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May 11, 2000

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Virginia’s Amy Fromal (Folsom, Pa./Ridley) scored fourconsecutive goals for the Cavaliers to help the Hoos move past BostonUniversity (15-4) today in the first round of the NCA A Tournament.Virginia had opened up a 5-0 lead to start the game but BU tied it in theopening six minutes of the second half. The Cavaliers were able to go up bythree 7 minutes later and held off a series of Terrier charges to take thewin 13-10.

Kelly Allenbach (West Chester, Pa./W. C. Henderson) started thescoring for the Cavaliers with a rebound of her own shot just over threeminutes into the contest. Her shot was saved by the Terriers’ BrookeBarrett, but the rebound popped out and Allenbach batted it back into thecage for the opening score. Virginia went up 2-0 three minutes later whenBarrett was called for a foul in the arc and Jamie Haas (Berwyn, Pa./MarpleNewtown)fed Jill Hansen (Killington, Vt./Woodstock Union) who scored in theopen net for a 2-0 lead, forcing BU to take a time out.

The Cavaliers won possession of the next draw and worked the ballbehind the cage and then to the top of the arc, where Mills Hook(Baltimore, Md./St. Paul’s) fed Stephy Samaras (Annapolis, Md./Annapolis)who drove to the crease and scored for a 3-0 lead. The Cavalier defensecontinually harassed the Terrier offense into turnovers and failed clears,not allowing BU to take a shot for the first 13 minutes of the match. Hookalso assisted on the next goal, just over two minutes later, as she fedSarah Gercke (Charlottesville, Va./St. Anne’s-Belfield) on a crease feed.The Cavaliers went up 5-0 as Haas drove from the right of the net andbounced a shot past Barrett at 14:44.

The Terrier offense roared to life, scoring the next five goals.Kristin Abruzzese converted a free position at 7:30. BU scored three goalsin just over a minute to pull within one. Ericka Hergenroeder took a feedfrom Kyle Rutkowski on the crease at 2:47, and Rutkowski took afeed fromAbruzzese at 1:30, forcing the Cavaliers to take a time out. On the ensuingdraw, Abruzzese got control and outletted to Katie Nordhoff, who scoredjust 12 seconds later for a halftime score of 5-4.

Boston University tied it up at the 24:08 mark of the second halfas Jen Manning drove the right of the cage and scored on a long shot. Butthe Cavaliers came back to life, scoring three goals in a five minute spanwhile forcing numerous Terrier turnovers.Lauren Aumiller (Baltimore,Md./Notre Dame Prep) converted a free position from the center hash at22:35 to pull the Cavaliers ahead. Virginia then caused BU to run outsidethe guidelines, getting the ball back on the failed clear. Hansen bounced ashot to the top of the net for a 7-5 lead at 20:44, forcing the Terriers totake a time out. Virginia’s next goal also came as a result of a brokenclear as Haas got the ball down low to Allenbach who scored at 17:42 for athree goal lead at 8-5.

BU’s Hergenroeder then scored a pair of goals 50 seconds apart tohelp the Terriers pull within one, but then Amy Fromal stepped into thepicture. She scored the next four Cavalier goals. The first came againafter a Terrier failed clear caused by Haas’ caused turnover. Fromal pickedup the ball and drove to the cage from the side guideline to put UVA up bytwo at 9-7. Rutkowski won the next draw and forced a shooting spaceviolation which she converted for a 9-8 game, but Fromal answered rightback as Lacey Aumiller (Baltimore, Md./Notre Dame Prep) won the next drawand gave the ball to Fromal who was fouled on a drive to the cage. Fromalscored again two minutes later as she again drove to the cage from the sideguideline to put UVA up 11-8. BU scored a pair of goals in a two minutespan, one by Rutkowski on an 8-meter and then Rachel Lieber took a feed inthe middle of the arc from Lombard to pull within one at 3:50, forcingVirginia to call a timeout.

Fromal again pushed the margin up for the Cavalierby–again–driving to the cage from the side guideline at 2:32. TheCavaliers won the ensuing draw and worked it down to their offensive end,but the Terriers got control. Virginia, however, was able to force aturnover with a side call and Hansen was able to score into an empty netafter Barrett had tried to work the clear.

Virginia was led defensively by Tiffany Schummer (Annapolis,Md./St. Mary’s) who had five ground balls and five caused tunrovers. TheCavalier defense was able to limit the high-powered offense of theTerriers, holding their leading scorer Chrissy Lombard to two assists andno goals. Frances Segarra (Glen Mills, Pa./West Chester East) had fiveground balls to go along with her seven saves.

UVa advances to the quarterfinals for the fifth consecutive year toface #3 James Madison at 2:00 on Sunday.The game will be in Harrisonburg at the JMU lacrosse field.

#6 Virginia vs Boston University
NCAA 1st round
11 May 2000

STATISTICS             1  2    F (Records)Boston Univ. 4  6   10 (15-4)Virginia     5  8   13 (13-5)

SCORING SUMMARYUVA 1-0 27:20 Kelly AllenbachUVA 2-0 24:44 Jill Hansen (Jamie Haas)UVA 3-0 22:05 Stephy Samaras (Mills Hook)UVA 4-0 19:51 Sarah Gercke (Hook)UVA 5-0 14:44 HaasBU 5-1 7:30 Kristin Abruzzese (FP)BU 5-2 2:47 Ericka Hergenroeder (Kyle Rutkowski)BU 5-3 1:30 Rutkowski (Abruzzese)BU 5-4 1:18 Katie Nordhoff (Abruzzese )

second half

BU 5-5 24:08 Jen ManningUVA 6-5 22:35 Lauren Aumiller (FP)UVA 7-5 20:44 Jill Hansen (FP)UVA 8-5 17:42 Allenbach (Haas)BU 8-6 14:24 Hergenroeder (Lombard)BU 8-7 13:34 HergenroederUVA 9-7 11:46 FromalBU 9-8 10:18 Rutkowski (FP)UVA 10-8 9:17 Fromal (FP)UVA 11-9 7:24 FromalBU 11-10 5:49 Rutkowski (FP)UVA 12-10 2:32 FromalUVA 13-10 0:26 Hansen

Goals: UVA: Fromal 4, Hansen 3, Allenbach 2, Gercke, Lauren Aumiller,Samaras, Haas BU: Hergenroeder 3, Rutkowski 3, Nordhoff, Manning,Abruzzese, Leiber

Assists: UVA:Hook 2, Haas 2 BU: Lombard 2, Abruzzese 2, Rutkowski

GOALIES: V: Frances Segarra, 60 minutes, 7 saves, 10 GA BU: Brooke Barrett, 60 min, 8 saves, 13 GA

Shots: UVA: 29, BU: 22FPA: UVA: 9, BU: 5FPSOG: UVA: 7, BU: 5Draws: UVA: 14, BU: 11Turnovers: UVA: 26, BU: 24Caused Turnovers: UVA: 15, BU: 11Ground balls: UVA: 32, BU: 37Fouls: UVA: 10, BU: 21Clearing: UVA: 13-18, BU: 13-18

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