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WOMEN’S LACROSSE TAKES ON LAST NON-CONFERENCE FOE OHIO WEDNESDAY
Kelly Fahey and the Retrievers finish the season with a three-game road trip.
A Look Ahead
Wednesday, April 19 – UMBC at
Last Time vs. the Bobcats
Saturday, April 15 – UMBC 23, Vermont 8: Vermont took a 3-2 lead early in the first half, but the Retrievers scored six straight goals and eight of nine to end the period before tallying the first seven goals of the second half for a 23-8 America East Conference victory on Senior Day at UMBC Stadium. The win snapped the Retrievers’ two-game losing streak. Ali Levendusky posted a career-high five goals, including four in the first half, to lead all scorers. Playing at UMBC Stadium for the final time in their careers, seniors Fiorani (3g), Kelley Duncan (2g, 3a) and Julie Libertini (1g, 1a) all scored in the rout. Heather Licht scored a career-high four goals, including three in the second half, Duncan and freshman attack Kyle Routson also scored the first goals of their UMBC careers. UMBC out-shot
Fiorani Climbs Charts
Fiorani leads the Retrievers with 32 goals, 44 points and 21 caused turnovers, and she is second with 12 assists. She now has 133 career goals, moving her past Jackie Abendschoen (’88) for sole possession of third place on UMBC’s all-time list. Her 180 career points and 47 career assists rank sixth and seventh, respectively, in school history. Abendschoen is next on her list in both categories, as well. Fiorani is also second in goals scored during UMBC’s Division-I history behind Alison Zaetz (’96) and third in Division-I points behind Zaetz and former teammate Jen Dragoni (’04). UMBC became a Division-I program in 1987.
1. Laura Robinson 192 1984-87
2. Alison Zaetz 158 1993-96
3. Kelly Fiorani 133 2003-Present
4. Jackie Abendschoen 132 1985-88
5. Laurie Linnell 129 1984-87
1. Laura Robinson 248 1984-87
2. Alison Zaetz 191 1993-96
3. Laurie Linnell 187 1984-87
4. Jen Dragoni 186 2001-04
5. Jackie Abendschoen 182 1985-88
6. Kelly Fiorani 180 2003-Present
1. Jen Dragoni 63 2001-04
2. Laurie Linnell 58 1984-87
3. Laura Robinson 57 1984-87
4. Jenny Held 53 1990-93
Jamie Gerhart 53 1999-2002
6. Jackie Abendschoen 50 1985-88
7. Kelly Fiorani 47 2003-Present
Retrievers in the
The Retrievers are second in the America East standings with a 3-1 conference record. They stand a game behind first-place
Fiorani and Levendusky are tied for seventh in the league with 2.29 goals per game, while their 32 goals rank fifth. Fiorani is also seventh with 3.14 points per game, and her 44 points, 79 shots and 5.64 shots per game each rank fifth. In addition, her 21 caused turnovers rank third and her 1.50 per game are fifth. Meghan Keelan is tied for ninth with 1.14 assists per game and tied for seventh with 16 assists. Kara Dorr is tied for the league lead with three game-winning goals, and she ranks third with 33 draw controls and fourth with 2.36 per game. Susie Sweeney is third in the league with 123 saves and 8.79 per game, and she is fifth with a .498 save percentage.
As a team, the Retrievers rank third with 12.57 goals per game and 17.86 points per game, and they lead the league with 30.14 ground balls and 13.64 draw controls per contest. Their .442 shot percentage is second-best in the America East, and their 10.64 caused turnovers and 10.07 saves per game rank third as well.
With eight wins on the season, the Retrievers have already surpassed their win total from 2005, when they finished 5-10, and they equaled their total conference victories with a win over