Women's Lacrosse Falls To Navy In PL Quarterfinals

Holy Cross Athletics   04-20-2015
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THE BASICS:

Score: Navy 17, Holy Cross 5

Records: Holy Cross (4-14, 3-5 Patriot League), Navy (13-4, 6-2 Patriot League)

Location: Annapolis, Md. (Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium)

Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Time: 5:00 p.m.

The Lead: Navy's Loren Generi had five goals and one assist and Lindsay Rheiner scored four goals for the Midshipmen as the No. 6 seeded Holy Cross women's lacrosse team fell to No. 3 seed Navy in the Patriot League Tournament quarterfinals, 17-5, at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium on Tuesday night to conclude the 2015 season for the Crusaders. Navy will move on to play Colgate in the semifinals on Friday, April 24.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Rheiner had three of the first four goals of the game for the Midshipmen and Morgan Young had the next making the score 4-0 with 16:47 left in the first half.
  • Senior captain Lissie Russert (Cincinnati, Ohio) put the Crusaders on the board with a goal and was followed by junior Kaitlin Concilio (Ridgewood, N.J.) making the score 4-2 with 13:06 left in the first half.
  • Sophomore Mary Patalita (Alexandria, Va.) then scored off a free position and Jenna Collins responded for Navy with an assist by Generi making the score 5-3, Navy with 10:00 left in the first half.
  • Codi Mullen put the ball in the back of the net with 8:18 left in the first half and was followed by Rheiner for her fourth goal of the game making the score 7-3.
  • Generi continued to bring the heat for the Midshipmen rocketing two goals into the back of the net. Julia Collins then followed suit and scored for the Midshipmen making the score 10-3 with 4:13 left in the first half.
  • Generi extended the lead to 11-3 with 16 seconds left in the first half.
  • The Crusaders scored two consecutive goals at the start of the second half with a goal by senior captain Laura Ryan (Stirling, N.J.) and followed by Concilio making the score 11-5 with 23:31 left in regulation. Julia Collins then scored making the score 12-5.
  • Generi scored two goals in a row and was followed by a goal from teammate Young making the score 15-5 with 7:11 left in regulation. The game then went into a running clock.
  • Navy's Kelsey O'Brien scored two back-to-back goals making the score 17-5 with 2:27 left in the game.
  • The final score was 17-5, Navy. 

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • The Midshipmen outshot the Crusaders 33-20
  • Each team had 16 groundballs and the Midshipmen had 17 draw controls to the Crusaders' seven.
  • Junior goalie Katie Boyle (Devon, Pa.) had five saves, while freshman Julia Maloney (Loudonville, N.Y.) had one save, and Navy goalie Annie Foky had six saves.
  • The Crusaders went 2-7 on free-positions, while the Midshipmen went 1-2.
  • Junior Jersey Burns (Salem, N.H.) led the team in groundballs, draw controls and caused turnovers. She had four groundballs, four draw controls and three caused turnovers.

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • Ryan scored at least one goal in the last 25 games.
  • Ryan's 51 draw controls this season are fourth all-time in program history, while her 28 caused turnovers are tied for fourth. Burns has 26 caused turnovers this season, which are tied for sixth. Burns has 45 career caused turnovers which are ninth all-time in program history.
  • With her one caused turnover today, senior Sophia Agostinelli (Framingham, Mass.) has 60 career caused turnovers which are sixth all time.

STAY CONNECTED:

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