Terrapins defeat Greyhounds, 12-10, in 2012 National Title rematch:
Led by a four goal performance from John Haus, the number two ranked Maryland men's lacrosse team moved to 3-0 on the season with a win over number one ranked Loyola. Using a 5-0 run in the first, the Terps jumped out to an early 5-1 lead and never looked back, weathering a late surge by Loyola in the fourth quarter for the win. The four goals for Haus tied a career high. Midfielder Chris Layne led the way for the Greyhounds with two goals.
2013 Upsets Continue After Duke Falls to Penn:
The 2013 season opened with a bang for the Quakers, as Penn handed Duke it's third loss of the season with a 14-9 win. After leading by one at halftime, the fourteenth ranked Blue Devils were outscored 5-1 in the final quarter. Senior attack Tim Schwalje led all players with eight points, tallying three goals and five assists for the Quakers. Jordan Wolf, Josh Offit, and Myles Jones all scored twice for the Blue Devils. The loss moves Duke to 2-3 on the season, with a matchup against Maryland looming next on the schedule. Penn will next play host to Saint Joseph's.
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Denver Rebounds With Win Over Lehigh:
After falling to Penn State at the Moes Classic last weekend, the Denver Pioneers defeated Lehigh, 18-10, at home to get back on the winning path. The Pioneers offense exploded for 18 goals, led by Eric Law with three and Gordie Koerbor with four goals, respectively. Lehigh came within two goals late in the third quarter, but a six goal outburst for the Pioneers put the game out of reach. The win moved Denver to 2-1 on the young season while Lehigh also checks in at 2-1 entering Sunday's game with Air Force.
Lax.com Clutch Performer of the Week: Jeff Fountain, junior attack from Georgetown. Fountain scored the game winning goal for the Hoyas in their 9-8 win over Navy to claim the Boyle Cup. The goal was Fountains third of the game, a new career high for the junior.
Lax.com Players of the Week: Ben Mcintosh and Nick Triziano of Drexel. Mcintosh and Triziano each scored four goals and had two assists in Drexel's 20-19 win over #16 Albany. The two spearheaded a Drexel offense that overcame a n earlysix goal deficit to give the Dragons the win.
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