Maryland too much for Denver, 19-4

Towson, Mount St. Mary's also win

State women

April 03, 2004|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Kelly Coppedge scored six goals and assisted on three others to lead the eighth-ranked Maryland women's lacrosse team to a 19-4 victory over visiting Denver yesterday.

The Terrapins (9-2) scored 14 first-half goals on the way to their seventh straight victory. Coppedge moved ahead of Kelly Amonte for second place on the Terrapins' all-time goal list with 189 for her career. Jen Adams holds the program's record with 267 goals.

Denver (3-6) surrendered the game's first 14 goals before finally getting on the board with 12 seconds remaining in the first half.

Annie Collins scored Maryland's first three goal and finished with four. Acacia Walker, Brooke Richards and Emily Jaissle scored two apiece.

Patience Baldwin, Crystal Jack, Liz Dierdorff and Alyssa Passavia scored Denver's goals.

The Terrapins outshot Denver 51-11 and picked up 46 ground balls to Denver's 22. Courtney Kabealo made 22 saves for the Pioneers.

No. 17 Towson 8, Hofstra 6: The host Tigers (8-2, 2-0 Colonial Athletic Association) improved to 7-0 at home behind three goals from Caitlin Marshall.

Towson scored three unanswered goals after the Pride (4-4, 0-1) took a 1-0 lead. The Tigers extended their advantage to 5-2 by halftime and led by at least two the rest of the game.

Becky Trumbo added two goals and an assist, and Amy Middleton had a goal and two assists for the Tigers. Jaime Basile led Hofstra with two scores.

Mount St. Mary's 14, Quinnipiac 4: Erin LaMotte and Casey Paris scored three goals apiece as the Mountaineers (7-3, 3-0 Northeast Conference) beat the Bobcats (3-6, 1-1) in New Haven, Conn.

Mount St. Mary's twice went on a 5-0 run. The Mountaineers scored five goals in a 7-minute, 31-second span in the first half to take a 5-1 lead. They added a goal at the end of the half to make it 6-2 and scored four times in span of 6:57 early in the second, effectively putting the game out of reach.

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