Dennis scores four goals for Mount St. Mary's

[AROUND THE COUNTRY] Zoncher Dennis scored four straight goals, including three in the first half, as Mount St. Mary's topped La Salle, 5-0, on Saturday afternoon.

Dennis scored in the 12th, 17th, 36th and 51st minutes for the Mountaineers. Matthew Steele rounded out the scoring in the 74th minute.

-- Goals scored Braeden Troyer and Chipper Root one minute apart late in the second half gave defending Conference USA champion South Carolina a 3-2 win at Memphis, which entered the game with only one loss in seven matches.

-- Marquette freshman C. Nortey scored two goals, including the game-winner in the 87th minute as the Golden Eagles came from behind twice to defeat Syracuse, 3-2, in the Big East opener for both teams.
 
-- Mike Kennedy's twice-taken penalty kick was the difference as Northeastern  (5-1-1) beat VCU, 2-1, in the CAA opener for both teams. Northeastern goalkeeper Oliver Blum had stopped Yoram Mwila from the penalty spot in the first half.

-- James Madison (4-1-1) remained perfect at home with a 3-0 win over Towson thanks to two goals by Englishman Paul Wyatt and one goal by Patrick Innes.

EAST:
American 3 Colgate 0
Army 2 Holy Cross 1
Binghamton 1 Adelphi 2
Bucknell 0 Lehigh 1
Dartmouth 2 Massachusetts 1
Delaware 1 Georgia State 0
Drexel 0 William & Mary 2
Hartford 1 Marist 1
Hofstra 2 UNC Wilmington 1
Lafayette 0 Navy 0
Mount St. Mary's 5 La Salle 0
Northeastern 2 VCU 1
Penn 3 Stony Brook 0
Providence 2 Cincinnati 0
Quinnipiac 1 Loyola, Md. 0
Sacred Heart 2 NJIT 1
St. Francis (N.Y.) 1 Rider 0
Syracuse 2 Marquette  3
Temple 1 LIU 4
Villanova 0 Georgetown 2

MIDWEST:
Butler 1 Milwaukee 3
Cleveland State 0 Valparaiso 0
DePaul 2 Seton Hall 1
Detroit 1 Wright State 2
Green Bay 2 Loyola, Ill. 1
Northwestern 1 Michigan State 1
Saint Louis 1 Missouri State 1
SIU-Edwardsville 3 Lipscomb 2

SOUTH:
High Point 2 Richmond 1
James Madison 3 Towson 0
Longwood 1 UMBC 3
Memphis 2 South Carolina 3
Radford 5 Elon 1
UNC Greensboro 4 Gardner-Webb  0
Wofford 1 College of Charleston 5

WEST:
San Diego State 0 Central Arkansas 0

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