Women's Lacrosse Falls at Fairfield, 14-5
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – The Holy Cross women’s lacrosse team was defeated by Fairfield, 14-5, on Saturday in a rainy game in Connecticut.
The Crusaders (0-1, 0-0 PL) scored first, but the Stags (1-0, 0-0 MAAC) went on a six goal run to close the first half with a 6-1 lead. Holy Cross battled back in the second half, to shrink Fairfield’s lead to 8-5 midway through the second half. The Stags went on another six goal run to close out the game, 14-5.
First Half | HC 1 Fairfield 6
Baker Earl started the scoring with an unassisted tally early in the game.
Fairfield went on to score six goals in a little over ten minutes to take a 6-1 lead midway through the game
Fairfield’s goalkeeper Paulina Difatta recorded seven saves in the opening half.
Second Half | HC 5 Fairfield 14
Anna Pusey scored 35 seconds into the second half on a man-up situation.
The Stags tallied back to back goals at 28:38 and 23:37.
Pusey tallied her second of the game, again unassisted, at 23:11. Pusey kicked off a three-goal spurt for the Crusaders.
Keely Connors scored at 22:59 on a free position shot.
Pusey recorded her third of the game at 19:31 and was assisted by Maggie Moriarty, cutting the game to 8-5.
Fairfield went on to score six unanswered goals to take the game, 14-5.
- Emma Gill caused a team-high two turnovers.
- Catherine Guanci picked up four ground balls.
- Julia Maloney started the game and made four saves.
- Sophie Ochs played nearly 24 minutes and recorded four saves.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
- Fairfield outshot Holy Cross, 31-19.
- Holy Cross had 23 turnovers, while Fairfield had 19.
Holy Cross will play on Tuesday, Feb. 13 at No. 6 Boston College. The Crusaders and Eagles will face off at 3:00 p.m.