CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. Wells Stanwick scored five goals as the Johns Hopkins mens lacrosse team upset eighth-seeded Virginia, 14-8, in the NCAA first round Sunday afternoon at Klöckner Stadium.
Brandon Benn netted four goals for the Blues (10-4 overall). The win was the 158th at the program for coach Dave Pietramala, which ties him for first with legendary Hopkins coach Bob Scott. Eric Schneider stopped 12 shots for the Blue Jays. Drew Kennedy took 14 of 26 faceoffs and grabbed 10 groundballs.
Johns Hopkins will face Duke in the quarterfinals Sunday at Newark, Del., at a time yet to be determined.
Mark Cockerton scored twice for the Cavaliers (10-5), while Owen Van Arsdale supplied a goal and two assists.
DUKE 20, AIR FORCE 9
Myles Jones totaled eight points, including five assists, as the top-seeded Blue Devils used a seven-goal second quarter to rout the Falcons in an NCAA second round game at Durham, N.C.
Jordan Wolf and Case Matheis also scored three goals, while Brendan Fowler went 17-for-28 on faceoffs and picked up 13 groundballs for Duke (14-3). Kyle Keenan collected two goals and three assists for the Blue Devils.
Mike Crampton and Kyle Cassady each recorded three goals for Air Force (11-6).
DREXEL 16, PENNSYLVANIA 11
Ben McIntosh and Nick Saputo each notched a hat trick as the Dragons used a seven-goal run to upended the No. 4 Quakers at Philadelphia.
Saputo also won 21 of 30 faceoffs and picked up 12 groundballs as Drexel (13-4) used a seven-goal run to pull away, including three goals in less than 12 seconds to end the second quarter. The Dragons will face fifth-seeded Denver on Sunday in a quarterfinal matchup at Newark, Del. Jules Raucci registered two goals and two assists, while Will Gabrielsen made 12 saves.
Nik Doktor led Pennsylvania (11-4) with three goals and an assist. Drew Belinsky and Joe McCallion each chipped in with a goal and an assist.
SYRACUSE 13, STONY BROOK 6
Alyssa Murray scored the first four goals of the game as the second-seeded Orange used a strong first half to down the Seawolves in an NCAA second round game at Syracuse.
Former Carthage product Kailah Kempney generated two goals and an assist for Syracuse (19-2), which led 10-2 at the half. Kempney also won two draw controls. The Orange will host Atlantic Coast Confernce rival and seventh-seeded Boston College 1 p.m. Saturday in a quarterfinal game. Devon Collins also netted two goals and an assist, while Kayla Treanor became the highest scoring sophomore in program history with a goal and two assists for the Orange.
Courtney Murphy tallied four goals for Stony Brook (17-4).