Women's Lacrosse ACCtion: Saturday, May 3
May 3, 2008
BALTIMORE, Md. - Senior Dana Dobbie broke the NCAA single-season draw control record on May 3 in a 20-4 win at Loyola at Diane Geppi-Aikens Field. Dobbie collected three in the game and now has 114 this year which tops Georgetown's Coco Stanwick who had 113 in 2006. Four Maryland players picked up hat tricks in the win.
Dobbie, who is already the NCAA career draw control leader, now has 322 in her four seasons. The previous record holder was Gloria Lozano of Georgetown who had 223 from 2001-04. Lozano set her record in 74 games while Dobbie eclipsed her mark in just 48 games.
Dobbie added four goals in the win as did junior Kate Faas off the bench. Senior Kelly Kasper recorded three goals and two assists which all came in the first half. Freshman Laura Merrifield also picked up a hat trick and senior Katie Princiotto contributed with a goal and a pair of assists. Senior Allie Buote was strong in goal with eight saves.
The Terps opened the game with 10 unanswered goals and the Maryland defense pitched a shutout until the 3:01 mark of the first half. Kasper opened the scoring with 26:26 on the clock when she scored unassisted on the right side. Dobbie then scored consecutive goals in 43 seconds to make it 3-0.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Sophomore Lauren Costello recorded her 100th career point in the final game of the Boston College lacrosse season, as the Eagles beat Brown, 19-9, Saturday evening. BC ended the season with a 7-10 record and the Bears compiled the same final record. Costello finished the night with eight points, tying a career high, on five goals and three assists.
Junior Lauren Fitzpatrick and Jenna McCabe put the finishing touches on the 2008 season by perfecting 17-game scoring streaks, as they scored in every game this year. Fitzpatrick scored four goals, while McCabe tallied four goals and three assists for a new career-high eight points.
Fitzpatrick and McCabe started the scoring as Fitzpatrick netted the first goal of the game at the 25:03 mark. Kiki Manners tied the score and then Lauren Vitkus took the lead with 11:05 to play in the first. Junior Maura Mahoney retied the game on McCabe's second assist and the Eagles took the lead on McCabe's first goal two minutes later.