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Retrievers Dominate American, 19-2, in Womenís Lacrosse
After missing the last four games with injury, Amanda Pappas returned to score four goals against American.
BALTIMOREóThe UMBC womenís lacrosse team (5-3) used a 12-0 run that spanned both halves and lasted more than 35 minutes to take control of the game and defeated visiting American (2-6) by a score of 19-2 Wednesday afternoon at UMBC Stadium. The Retrievers completed a perfect 3-0 home stand and are off to their best eight-game start since 1994.
UMBC tallied the first three goals of the game, as junior attack Erika Braerman (Fallston, Md./Fallston) opened the scoring just 2:47 into the contest and junior midfielder Amanda Pappas (Pasadena, Md./Chesapeake) notched back-to-back goals just 33 seconds apart before American attack Lauren Schoenberger put the Eagles on the board at the 21:43 mark.
But when senior midfielder Amanda Gable (
Sophomore attack Alicia Krause (
The Retrievers, however, would not be stopped, as they bounced back to score the final four goals of the contest.
Pappas was named the America East Player of the Game, as she led UMBC with four goals, while sophomore attack Emily Coady (
Senior goalie Kate Quick (
The Retrievers outshot the Eagles, 39-13, and held a 24-12 advantage on ground balls and a 12-11 edge on draw controls.
The Retrievers return to action on Sunday, when they begin a four-game road trip at
Note: The 19 goals are the most scored by UMBC since last March 17, when the Retrievers defeated