UMBC remains undefeated in NEC

Retrievers win, 14-13, end Monmouth's league streak

State women

College Lacrosse

April 20, 2002|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Enjoying a seven-goal lead early in the second half, the UMBC women's lacrosse team held off Monmouth's late charge, 14-13, to remain undefeated in the Northeast Conference.

The loss ended a 15-game conference winning streak for the Hawks (7-8, 5-1).

UMBC (9-4, 6-0) bombarded Monmouth early, scoring the first four goals en route to a 9-4 halftime advantage.

Junior midfielder Stephanie Allen had four first-half goals.

Mount St. Mary's 15, Wagner 8: In another NEC game, the host Mountaineers kept their playoff hopes alive behind four goals from Amy Harris and three each from Nicole DiAngelo and Kelly Moran.

Up just one at the half, Mount outscored the Seahawks 8-2 after the break.

Sparked by Harris' third goal, the Mount opened a 10-6 lead with 18:53 left. Wagner cut the deficit to three but got no closer.

St. Mary's 18, Catholic 4: Sophomore Meg McFall and senior Kathy Holmes each scored her 100th career goal in leading the host Seahawks (15-0) over the Cardinals (10-8) in a Capital Athletic Conference tournament semifinal. St. Mary's advances to tomorrow's final vs. Mary Washington.

Mary Washington 11, Salisbury 7: In the other CAC tourney semifinal, junior Pam Kramer (three goals, one assist) powered the Eagles (10-4) past the visiting Sea Gulls (8-6).

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