Catamounts Fall to No. 20 Boston University

BOSTON - All-American McKinley Curro scored a game-high six goals and teammate Xan Weitzel added seven assists to lead No. 20 Boston University past visiting Vermont, 19-8, in America East women's lacrosse action at Nickerson Field on Saturday afternoon.

The Terriers improve to 9-7 overall and remained unbeaten in America East at 5-0. The Catamounts fall to 4-10 on the year and 1-3 in league play.

Boston University jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the first six minutes of the game and never looked back. The Terriers extended their lead to eight, 11-3, on a goal by Jenny Taft at the 10:48 mark.

Vermont would score three of the final five goals of the half and trailed 13-6 at the break. The Terriers lead grew to 13 as Boston University scored six consecutive goals to start the first half and held UVM scoreless for 13 minutes.

Junior Megan MacDonald (Wayland, Mass.) led the Catamounts with a hat trick and an assist for four points. She became the ninth UVM player to reach the 100-point milestone with her effort versus the Terriers and raised her career total to 104 points.

UVM used three goalies in the game and they combined for one save on the afternoon. Traci Landi added five points for the Terriers with three goals and two assists. Rachel Klein and Kim Elsworth totaled 11 saves in net for Boston U.

Vermont closes out the regular season hosting New Hampshire next Saturday (May 1) at 1:00 p.m. at Moulton Winder Field. Prior to the start of the game the Catamounts will honor their senior class.

2010-04-24



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