VILLANOVA, Pa. John Kluh scored three goals as Villanova recorded a 11-10 Big East mens lacrosse victory Saturday to halt Syracuses winning streak at five games.
Max Hart scored a goal and assisted on three others for Villanova (2-5 overall, 1-0 Big East) in its conference opener.
Nick Doherty and Tim Mulrenan contributed two goals and an assist for the Wildcats.
Kevin Rice tallied two goals and an assist for the Orange (5-2, 2-1), and Derek Maltz and Billy Ward each scored two goals.
RIT 11, CLARKSON 6
Jack Krzyston and Kyle Aquin each scored three goals to lead Rochester Institute of Technology to a victory over Clarkson in the Liberty League opener for both schools in Potsdam.
Kyle Sterzin added two goals for RIT (6-1, 1-0).
Matthew Gold and Corey Herrington both scored twice to lead Clarkson (4-2, 0-1). Brendon Shearin and Peter Goss also scored for the Golden Knights.
ST. LAWRENCE 9, SKIDMORE 8
Jeremy Vautour scored two goals and the Saints (3-3, 1-0) held off a late Skidmore run to win a Liberty League game in Saratoga Springs.
Skidmore (2-5 0-1) outscored St. Lawrence 3-1 in the fourth quarter but could not tie the game.
Davey Hovey, Justin Ingram, Mac Johnson, Tucker Garfield, Alden Frelinghuysen, Cody Danforth and Josh Robinson also scored for SLU.
SUNY POTSDAM 7, UTICA 6
Rob Kunz scored with 25 seconds remaining to lead Potsdam (3-1) past host Utica in a nonconference game. Kunz assisted on a goal from Ed Doherty that tied the game with 4 minutes, 12 seconds left.
Kevin Logan scored twice to lead Potsdam. Kyle Nicholas, Robbie Ashlaw and Derek Frost also scored for the Bears.
Former General Brown player Ben Winkler scored twice to lead Utica (3-2).
SUNY CANTON 17, WELLS 3
Chris Gamble scored four goals on seven shots as the Kangaroos (2-3) won a nonconference game at Cortland.
Ryan Cardiff, Dustin Andrus, Patrick Connelly and Shawn Spadaccini each scored twice for SUNY Canton. Tanner Pratt, Steve Novak, Tayor Caswell, Mike Matthews and Rob Gleason added single goals.
DELAWARE TECH. & CC-TERRY 22, JEFFERSON CC 6
John Redefer totaled seven points, including four goals, and Alex Keegan fired in six goals to pace the Skeeters to a nonconference victory in Dover, Del.
Nick Slater added four goals and two assists.
Dan Lazore and Kyle Scordo each had two goals and an assist for the Cannoneers (0-3).
JEFFERSON CC 15, BROOME CC 10
Erica Gardnr recorded seven points, including five goals, as the host Cannoneers won their season opener in a Region III game at General Brown.
Cierra Recor contributed five goals and an assist for JCC.
Allison Brady chipped in with six points for JCC.
SUNY CANTON 16, Wells 9
Keeley Rice scored four goals and added three assists to lead the Kangaroos (2-2) in a nonconference game in Canton.
Tressa Goolden added four goals for SUNY Canton. Brooke Knight produced three goals and one assist, and Robyn Carroll also scored three goals for the Kangaroos.
SUNY CANTON 6-5, PENN STATE-ABINGTON 2-6
Gerardo Torres produced five hits as the Kangaroos (3-12) split a nonconference doubleheader with Penn State-Abington (6-12) in Jenkintown, Penn.
Torres went 3-for-4 and drove in three runs in the opener and went 2-for-4 in game two. Eddy Morel also went 3-for-4 in the opening game and Tom Darling went 2-for-3.
Travis Legacy struck out five in game one for the Kangaroos. Luis Ramirez went 2-for-2 in game two for SUNY Canton.
PENN STATE-ABINGTON 9-6, SUNY CANTON 1-10
After being held to two hits by Michaela Drogalis in the opening game of a nonconference doubleheader, the Kangaroos (5-11) answered with a 10-run outburst against her in the second game in Abington, Penn.
Andrea Rogers went 4-for-4, including a home run, and drove in six runs for the Kangaroos in game two. Tina DeLuca went 3-for-4 and Sharon Cordero went 2-for-5.
BEARS SPLIT IN FLORIDA
Ashley Thayer went 3-for-4 in each game as SUNY Potsdam split a pair of nonconference games in Titusville, Fla.
Loras defeated SUNY Potsdam 11-4 in the first game and the Bears knocked off Carroll 10-9 in the second contest.
Heather Johnson went 2-for-3, including a home run, and drove in five runs for the Bears (4-1) in game two. Megan Johnson went 2-for-3 and drove in two runs.
SKIDMORE 8, ST. LAWRENCE 1
Michael Hayden and Paul Barrett won their doubles match to score the only point for the Saints (6-4) in a loss to Skidmore in Saratoga Springs.
Jimmy Sherpa, Gabe Sherman and Kit Green-Sanderson each scored two points for Skidmore (4-3).
SKIDMORE 9, ST. LAWRENCE 0
Nataly Mendoza, Lee Ford, Melissa Hisch, Alex Smith and Robyn Baird each won a singles match and were on a winning doubles team as Skidmore (3-5) swept St. Lawrence (4-4) in Saratoga Springs.