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Three Georgetown Goals in Second Half Doom Retrievers, 4-2, in Field Hockey Action
Kristi Troster scored UMBC's second goal against Georgetown.
Lindsay Moramarco opened the scoring for
The Hoyas maintained their 1-0 advantage until the Retrievers were granted a penalty corner shortly before halftime. Though unable to score on the corner itself, junior Amy Morrow collected the ball and pushed it down the left side to freshman Mary Strain, who put the ball into the far corner of the cage to tie the score at 33:48.
The score remained tied for nearly nine minutes into the second half, but Chelsea Aiken scored an unassisted goal to give the Hoyas a 2-1 advantage at the 43:54 mark. Nine and a half minutes later, Aiken fed Moramarco for
With less than 10 minutes remaining, the Retrievers were granted another penalty corner, which they executed perfectly. Morrow pushed the ball inbounds to stopper Amanda Yanulevich, and senior midfielder Kristi Troster sent the ball to the back of the cage to cut the Hoyas’ lead to one at 3-2.
But Farrand struck the final dagger at 66:11, scoring an unassisted goal to cement
UMBC senior goalie Kat Tag recorded five saves and allowed four goals, while
The Hoyas out-shot the Retrievers, 11-5, and held a 5-4 advantage on penalty corners.
The Retrievers return to action Saturday, Sept. 30, hosting America East rival Stony Brook at noon at UMBC Stadium in the conference opener for both teams.