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Women's Lacrosse 1996 Game Summaries

ALL-AMERICA AMONTE LEADS MARYLAND PAST NORTH CAROLINA IN WOMEN'SLACROSSE
Chapel Hill, N.C. (March 9, 1996) -- The University ofMaryland's defending NCAA champion women's lacrosse team opened its 1996season in impressive style, routing the University of North Carolina'sfirst-year program, 14-2, before a crowd of 500 of Fetzer Field on theUNC campus. Kelly Amonte was the leader for the Terps as she scoredfour goals and had four assists to lead the Maryland rout. Cathy Nelsonhad three goals and one assist for the Terps and Sarah Forbes added apair of goals and one assists.

Maryland        6   8   -14 (record now 1-0)North Carolina  0   2    -2 (record now 1-1)

GOALS:Maryland - Kelly Amonte, 4; Cathy Nelson, 3; Sarah Forbes,2; Sascha Newmarch, 1; Caryl Duckworth, 1; Ginette Chelius, 1; TamiRiley, 1; Helen-Marie Meiser, 1. North Carolina - Erin McGinnis, 1;Sharon Moore, 1.ASSISTS: Maryland - Kelly Amonte, 4; Sascha Newmarch,1; Cathy Nelson, 1; Dana Gwaltney, 1; Sarah Forbes, 1. North Carolina -Amy Fine, 1.SHOTSMaryland, 30; North Carolina, 10.GROUND BALLS:Maryland, 37; North Carolina, 35.DRAW CONTROLSMaryland, 11, North Carolina, 7.SAVES Maryland - Jamie Brodsky (3 saves, 0 goalsallowed), Kirsten Kruhm (0 saves, 2 goals allowed). North Carolina -Debbie Castine (10 saves, 12 goals allowed); Rita Candela (1 save, 2goals allowed).

MARYLAND DOWNS DUKE IN WOMEN'S LACROSSE
Durham, N.C. (March 10, 1996) - The Duke women's lacrosse team sufferedits second loss in the history of the sport as Maryland collected a 12-1victory over the Blue Devils in Sunday afternoon. Duke drops to 0-2overall and 0-1 in the ACC, while Maryland improves to 2-0 overall and2-0 in the conference.

Maryland    10  2   -12 (record now 2-0)Duke         1  0    -1 (record now 0-2)

GOALS: Maryland - Kelly Amonte, 4; Ginette Chelius, 3; RandallGoldsborough, 1; Karen MacCrate, 1; Cathy Nelson, 1; Liz Downing, 1;Dana Gwaltney, 1. Duke - Amy Murnick, 1. ASSISTS - Maryland - RandallGoldsborough, 2; Liz Downing, 2; Kelly Amonte, 1; Cathy Nelson, 1;Sascha Newmarch, 1. Duke - None. SHOTS: Maryland, 27; Duke, 0. SAVES:Maryland - Jamie Brodsky (1 save, 1 goal allowed), Kirsten Kruhm (0saves, 0 goals allowed); Natalie Lamarque (10 goals allowed, 2 saves),Erin Miller (2 goals allowed, 9 saves).

NO. 1 RANKED WOMEN'S LACROSSE WINS OVER TEMPLE, 15-4
College Park, Md. (March 16, 1996) - The No. 1 ranked University ofMaryland women's lacrosse team defeated Temple, 15-4, on Ludwig Field. Leading the way for the Terrapins were Randall Goldsborough and LizDowning who scored three goals apiece. Goldsborough contributed goalstwo, three and 11 to the victory while Downing added all three of hergoals in the second half with nos. Nine, 12 and 13. Senior Kelly Amonteadded two goals along with three assists.

