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Women’s Lacrosse Falls Short Against Johns Hopkins, 12-7
Alicia Krause recorded her third hat trick in as many games.
BALTIMORE—The UMBC women’s lacrosse team (9-5) could not overcome a 6-2 halftime deficit and fell to cross-town rival Johns Hopkins (8-5) by a score of 12-7 Wednesday evening at UMBC Stadium.
UMBC junior midfielder Alicia Krause (
But the Blue Jays scored three in a row over the next eight minutes to take a 4-1 lead and never looked back, as UMBC freshman midfielder Kristen Bilney’s (Ellicott City, Md./Mount Hebron) goal at the 11:40 mark was the only Retriever tally during a 5-1 Hopkins run to end the half. The visitors led, 6-2, at the break.
Krause won the opening draw control of the second stanza and ran straight up the middle of the field for the score just seven seconds into the period.
The teams alternated the first five goals of the half, and the Retrievers trailed by just three, 8-5, with 18:31 remaining before a three-goal
Krause and junior attack Emily Coady (
D’Amore led all scorers with six points on three goals and three assists.
Senior attack Erika Braerman (Fallston, Md./Fallston) had assists on both of UMBC’s first-half goals, giving her 55 helpers in her career and moving her into sole possession of fourth place all-time at UMBC.
Senior goalie Natalie Rau (
The Blue Jays outshot the Retrievers, 30-19, including 17-5 in the first half, and held a 16-11 advantage on ground balls and a 12-9 edge in draw controls, including 7-2 in the first period.
The Retrievers return to action on Sunday, when they host America East rival