Stoothoff helps Loyola women hold off UMBC, 7-4

February 24, 2010|By Sports Digest

Kerry Stoothoff made a career-high 16 saves as the No. 11 Loyola women defeated host UMBC, 7-4. Grace Gavin and Caroline Hager led the Greyhounds with two goals apiece.

Women's honors: Maryland senior midfielder Caitlyn McFadden (Notre Dame Prep) was named ACC women's lacrosse Player of the Week. ... Loyola senior midfielder Emily Gibson was selected as the Inside Lacrosse Player of the Week, and sophomore Stoothoff has been named the Defensive Player of the Week. ... Four Navy players were honored by the Patriot League: senior attacker Erin Rawlick (C. Milton Wright) as Offensive Player of the Week, sophomore defender Kierstin King (Hereford) as Defensive Player of the Week, sophomore Elaina Ponchione as Goalkeeper of the Week and freshman midfielder Kathy Young as Rookie of the Week. ... York freshman midfielder Kimberly Wayson (Southern) was selected as Capital Athletic Conference Player of the Week.

Men's honors: Navy sophomore RJ Wickham was named Patriot League Goalkeeper of the Week. ... Salisbury sophomore attackman Matt Cannone was named CAC Player of the Week.

Women's poll: McDaniel was picked to finish fifth and Washington eighth in the Centennial Conference preseason poll.

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