Temple      0   4   -4 (record now 1-1)Maryland    8   7  -15 (record now 3-0)

GOALS: Temple - Barbara Gardner, 1; Alexandria Ovchinnikoff, 1; Caludia Ovchinnikoff, 1;Jen Edens, 1. Maryland - Liz Downing, 3; Randall Goldsborough, 3; Kelly Amonte, 2; SarahForbes, 2; Karen MacCrate, 2; Ginette Chelius, 1; Sascha Newmarch, 1; Tami Riley, 1. ASSISTS: Temple - Carolyn Albright, 1; Erin Campbell, 1; Christie O'Connor, 1. Maryland -Kelly Amonte, 3; Sarah Forbes, 1; Karen MacCrate, 1; Sascha Newmarch, 1. SHOTS: Temple, 16. Maryland, 28. SAVES: Temple - Ali True (7 saves, 15 goals allowed), Jennifer Ranieri (0saves, 0 goals allowed). Maryland - Jamie Brodsky (8 saves, 1 goal allowed), Kirsten Kruhm(2 saves, 3 goals allowed).

TOP RANKED TERPS DEFEAT DELAWARE, 19-3, IN WOMEN'S LACROSSE; WINNING STREAK HITS 21
Newark, Del. (March 18) -- Senior All-American Kelly Amonte scored fourgoals and added one assist to lead No. 1 ranked Maryland to a 19-3victory over Delaware in women's lacrosse at Delaware Mini Stadium herethis afternoon. The Terps have now won a school record 21 consecutivegames dating back to the beginning of last season.

Maryland    13  6   -19 (record now 4-0)Delaware     3  0    -3 (record now 1-2)

GOALS - Maryland: Kelly Amonte, 4; Karen MacCrate, 3; Sascha Newmarch, 3;Ginette Chelius, 2; Sarah Forbes, 1; Dana Gwaltney, 1; Cathy Nelson, 1; Liz Downing, 1;Helena Hermann, 1; Caryl Duckworth, 1; Noelle Mitchell, 1. Delaware - Laura Perry, 2;Kirsten McEntee, 1. ASSISTS - Liz Downing, 3; Karen MacCrate, 2; Sarah Forbes, 2; TamiRiley, 2; Caryl Duckworth, 2; Kelly Amonte, 1; Sascha Newmarch, 1; Randall Goldsborough, 1;Cathy Nelson, 1. Delaware - Kirsten McEntee, 1; Liza Shoemaker, 1; Missi Kennedy, 1. SHOTS: Maryland 35, Delaware, 10. GROUND BALLS: Maryland 44, Delaware 32. SAVES: Maryland -Jamie Brodsky (4 saves, 3 goals allowed, 52 minutes played); Kirsten Kruhm (3 saves, 0 goalsallowed, 8 minutes played); Delaware - Kim Lockbaum (9 saves, 19 goals allowed, 60 minutesplayed).

NO. 1 TERPS DEFEAT NO. 6 VIRGINIA, 16-5, IN WOMEN'S LACROSSE
College Park, Md. (March 20) -- Senior All-America Kelly Amonte scored four goals andadded four assists to lead No. 1 ranked Maryland to a 16-5 victory over No. 6 Virginia onthe Astroturf Field here this afternoon. The victory was the 22nd consecutive overall and42nd consecutive regular season win for the Terps. They have not lost a regular season gamesince falling to Virginia on March 23, 1993.

Virginia    3   2    -5 (record now 3-1)Maryland    8   8   -16 (record now 5-0)

GOALS: Virginia - Kate Evans, 3; Heather Hotchkiss, 2. Maryland - Kelly Amonte,4; Sascha Newmarch, 3; Sarah Forbes, 2; Randall Goldsborough, 2; Karen MacCrate, 2; GinetteChelius, 1; Liz Downing, 1; Helena Hermann, 1. ASSISTS: Virginia - Beth Potter, 1; HeatherPatton, 1. Maryland - Kelly Amonte, 4; Sarah Forbes, 1; Karen MacCrate, 1; Liz Downing, 1;Dana Gwaltney, 1; Helena Hermann, 1. SHOTS: Virginia, 12; Maryland 24 DRAW CONTROL: -Virginia 8; Maryland 15. SAVES - Virginia - Michelle Cusimano (8 saves, 16 goals allowed,60 minutes played); Maryland - Jamie Brodsky (5 saves, 4 goals allowed, 53 minutes played);Kirsten Kruhm (2 saves, 1 goal allowed, 7 minutes played).

