By the numbers for women's lacrosse (March 6)

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

7 — Loyola Maryland overcame a seven-goal deficit to beat No. 15 Penn State for the Greyhounds’ first win of the season. They trailed 13-6 six minutes into the second half before scoring 10 of the final 12 goals to win, 16-15, in overtime.

8 — UMBC’s Sara Moeller leads Division I with eight points per game. She has 18 goals and 14 assists in four games.

9 — Syracuse had won nine straight games over Virginia until the Cavaliers pulled a 17-16 upset over its Atlantic Coast Conference rival Sunday. At 5-0, Virginia is off to its best start in 10 years.

16 — Florida goalie Haley Hicklen made 16 saves in the Gators’ 17-10 win over North Carolina. The Towson High graduate set a program single-game record after facing 39 shots.

84.2 — Maryland’s Megan Whittle is hitting 84.2 percent of her 8-meter shots and the McDonogh graduate has taken more of them than anyone else in Division I — a whopping 19. She’s hit 16 — most of her team-high 23 goals.

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