Navy's Marine Corp Stadium

March 25, 2005

Allen & Oliver Star in ACC-ALC Clash

Annapolis, Md. -- The fifth-ranked North Carolina (7-2) women's lacrosse team defeated No. 13 Ohio State (4-3), 10-9, on Friday evening in the ALC-Atlantic Coast Conference Challenge hosted by the U.S. Naval Academy at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Md. Jess Allen had a team-high three goals for the Tar Heels.

Carolina opened the scoring with 2:28 gone in the contest on a goal by Christina Juras, assisted by Allison Higgins. OSU's Oliver at 3:43 tied the game at one. The Tar Hells took a 2-1 lead at 5:49 with a free position goal by Jess Allen. UNC's Gina Allen took the lead to 4-1 with back-to-back goals, the first at 10:00 that was assisted by Meg Freshwater and the second at 15:22, assisted by Higgins. OSU's Natale Miller with a free position goal at 17:17 cut the lead to 4-2. North Carolina's Julie Gladchuk scored at 21:03 to make it 5-2. Buckeye Kelly Kremer made it 5-3 with an unassisted goal at 22:56. A Higgins' goal at 27:18 put North Carolina ahead by three, 6-3, as the half ended.

The second half opened with Ohio State cutting the UNC lead to 6-5. Kelly Kremer scored on a free position attempt at 32:28 and Miller's second goal at 33:32 cut the Tar Heel lead to one. Jess Allen's second goal on a free position shot at 35:17 gave North Carolina a 7-5 lead. Oliver's second goal at 39:16 cut the lead to one at 7-6. Higgins' second goal of the game, assisted by Jenn Cook at 48:36 and a Chrissy Rude goal at 39:11, assisted by Juras built a three-goal lead for North Carolina at 9-6. Buckeye Oliver added her third (50:34) and fourth (53:15) goals of the game to trim the Tar Hell lead to one at 9-8. North Carolina's Jess Allen scored the winning goal for the Tar Heels at 58:38 to take the lead to 10-8. OSU's Oliver again cut the lead to one at 59:12 with her fifth goal to close out the scoring at 10-9 Tar Heels. North Carolina controlled the final draw of the game to run out the clock.

In goal for North Carolina, Kristen Hordy picked up the win (7-2) while making four saves. OSU's Kim Hastings took the loss (4-3) and recorded seven saves.

From UNC Release.

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UNC's Allison Higgins to Christina Juras

OSU's Regina Oliver

UNC's Jess Allen

OSU's Natale Miller

OSU's Kim Hastings

UNC's Julie Gladchuk

OSU's Kelly Kremer

UNC's Allison Higgins

OSU's Lindsay Weiner

OSU's Brandie Williams

UNC's Jess Allen

OSU's Kim Hastings again!

OSU's Regina Oliver

UNC's Allison Higgins again!

UNC's Christina Juras to Chrissy Rude

OSU's Regina Oliver

OSU's Regina Oliver

UNC's Kristen Hordy

UNC's Jess Allen again!

OSU's Regina Oliver again!

UNC's Jess Allen and Jenn Cook

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