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Retrievers Fall to No. 17 Boston University, 12-8, in Women’s Lacrosse
Bria Phillips notched a hat trick in the second half against Boston U.
The Terriers made it 9-2 with 7:36 to go, but UMBC tallied the final two goals of the period for a 9-4 halftime score.
The Retrievers continued their run to start the second stanza, scoring the first three goals of the half, including a pair by sophomore midfielder Bria Phillips (Davidsonville, Md./Coronado (
But BU stymied the UMBC rally, scoring three of the final four goals of the game for the 12-8 final.
Phillips led the Retrievers with three goals, all in the second half, and earned the home team’s America East Player of the Game nod. Junior midfielder Amanda Pappas (
BU attack Traci Landy was named the Terriers’ Player of the Game after leading all scorers with five goals.
UMBC senior goalie Kate Quick (
The Terriers outshot the Retrievers, 28-20, and held a 13-9 advantage on draw controls.
The Retrievers return to action on Sunday, April 18, when they host America East rival