Women's Lacrosse

No. 2 Maryland defeats No. 11 Penn State, 11-10

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March 28, 2003

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Maryland's Kelly Coppedge scored the game winning goal at 52:31 to give second-ranked Maryland (9-0) an 11-10 victory over 11th-ranked Penn State (4-4) in the first game of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. Coppedge had three goals in the contest as did Sonia Judd for the Terrapins. Penn State's Colleen O'Hara had a team-high three goals and three assists for the Nittany Lions.

Penn State opened the game by taking a 3-0 lead on goals by Shari Maslin (7:37), Katie Jeschke (9:11) and Jamie Donohue (12:22). Maryland responded with goals by Coppedge (19:01), Acacia Walker (19:47) and Laura Warren (20:48) to tie the game at three. A second goal by Coppedge (21:05) and one from Jessica Dorney (22:13) gave Maryland a 5-3 lead. The Nittany Lions cut the margin to one at 5-4 with a Kristen Burke (26:09) goal. Maryland, behind back (26:23)-to-back (26:31) goals by Judd and took a 7-4 lead. Penn State closed out the scoring in the half with a goal credited to Maslin at 28:27 and trailed Maryland, 7-5.

In the second half, Penn State goals by O'Hara (33:14) and Kristin Wood (34:47) tied the game at seven. The Terrapins regained the lead at 40:04 with a goal by Collins. The Nittany Lions tied the game at eight with a O'Hara goal at 42:36. Penn State regained the lead at 9-8 with a free position goal by O'Hara. Maryland charged back to tie the game at nine with a Dorney goal at 46:35. Judd made it, 10-9, Maryland with a free position goal. Coppedge then scored the game winner at 52:31. Penn State closed to within one at 11-10 at 54:15 with a free position goal by Donohue with the final goal of the game.

In goal, Alexis Venechanos had 12 save and picked up the win for Maryland. Penn State's Lee Tortorelli had 12 saves for the Nittany Lions in the loss.

Eleventh-ranked Penn State will face North Carolina (3-5) at noon on Sunday, March 30 in the second round of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The Tar Heels were upset by 16th-ranked Ohio State, 10-8, in the second game Friday. The Buckeyes will face Maryland at 2 p.m. Sunday in the final game of the Challenge.

No. 2 Maryland vs. at No. 11 Penn State, March 28, 2003 Columbus, Ohio (Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium)

Linescore 1 2 Final Attendance: 426 Weather: 65 degrees strong wind No. 2 Maryland 7 4 11 9-0 No. 11 Penn State 5 5 10 4-4

Scoring Summary MD-PS Time School Score Goal Assist 07:37 PS 0-1 Shari Maslin Emily Chambers 09:11 PS 0-2 Katie Jeschke Colleen O'Hara 12:22 PS 0-3 Jamie Donohue - 19:01 MD 1-3 Kelly Coppedge Acacia Walker 19:47 MD 2-3 Acacia Walker FP 20:48 MD 3-3 Laura Warren - 21:05 MD 4-3 Kelly Coppedge (2) Annie Collins 22:13 MD 5-3 Jessica Dorney Kelly Coppedge 26:09 PS 5-4 Kristen Burke Colleen O'Hara (2) 26:23 MD 6-4 Sonia Judd Kelly Coppedge (2) 26:31 MD 7-4 Sonia Judd (2) - 28:27 PS 7-5 Shari Maslin (2) -

33:14 PS 7-6 Colleen O'Hara - 34:47 PS 7-7 Kristin Wood Colleen O'Hara (3) 40:04 MD 8-7 Annie Collina - 42:36 PS 8-8 Colleen O'Hara (2) - 43:34 PS 8-9 Colleen O'Hara (3) FP 46:35 MD 9-9 Jessica Dorney (2) - 47:41 MD 10-9 Sonia Judd (3) FP 52:31 MD 11-9 Kelly Coppedge (3) Sonia Judd 54:15 PS 11-10 Jamie Donohue (2) FP

Maryland Goals: Judd 3, Coppedge 3, Dorney 2, Warren 1, Collins 1, Walker 1 Penn State Goals: O'Hara 3, Maslin 2, Donohue 2, Wood 1, Jeschke 1, Burke 1

Maryland Assists: Coppedge 2, Judd 1, Collins 1, Walker 1 Penn State Assists: O'Hara 3, Chambers 1

Goalies Min Svs GA Maryland - Alexis Venechanos 60:00 12 10 Penn State- Lee Tortorelli 60:00 12 11

Draws: MD 11-6=17, PS 2-4=6 Groundballs: MD 13-9=22, PS 9-3=12 Turnovers: MD 6-4=10, PS 7-3=10 Caused Tournovers: MD 4-4=8, PS 1-1=2 Fouls: MD 8-7=15, PS 6-7=13 Fress Position Shots: MD 2-2=4, PS 1-3=4 Shots: MD 20-10=30, PS 13-11=24

 

 

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