April 8, 2009

UMBC Holds Off American 11-10

from press release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The UMBC women’s lacrosse team stormed out to a 10-5 lead and held on for a 11-10, non-conference win at American on Wednesday afternoon. Freshman Emily Coady (Westminster, Md./Westminster) scored three goals, including the game-winning goal with 4:23 left in the second half. With the win, the Retrievers improve to 7-7 on the season, while the Eagles dropped to 2-11.

With the score tied at 4 late in the first half, UMBC pulled off three straight goals in final 5:54 with sophomore Ashley Stodter (Silver Spring, Md./Good Counsel), junior Amanda Gable (Mount Airy, Md./Glenelg) and Coady all finding the net.

After AU opened the scoring the second half 24:02, senior Ashley Lancer (Bel Air, Md./C. Milton Wright), Stodter and Coady scored back-to-back-to-back to extend the lead to 10-5. The Eagles stormed back with three straight goals, but Coady’s goal with 4:23 was enough to see the Retrievers through to victory.

UMBC junior goalie Kate Quick (Phoenix, Md./Maryvale Prep) made four saves in net, while Frankie Solomon and Kaska Komosinski combined for nine saves for AU.

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