Women's Lacrosse News & Highlights
April 09, 2014
Undermanned Eagles Outdueled by Knights
The Knights (12-1, 2-0 Freedom) scored in the first minute of play, but then were unable to double that lead until nine minutes had passed. First year goalkeeper Megan McReynolds made four of her eleven saves in the opening 12 minutes of the game.
Injuries on the Eastern attack have forced several players into more forward positions. Stephanie Hogan took advantage of this chance with a neat finish of a Shannon Wilcox pass to cut the Arcadia lead in half with 17 and a half minutes to play in the opening half.
The Knights upped the advantage to 3-1 on a free position goal from Haylee Malloy with 11:18 to play in the period. Malloy, who led the Arcadia attack with seven goals and an assist, scored three times in the firt half and tallied four times in the second half. Arcadia midfielder Jaclyn Feffer controlled 12 draws to keep the Knights in possession for much of the final 45 minutes of the contest.
Anna Charlebois scored her first of two goals on a free postion shot with less than two seconds to go in the first half, but the Eagles still trailed 8-2 at the break. Arcadia held a 22-6 advantage in shots at the half.
Arcadia scored 12 of the final 13 goals in the game, including a pair from Malloy in the final two minutes for the final margin. Dawn Farranetta had six goals and two assists and Jenna Cruthers had a goal and five assists.
Cortney Andes played the final 21 minutes in goal for the Eagles (4-7, 1-2 Freedom). She stopped three shots in relief.Box Score
Updated: Wednesday, 09 April 2014