Women's lacrosse roundup: Freshmen help No. 1 Terps rout Hofstra
From Sun staff reports|
Mar 01, 2015 | 2:43 AM
Freshmen Megan Whittle (McDonogh) and Taylor Hensh (Marriotts Ridge) each had a hat trick as the No. 1 Maryland women's lacrosse team (3-0) pushed past host Hofstra (2-2) in a dominant 14-6 win Saturday.
Whittle had three goals for the second straight game, while Hensh's three were the first of her career. Taylor Cummings (McDonogh), Brooke Griffin (South River) and Kristen Lamon (St. Mary's) each scored twice, and Kelly McPartland and Caroline Wannen added goals. Cummings finished the game with five points to pace the Terps.
Whittle started the scoring at 27:32 with a free-position goal. After defender Casey Pepperman caused a turnover in the Terps' zone, Cummings scored at 23:30. Hensh scored her first goal at 20:35.
Navy 12, William & Mary 9: After continuing to shut down opposing offenses in the second half, the host Mids (5-1) edged the Tribe (0-3).
Navy recorded a program-best 18 caused turnovers and held William & Mary to three goals in the second half.