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WOMEN'S LACROSSE KNOCKS OFF WAGNER, 16-8
Staten Island, NY ? The Wagner College women?s lacrosse team fell 16-8 to UMBC in a Northeast Conference match-up this weekend. The loss puts Wagner at 3-7 on the year, 2-2 in the conference, and boosts UMBC to 3-8 while 2-1 in conference play. Kate Worthington scored a game-high 4 goals for the Retrievers and Lauren Traber added 3. Lauren Hess, Jennifer Kasper, and Jen Dragoni each added a pair of goals.Wagner kept the game close through the first half matching the Retrievers goals. The first period ended with the Seahawks shy by two at 9-7. The second half was a different story as UMBC rattled off a sting of three goals. Kelly McVeigh put a temporary stop on the bleeding as she notched her third goal of the day off a free position shot. The Retrievers would go back to work scoring another four goals to end the game. UMBC utilized the fouls that Wagner committed to score on 5-9 free position shots while the Seahawks only managed to go 1-4. The ground balls were pretty evenly split on the day as UMBC collected 28 and Wagner gathered 27.