BOSTON - Seniors Maddy Lesher and Molly Wolf had six ground balls and 14 saves, respectively, to lead the Loyola University Maryland women’s lacrosse team to a 10-6 win over Boston University Saturday afternoon at Nickerson Field.
Wolf tied her personal-best of 14 saves to mark her 20th career double-digit save game and fifth of the season, while Lesher’s six ground balls are a career high.
Senior Maddy Blakeman and redshirt freshman Sabrina Tabasso led Loyola (6-4 overall, 3-0 Patriot League) offensively. Blakeman finished with a game-high four points on two goals and two assist and Tabasso contributed her second career hat trick, netting a game-high three goals.
For Boston University (4-5, 2-1), Mallory Collins had two goals.
Powers’ free position goal at 28:35 started the scoring, but the Terriers netted three-straight to take a 3-1 advantage at the 24:44 mark.
Loyola answered with a string of three goals within four minutes, including two by Tabasso and one from Whiteford, to regain the led, 4-3, with 15:17 on the clock, but the Terriers’ free-position goal at 14:20 knotted the score at 4-4.
Kamely’s goal, assisted by Savage, at 6:03 gave the Greyhounds a 5-4 lead at halftime.
Powers started the scoring again in the second half, netting a goal at the 21:40 mark, before a goal from Blakeman at 14:38 put Loyola ahead, 7-4.
Boston converted a free-position shot to mark its first goal of the half, before Blakeman assisted Clark at 12:01 to regain the three-goal lead for Loyola, 8-5.
Blakeman again had an answer for Boston’s second free-position goal at 9:25, scoring with 7:16 to go, before assisting Tabasso’s goal at 1:23 to get the Greyhounds their 10-6 win.
On the draw, junior Bailey Mathis won a team-best three draw controls.
Loyola will return to action on Wednesday when it hosts Princeton at 7 p.m. in the team’s final non-conference contest of the season.