Sam Llinares recorded his second hat trick of the season for Hofstra, but it wasn't enough as Jesse King of Ohio State tallied four goals to help give the Buckeyes a 9-8 victory over the Pride in men's lacrosse in Columbus Saturday.
Llinares extended his scoring streak to 34 games.
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In addition to Llinares' three goals, Mike Malave had two goals for Hofstra (1-4). Pride goalie Chris Selva had 13 saves against Ohio State (5-2). Neither team is ranked.
St. John's falls to No. 1
St. John's held top-ranked Syracuse scoreless for the opening 27:36 at the Cobb County Lacrosse Classic in Kennewsaw, Georgia, but the Red Storm could not withstand a potent, second-half offensive blitz by the Orange (5-0), resulting in a 14-6 win over St. John's (1-5).
Stony Brook women roll
Powered by two goals and five assists from freshman Kylie Ohlmiller, the Stony Brook women's team topped Villanova, 13-6, at LaValle Stadium.
Ohlmiller's five assists tied Alyssa Cardillo for the program's single-game record for a freshman.
Michelle Rubino and Courtney Murphy each had three goals as 18th-ranked Stony Brook improved to 3-0 heading into Tuesday's clash against visiting No. 16 Notre Dame. Villanova falls to 1-3.
Seawolves coach Joe Spallina looked ahead to the next challenge: "Our focus for us now shifts to Notre Dame Tuesday under the lights in our own barn," he said. "It's a huge game on Long Island."