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Dorr, Coady Lead Women’s Lacrosse to 18-11 Victory Over Stony Brook in America East Opener
Kara Dorr matched her career high with six goals against Stony Brook.
The Retrievers have now won four of their last five games on the season and have never lost to the Seawolves in six all-time meetings.
UMBC controlled the game from the start, not allowing consecutive Stony Brook goals until midway through the second half.
Leading 4-2, Dorr tallied three straight to spark a 6-1 UMBC run that gave the hosts a 10-3 lead, and the Retrievers held an 11-5 advantage at halftime.
Coady scored the first two goals of the second period, and UMBC scored five of the first six goals in the second stanza to take a game-high 10-goal lead, 16-6, before the Seawolves scored four in a row.
Coady added an assist to match her career high with five points. Dorr also won four draw controls, picked up three ground balls and caused two turnovers in the game.
Freshman midfielder Bria Phillips (Davidsonville, Md./Coronado (
Stony Brook attack Samantha Djaha led the Seawolves with four points on three goals and an assist.
UMBC junior goalie Kate Quick (
The Retrievers outshot the Seawolves, 42-22, in the game.
The Retrievers return to action on Tuesday, March 24, when they hit the road for the first time this month to take on cross-town rival Johns Hopkins.