Women's Lacrosse ACCtion: Wednesday, March 12
March 13, 2008
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Maryland head coach Cathy Reese delivered her third child, a girl, on March 12 and the No. 2 women's lacrosse team celebrated with a 17-9 win against Richmond at the Field Hockey and Lacrosse Complex. Cayden Elizabeth weighed in at nine pounds, four ounces while senior Dana Dobbie scored five goals to lead the Terrapins.
Cayden, the third child for Reese and her husband Brian, was born at 3:55 p.m. at a local hospital. Cayden joins the family with older brothers Riley and Brody. Both Reese and Cayden are healthy.
The Terps heard of the news but still had to get to business later in the night. Dobbie added four draw controls and two caused turnovers to her five goals. Sophomore Caitlyn McFadden dished out a career-high four assists and had four ground balls. Senior Casey Magor added a hat trick for the Terps with an assist and classmate Katie Princiotto chipped in with two goals and two assists.
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - The No. 3 Virginia Cavaliers used a balance scoring attack to hold off a feisty William & Mary squad, 14-11, Wednesday evening at Albert-Daly Field in Williamsburg, Va.
Eight Cavaliers recorded points for Virginia, led by sophomore Kaitlin Duff's three goals. Junior Jenny Hauser, redshirt-sophomore Whitaker Hagerman, senior Megan O'Malley and senior Kaitlin Swagart each tallied two goals, while sophomore Brittany Kalkstein, and juniors Ashley McCulloch and Katie Shannon each contributed one score.
Defensively, Duff scooped up three ground balls and senior Claire Bordley won three draw controls. Hauser had four caused turnovers, a career-high.
For William & Mary, Jaime Sellers notched five goals, the most a single player has scored against the Cavaliers all season.
HARRISONBURG, Va. - Hokie freshman Allie Emala scored two goals, but the Virginia Tech women's lacrosse team was defeated at #16 James Madison, 12-8, in a non-conference game on Wednesday at the JMU Lacrosse Complex.
Tech (2-6) got goals from seven different players. Emala led the way with two, and six other players all registered one goal apiece. Senior Kady McBrearty dished out an assist to tie Emala for the team-high in points for the game. McBrearty has now led or tied for the Hokie lead in points in all eight games this season, and remains the only Tech player to score a goal in each contest this year.
The scoring started early in the match, with each side getting two goals apiece within the first two minutes. The Hokies allowed a goal at the 21:48 mark, but Emala responded for the Hokies to tie the game at 3-3.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. - Boston College lost a close battle to Fairfield, 14-12, on Wednesday afternoon. Junior captain Jenna McCabe netted four goals while classmate Lauren Fitzpatrick recorded three goals and one assist in the loss. The Eagles dropped to 1-4 on the season, while the Stags improved to 3-1.
In a game that saw seven lead changes and six ties, nine BC players tallied points. Junior Maura Mahoney (1g, 1a), sophomore Lauren Costello (2g) and freshman Kaitlyn Horsman (2a) recorded two points each. Junior Sarah Sedgwick and sophomore Peyton Killeen also notched goals to fill out the boxscore.
Fairfield notched the first goal of the game only eight seconds after the players took the field. The Eagles took a 2-1 lead on goals by Fitzpatrick and Mahoney, but the Stags regained the lead by scoring two goals in 23 seconds. It took the Eagles less than one minute to retaliate with goals by Costello and McCabe.