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Ward, Altomare spur Hofstra women into CAA Tournament

Hofstra's Brittain Altomare practices with the women's lacrosse

Hofstra's Brittain Altomare practices with the women's lacrosse team at Shuart Stadium Feb 7, 2014. Credit: James Escher

Jenn Ward scored three goals and Brittain Altomare had two goals and two assists as Hofstra beat Drexel, 10-2, Saturday in Colonial Athletic Association women's lacrosse.

The win earned the Pride a berth in the CAA Tournament, which begins next weekend at the College of William & Mary.

Kelsey Gregerson made 11 saves for Hofstra (8-9, 2-3), which allowed its fewest goals in a game since 2003.

Vermont 8, Stony Brook 7: Jessica Roach scored unassisted with 3:21 left in overtime for host Vermont. Amber Kupres tied it at 7 with one second left in regulation for Stony Brook (14-3, 4-1). Kupres had three goals, Dorrien Van Dyke scored twice and Alyssa Cardillo had three assists for the Seawolves. Stony Brook, the top seed, will host the America East championship, beginning Friday.

MEN'S LACROSSEAdelphi 15, Bentley 6: Salvatore Tuttle had six goals and two assists to lead Adelphi (14-1, 11-0 Northeast-10). Joe Celano and Connor Duddy each scored twice and Aidan Bennardo made nine saves in the win.

LIU Post 9, Dowling 6: Connor Drost, Chris Caiazza and Matty Beccaris each scored twice for Post (7-5, 6-2 ECC). T.J. DiCarlo made 10 saves in the win. Tom Cleary had two goals for Dowling (11-3, 7-1).

BASEBALLSUNY Old Westbury 11, SUNY Maritime 1: Nick Yip went 3-for-3 with three homers and five RBIs for Old Westbury (18-19, 12-4) in Game 2 of a doubleheader. The Panthers won their first Skyline Conference regular-season title. Tim Ingram struck out 11 in seven innings for the win. Old Westbury hosts the Skyline tournament Friday. Senior Arismendy Nuñez struck out a career-high 14 in Old Westbury's 6-3 win in Game 1.

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