UMBC ends 3-game skid, wallops Central Conn. St.

Gerhart scores six goals in Retrievers' 22-2 win

College Lacrosse

State women

March 25, 2002|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

The UMBC women's lacrosse team ended its scoring slump in a big way, overwhelming visiting Central Connecticut State, 22-2, in a Northeast Conference league matchup yesterday.

The Retrievers (1-3, 0-3) opened the scoring just 17 seconds into the game and scored the game's first eight goals.

UMBC, which had scored 20 goals in losing its first three games, extended its lead to 12-1 at the half.

Jamie Gerhart scored six goals to lead UMBC, and Stephanie Crouch, Jen Dragoni and Lauren Traber all scored three times.

Western Maryland 16, Oneonta State 14: Erin Mulhern scored eight goals, all in the second half, to lead the Green Terror (3-2) to a come-from-behind victory over visiting Oneonta State (5-1) in a nonconference game.

Tracey Kessler scored five goals for Western Maryland, Sarah Thomas netted two and Kim Lowry added a goal and three assists.

Denver 9, Mount St. Mary's 4: Tanya Fuchs scored four goals and Melissa Holecheck and Marianna Spry each had two goals as the visiting Pioneers (3-6) defeated the Mountaineers.

Kelly Moran, Michelle Coates, Erin LaMotte and Lara Steinbraker each scored for Mount St. Mary's (5-3).

Naomi Campano made 14 saves for the Mount.

Frostburg State 18, Wittenberg 3: Andrea Duffy scored six goals and added two assists as the host Bobcats (3-1) routed the Tigers (2-2).

Frostburg built an 18-0 lead.

The Bobcats' Courtney Bayless finished with two goals and three assists, and Cara Romanowski scored twice.

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