No. 20 University of Maryland Falls to No. 13 UC-Irvine, 15-2
IRVINE, Calif. -- Despite rainy conditions, No 13 University of California-Irvine got off to a strong start and never looked back in downing No. 20 University of Maryland, 15-2, at home.
The Anteaters (12-7) scored six first-period goals and took a commanding 8-0 lead into the locker room.
Danielle Warde scored a game-high four goals and Michaela Pierandozzi chipped in three for Cal Irvine which knocked off California Baptist University, 17-4, earlier in the day.
Jessica Ernst and Carly Hosko scored for the Terps (12-10), who put pressure on the Anteater defense but were unable to light the lamp.
UCI's Lauren Davis posted 12 saves and her backup, Katie Avetoom, added three.
Release courtesy Maryland Athletic Communications