UNC women set mark, rip UMBC, 23-5


North Carolina's women's lacrosse team set a school scoring record yesterday, opening its season with a 23-5 rout of host UMBC.

No. 11 North Carolina scored four times in the first 10 minutes and led at halftime, 16-3, closing on a 12-1 run. A dozen Tar Heels scored, topped by Beth Ames' four goals and three by Nicki Barnes (Severna Park). Brooke Dieringer (St. Mary's), Jess Allen (Hereford) and Christina Juras (McDonogh) had two apiece.

Two goals by Kelly Fiorani (Liberty) led UMBC (0-2).

North Carolina 16 7 - 23

UMBC 3 2 - 5

Goals: NC-Ames 4, Higgins 3, Barnes 3, Dieringer 2, Cook 2, Allen 2, Juras 2, Scurachio, Young, Renzi, McCarthy, Higgins; UMBC- Fiorani 2, Crouch, Hess, Davis.

Assists: NC-Rude 3, Scurachio 2, Young 2, Cook, Dieringer, Higgins, Renzi; UMBC-Kasper.

Saves: NC-Hordy 4, Hoffman 3; UMBC-Goldstein 6, Raab 2.



State men

Ohio State at Navy, noon

Goucher at Virginia Wesleyan, 1

Maryland at Georgetown, 1

Mount St. Mary's at Bucknell, 1

Pennsylvania at Johns Hopkins, 1

UMBC at Duke, 1

Ursinus at Villa Julie, 1

Washington College at Washington & Lee, 1:30

Widener at McDaniel, 1:30

Loyola at Towson, 2

National men

Virginia vs. Air Force at U. of Denver, 11 a.m. North Carolina vs. Massachusetts at Calvert Hall, 1 Quinnipiac at Princeton, 1 Army at Syracuse, 2:30

State women

George Washington at Towson, 11 a.m.

Delaware at Mount St. Mary's, 1

Loyola at Pennsylvania, 1

Salisbury at Christopher Newport, 1

Washington & Lee at St. Mary's, 1 Alvernia at Hood, 1:30


State men

Roanoke at St. Mary's, 1

National men

Virginia at Denver, 1:30

State women

Maryland at Duke, noon Davidson at Johns Hopkins, 1 Averett at Hood, 1

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