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Women's Lacrosse Defeated By Brown

Holy Cross Athletics   02-21-2017

THE BASICS:

Score: Brown 9, Holy Cross 4

Records: Holy Cross (2-2), Brown (2-0)

Location: Providence, R.I. (Stevenson-Pincince Field)

Date: Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017

Time: 6:00 p.m.

The Lead: Hafsa Moinuddin posted three goals and one assist for four points for the Bears as the Holy Cross women’s lacrosse team fell to Brown, 9-4, on Tuesday.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • After Brown tallied the first three goals of the game, senior Maddie Ward scored off a pass by sophomore Baker Earl and then Ward netted a goal on a free-position shot to cut the Bears’ lead to 3-2.
  • But Brown then closed out the half with two straight goals to take a 5-2 advantage.
  • After the Bears started the second half with two unanswered goals, freshman Bryn Carol found the back of the net off a pass from freshman Maggie Moriarty to make it a 7-3 contest with 25:21 remaining.
  • With Brown now leading 8-3, freshman Audrey Mandaro cut the lead to 8-4 when she scored off a pass by Moriarty with 16:08 left.
  • But Moinuddin netted the last goal of the game for the 9-4 final score.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • Brown outshot Holy Cross, 23-21.
  • Junior goalie Julia Maloney made seven saves for the Crusaders, while Mikaela Karlsson had 10 saves.
  • Brown secured nine draw controls, while Holy Cross had six. Brown had 26 ground balls, while Holy Cross picked up 23.
  • The Crusaders went 1-10 on free-position shots, while the Bears went 0-2.

UP NEXT:

  • The Crusaders return to action on Saturday, Feb. 25 when they travel to Smithfield, R.I. to play Bryant at 12:00 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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