Sean Rogers completed his hat trick with the game-winner in overtime as the No.7 Notre Dame men's lacrosse team beat host Hofstra, 6-5, on Saturday at James M. Shuart Stadium.
Notre Dame (3-1) trailed 4-3 late in regulation when Jim Marlatt evened the score with 1:02 left. Marlatt had two goals and two assists on the day. Rogers gave the Irish a 5-4 lead with just 12 seconds left in the fourth quarter. His three goals matched a career-high. Rogers also had an assist.
Hofstra (2-3) forced overtime when Torin Varn scored with four seconds left in regulation. The Pride had the first possession in overtime, but an Ian Braddishshot was saved by goaltender John Kemp, who had eight saves for the Irish.
No. 4 Massachusetts 14, Hartford 5: A pair of hat tricks by Art Kell and Colin Fleming paced the offense, while the Minutemen (6-0) defense held an opponent to less than 10 goals for a sixth straight time.
Will Manny had a pair of goals and four assists for the Minutemen.Hartford (1-4) was led by Kevin O'Shea, who had a pair of goals.
No. 10 Denver 14, No. 6 Penn State 6: Mark Matthew scored two goals in the first 1:30 of the second half to start a 7-0 run by the visiting Pioneers (4-1).
Matthew finished with a game-high four goals, and Jack Forster and Nick Dolik each scored twice for the Nittany Lions (3-2).
In the first quarter, Denver jumped out to a 3-0 lead before Penn State scored twice to pull within one. The Pioneers' seven-goal run in the second put the game out of reach.
No. 1 Northwestern 19, William & Mary 7: Taylor Thornton registered her first career hat trick, and a four-goal effort by Jessica Russo helped the host Wildcats (6-0) beat the Tribe (2-4).
Northwestern led by as many as 15 late in the game after scoring eight of the game's first nine goals.
No. 2 North Carolina 14, No. 11 Virginia 9: Becky Lynch and Abbey Friend each scored four goals to power the visiting Tar Heels (8-0, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) past the Cavaliers (3-3, 0-2).
North Carolina broke the third and final tie, at 6, with a 4-0 run.
No. 3 Duke 14, No. 12 Georgetown 7: Goalie Mollie Mackler made a season-high 18 saves, and Maddy Morrissey and Amanda Jones each had hat tricks to lead the host Blue Devils (7-2) past the Hoyas (2-2).
The Hoyas entered the contest averaging just over 14 goals per game.
No. 7 Florida 20, Temple 3: Gabi Wiegand had a game-high four goals, Shannon Gilroy and Brittany Dashiell (John Carroll) each had hat tricks and the host Gators (6-2) cruised past the Owls (5-2).
No. 7 Notre Dame 14, Boston University 11: Maggie Tamasitis had five goals and four assists and set a school record for career assists with 107 for the visiting Fighting Irish (4-0).
Notre Dame jumped out to a 10-4 lead at the half over the Terriers (1-4).
No. 10 Penn 14, Harvard 13, OT: Courtney Tomchik scored the game-winner with 24 seconds left in overtime to lift the host Quakers (3-2, 1-0 Ivy League) over the Crimson (2-2, 0-2).
Melanie Baskind scored four goals for Harvard, which led 10-5 in the second half before Penn rallied.