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Women’s Lacrosse Falls, 15-9, to No. 16 Johns Hopkins
Baltimore-With the score tied, 4-4, Johns Hopkins scored seven straight goals as the 16th-ranked Blue Jays (7-5) defeated UMBC (5-8) by a score of 15-9 in women’s lacrosse action Wednesday afternoon at Homewood Field.
The Blue Jays took an early 4-1 lead with two goals by Mary Key, but the Retrievers tied it at 4-4 with three straight goals, the last by sophomore midfielder Kara Dorr at the 11:16 mark.
Down 15-6, the Retrievers rattled off three straight goals to end the game for the 15-9 final margin.
Fahey, Dorr and sophomore attack Abbey Swift each scored twice for UMBC. Key tallied a game-high six points on five goals and an assist, and Lauren Schwarzmann five points on four goals and an assist for Johns Hopkins.
Making just her second career start, freshman goalie Kate Quick played 57 minutes for UMBC and made 12 saves while allowing all 15 goals. Sophomore Susie Sweeney played the final three minutes and did not record a save.
Lizzie O’Ferrall stopped nine UMBC shots while allowing all nine goals in 60 minutes in goal for the Blue Jays.
Johns Hopkins out-shot UMBC, 42-22, and held a 30-22 edge on ground balls and a 14-11 advantage on draw controls.
The Retrievers return to action Saturday, April 14, when they host America East rival Stony Brook at 1 p.m. at UMBC Stadium.