UMBC stays unbeaten in Northeast

Retrievers top Quinnipiac, 15-4, hit 3-0 in conference

College Lacrosse

State women

April 08, 2002|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

The UMBC women's lacrosse team dealt Quinnipiac its first home loss this season, 15-4, yesterday to keep pace with Northeast Conference-leading Monmouth.

Jen Dragoni scored three times for the Retrievers, and Stephanie Crouch, Jamie Gerhart, Lauren Traber and Shannon Gallup each scored twice.

Gerhart scored just 29 seconds into the game off a pass from Loree Miller. Quinnipiac answered with an unassisted goal from Marta Waldron, her first of two scores for the day.

With the game tied at 1, the Retrievers (5-4, 3-0 NEC) scored four consecutive goals in less than four minutes to distance themselves from the Braves (7-4, 1-3). Monmouth's conference record is 4-0.

Sacred Heart 13, Mount St. Mary's 8: A second-half charge by the visiting Mountaineers (6-7, 2-2 NEC) was not enough to prevent their third consecutive loss.

Jenn Girouard scored six goals for the Pioneers (4-7, 1-3), who led 5-0 with 7:25 left in the first half and later won their first conference game of the season.

Lara Steinbraker had a hat trick for the Mount, and Naomi Campano recorded 12 saves, including 10 in the first half,

Hofstra 14, Towson 9: The host Pride (7-4, 3-3 Colonial Athletic Conference) scored six unanswered goals over a span of 15:39 during the first half in cruising to victory over the Tigers (7-4, 3-5).

Kat Brady had two goals and two assists for Towson.

St. Mary's 25, Ohio Wesleyan 1: In a Division III game, the fifth-ranked Seahawks (12-0) routed the visiting Battling Bishops (5-5) behind six goals from Meg McFall.

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