Kaitlin Concilio
Mark Seliger Photography
Mark Seliger Photography
Kaitlin Concilio

Women's Lacrosse Topped By Elon On Saturday

Holy Cross Athletics   03-12-2016
THE BASICS:
  • Score: Elon 14, Holy Cross 3
  • Records: Elon (5-2); Holy Cross (0-7)
  • Location: Elon, N.C.
  • The Lead: Holy Cross senior Kaitlin Concilio (Ridgewood, N.J.) scored a pair of goals, but the Crusaders were defeated by Elon, 14-3, in non-conference women’s lacrosse action on Saturday morning.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • After a back-and-forth opening 10 minutes of play in the first half with no goals, Elon tallied three quick scores from 17:31 to 14:51 to gain a 3-0 lead.
  • Holy Cross ended the streak with a goal by Concilio at the 14:17-mark of the first half to make the score 3-1.
  • Elon, however concluded the first half with three straight goals to head into the locker room with a 6-1 advantage.
  • Concilio scored her second goal just 2:29 into the second half to cut the deficit to 6-2.
  • The Phoenix, however, scored four consecutive goals over the next five minutes to gain a 10-2 lead.
  • Elon added a goal at the 11:54-mark to go ahead 11-2, but junior Tess MacKay (Simsbury, Conn.) made the score 11-3 just over two minutes later (9:29), with an assist by sophomore Stephanie Ford (Summit, N.J.).
  • The Phoenix would end the game with three more goals to make the score its final, 14-3.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • Elon outshot Holy Cross, 30-15                                               
  • Sophomore goalie Julia Maloney (Loudonville, N.Y.) made 11 saves, while Rachel Ramirez posted seven stops for the hosts.
  • The Phoenix secured 11 draw controls to the Crusaders’ eight.
  • Holy Cross tallied 10 ground balls, while Elon gathered 19.
  • The Crusaders went 1-for-4 on free-position shots, while the Phoenix went 3-for-6.

UP NEXT:

  • Holy Cross returns to action on Saturday, March 19, when it travels to Bethlehem, Pa. to take on Lehigh at 1:00 p.m.

KEEP CONNECTED:

  • There are numerous ways to stay connected with the Holy Cross women's lacrosse team. Follow the Crusaders on Twitter @HCrossWLax, Instagram HCWLAX and on Facebook. You can get also get the latest news and results on the women's lacrosse team sent directly to your e-mail. To sign up for e-mail alerts go here

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