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Women's Lacrosse Falls To Lehigh

Holy Cross Athletics   03-18-2017

THE BASICS: 

Score: Lehigh 10, Holy Cross 3

Records: Holy Cross (5-4, 0-1 Patriot League); Lehigh (5-2, 1-0 Patriot League)

Location: Worcester, Mass. (Kuzniewski Field)

Date: Saturday, March 18, 2017

Time: 11:05 a.m. 

The Lead: Julianne D’Orazio posted three goals and one assist for four points for the Mountain Hawks as the Holy Cross women’s lacrosse team fell to Lehigh, 10-3, in the Patriot League season opener for both teams.

 HOW IT HAPPENED:

  •  Senior Tess MacKay scored the first goal of the game, to give the Crusaders a 1-0 lead, with 15:08 left in the first half.
  • Lehigh responded by scoring four consecutive goals to take a 4-1 lead at the half.
  • The Crusaders started the second half with a goal from senior Mary Patalita with 29:32 left in the half.
  • Lehigh moved out to a 10-2 lead with six straight goals with 16:47 left in the half.
  • Junior Kerrianne Moran scored the final goal of the game with 7:26 left in the half, for the 10-3 final score.

 INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  •  Lehigh outshot Holy Cross, 38-17.
  • Junior captain Julia Maloney made 14 saves for the Crusaders, while Taylor Tvedt posted eight saves.
  • Senior captain Anna Johnson posted four draw controls for the Crusaders.
  • Lehigh secured nine draw controls, while Holy Cross had six. Lehigh picked up 18 groundballs, while Holy Cross picked up 14.
  • The Crusaders went 2-3 on free position shots while the Mountain Hawks went 3-10.

 UP NEXT:

  •  The Crusaders return to action on Saturday, March 25 when they travel to Annapolis, Md. to face Patriot League opponent Navy.

 KEEP CONNECTED: 

There are numerous ways to stay connected with the Holy Cross women's lacrosse team. Follow the Crusaders on Twitter @HCrossWLax, Instagram HCWLAXand 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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