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Women’s Lacrosse Drops 8-7 Heartbreaker at Duquesne
Amanda Pappas scored twice against Duquesne.
PITTSBURGH—Trailing by three with 11 minutes remaining, the UMBC women’s lacrosse team (3-2) scored three straight to tie it up, only to see host Duquesne (2-2) score the game-winner with 58 seconds left, as the Dukes defeated the Retrievers, 8-7, Saturday afternoon at Rooney Field.
UMBC scored the first four goals of the game in an 18-minute stretch and led 4-1 at halftime. But including the final goal of the first period, Duquesne rattled off seven unanswered and led, 7-4, with 11:15 to go.
Junior midfielder Alicia Krause (
But Duquesne attack Cailin Colegrove’s third goal of the game, which came on a free-position shot with 58 seconds left, was the game-winner.
Senior midfielder Amanda Pappas (
Colegrove and attack Katie Rekart both had three goals for the Dukes.
UMBC senior goalie Natalie Rau (
Duquesne outshot UMBC, 30-19, including 17-7 in the second half. The Retrievers held a 15-13 edge on ground balls, but the Dukes won the draw control battle, 10-7.
The Retrievers return to action on Wednesday, when they host