UMBC tops Mount St. Mary's, 16-7

Senior, freshman combine to score 11 goals in opener

College Lacrosse

February 22, 2003|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Senior attack Josh Gerber (Perry Hall) scored a career-high six goals and freshman attack Andy Gallagher (DeMatha) debuted with five goals and an assist as UMBC (1-0) downed Mount St. Mary's, 16-7, in men's college lacrosse at Johns Hopkins' Homewood Field.

Trailing 2-1 four minutes into the game, the Retrievers scored seven unanswered goals to take an 8-2 lead with 8:39 left in the second quarter. Gerber scored three goals and Gallagher had two during the run.

The Mount's Charles Hogg added a goal for an 8-3 halftime score, but Gerber opened the third quarter with his fourth and fifth goals for a 10-3 UMBC lead with 5:56 left in the quarter.

The Retrievers' Tim Flanagan made eight saves, seven fewer than Dave Lambour of Mount St. Mary's (0-1).

Mt. St. Mary's 2 1 1 3 - 7

UMBC 5 3 5 3 - 16

Goals: MSM-Hatton, Hogg, Jautze, Kelly, Leubecker, Warfield, Warner; UMBC-Gerber 6, A. Gallagher 5, M. Gallagher, Grillo, Muston, Steele, Tomczak. Assists: MSM-Merlini 2, Duffy; UMBC-Steele 2, Wojtech 2, Berry, Cahill, A. Gallagher, Mundorf, Shiley, Tomczak. Saves: MSM-Lambour 15; UMBC-Flanagan 8.

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