Women’s Lacrosse Falls In Non-Conference Finale to UC Davis, 10-7

Photo by Jack Miller
Photo by Jack Miller

BALTIMORE - The UMBC women's lacrosse team closed out the non-conference portion of its schedule on Wednesday, falling to the UC Davis Aggies, 10-7. 


The Aggies opened the game with two quick goals before Payton Van Kirk (Ocean City, Md./Stephen Decatur) netted a pass from Olivia Docal (Glenwood, Md./Our Lady of Good Counsel) to cut the lead to 2-1.


After UC Davis got back a goal to take a 3-1 lead, Zoë Pekins (Columbia, Md./Hammond) scored and assisted on a Van Kirk goal to tie the game up at 3-3 with 12:56 left in the first half.


The Aggies closed the first half out with two more goals to take a 5-3 lead into halftime.


43 seconds out of the break, Docal scored her first of the game before Grayson Corbett (Ellicott City/Wilde Lake) added a goal to tie the game at 5-all.


UC Davis put another tally on the board before Pekins put a shot into the net off an assist from Julia Hatmaker (Woodbine, Md./Century) to tie everything back up at 6-6.


The Aggies went on a three-goal scoring run to take a 9-6 lead, cut by a free position goal by Corbett before UC Davis scored the final goal of the game.



UC Davis improves to 7-6 on the season as UMBC falls to 2-9. The Retrievers finish their non-conference schedule with a 2-8 record.



13 - Carly Tolino (Middletown, Md./Middletown) made 13 saves in goal; this is her eighth game of the season with 10+ stops between the pipes.


6 - Tolino scooped up a team-high six ground balls


4 - Corbett controlled a team-high four of UMBC's eight draws.


3 - Pekins and Van Kirk led the Retrievers with three points off two goals and an assist.


2 - Corbett (2g) and Docal (1g, 1a) had two points each for the Retrievers.



The Retrievers will continue their America East schedule as they travel to Vermont on Saturday, March 30 for a 12 p.m. contest.