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Women’s Lacrosse Defeats Mount St. Mary’s, 15-8, for Third Straight Victory
Amanda Pappas scored four goals and added two assists against Mount St. Mary's.
EMMITSBURG, Md.—Senior midfielder Amanda Pappas (
The Mount scored the first two goals of the game, but Coady ignited a 7-0 UMBC run that lasted more than 11 minutes with an unassisted goal at the 24:36 mark. She scored twice during that span and also recorded helpers on both of Pappas’ tallies.
Senior attack Erika Braerman (Fallston, Md./Fallston) scored her second goal of the game 2:20 into the second period to open the scoring, but the Mountaineers countered with three of the next four goals to pull to within 10-7 with 21 minutes remaining.
But freshman midfielder Kristen Bilney (
Pappas’ six points came on four goals and two assists, while Coady tallied three goals and three helpers for the second straight game. Pappas added three ground balls, three caused turnovers and two draw controls. Midfielder Esther Rufolo led Mount St. Mary’s with four goals.
Senior Natalie Rau (
UMBC outshot Mount St. Mary’s, 22-18, and held a 17-13 advantage on ground balls and a 13-12 edge on draw controls.
The Retrievers return to action on Wednesday, when they host No. 6 Loyola at 6:30 p.m. at UMBC Stadium.
Notes: At 6-2, the Retrievers are off to their best start since 1994… Braerman moved into a tie with Kelly Fahey for sixth place all-time at UMBC with 52 career assists.