TOP RANKED TERPS TOPPLE GEORGETOWN, 17-1; AMONTE NETS THREE GOALS AND TWO ASSISTS
College Park, Md. (March 23) -- Senior All-American Kelly Amonte scored three goals andadded two assists to lead No. 1 ranked Maryland to a 17-1 victory over Georgetown at LudwigField this afternoon. Amonte's five total points on the day gives her 244 for her careerand moves her into second place all-time at Maryland. She is chasing former TerpAll-American Judy Dougherty who totaled a school record 250 total points from 1978-81.

Georgetown  1   0   -1 (record now 3-2) Maryland   10   7  -17 (record now 6-0) 

GOALS:Georgetown - Lauren Hilsky, 1. Maryland - Karen MacCrate, 4; Kelly Amonte, 3; SaschaNewmarch, 2; Helena Hermann, 2; Missy Holmes, 2; Liz Downing, 1; Tami Riley, 1; CarolineJones, 1; Noelle Mitchell, 1. ASSISTS: Georgetown - None. Maryland - Kelly Amonte, 2;Sarah Forbes, 1; Karen MacCrate, 1; Cathy Nelson, 1; Sascha Newmarch, 1; Helen-Marie Meiser,1; Anna Piccioni, 1. SHOTS: Georgetown, 5; Maryland 35 SAVES: Georgetown - Chris Lindsey(18 saves, 17 goals allowed, 60 minutes played); Maryland - Jamie Brodsky (2 saves, 1 goalallowed, 46 minutes played); Kirsten Kruhm (2 saves, 0 goals allowed, 14 minutes played).

NO. 1 TERPS DEFEAT UMBC, 18-2; AMONTE SETS SCHOOL RECORD FOR CAREER POINTS WITH 252
College Park, Md. (March 26) -- Senior All-American Kelly Amonte scored five goals andadded three assists to lead the 1 ranked Maryland women's lacrosse team to an 18-2 victoryover UMBC at Ludwig Field here tonight. Amonte's eight total points gives her 252 for hercareer and establishes a new school record for points in a career. The previous record of250 was held by Judy Dougherty (1978-81).

 UMBC         1  1    -2 (record now 1-4)Maryland    13  5   -18 (record now 7-0)

GOALS: UMBC - Debbie Krastel, 1; Heather Kormanik,1. Maryland - Kelly Amonte, 5; Karen MacCrate, 3; Sascha Newmarch, 3; Caryl Duckworth, 3;Sarah Forbes, 1; Cathy Nelson, 1; Liz Downing, 1; Noelle Mitchell, 1; ASSISTS: UMBC - None. Maryland - Kelly Amonte, 3; Sascha Newmarch, 3; Karen MacCrate, 2; Cathy Nelson, 2; LizDowning, 1; Caryl Duckworth, 1; Dana Gwaltney, 1; Helen-Marie Meiser, 1; SHOTS: UMBC, 6. Maryland, 35 SAVES: UMBC - Dani Fostik (17 saves, 18 goals allowed, 60 minutes played). Maryland - Jamie Brodsky (2 saves, 1 goal, 30 minutes played); Kirsten Kruhm (2 saves, 1goal allowed, 30 minutes played).

