Kerianne Moran
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Mark Seliger Photography
Kerianne Moran

Women's Lacrosse Defeated By Brown, 17-6

Holy Cross Athletics   02-21-2018
Stat Comparison
Category HC Brown
Goals 6 17
Shots 14 43
Ground Balls 14 24
Draw Controls 4 21
Saves 12 2
Caused TOs 8 12
Clears 20-25 19-21
Box Score

WORCESTER, Mass. – The Holy Cross women’s lacrosse team was defeated by Brown, 17-6, on Wednesday night.

The Bears (2-0, 0-0 Ivy League) opened the game with an aggressive offense, jumping out to a 7-0 lead before the Crusaders (0-3, 0-0 Patriot League) got on the board. The Crusaders traded goals with Brown to close the half, 9-4.

Brown opened the second half to jump out to a 13-4 lead before Holy Cross saw offensive production. Holy Cross tallied two more goals in the final 30 minutes, but Brown continued to pressure and win, 17-6.

First Half | HC 4 Brown 9

  • Brown started the game with seven goals in the opening eleven minutes.
  • Riley Bergholtz tallied the Crusaders first goal of the game and her first goal of the season at 14:26. She was assisted by Catherine Guanci.
  • Brown’s Emma DeGennaro scored her fifth of the day on a free position shot at 11:24 to hold a 7-1 lead.
  • The Crusaders scored back-to-back goals from Bergholtz at 8:50 and Keely Connors on a free position shot at 6:27.
  • Brown scored one more goal in the first half, from Grace Plassche at 5:26.
  • Kerianne Moran tallied her first goal of the season at 2:47 of the first half.

Second Half | HC 6 Brown 17

  • Brown tallied four goals to start the second half, including two from Risa Mosenthal.
  • Moran recorded her second of the day on a free position shot at 19:31.
  • Mosenthal recorded another goal for the Bears
  • Moran complete her hat trick at 10:31, assisted by Haley Walker.



  • Brown outshot Holy Cross, 43-14.
  • Julia Maloney made 12 saves, and 10 came in the first half.
  • Holy Cross went 3-3 in free position shots.


Holy Cross will play at Iona on Feb. 24 at 1:00 p.m. to continue non-conference play.  




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