No. 3 Dukes Defeat Women's Lacrosse, 12-5
May 14, 2000
Harrisonburg, VA – The University of Virginia, competing in its second NCAAgame in four days, fell to third-ranked James Madison today 12-5 in thequarterfinal round of the NCAA Championships. The Cavaliers had an earlylead at 2-1 but the Dukes stormed back often, holding the Cavaliers at baywhile using a plethora of scorers to advance to the NCAA semifinals nextweek against Princeton.
After the Cavaliers won the opening draw, the Dukes got possessionand scored in the transition to go up 1-0. But the Hoos answered rightback, as Lauren Aumiller (Baltimore, Md./Notre Dame Prep) took a feed fromAmy Fromal (Folsom, Pa./Ridley) on the crease and stuck it in the cage toeven the score. Three minutes later Jill Hansen (Killington, Vt./WoodstockUnion) took a feed from Jamie Haas (Berwyn, Pa./Marple Newtown) as the cutthrough the arc and scored, putting the Hoos up 2-1. But the Dukes rattledoff five consecutive goals to go up 6-2. After a Madison goal was calledback for being scored on an indirect shot, Fromal converted the fast breakand scored to pull the Cavaliers within three at 1:21. But JMU got one moregoal just before the half to take a 7-3 lead into the break.
Madison came out strong in the second stanza, scoring just 24seconds into the period to go up by five. They added two more before StephySamaras (Annapolis, Md./Annapolis) caused a turnover in the defensive thirdand started a break that she finished with a clean shot past the Dukes’keeper to stop the Madison run. After JMU scored again to move the marginback to seven, Hansen took a feed from Lauren Aumiller on the crease to putthe Hoos back on the board. A late tally by the Dukes accounted for thefinal score of 12-5.
Fromal led the Cavaliers with eight ground balls while LaurenAumiller had four caused turnovers. The Cavaliers conclude their 2000campaign with a 13-6 record. Haas’ assist is her 46th career assist, whichplaces her in sole possession of fourth in career assists at Virginia.Samaras added to her career-leading total in caused turnovers, setting theVirginia standard with 122 and she holds two of the top four single-seasontotals in caused turnovers in Virginia history with her 41 this season.
#3 JAMES MADISON vs #6 VIRGINIA
14 MAY 2000
|James Mad.||7||5||12 (13-4)|
|V||1-1||25:57||Lauren Aumiller (Amy Fromal)|
|V||2-1||22:05||Jill Hansen (Jamie Haas)|
|J||2-2||17:30||Michelle Zurfluh (Lisa Staedt)|
|J||2-4||10:06||Amy Brew (FP)|
|J||3-9||18:15||McNevin Molloy (Brew)|
|J||3-10||16:47||Julie Martinez (FP)|
|V||5-11||3:14||Hansen (Lau. Aumiller)|
GOALS: V: Hansen 2, Fromal, Samaras, Lauren Aumiller
J: Marion 3, Brew 2, Dinisio 2, Martinez 2, Molloy,
ASSISTS: V: Haas, Lau. Aumiller, Fromal
J: Staedt 2, Brew
Draws: V: 5, J: 14
Shots: V: 24, J: 32
FPSOG: V: 3, J: 5
Ground Balls: V: 31, J: 36
Fouls: V: 15, J: 19
FPA: V: 3, J: 5
Caused Turnovers: V: 13, J: 9
Turnovers: V: 13, J: 23
Clearing: V: 15-17, J: 15-17