NO. 1 TERPS DEFEAT OLD DOMINION 19-4 IN WOMEN'S LACROSSE, AMONTE NETS 6 TOTAL POINTS
College Park, Md. (March 30) -- Senior All-American Kelly Amonte scored three goals andadded three assists and senior Randall Goldsborough scored a career high four goals to leadNo. 1 Maryland to a 19-4 women's lacrosse victory over Old Dominion this afternoon here atByrd Stadium. The Terps have now won 25 consecutive games and 45 consecutive regular seasongames. Maryland's freshmen and sophomores have never lost (25-0); its juniors have lostonly once (37-1) and its seniors have lost only three times (49-3).

Old Dominion 2   2    - 4 (record now 2-3)Maryland    10   9   - 19 (record now 8-0) 

GOALS: Old Dominion - Anne Windover, 1; Kailynne Ross, 1; Carly Brown, 1; Amy Baumgartner, 1. Maryland- Randall Goldsborough, 4; Kelly Amonte, 3; Sarah Forbes, 3; Karen MacCrate, 3; CathyNelson, 2; Sascha Newmarch, 2; Dana Gwaltney, 1; Rebecca Slingluff, 1. ASSISTS: OldDominion - None. Maryland - Kelly Amonte, 3; Cathy Nelson, 3; Karen MacCrate, 2; SarahForbes,1 Randall Goldsborough, 1; Sascha Newmarch, 1; Helen-Marie Meiser, 1; Tami Riley, 1. SHOTS: - Old Dominion, 11; Maryland, 26. SAVES - Old Dominion, Angie Stead (7 saves, 19goals allowed, 60 minutes played). Maryland - Jamie Brodsky (4 saves, 2 goals allowed, 47minutes played), Kirsten Kruhm (4 saves, 2 goals allowed, 13 minutes played).

AMONTE, MACCRATE LEAD MARYLAND TO 26TH CONSECUTIVE WIN, 21-3
Towson, Md.(April 2, 1996) -- Senior Kelly Amonte scored three goals and three assists and senior KarenMacCrate scored four goals and one assists to lead the No. 1 team in the nation, theUniversity of Maryland (8-0, 3-0 ACC), to its 26th consecutive win, in a 21-3 victory overTowson State University (3-6, 2-1 NEC).

 Maryland       16   5  -21 (record now9-0) Towson State    2   1   -3 (record now 3-6) 

GOALS: Maryland - Karen MacCrate, 4; Kelly Amonte, 3; Sarah Forbes, 2; Liz Downing, 2; Helena Hermann, 2;Helen-Marie Meiser, 2; Cathy Nelson, 2; Ginette Chelius, 1; Dana Gwaltney, 1; Missy Holmes,1; Caroline Jones, 1. Towson State - Kathy McCafferty, 1; Jen Smerelli, 1; Maggie Bove, 1. ASSISTS - Kelly Amonte, 3; Sarah Forbes, 3; Sascha Newmarch, 2; Karen MacCrate, 1;Helen-Marie Meiser, 1; Cathy Nelson, 1; Missy Holmes, 1; Rebecca Slingluff, 1. Towson State- Denis Perrone, 1. SHOTS: Maryland, 43; Towson State, 10. SAVES: Maryland - JamieBrodsky (4 saves, 2 goals allowed, 30 minutes played), Kirsten Kruhm (5 saves, 1 goalallowed, 30 minutes played). Towson State - Gwen Hicks (12 saves. 16 goals allowed, 30minutes played); Linda Salinski (6 saves, 5 goals allowed, 30 minutes played).

MARYLAND 8, JAMES MADISON 3 IN WOMEN'S LACROSSE
Harrisonburg, Va. (April 6) -Senior Kelly Amonte scored three goals and had one assist to lead top-ranked and unbeatenMaryland to an 8-3 win over sixth-ranked James Madison in women's lacrosse Saturdayafternoon. With her performance, Amonte became the Terps' all-time goals and assistsleader. With 160 career goal, she has passed Betsy Elder's (1991-94) record of 158. Shehad shared the assist record with Judy Dougherty (1978-81) but has now moved into solepossession of the record with 108 assists.

