Hofstra rolls past St. Joseph's in lacrosse

Hofstra attacker Torin Varn scored 5 goals in Hofstra attacker Torin Varn scored 5 goals in his team's 14-9 win over Sacred Heart in the second half of the NCAA Division I men's lacrosse game at Shuart Stadium. (Feb. 16, 2013) Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

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Torin Varn had four goals and an assist and Chris Selva made 12 saves to lead Hofstra, which enjoyed a thorough 13-1 victory over host St. Joseph's (Pa.) yesterday in Colonial Athletic Association men's lacrosse.

Mike Malave, Drew Coholan and Tyler Johnston each scored twice, and Adrian Sorichetti added a goal and an assist for the Pride (7-4, 2-2). Defender Mark Mullen scooped four groundballs as Hofstra stifled the Hawks and rebound from a 7-6 loss to Towson on March 30.

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The Pride scored six goals in the second quarter to take control. Coholan's tally gave them a 2-1 lead with 14:49 left in the period and they pulled away.

Michael Dougherty scored the goal for St. Joseph's (5-7, 1-3). Dustin Keen had 15 saves.

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