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Coach Jen Adams' Loyola Maryland team is on a roll.
Coach Jen Adams' Loyola Maryland team is on a roll. (Larry French 2017)

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

3 — No. 12 Loyola Maryland has won three straight games over top-15 teams — then-No. 15 Penn State, No. 11 Towson (in triple overtime) and No. 14 Princeton.

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4 — Only four Division I teams remain undefeated — Stony Brook, Boston College, James Madison and Penn.

Loyola Maryland midfielder Taylor VanThof is The Baltimore Sun's women's lacrosse National Player of the Week for March 13, 2018, after winning 17 draws and scoring seven goals.

7 — No. 3 James Madison has opened with seven straight wins for the first time in 30 years. The Dukes opened the 1988 season 9-0.

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11 — Maryland held a Syracuse team leading the nation in scoring offense to just 11 goals in Sunday’s win at the Carrier Dome. The No. 8 Orange averaged 18.4 goals, but the No. 4 Terps held them to just 19 shots on goal in the 18-11 victory. Maryland now has the highest-scoring offense, averaging 17.5 goals.

34 — Delaware’s Mia DeRuggiero (Sparrows Point) broke a 34-year old program record set by Karen Emas when she dished out nine assists in Friday’s 16-9 win over Canisius. The NCAA single-game record is 11.

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