had two goals and two assists for Bryant in its 12-7 win over Monmouth Tuesday (Photo by Rene Schleicher)

The Tar Heels improved to 5-1 on the season with the win over the Bison as the two teams met for the first time since 2003. Bucknell has lost three matches in a row and is now 2-4.

Joey Sankey (Penn Charter), Luke Goldstock, and Patrick Kelly each had hat tricks for the Tar Heels in the victory. That gives Sankey 12 for his career while Goldstock and Kelly had three-goal games for the first times as Tar Heels.

Altogether, UNC got 11 goals from non-starters with both Goldstock and Kelly recording three goals and an assist. Freshman Michael Tagliaferri had a goal and two assists and the Tar Heels also got single goals from Chad Tutton, Steve Pontrello (St. Augustine Prep), T.J. Kemp, Spencer Parks, Ryan Creighton (Malvern Prep) and Mark McNeill.

Bryant 12, Monmouth 7

Shane Morrell (Episcopal Academy) had two goals and two assists and JK Poirer (Malvern Prep) added two goals for Bryant (4-2).

For Monmouth (0-5), Eric Berger (Penn Charter), Tim Kemner (Kingsway Regional) and Chris Daly (Lower Merion) each had a goal and an assist.

Georgetown 16, Furman 9

Tyler Knarr (La Salle) won 20 of 29 face-offs and scooped an amazing 18 groundballs while scoring once to lead the Hoyas to the win. Billy Flatley (Conestoga) added an assist and a groundball for Georgetown.

Jon Vandenberg (Garnet Valley) and Tom Farnish (Radnor) each had groundballs for Furman.

Hobart 11, Canisius 10, OT

Peter Zonino (Conestoga) made 11 saves and Jake Shapiro (Radnor) won 7 of 20 face-offs for Hobart in its victory.

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