13th-Ranked Blue Devils Sprint Past the Red Foxes

Duke (6-4) scored seven of the next eight goals however to take a 7-2 lead with 11:48 left in the second quarter.

Rice scored with 9:10 on the clock to stop the Blue Devils' run and start a four-goal streak for Marist. Doherty scored just 55 seconds later and Begley scored two of his goals, both unassisted, to pull the Red Foxes within one at 7-6 with 1:53 left before halftime.

Duke however scored twice in the final 1:18 to take a 9-6 lead at the midway point. The Blue Devils also scored the first to goals of the third quarter to open a five-goal lead, 11-6, with 12:22 left in the period.

Begley scored his final two goals and Doherty added his second, but Marist still trailed 14-9 going into the fourth quarter.

Aedan Herman (Stafford, Va.) scored on an assist from Rice at the 12:05 mark to pull the Red Foxes to within 14-10, but Duke scored the next five goals to put the game away.

Marist jumps back into conference action when it travels to Canisius, the defending MAAC Champions, for a 1:00 p.m. game on Saturday.

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2013-03-19



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