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WOMEN’S LACROSSE TAKES ON ACC FOE VIRGINIA TECH
Kelly Fahey tied a career high with four goals in the Retrievers' 23-10 win over Howard on Saturday.
A Look Ahead
Friday, Feb. 24 – UMBC at Virginia Tech, 3 p.m., Virginia Tech Lacrosse Stadium: Virginia Tech opens its season against the Retrievers on Friday. The Hokies return 11 of 12 starters from last season’s squad, which went 5-10 overall and 0-4 in their inaugural campaign in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Retrievers have never beaten the Hokies in three tries, most recently falling, 16-7, in 1999.
Saturday, Feb. 18 – UMBC 23, Howard 11: Sophomore attack Meghan Keelan (
After Howard scored the opening goal just 12 seconds into the contest, UMBC went on an 8-0 run in a span of 15 minutes to take control of the game. The Retrievers had a 13-8 halftime lead and scored the first four goals of the second frame. Nine Retrievers tallied multiple points, including three newcomers playing in their first game at UMBC. The 23 goals are the most the Retrievers have scored since a 24-10 win over America East rival Stony Brook on April 3, 2004.
Fiorani Climbs Charts
Senior midfielder Kelly Fiorani (Eldersburg, Md./Liberty) scored two goals against Howard to give her 103 in her career, leaving her just eight shy of tying Robi Tamargo and Dolly Ginter for 10th all-time at UMBC. The two points against the Bison gives her 138 in three-plus seasons, leaving her just five behind Debbie Kratsel for 10th all-time.
Keelan has already surpassed her point total and tied her goal total from a year ago. She scored four goals and five points in 10 games in 2005, but she posted four goals and eight points in the first contest of the 2006 campaign… Senior