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The Navy women's lacrosse team was outscored 11-3 in the second half in its 15-12 loss at Lehigh yesterday.

The Mids dominated the statistics in the first half, outscoring Lehigh 9-4 and outshooting the Mountain Hawks 16-12. Navy also won nine of 14 draw controls. After trading goals to start the game, Navy scored seven of the next eight goals, including two each by Erin Rawlick and Meg Decker, to take an 8-2 lead with 14:24 to play in the first half. Lehigh trailed 8-4 three minutes later, and Mary Ruttum's goal with 3:07 to play closed out the first half to give Navy a 9-4 halftime advantage.

The loss dropped Navy's overall record to 8-3 and its Patriot League record to 2-2. Navy remained winless on the road with an 0-3 record. It is 8-0 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Lehigh improved to 7-5 and 3-1.

UMBC 21, Howard 4 -- Ali Levendusky (John Carroll) scored a game-high five goals in the host Retrievers' rout of the Bison (1-6). Abbey Swift (Towson) and Sara Marshall (Glenelg) each scored three times and Meghan Keelan had five assists for UMBC (4-9).

Salisbury 18, St. Mary's 11 -- Jessica Chmielewski (South Carroll) found the net six times to help the visiting Sea Gulls (15-0, 6-0 Capital Athletic Conference) get past the Seahawks (8-4, 4-1). Lauren Norris and Emily Carrier paced St. Mary's with four goals apiece, and Ella Schoming made 13 saves.

Villa Julie 26, Hood 2 -- Jamie Jones scored a game-high four goals, and the host Mustangs (7-4, 2-4 CAC) defeated the Blazers (1-11, 0-7). Villa Julie started the game on an eight-goal run, with the first at 27:08 by Jones. Hood's first goal came with 16:24 left, followed by five additional Villa Julie goals. After the Blazers' second and final goal of the game, Kristyna Hnizda finished the Mustangs' first-half scoring with 1:50 left for a halftime score of 14-2. Villa Julie scored 12 unanswered goals in the second half.

Muhlenburg 15, Washington C. 13 -- Despite three goals and an assist from Suzie Jakub, the Shorewomen (6-6, 1-4 Centennial Conference) lost to the visiting Mules (8-3, 3-3). Muhlenburg scored three of the final four goals.

Eastern 12, College of Notre Dame 11 -- The host Gators (4-4, 2-3 Pennsylvania Athletic Conference) outscored the Eagles (6-3, 4-1) 7-6 in the second half, but could not pull out the win. CND's Anne Shippen lead all scorers with five goals. Eastern never trailed en route to its fourth consecutive win.


No. 2 Princeton 9, Yale 6 -- Put to the test in the first half by a patient Bulldogs team looking to spoil a so-far undefeated season, the Tigers showed, in the second half, just why they're undefeated. Christine Casaceli scored twice in the first eight minutes of the second half to give the Tigers a cushion, and Holly McGarvie concluded a three-goal run with 13 minutes left to give Princeton a five-goal lead. Princeton, 3-0 in the Ivy League, trailed 2-0 nine minutes into the game but held the Bulldogs (8-4, 2-2) off the scoreboard for the next 30 minutes. In the meantime, the Tigers tied the game with two goals in a four-minute span midway through the first half, took a 3-2 halftime lead after Ashley Amo scored with 10 minutes left in the first half and never had less than a three-goal lead after Kristin Schwab's spectacular one-handed goal with 18 minutes left.

No. 4 Virginia 12, Boston College 4 -- The Cavaliers (10-2, 4-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) clinched a bye in the ACC tournament by beating the visiting Eagles. Senior Megan O'Malley and sophomore Brittany Kalkstein each scored three goals, and junior Ashley McCulloch had one goal and three assists. Junior Blair Weymouth tallied a goal and an assist, and senior Kaitlin Swagart contributed an assist. Kalkstein, the single-season record holder for draw controls, collected a team-high four draws to move into 10th place on Virginia's all-time career list. The sophomore has won 106 draw controls in two seasons.

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