Maroons' Comeback Falls Short vs. #16 UMW

SAN JUAN, P.R. -- 16th ranked Mary Washington topped Roanoke College, 11-9, at Bayamon Complex Tuesday. The Eagles improved to 4-1.

The Eagles outshot the Maroons, 31-15, including a 21-7 second half edge. They also held a 27-19 advantage in groundballs and caused 18 turnovers. Roanoke were 6 for 13 in clear attempts and caused 14 turnovers.

With Mary Washington up, 2-1 early in the first half, Roanoke woke up and scored three of the next four goals to go up 4-3 at the half.

Roanoke scored the first goal of the second stanza to make it, 5-3 just 15-seconds in before UMW went on a scoring spree, putting up seven unanswered goals to give them a five-goal lead, 10-5.

The Maroons scored four of the last five in their final push, bust the Eagles won the final draw control and kept possession until the horn sounded.

Lauren Callison finished with four goals to lead the Eagles, while Allie Kimmelman led all players with four assists. Keller Torrey led all scorers with two goals and three assists for five points.

Maggie Nunn had four groundballs while Julianne Petrucelli totaled three groundballs and caused three turnovers. Mo Sutherland collected three groundballs with two caused turnovers.

Freshman Darragh Evarts led Roanoke with a game-high five goals with a team-best three caused turnovers. Allison Bonanno totaled two goals and two assists while Kathleen Wager added two goals and a team-best five groundballs. Madison Murphy had three groundballs and two caused turnovers.

Lauren Curtin had 10 saves for Roanoke. Kathryn Stilz collected four saves for Mary Washington.

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SAN JUAN, P.R. -- Roanoke scored four unanswered goals late in the second half, but the comeback bid fell short against #16 Mary Washington, 11-9, at Bayocom Complex Tuesday. The Maroons fell to 1-2 on the season, while the Eagles improved to 4-1.

The Eagles out-shot the Maroons, 31-15, including a 21-7 second half edge. They also held a 27-19 advantage in groundballs and caused 18 turnovers. Roanoke were 6 for 13 in clear attempts and caused 14 turnovers.

With Mary Washington up, 2-1 early in the first half, Roanoke woke up and scored three of the next four goals to go up 4-3 at the half.

Roanoke scored the first goal of the second stanza to make it, 5-3 just 15-seconds in before UMW went on a scoring spree, putting up seven unanswered goals to give them a five-goal lead, 10-5.

The Maroons scored four of the last five in their final push, bust the Eagles won the final draw control and kept possession until the horn sounded.

Lauren Callison finished with four goals to lead the Eagles, while Allie Kimmelman led all players with four assists. Keller Torrey led all scorers with two goals and three assists for five points.

Maggie Nunn had four groundballs while Julianne Petrucelli totaled three groundballs and caused three turnovers. Mo Sutherland collected three groundballs with two caused turnovers.

Freshman Darragh Evarts led Roanoke with a game-high five goals with a team-best three caused turnovers. Allison Bonanno totaled two goals and two assists while Kathleen Wager added two goals and a team-best five groundballs. Madison Murphy had three groundballs and two caused turnovers.

Lauren Curtin had 10 saves for Roanoke. Kathryn Stilz collected four saves for Mary Washington.

The women will travel back to the mainland to Baltimore, MD to take on #19 Stevenson in non-conference action. Game time is scheduled for 4:00 p.m. at the new turf facility on Stevenson's campus.

2012-03-06



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