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UMBC Womenís Lacrosse Drops Fifth Straight, 15-7, to Defending Champ Boston U.
Kara Dorr scored three goals in the loss.
Boston-UMBC sophomore midfielder Kara Dorr posted a hat trick, but it was not enough as the womenís lacrosse team (3-7, 0-2 America East) dropped its fifth straight game Saturday afternoon, falling to defending America East champion Boston University (4-4, 1-0 America East) 15-7 at Nickerson Field.
The Terriers jumped out to a 6-1 lead at halftime, with the Retrieversí lone goal of the period coming on a free-position shot by Dorr four minutes into the game.
Dorr tallied again just 44 seconds into the second period, and sophomore attack Abbey Swift cut UMBCís deficit to three with an unassisted goal less than two minutes later. But the Terriers scored the next four goals and six of the next seven to take a 12-4 lead with to play. The Retrieversí only goal in that 13-minute span was scored by freshman midfielder Kelly Burgoyne.
Dorr notched her third goal of the game at the mark, sparking three straight Retriever goals, the next two by senior attack Heather Licht, but the Terriers answered with three goals of their own to end the game.
Dorr and Licht were the only Retrievers with multiple points in the game, while
UMBC sophomore goalie Susie Sweeney played all 60 minutes in the net and recorded 12 saves while allowing all 15 goals in the loss. Jenna Golden played 55:12 in goal for
The Terriers out-shot the Retrievers 41-15, including 21-5 in the first half.
The Retrievers return to action Wednesday, April 4, when they host local rival