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Pappas’ Seven Goals Lead Retrievers Past George Mason, 16-8
Amanda Pappas scored seven goals against George Mason.
The game was tied, 2-2, after seven minutes of action, and both teams were held off the scoreboard until a free-position goal by Pappas with 13:25 remaining in the first half, which sparked a 5-0 UMBC run and gave the Retrievers control of the game, 7-2. A tally by George Mason midfielder Emily Ellisen with 1:24 to go made it 7-3 at intermission.
Pappas scored the first two goals of the second stanza, as the Retrievers scored another five in a row to open the period before another Ellisen goal curbed the run.
An unassisted goal by sophomore attack Emily Coady (
Freshman midfielder Kerianne Allen (
Coady scored three goals for UMBC, while junior attack Erika Braerman (
George Mason attack Madalyn Jamison led the Patriots with five points on two goals and three assists, while Ellisen scored three times.
Senior goalie Kate Quick (
The Retrievers outshot the Patriots, 30-20, and held a 14-12 edge on draw controls.
The Retrievers return to action on Tuesday, Feb. 23, when they host cross-town rival Loyola in their home opener.