 Maryland        5   3   -8 (record now10-0) James Madison   0   3   -3 (record now 5-5) 

GOALS: - Maryland - Kelly Amonte,3; Sascha Newmarch, 1; Randall Goldsborough, 1; Liz Downing, 1; Karen MacCrate, 1; CathyNelson, 1. James Madison - Megan Riley, 2; Lisa Banbury, 1. ASSISTS: Maryland - KarenMacCrate, 3; Kelly Amonte, 1; Cathy Nelson, 1; Sarah Forbes, 1. James Madison - JenGicking, 1. SHOTS: Maryland - 28, James Madison 8. SAVES: Maryland - Jamie Brodsky (3saves, 3 goals allowed, 60 minutes). James Madison - Meg Cortezi (18 saves, 8 goalsallowed, 60 minutes played).

RUTGERS OVERPOWERED BY NO. 1 MARYLAND
Piscataway, N.J. (April 10) - Few opponents have slowed down the Maryland juggernaut thisspring. Last night, the Rutgers women's lacrosse team fell in line with the rest of thecountry. Maryland, No. 1 in Division I women's lacrosse, polished off its 28th straightvictem with a 20-2 thrashing over Rutgers in the Bubble in Piscataway.

Maryland    15   5  -20 (record now 11-0)Rutgers      1   1   -2 (record now 4-5)

GOALS: Maryland - Sascha Newmarch,4; Kelly Amonte, 3; Ginette Chelius, 2; Caryl Duckworth, 2; Sarah Forbes, 1; RandallGoldsborough, 1; Karen MacCrate, 1; Cathy Nelson, 1; Liz Downing, 1; Helena Hermann, 1;Noelle Mitchell, 1; Rebecca Lund, 1; Annamaria Piccioni, 1. Rutgers - Kristen Arner, 1;Regan Teti, 1. ASSISTS: Maryland - Kelly Amonte, 5; Karen MacCrate, 2; Sascha Newmarch, 2;Sarah Forbes, 1; Randal Goldsborough, 1; Liz Downing, 1; Helena Hermann, 1; Ryan laubach, 1.SHOTS: Maryland - 34; Rutgers, 4. SAVES: Maryland - Kirstem Kruhm (9 saves, 2 goalsallowed, 90 minutes played). Chamoun (17 saves, 17 goals allowed, 60 minutes played).

AMONTE, DOWNING RETURN HOME IN STYLE
Cambridge, Mass. (April 13) -- Terrapin women's lacrosse seniors Kelly Amonte and LizDowning returned to their home state Saturdat and led the Terps past Harvard, 17-1, before alarge corwd of family members, friends and ex-teammates. Amonte and Downming combined for10 points and sophomore midfielder Sascha Newmarch had a hat trick, including hercareer-best 23rd goal. The top reanked Terps (12-0) won their 29th consecutive game.

Maryland    12  5   -17 (record now 12-0) Harvard      1  0    -1 (record now 1-5)

GOALS:Maryland - Kelly Amonte, 5; Sascha Newmarch, 3; Sarah Forbes, 2; Cathy Nelson, 2; RandallGoldsborough, 2; Liz Downing, 1; Helen-Marie Meiser, 1; Ginette Chelius, 1. Harvard - ErinCleary. ASSISTS: Maryland - Kelly Amonte, 3; Sascha Newmarch, 2; Liz Downing, 1;Helen-Marie Meiser, 1; Cathy Newlson, 1; Caryl Duckworth, 1; Sarah Forbes, 1. Harvard -Megan hall, 1. SHOTS: Maryland, 34; Harvard, 10. SAVES: - Maryland - Jamie Brodsky (6saves, 1 goal allowed, 45 minutes played), Kirsten Kruhm (3 saves, 0 goals allowed, 15miutes played). Harvard - Shana Barghouti (13 saves, 17 goals allowed, 60 minutes played).

