The No. 6 Notre Dame men's lacrosse team overcame a slow start at home to defeat Big East rival Georgetown, 10-8, on Sunday afternoon. Senior attackman Sean Rogers paced the Fighting Irish offense with two goals and two assists.
Notre Dame (9-2, 3-1) fell behind 4-0 by the 6:46 mark of the first quarter but responded with a 6-1 run to claim its first lead of the game early in the third quarter. The Hoyas (5-7, 2-2) became the first team to score five goals in a quarter against Notre Dame since Syracuse on May 1, 2010.
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Robert Morris 12, Mount St.Mary's 11: A late rally came up short as the Mount (4-9, 0-3 Northeast Conference) was edged on the road by the Colonials (6-5, 2-1) and eliminated from contention for the conference tournament.
No. 4 Florida 21, Vanderbilt 10: Senior attacker Ashley Bruns (Mount Hebron) tied a career and program high with eight goals as the visitng Gators (15-1, 3-1 American Lacrosse Conference) bested the Commodores (2-13, 0-5).
No. 5 Notre Dame 13, No. 8 Georgetown 12: Behind 14 saves from senior goalie Ellie Hilling and four second-half goals from sophomore Caitlin Gargan, the Fighting Irish (11-1, 5-1 Big East) beat the host Hoyas (9-3, 3-1).
No. 6 Syracuse 21, Cincinnati 6: The Orange (9-3, 5-0) got the first 12 goals on its way to a victory over the visiting Bearcats (6-7, 0-5). Syracuse has now won 17 regular-season Big East games in a row, the longest streak in school history.
No. 17 Boston College 15, Brown 12: Sophomore Covie Stanwick (Notre Dame Prep) recorded six points on four goals and two assists to help the Eagles (9-6) extend their winning streak to five games.
Seniors Cassandra Cursaro and Joanna Dalton, and sophomore Kara Burke, led Loyola with three goals each.
Towson 16, Old Dominion 9: Junior midfielder Rhiannon Coogle scored six goals to lead the Tigers (7-7, 5-0 Big East) to a home win over the Monarchs (3-12, 1-4).
Mount St. Mary's 10, Quinnipiac 9: Senior Kaitlyn Larrimore scored a career-high five goals, including the game-winner with 25 seconds left, in her final home game to give the Mount (6-9, 5-2 NEC) a win over the Bobcats (5-9, 3-4).