Women's Lacrosse Rips Old Dominion, 18-1
March 28, 1998
COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- The fourth-ranked Maryland Terrapins exploded for 13 first-half goals and cruised to an 18-1 victory over No. 12 Old Dominion in women's lacrosse action this afternoon at Ludwig Field. Sascha Newmarch tied a career-high with four goals while Cathy Nelson and Allison Comito each added three goals to lead the explosive Terp attack. Comito's three goals this afternoon marked a career high for the freshman.
Newmarch tied her career-best with four goals and added three assists. Her seven points this afternoon raised her season-high to 28, and her four goals moved her into ninth place in the Maryland career record books. She now has 114 career goals.
Nelson continued her stellar career against the Monarchs, posting her second hat trick of the season. She also added three assists which moves her career total to 61, two shy of moving into fifth place on the all-time charts.
The outcome was never in jeopardy as the Terps led 13-0 after the first half. The Terps outshot the Monarchs 23-5 in the first half alone, and ended the day with a 35-19 shot differential. Old Dominion would score its only goal of the afternoon at the 50 minute mark when Jenna Bajus would score an unassisted goal.
Maryland goalie Alex Kahoe recorded 10 saves in 47 minutes played. Sophomore Emily Evans played 13 minutes and allowed one goal and had three saves.
Maryland, winner of its last five, improves to 5-2 overall while Old Dominion falls to 3-4 overall. The Terps host Vanderbilt at 3 p.m. on Monday and Temple at 3 p.m. on Tuesday at Ludwig Field.
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