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Women’s Lacrosse Falls to New Hampshire, 16-8
DURHAM, N.H.—The UMBC women’s lacrosse team (8-4, 1-1 AE) saw its six-game winning streak come to an end Saturday afternoon in a 16-8 loss to America East rival New Hampshire (7-3, 1-0 AE) at Memorial Field.
The Wildcats led by just one, 4-3, with 17:00 remaining in the first half, but UNH attack JoJo Curro’s third goal of the game sparked a 5-2 run that gave the hosts a 9-5 lead at halftime.
New Hampshire scored the first five goals of the second stanza to take a game-high 14-5 advantage with 7:42 left before the Retrievers scored three in a row to pull to within six at 14-8, but the Wildcats tallied the final two goals of the game.
Sophomore attack Alicia Krause (
Curro earned her team’s Player of the Game nod with six goals.
UMBC senior goalie Kate Quick (
The Wildcats outshot the Retrievers, 29-25, but UMBC held a 13-12 advantage on draw controls.
The 16 goals are the most allowed by the Retrievers since a 17-10 loss to No. 13 Vanderbilt on Feb. 27, and the eight goals are the fewest UMBC has scored since a 15-7 loss to No. 17 Towson on March 3.
The Retrievers return to action on Wednesday, April 7, when they host America East rival