#4 Terps Notch Road Win at JMU Saturday

March 24, 2012

Box Score

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Karri Ellen Johnson and Katie Schwarzmann combined for eight goals as the No. 4 Maryland women's lacrosse team topped James Madison 14-8 on the road Saturday.

Johnson and Schwarzmann also dominated at the draw for the Terps, recording seven and five respectively, to lead Maryland (9-2, 2-1 ACC). Kristy Black and Alex Aust registered two goals apiece. Aust also added three assists and boasts 11 points in the last two games. Schwarzmann tallied her fourth consecutive hat trick and her fifth in the last six games.

The Terps kicked off the game on a 6-0 run, led by two goals and two assists from Aust. Maryland's defense held the Dukes scoreless until the 19:06 mark in the first half. The Terps continued their recent offensive prowess by nailing nine of the 15 shots they attempted in the first stanza.

Defensively, Maryland held James Madison to three scores in the second period. Goalkeeper Brittany Dipper ended the game with five saves.

"This was a really good win for us today," head coach Cathy Reese said. "We did well on the draw and were able to create opportunities offensively and finish our shots."

The Terps return to College Park for a midweek match against Towson at 7 p.m. Tuesday.