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Women’s Lacrosse Drops Home Opener to Towson, 14-8
Carrie Paris tallied two goals against Towson.
The teams alternated goals for the first 18 minutes, with both of Paris’ goals coming during that stretch, but with the score tied at 3-3, Towson rattled off six straight goals over the final 10:39 of the first half to take a 9-3 lead into the locker room.
The Tigers made it seven in a row with the first goal of the second period before back-to-back tallies by sophomore midfielders Ashley Stodter (
Pappas was the only other Retriever with multiple points, as she added an assist on
UMBC junior goalie Kate Quick went the distance and recorded a season-high 16 saves, while
The Tigers outshot the Retrievers, 38-24, and held a 23-17 advantage on ground balls and a 15-9 edge in draw controls.
The Retrievers return to action on Friday, March 6, when they host Holy Cross at 4 p.m. at UMBC Stadium. The contest is part of a UMBC lacrosse Games for a Cause doubleheader, as the Retrievers will wear pink uniforms as part of Under Armour’s Power in Pink initiative to benefit the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.