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Big Second Half Leads Boston University Past UMBC, 13-9, in Women’s Lacrosse Action
Ashley Stodter was named America East Player of the Game.
BOSTON—With the score tied at 5-5 at halftime, defending America East champion Boston University (6-4, 2-0 AE) outscored the UMBC women’s lacrosse team (7-4, 1-1 AE), 8-4, in the second period and defeated the Retrievers, 13-9, Saturday afternoon at Nickerson Field in a rematch of the 2010 league title game.
The Terriers scored the first three goals of the game, but UMBC senior attack Erika Braerman (
Junior midfielder Madi Bell (
With three minutes left, senior midfielder Ashley Stodter (
But that was as close as UMBC would get, as
Braerman, Stodter and Cox all tallied twice for the Retrievers, while junior midfielder Alicia Krause (
Etrasco led all scorers with six points on five goals and an assist and added five draw controls to earn her team’s Player of the Game nod, while Molly Swain added four goals.
UMBC senior goalie Natalie Rau (
The Terriers outshot the Retrievers, 24-14, and dominated the draw controls, 17-7, but UMBC held a 15-13 edge in ground balls.
The Retrievers return to action on Wednesday, April 6, when they host America East rival Stony Brook at 4 p.m.
Notes: Junior attack Emily Coady (