Two Second-Half Goals Lift JMU Past Maryland

Sept. 26, 1999

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Freshman midfielder Meredith McClure's (Springfield, Va.) header off a cross from Beth McNamara (Getzville, N.Y.) with 17:55 left in regulation lifted James Madison (6-3) to a 2-1 win over host Maryland on Sunday at Ludwig Field. An indirect kick by Maryland's Jackie Mynarski (Somers, N.Y.) was stopped by James Madison keeper Suzanne Wilson (Burke, Va.) with just over a minute left in regulation to secure the victory.

Maryland (3-5-1) opened the game strong as senior forward Julie Nelson (McLean, Va.) scored her second goal of the season on a header off a corner kick from freshman defender Lindsay Givens (Downingtown, Pa.) 23:47 into the match.

The Dukes tied the score as senior forward Aimee Grahe (Hagerstown, Md.) scored her team-high eighth goal off a cross from McNamara at the 63:24 mark.

Maryland outshot James Madison, 12-11 while the Terps' Ali Wolff (Richmond, Va.) made three saves and Wilson had five stops for the Dukes.

The Terps return to action as they take on ACC-rival Virginia, ranked No. 15 by Soccer America and No. 17 by the NSCAA, at Klockner Stadium in Charlottesville on Wednesday, Sept. 29 at 7:30 p.m.

Box Score

James Madison (6-3)  0 2 -- 2
Maryland (3-5-1)     1 0 -- 1
Scoring: James Madison - Aimee Grahe (Beth McNamara) 63:24, Meredith McClure (McNamara) 72:05. Maryland - Julie Nelson (Lindsay Givens) 23:47.

Goalies: James Madison - Suzanne Wilson (90 minutes, 5 saves, 1 goals allowed). Maryland - Ali Wolff (90 minutes, 3 saves, 2 goals allowed).

Yellow Cards: James Madison - none. Maryland - none.

Team Stats: James Madison - Shots 11, Corner Kicks 4, Saves 5, Fouls 22, Offsides 5. Maryland - Shots 12, Corner Kicks 5, Saves 3, Fouls 16, Offsides 0.

Attendance: 848.