Sunday, May 16, 2010

HOOS, TERPS, DEVILS WIN FIRST ROUND GAMES

VIRGINIA 18, Mount St. Mary’s 4 – The top-seeded Virginia Cavaliers (15-1) received three goals apiece from Chris Bocklet, Shamel Bratton and Brian Carroll en route to a 18-4 triumph over the unseeded Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers (12-5), Saturday evening at Kl√∂ckner Stadium in the NCAA First Round.

Carroll's (Towson, Md.) three goals helped him pass Matt Poskay (88) into second place all-time amongst UVa midfielders. Carroll now has 90 career goals, trailing only Pete Eldredge (94) for the top spot.

Virginia won the team battles in shots (47-30), ground balls (48-31), faceoffs (13-12) and were perfect on clears (22-of-22). UVa was also perfect on clear attempts against Mount St. Mary's in the season's first meeting on Feb. 23, going 18-of-18.

MARYLAND 11, Hofstra 8 – Ten different Terps scored goals and senior goalie Brian Phipps made 14 saves to lead the No. 3-seeded University of Maryland men's lacrosse team to an 11-8 victory over Hofstra in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium.

DUKE 18, Johns Hopins 5 – Duke University senior Ned Crotty tallied two goals and six assists for eight points as the fifth-seeded Blue Devils cruised to an 18-5 victory over Johns Hopkins in front of 1,183 fans at Koskinen Stadium in the first round of the 2010 NCAA Tournament. Duke went on a 12-0 run over a span of 33:31 to capture its 17th NCAA Tournament victory.

North Carolina plays Delaware Sunday.

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