NO. 1 TERPS DEFEAT NO. 2 GREYHOUNDS, 9-6
Baltimore, Md. (April 23) -- Kelly Amonte and Sarah Forbes each recorded three goals and anassist, sparking a come-from-behind effort in lifting the top-ranked University of Marylandwomen's lacrosse team to a 9-6 victory against Pesky No. 2 Loyola in front of 1,323 atCurley Field. Forbes and Amonte scored three times apiece during a six-goal run thatoverlapped the first and second halves and parked the Terps to their 30th consecutive win,breaking an NCAA Division I record established by Temple during the 1984 and 85 seasons.

Maryland      3   6   -9 (record now 13-0)Loyola (Md.)  4   2   -6 (record now 14-1)

GOALS: Maryland - Kelly Amonte, 3; Sarah Forbes, 3; Helena Hermann, 2; Karen MacCrate, 1. Loyola - Michelle Meyer, 4; Kerri Johnson, 2. ASSISTS: Maryland - Kelly Amonte, 1; SarahForbes, 1; Tami Riley, 1; Sascha Newmarch, 1; Karen MacCrate, 1. Loyola - StephanieRoberts. SHOTS: Maryland, 25; Loyola, 18. SAVES: Maryland - Jamie Brodsky (10 saves, 6goals allowed, 60 minutes played); Erika Schaub (13 saves, 9 goals allowed, 60 minutesplayed).

TERPS DEFEAT TRIBE, 13-5, TO CLAIM 31ST CONSECUTIVE VICTORY
Williamsburg, Va. (April 25) - Kelly Amonte scored two goals and added two assists to leadMaryland to a 13-5 victory over William & Mary at Barksdale Field here this afternoon. Maryland rallied from a two goal deficit early in the game to take a commanding 4-2 leadafter only five minutes had elepsed in the game. Maryland, who outshot the Tribe 34-13, wonits 31st consecutive game. Maryland's 14 wins this season marks the fifth time in the lastseven seasons that the Terps had won at least 14 games.

Maryland        6   7   -13 (record now 14-0)William & Mary  3   2    -5 (record now 9-6)

GOALS: Maryland - Kelly Amonte, 2; Sarah Forbes, 2; Dana Gwaltney, 2; Helena Hermann, 2; Cathy Nelson, 2; Missy Holmes, 1; KarenMacCrate, 1; Helen-Marie Meiser, 1. William & Mary - Kristen Riley, 2; Hillary deLeeuw, 1;Melissa Bartow, 1; Lindsay Rademaker, 1. ASSISTS: Maryland - Kelly Amonte, 2; RandallGoldsborough, 2; Liz Downing, 1. William & Mary - None. SHOTS: Maryland 34; William & Mary13. SAVES: Maryland - Jamie Brodsky (7 saves, 3 goals allowed, 30 minutes played); KirstenKruhm (1 save, 2 goals allowed, 30 minutes played). William & Mary - Lisa Dixon (14 saves,13 goals allowed, 60 minutes played).

NO. 1 TERPS UPEND NO. 5 PENN STATE; WINNING STREAK HITS NATIONAL RECORD 32 STRAIGHT
College Park, Md. (April 27) -- Senior All-American Kelly Amonte scored one goal and addedthree assists to lead No. 1 ranked Maryland to a 10-6 victory over No. 5 Penn State inwomen's lacrosse at Ludwig Field here tonight. Amonte's four total points gave her 88 forthe season and established a new single season Maryland record. The previous record of 84points in 1990 was held by Mary Ann Oelgoetz.

