Fueled by a career-high 10 points from Alex Aust, the No. 1 Maryland women's lacrosse team defeated host No. 8 Virginia, 18-10, Friday night.
Aust had five goals and five assists, tying the third-highest point total in Terps single-game history, as Maryland (4-0, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) beat its third straight top-10 foe. Kristen Lamon (St. Mary's) added a career-best four goals.
Freshman Halle Majorana scored just over a minute into the game off Aust's first assist. The teams exchanged three scores before Maryland picked up its first multigoal lead on unassisted goals by Aust and Beth Glaros (Wilde Lake) for a 6-3 advantage with 14:49 left in the half.
Ashlee Warner ended Maryland's run with a score at 10:12 before Aust scored her third goal three minutes later to extend the Terps' lead to three.
Virginia outscored the Terps 2-1 in the final 5:20 of the first period to stay within striking distance, but Maryland netted four goals in the first 10 minutes of the second half.
The Terps put together a 4-0 run to extend the lead to 13-6 before Casey Bocklet scored for Virginia. Goals by Aust and Lamon gave Maryland a seven-goal cushion with 20:40 left before an offensive lull midway through the second half.
After a pair of Virginia goals, Maryland tallied the final three goals of the game. The Terps have scored 15 or more goals in each of their four games this season. Taylor Cummings (McDonogh) had a team-high seven draw controls as Maryland defeated Virginia for a seventh straight time.
No. 10 Georgetown 11, Princeton 6: Dina Jackson had a hat trick and the host Hoyas (3-0) used two 3-0 runs in the first half to outpace the Tigers (1-1).
Erin McMunn (Winters Mill) led Princeton with two goals. Georgetown outshot Princeton 25-20.
Georgetown took a 3-0 lead in the first seven minutes of the game. Freshman Anya Gersoff scored her third goal of the season to put Princeton on the scoreboard at 20:19.
Eight-meter opportunities helped Georgetown expand its lead to 6-1 with less than 10 minutes to play in the half.
No. 19 Syracuse 9, No. 11 Virginia 8, OT: Kevin Rice scored the game-winner on an assist by Dylan Donahue with one minute left in overtime to lift the host Orange (2-1) over the Cavaliers (4-1).
Syracuse trailed 2-0 before Luke Cometti started a 4-0 run with 9:46 left in the first quarter. The Orange led 4-3, but was held scoreless in the second quarter as Virginia scored three straight for a 6-4 halftime lead.
The Orange went on a 3-0 run in the third quarter and Virginia trailed, 8-6, with 13:32 left in regulation. The Cavaliers scored the last two goals. Matt White scored the tying goal unassisted with 11:36 left to force overtime.Copyright © 2015, Los Angeles Times