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Women’s Lacrosse Hosts Binghamton Wednesday in First of Back-to-Back America East Home Games
BALTIMORE—The UMBC women’s lacrosse team (5-6, 1-1 AEC) looks to get back on track Wednesday afternoon when it hosts America East rival Binghamton (2-6, 0-1 AEC) at 4 p.m. in the first of back-to-back conference games at UMBC Stadium this week.
Last Time Out: The Retrievers fell to America East rival
Who’s Up Next: The Retrievers host 19th-ranked
On the Bearcats:
Last Time vs. the Bearcats: UMBC attack Ali Levendusky scored six goals and attack Abbey Swift added four in the Retrievers’ 15-8 victory at the Bearcats Sports Complex. UMBC led, 10-2, at halftime, as six different Retrievers tallied at least once in the opening stanza.
Beasts in the America East: The Retrievers lead the America East in caused turnovers per game (11.0) and rank second in turnovers (16.09 pg), goals-against average (10.45) and saver percentage (.475) and third in ground balls (17.64 pg) and shots (29.0 pg). Individually, Dorr ranks third in the conference in shots per game (6.45), sixth in goals (2.55 pg) and eighth in points (3.0 pg), while freshman attack Emily Coady (Westminster, Md./Westminster) ranks eighth in assists (1.0 pg) and sophomore attack Erika Braerman (Fallston, Md./Fallston) is ninth (0.91 pg). In addition, sophomore midfielder C.J. Durham (
Among the Best: UMBC ranks 14th in the NCAA with 11.0 caused turnovers per game and 20th with 186 goals on the season. Quick ranks in the top 50 in the nation in save percentage (28th, .477), saves per game (33rd, 8.0) and goals-against average (40th, 11.0), while
Going Streaking: Sophomore attack Ashley Stodter (
Taking on the Best: UMBC will face four teams this season that were ranked in the top 20 in the most recent IWLCA Coaches’ Poll, including No. 11 Vanderbilt (Feb. 21), No. 12 Boston University (April 25), No. 13 Loyola (Feb. 25) and No. 20 New Hampshire (April 4). In addition,
Underclassmen on Top: Five of UMBC’s top six scorers this season are freshmen and sophomores. Coady ranks second with 26 points, followed by Pappas with 21, freshman midfielder Bria Phillips (Davidsonville, Md./Coronado (
Century Mark: Dorr scored the 100th point of her career on March 21 against Stony Brook. Dorr leads the Retrievers with 28 goals and 34 points this season, and she is nearing career highs in both categories. She posted personal bests of 29 goals and 35 points as a sophomore in 2007.
20/20: When the Retrievers scored 20 goals against Holy Cross on March 6, it was the most goals they had scored in a game since a 23-7 victory over Howard on Feb. 17, 2007. UMBC then tallied 20 goals against Iona on March 17, marking the first time the Retrievers scored 20 or more goals twice in the same season since 2006, when they scored 23 against Howard and