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WOMEN’S LACROSSE OUTSHOOTS QUINNIPIAC, 18-8
Baltimore, MD –
Baltimore, MD –UMBC (4-7, 3-1 NEC) outshot Quinnipiac (6-6, 3-3 NEC), 41-23, as seven different Retrievers found the back of the net in an 18-8 Northeast Conference win over the Bobcats this afternoon at UMBC Stadium.
Junior Lauren Hess (Bel Air, MD/C. Milton Wright) gave UMBC a 6-1 lead just inside the 15-minute mark as she scored four consecutive goals in a seven-minute span. Junior Jen Dragoni (Morton, PA/Ridley) and freshman Kelly Fiorani (Sykesville, MD/Liberty) each added three goals in the first half to give UMBC a 12-4 advantage at halftime.
In the second period, Quinnipiac would pull within six at 13-7 as Jennifer Larson (Islip Terrace, NY/East Islip) scored, followed by two more goals from Kristen Oldenburg (Jamesport, NY/Our Lady of Mercy) at 35:50 and 37:39. However, UMBC would score five of the final six goals to secure the 18-8 victory.
The Retrievers were led in scoring by Hess (5g) and senior Stephanie Allen (3g, 2a) (Mississauga, Ontario/Universal), who each had five points. Bobcat sophomore Amy Willis (Hingham, MA/Hingham) also had five points, with two goals and three assists.
UMBC returns to action on Tuesday, April 15, when they host area rival Towson University for a non-conference match at 7 p.m.
SHOTS: UMBC- 41; QU- 23
GROUND BALLS: UMBC- 22; QU- 15
DRAW CONTROLS: UMBC- 19; QU- 8
SAVES: Stringer (UMBC)- 9; Matthews (QU)- 14
FOULS: UMBC- 11; QU- 16
TURNOVERS: UMBC- 15; QU- 19
UMBC- Hess (5-0), Allen (3-2), Dragoni (3-1), Fiorani (3-1), Traber (1-0),
Worthington (1-0), Davis (2-0)
QU- Oldenburg (3-0), Willis (2-3), Larson (1-0), Smallman (1-0), Danowski (1-0),