Men's Lacrosse ACCtion: Saturday, March 20

March 20, 2010

Catalino's Big Day Leads Terps Past UMBC

CATONSVILLE, Md. - Junior Grant Catalino tied his career high with seven points on four goals and three assists to lead the No. 5 University of Maryland men's lacrosse team to a 13-7 victory over UMBC at UMBC Stadium Saturday afternoon.

The Terps' starting attack unit of Catalino, Travis Reed (two goals and two assist) and Ryan Young (three assists) blitzed the Retrievers for 14 points, while Maryland's first midfield of Jake Bernhardt, Adam Sear and Will Yeatman, which had been quiet in the Terrapins' previous two games, combined for five goals.

The offense wasn't the only bright spot for the Terps as the defense stepped up to help snap a three-game losing streak to UMBC. Senior goalie Brian Phipps made a season-best 12 saves, while All-America defender Max Schmidt had three groundballs and three caused turnovers.

No. 8 Duke Defeats Penn State, 20-11

DURHAM, N.C. - Duke starting attack unit of Ned Crotty, Zach Howell and Max Quinzani combined for 10 goals and eight assists as the eighth-ranked Blue Devils defeated Penn State, 20-11, in men's lacrosse action on Saturday afternoon in front of 1,691 fans at Koskinen Stadium.

Howell led the way with five markers and two assists while Quinzani added four goals and one helper. Crotty, the nation's leader in assists, had one goal and five assists as Duke scored a season-high 20 goals.

For Duke, Parker McKee tallied a career-high three goals while Rotanz, Steve Schoeffel and Mike Catalino had two goals each. In net, Dan Wigrizer had seven saves while allowing nine goals in 45 minutes of action.