McHarg Leads Women's Lacrosse to a 12-9 Victory over No. 14 Towson

April 26, 2005

Box Score

Towson, Md. - Loyola sophomore Kate McHarg scored six goals to lead the Greyhounds to a 12-9 victory over No. 14 Towson Tuesday night at Johnny Unitas Stadium. It was the third straight game in which McHarg either led or tied the lead in scoring for Loyola. The Greyhounds improve to 5-9 on the season while the Tigers fall to 11-5.

McHarg started scoring 1:33 into the contest with a free-position goal. Towson's Katie Mollot evened the score at 1-1 2:52 into the game. McHarg again gave the Greyhounds the lead, 2-1, when she scored off a solid shot from the eight meter 6:59 into the game. The Tigers Becky Trumbo evened the game for the second time at 2-2 with a free-position goal before the Greyhounds added to their lead with a three goal run. The run was sparked by a goal by Bridget Zingler as she scooped up a loose ball and found the back of the net 16:22 into the game. McHarg nabbed her third goal for a 4-2 Loyola lead at just under a minute later. Sydney Greene ended the run with just 17 seconds left in the first half for a 5-2 Greyhound lead.

Trumbo recorded the first goal of the second half for Towson at 32:04 but less than 30 seconds later McHarg scored her fourth goal to give Loyola a 6-3 lead. The Tigers got within one of the Greyhounds with back to back goals, the first from Trumbo and the second from Amy Middleton 35:10 into the game. Loyola again pulled away from the Tigers with four straight goals. Maura Kenny, Emily Lawrence, Kate Filippelli and Greene all added goals to give the Greyhounds a 10-5 lead after 45:23 of play. Towson outscored Loyola 4-2 in the final 11:22 of play but it would not be enough as the Greyhounds earned a 12-9 victory.

McHarg led all scorers with six goals. Greene added two goals and an assist while Kenny recorded a goal and an assist. Filippelli, Lawrence and Zingler each recorded single goal games.

Trumbo led the Tigers with three goals while Miccleton and Caitlin Marshall each had two.

Loyola keeper Kim Lawton recorded seven saves in the first half while Cindy Nicolaus was credited with nine in the second.

The Greyhounds host Virginia in their final home game of the season on Tuesday, May 3.