Cambridge, Mass.- UMBC senior attacker Emily Coady (Westminster, Md./Westminster) earned America East Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week honors, while freshman goalkeeper Anna Barnett (Midland, Texas/Midland) was named the league's Defender of the Week for games ending April 14, 2012.
Coady set career marks with six goals and nine total points in the 19-11 victory over Vermont on April 14. Her nine-point effort is tied for the third-most in school history. The last nine-point effort was turned in by Loree Miller, who scored five goals and added four assists vs. St. Francis (Pa.) on April 10, 2002. Her six-goal effort was the first by a Retriever this season.
Coady scored a natural hat trick late in the first half to pull the Retrievers even at 6-all with 4:44 to play and added three second half scores. A four-year fixture in the Retriever attack, she hit the 20-goal mark for the fourth consecutive season needs two more for 100 in her career. In 2012, she has 20 goals and 9 assists for 29 total points and for her career, Coady has moved into 17th place on UMBC's all-time scoring list with has 98 goals and 40 assists for 138 points.
Barnett made nine saves and allowed only five goals in the final 45:04 of play against the eighth-ranked offense in the nation. She improved to 3-2 on the season and has been the goalie of record in all three of UMBC's conference victories. UMBC outscored Vermont, 16-5 after Barnett entered the game. She has an 8.28 goals against average and a 51.1 save percentage, while appearing in 11 of 13 games in 2012.
UMBC hosts American University in its final home game of the 2012 season on Tuesday evening, April 17. The opening draw is set for 7:00 p.m., and a ceremony to honor the Retrievers' four seniors will precede the game. Coady, midfielder Alicia Krause (Ellicott City, Md./Mount Hebron) and defenders Jessica Harkey (Purcellville, Va.) and Lauren Mundell (Severna Park, Md./Severna Park) will compete for the final time on the turf at UMBC Stadium vs. the Eagles. The game can be seen live on www.umbcretrievers.tv.
SCOUTING THE RETRIEVERS
UMBC exploded for 12 second half goals and ran past Vermont, 19-11, at UMBC Stadium on Saturday... The Retrievers won back-to-back games for the first time this season.
SR A Emily Coady set career marks with six goals and nine total points, midfield classmateAlicia Krause had a pair of goals, but tacked on a career-high five assists, and FR A Abby Wilson posted a season-best five goals and six total points.
Coady's nine-point effort is tied for the third-most in school history... The last nine-point effort was turned in by Loree Miller, who scored five goals and added four assists vs. St. Francis (Pa.) on April 10, 2002. Coady hit the 20-goal mark for the fourth consecutive season needs two more for 100 in her career.
Krause posted the 100th goal of her career with 14:23 remaining in the contest. Wilson scored the most goals and amassed the most points in a single game for a UMBC freshman since Kelly Fiorani netted five and seven respectively at California on March 28, 2003
JR M Lindsay Cox added four goals and one assist and leads UMBC with 33 goals and 41 total points.
SCOUTING THE EAGLES
SO M Emily Maher matched the single season record at American for draw controls, but it was not enough as American fell to the Navy, 19-6, on Friday night. Maher recorded a team-high three draw controls to put her season total at 51, matching the record set by Gina Riitano in 2003.
JR A Kimberly Collins and SR A Lauren Schoenberger led the Eagles with two goals apiece in the game. American has now dropped three of its last four contests.
Collins leads the Eagles in scoring with 51 total points. She has 35 goals and 16 helpers. JR M Emily Burton has 42 goals to lead AU in that category.
SR M Emily Stankiewicz led the Eagles with a hat trick in the 13-12 loss against Lafayette on Senior Day. She also tallied a career-high six draw controls with three caused turnovers and one ground ball in the game.
Amercan and UMBC have played two common opponents and acheived the same results. Both squads have recorded wins over Colgate and George Mason.
INSIDE THE SERIES
Alicia Krause recorded six points on two goals and four assists as UMBC edged American, 13-10, at the Eagles' William I. Jacobs Recreational Complex.
UMBC leads the all-time series against American, 12-2, and has won seven straight dating to 2004.
The Retrievers dominated the 2010 matchup in Baltimore, defeating the Eagles, 19-2. Emily Coady tallied five points on three goals and two assists, as nine different Retrievers found the back of the net.
UMBC completes America East play this Sat., April 21 when they travel to Durham, N.H. to take on New Hampshire in a noon contest.