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Women's Lacrosse Falls at Fairfield, 14-5

Holy Cross Athletics   02-10-2018
Stat Comparison
Category HC FU
Goals 5 14
Shots 19 31
Ground Balls 22 26
Saves 8 8
Caused TOs 3 9
Clears 18-25 22-26
Box Score

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.



  • 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.



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