MacKenzie Bozel
Mark Seliger Photography
Mark Seliger Photography
MacKenzie Bozel

Women's Lacrosse Falls To Boston University

Holy Cross Athletics   04-20-2016

THE BASICS:

Score:  Boston University 11, Holy Cross 4
Records: Holy Cross (2-13, 2-5 PL), Boston University (8-7, 5-3 PL)
Location: Boston, Mass. (Nickerson Field)
Date: April 20, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m.
The Lead: Mickenzie Larivee notched three goals and one assist for the Terriers, as the Holy Cross women’s lacrosse team fell to Boston University, 11-4, on Wednesday night.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Junior Maddie Ward (Norwell, Mass.) netted a free-position goal at the 27:49 mark of the first half to give the Crusaders an early 1-0 lead.
  • The Terriers answered with the next two goals to move out to a 2-1 advantage with 21:29 left to play in the first half.
  • Sophomore Stephanie Ford (Summit, N.J.) tallied a goal for the Crusaders 1:08 later to tie the game, 2-2.
  • Boston University then used a three-goal spurt to take a  5-2 advantage to the locker room.
  • The Terriers recorded three straight goals to start the second half and increase to a 8-2 lead at the 21:51 mark.
  • At 15:10, senior Margie Smith (Mountain Lakes, N.J.) delivered a diving shot from 15 yards out to find the back of the net and trim the deficit to five goals to make the score, 8-3.
  • Boston University responded with three goals to lead by eight before senior captain MacKenzie Bozel (Hunt Valley, Md.) scored with 23 seconds left in the contest. Neither teams scored again, as the Terriers secured the 11-4 win.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • Anna Raymond tallied 12 saves, while sophomore goalie Julia Maloney (Loudonville, N.Y.) made 11 stops.
  • Boston University posted 34 shots, while Holy Cross had 20.
  • The Terriers secured 12 draw controls to Holy Cross’ five.
  • The Terriers picked up 21 ground balls and the Crusaders recorded 18.
  • Boston University went 3-11 on free-position shots, as Holy Cross went 1-6.

THE TURNPIKE TROPHY:

  • The game between the Crusaders and the Terriers is part of the inaugural Turnpike Trophy competition. Go here for the schedule and results of the Turnpike Trophy.
  • Ally Adams won the MVP award.
  • This athletic series between the in-state Patriot League rivals awards points for all head-to-head victories in both the regular season and postseason, with the Turnpike Trophy going to the school which accumulates the most points at the end of the academic year.
  • After this game, the next Turnpike Trophy match-up will be on April 22, when the men’s lacrosse teams square off in Worcester at 7:05 p.m., with the winner of the game qualifying for the Patriot League Tournament.

 UP NEXT:

  • The Crusaders return to action when they host American on Saturday, April 23 at 1:05 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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