Penn State  2   4    - 6 (record now 11-4)Maryland    7   3   - 10 (record now 15-0)

GOALS: Penn State - Michelle DeJuliis, 2; Joanne Connelly, 2; Jennifer Johnson, 1; SarahLong, 1. Maryland 0 Sarah Forbes, 2; Sascha Newmarch, 2; Liz Downing, 2; Kelly Amonte, 1;Randall Goldsborough, 1; Cathy Nelson, 1; Ginette Chelius, 1. ASSISTS: Penn State - TamCrowe, 3. Maryland - Kelly Amonte, 3; Karen MacCrate, 2; Liz Downing, 1. SHOTS: Penn State16, Maryland 24. SAVES: Penn State - Lauren Ratzlaff (14 saves, 10 goals allowed, 60minutes played); Maryland - Jamie Brodsky (10 saves, 6 goals allowed, 60 minutes played).

NO. 1 MARYLAND DEFEATS NO. 4 PRINCETON, 14-7, TO KEEP PERFECT SEASON ALIVE
Princeton, N.J. (May 1) -- Senior All-American Kelly Amonte scored three goals and addedtwo assists and senior All-American Karen MacCrate scored three goals to lead No. 1 Marylandto a 14-7 victory over No. 4 Princeton at Lourie-Love Field here this afternoon. Thevictory marked the 33rd consecutive for the Terps; an ongoing Division I women's lacrosserecord. Maryland will attempt to become the first team in Division I women's lacrossehistory to complete two consecutive unbeaten, untied seasons as it plays host to No. 13Dartmouth Sunday in College Park.

Maryland    8   6   -14 (record now 16-0)Princeton   3   4   - 7 (record now 12-2)

GOALS: Maryland - Kelly Amonte, 3; Karen MacCrate, 3; Ginette Chelius, 2; RandallGoldsborough, 2; Tami Riley, 1; Cathy Nelson, 1; Dana Gwaltney, 1; Sascha Newmarch, 1. Princeton - Cristi Samaras, 2; J.J. Lonsinger, 1; Lisa Rebane, 1; Casey Coleman, 1; JohannaDeans, 1; Abigail Gutstein, 1. ASSISTS: Maryland - Kelly Amonte, 2; Sarah Forbes, 2. Princeton - J.J. Lonsinger, 1. SHOTS: Maryland 34, Princeton 21. SAVES: Maryland - JamieBrodsky (12 saves, 7 goals allowed, 60 minutes played). Princeton - Erin O'Neil (14 saves,14 goals allowed, 60 minutes played.)

NO. 1 TERPS DEFEAT NO. 13 DARTMOUTH, 16-4; AMONTE SETS NATIONAL CAREER RECORD FOR ASSISTS
College Park, Md. (May 5) -- Senior All-America Kelly Amonte scored four goals and addedsix assists to lead No. 1 ranked Maryland to a 16-4 victory over No. 13 Dartmouth in women'scollegiate lacrosse at Ludwig Field here this afternoon. Amonte's six assists gives her 131for her career and establishes a new NCAA Division I record for assists in a career. Inaddition, her four goals gives her 56 for the season and sets a new single season record atthe University of Maryland. Maryland improved to a perfect 17-0 while Dartmouth moved to9-6. The game competed the regular season for both teams. Maryland's 17 victories ties aschool record for wins in a season and allowed the Terps to complete its third consecutiveunbeaten, untied regular season. The Terps have also won an NCAA Division I women'slacrosse record 34 consecutive games. The 34 consecutive victories is the second longestcurrent winning streak in Division I behind only the Penn State men's fencing team which haswon 42 consecutive matches.

 Dartmouth   1   3    -4 (record now 9-6)Maryland    9   7   -16 (record now 17-0)

