Women's Lacrosse Tops UMBC, 8-6

Feb. 28, 2006

Box Score

Baltimore, Md. - In a tightly called game, the Loyola College women's lacrosse team came out on top over UMBC, 8-6 Tuesday night at UMBC Stadium. The Greyhounds, led by Kate McHarg's three goals, improve to 2-0 on the season while the Retrievers fall to 1-2.

Sydney Greene and McHarg score on free-position goals to give Loyola an early 2-0 lead after 9:41 of play in the first half. Talia Shacklock then boosted Loyola to a 4-0 lead after 17:13. Shacklock's first goal came off a pass from Greene from behind the cage while the second was assisted by McHarg.

UMBC's Ede Carpenter got the Retrievers on the board with an unassisted goal at 17:13 while her teammate Kara Dorr added to their totals with a goal after 23:15 of play for the 4-2 score.

McHarg added her second free-position goal at 28:19 for a 5-2 score before Carpenter added one of her own with 14 seconds left in the first half for the 5-3 halftime mark.

The Retrievers opened the second half with three straight goals to take a 6-5 lead after 48:11 of play. Ali Levendusky, Kelly Fiorani and Lynnea Spinnenweber each scored in the run.

McHarg took charge, tying the game at six with an unassisted goal at 48:39. Emily Lawrence gave the Greyhounds the lead with her goal just 21 second later, assisted by Greene. Greene tallied the final goal at 54:09 with the assist coming from Shacklock.

Loyola's Cindy Nicolaus tallied six saves in goal on 20 Retrievers shots while UMBC's Susie Sweeney stopped 12 of Loyola's 34 shots.

Both teams were called for 27 fouls in the contest.

Loyola is back in action on Friday, March 6 at 3:00 when they travel to North Carolina.