Women's Lacrosse ACCtion: Friday, April 4
April 4, 2008
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Senior Kelly Kasper scored the game-winning goal in the third overtime to help the No. 3 Maryland women's lacrosse team escape Penn State, 12-11, on April 4 at Fetzer Field. It was Kasper's third goal of the day and she also added two assists in the Terrapins' eighth-straight victory.
Senior Dana Dobbie also had a hat trick to go along with an assist and a season-high 10 draw controls. Sophomore Amanda Spinnenweber recorded a pair of goals and assists while senior Lauren Cohen chipped in with two goals.
Senior Allie Buote stopped 11 shots on the day, her third-straight game with 10 or more saves.
Maryland opened the game quickly with a goal 38 seconds in. The Nittany Lions won the draw but Dobbie forced a turnover on the defensive end to start the transition offense. Spinnenweber handled the ball over the restraining line on the left side and found Cohen streaking down the middle for the game's first goal.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - The North Carolina women's lacrosse team reached a season-high for goals Friday evening in rolling to a 22-12 win over visiting Ohio State in the ACC/ALC Challenge at Fetzer Field. Tenth-ranked UNC improved to 9-3 on the season with the win while OSU fell to 6-4.
Tar Heel sophomore Kristen Taylor led her team with a career-high six goals and also added an assist. UNC got three goals each from Julia Ryan, Kelly Taylor, Erica LaGrow and Corey Donohoe, with Chelsea Parks adding two and Megan Bosica and Sarah Kuonen contributing one each. Bosica led the team with five assists, while Parks and Jenn Russell had two each.
The Tar Heels scored the first six goals of the game, with two by Kelly Taylor, two by Kristen Taylor and two by Ryan. The Buckeyes' first goal was an unassisted shot by Jessica Patane 10 minutes into the game. OSU drew within three, 7-4, on a goal by Kristen Hannon with 7:21 remaining in the half and the score stayed there until the final minutes of the period, but Kristen Taylor scored twice in the final 50 seconds before halftime to put her team up 9-4 at the break.