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.
STRAIGHT FACTS -
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.
FOR THE RECORD -
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.
BY THE NUMBERS -
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.
UP NEXT -
The Retrievers will continue their America East schedule as they travel to Vermont on Saturday, March 30 for a 12 p.m. contest.