Women's Lacrosse ACCtion: Wednesday, April 30
April 30, 2008
PRINCETON, N.J. - Senior leadership proved to be the difference as the No. 4 Maryland women's lacrosse team took down No. 6 Princeton, 18-9, on April 30 at Class of 1952 Stadium. The seniors accounted for 21 of the 23 points Maryland scored in the most lopsided decision in the series since 1984.
Dana Dobbie led the Terps with five goals and an assist while securing seven draw controls. Her 62 goals this season ranks seventh on the single-season ledger at Maryland while her 111 draw controls is the second most in a season in NCAA history. She is just three away from claiming the top spot from Georgetown's Coco Stanwick who had 113 in 2006.
Kelly Kasper scored four goals and added two assists while Lauren Cohen recorded a hat trick and also had an assist. Casey Magor chipped in with two goals and an assist while Katie Princiotto had a pair of goals.
Maryland jumped out of the gate as Dobbie won the opening draw. Kasper handled the ball behind the cage and found Dobbie on the left side for the goal for the 1-0 lead 40 seconds in to the game.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Boston College lost its 10th game of the season to Harvard, 14-11, on Wednesday evening. Sophomore Lauren Costello recorded a career-high seven goals and eight points in the loss. The Eagles dropped to 6-10 on the season while the Crimson ended the season with a 9-7 record.
The Crimson got on the board first, scoring at the 26:19 mark. The Eagles answered with three straight goals. Costello and junior Maura Mahoney hooked up for the first two as the sophomore scored on Mahoney's assists. She then recorded a hat trick with 15 minutes to play in the first half on freshman Jill Rekart's assist.
Harvard answered with three goals of its own to take back the lead before junior Lauren Fitzpatrick recorded her 33rd goal of the season. The midfielder has now scored in every game this season, extending her scoring streak to 16 games.