Coastal Falls on the Road to UMBC
Baltimore, Md. - The Coastal Carolina women's lacrosse team fell to the UMBC Retrievers 13-10, Wednesday evening, in Baltimore. The Chanticleers record will drop to 1-3, while the Retrievers will improve to 5-1 on the season.
Coastal started the match getting the first two goals. Madeline Bromley (4 goals for the game) started the scoring, and Haley Kyger with the dish, with 26:47 left in the first half for the one-nil lead. Just over two minutes later Abbey Buchanan gets her second goal of the year to push the lead to 2-to-0 for the Chants with 24:35 left in the half.
UMBC answered back with two as Carolyn Jamison (4 goals on the day) scores with 24:04 and 21:13 respectively.
CCU would get its last lead of the match when Haley Alexander (1 goal, 1 assist) finds the back of the net off the feed from Courtney Genovese (1 goal, 3 assists) to lead three to two with 12:17 left until halftime.
The Retrievers would answer with three goals with Caitlin Miller getting her two goals (9:16, 8:20) in under a minute and Lauren McDonald (3 goals, 1 assist) got her first with 5:00 on the clock.
Bromley and Genovese closed out the scoring by getting the last two tallies of the first half with 3:22 and 2:36 respectively for the five to five score at the half.
Jamison started a four-goal run for UMBC scoring the first two in the second half, followed by Sara Moeller getting the first two of her hat-trick to push the Retriever lead to nine to five.
Kyger (3 goals, 1 assist, 5 draw controls) answered with the first of her three goals to pull the Chants back within 9-to-6.
Both teams traded goals the next eight goals with UMBC starting with two goals and then each squad had single goals each before the Chanticleers closed it out with two goals of their own.
Coastal will close out the opening five-game road trip on Saturday, March 10 against the 10th ranked Towson Tigers in Towson, Md.