By the numbers for women's lacrosse (March 13)

Here’s a look at some of the numbers that stood out in Division I women’s lacrosse over the past week.

3 — No. 12 Loyola Maryland has won three straight games over top-15 teams — then-No. 15 Penn State, No. 11 Towson (in triple overtime) and No. 14 Princeton.

4 — Only four Division I teams remain undefeated — Stony Brook, Boston College, James Madison and Penn.

7 — No. 3 James Madison has opened with seven straight wins for the first time in 30 years. The Dukes opened the 1988 season 9-0.

11 — Maryland held a Syracuse team leading the nation in scoring offense to just 11 goals in Sunday’s win at the Carrier Dome. The No. 8 Orange averaged 18.4 goals, but the No. 4 Terps held them to just 19 shots on goal in the 18-11 victory. Maryland now has the highest-scoring offense, averaging 17.5 goals.

34 — Delaware’s Mia DeRuggiero (Sparrows Point) broke a 34-year old program record set by Karen Emas when she dished out nine assists in Friday’s 16-9 win over Canisius. The NCAA single-game record is 11.

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