GOALS: Dartmouth - Kim Mendelson, 2; Catherine Passano, 2. Maryland: Kelly Amonte, 4;Sarah Forbes, 2; Randall Goldsborough, 2; Karen MacCrate, 2; Sascha Newmarch, 1; GinetteChelius, 1; Liz Downing, 1; Caryl Duckworth, 1; Noelle Mitchell, 1; Missy Holmes, 1. ASSISTS: Dartmouth - Kim Mendelson, 1 ; Jennifer Greene, 1. Maryland - Kelly Amonte, 6;Sarah Forbes, 1; Sascha Newmarch, 1; Liz Downing, 1; Caryl Duckworth, 1; Helen Marie-Meiser,1. SHOTS: Dartmouth 9, Maryland 21. SAVES: Dartmouth - Nicole Gercke (3 saves, 5 goalsallowed, 14 minutes played); Sarah Carlson (two saves, 11 goals allowed, 46 minutes played). Maryland - Jamie Brodsky (six saves, three goals allowed, 42 minutes played); Kirsten Kruhm(1 saves, 1 goal allowed, 18 minutes played).

NO. 1 TERPS DEFEAT NO. 4 PRINCETON, 6-5, IN WOMEN'S LACROSSEE NATIONAL SEMIFINAL
Bethlehem, Pa. (May 18) - Top ranked and undefeated Maryland was held to its lowestscoring output of the season but still held of No. 4 Princeton in 1 6-5 thriller to advanceto the national championship game for the sixth timein seven years. Sasch Newmarch'sgame-winning goal with 4:29 remaining gave Maryland its first lead since Karen MacCrateopened the scoring 8:19 into the first half. There were four ties and three lead changes.

Princeton   3   2    -5 (record now 13-3)Maryland    1   5   - 6 (record now 18-0)

GOALS: Princeton - Cristi Samaras, 2; Abigail Gutstein, 2; Carter Marsh, 1. Marlyand -Sascha Newmarch, 2; Karen MacCrate, 1; Kelly Amonte, 1; Liz Downing, 1; Dana Gwaltney, 1;Sarah Forbes, 1. ASSISTS: Princeton - Brent McCallister, 1; Lisa Rebane, 1. Maryland -Kelly Amonte, 1; Karen MaCrate, 1. SHOTS: Princeton 16, Maryland 27. SAVES: Princeton -Erin O'Neil (19 saves, 6 goals allowed, 60 minutes played); Maryland - Jamie Brodsky (10saves, 5 goals allowed, 60 minutes played).

NO. 1 TERPS DEFEAT VIRGINIA, 10-5; CLIM SECOND CEOSECUTIVE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
Bethlehem, Pa. (May 19) - Maryland became the first school in national collegiate women'slacrosse history to repeat as champions with a 10-5 victory over Virginia. The Terrapinshad defeated Princeton for th1 995 title. Maryland's Kelly Amonte led all scored with fivegoals, which tied a career high for the senior All-American. Amonte finished her career asthe sixth all-time leading scorer in NCAA history with 319 points. Junior Sarah Forbes adedtwo goals and sophomore Cathy Nelson had one goal and one assist for the victorious Terps.

Virginia    3   2    - 5 (record now 14-4)Maryland    5   5   - 10 (record now 19-0)

GOALS: Virginia - Kate Evans, 2; Heather Patton, 1; Kara Ariza, . Maryland - Kelly Amonte,5; Sarah Forbes, 1; Karen MacCrate, 1; Cathy nelson, 1; Sascha Newmarch, 1. ASSISTS:Virginia - Heather Patton, 1. Maryland - Randall Goldsborough, 1; Cathy Nelson, 1. SHOTS:Virginia - 20, Maryland 40. SAVES: Virginia - Michelle Cusimano (19 saves, 10 goalsallowed, 60 minutes played). Maryland - Jamie Brodsky (12 saves, 5 goals allowed, 60minutes played).

NCAA All-Tournament Team - Lisa Rebane, Princeton; Karen MacCrate, Maryland; CristiSamaras, Princeton; Kerri Johnson, Loyola (Md.); Kelly Amonte, Maryland; Sarah Forbes,Maryland, Peggy Boutilier, Virginia, Kara Ariza, Virginia; Sascha Newmarch, Maryland; TamiRiley, Maryland; Erin O'Neil, Princeton, Michelle Cusimano, Virginia.



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