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.
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
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
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
Roanoke at St. Mary's, 1
Virginia at Denver, 1:30
Maryland at Duke, noon Davidson at Johns Hopkins, 1 Averett at Hood, 1