Women’s Lacrosse Unable to Recover from First Half Deficit by Ducks

Women’s Lacrosse Unable to Recover from First Half Deficit by Ducks

SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee women's lacrosse could not bounce back from an 8-2 halftime deficit, as the Stevens Institute of Technology Ducks defeated the Tigers, 10-8, Saturday afternoon inside Puett Field.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Stevens (2-3) 10, Sewanee (8-4) 8
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-The Ducks posted a 3-0 lead 10 minutes in the contest, and the lead 7-1 with 6:10 left in the opening half.

-Trailing 8-2 at intermission, Sewanee attempted to rally past the Empire 8 Regular Season Champions a season ago. The Tigers scored three times in nearly a four-minute span to cut the deficit to 8-5 with 22:25 to go.

-However, the Ducks put the contest out of reach with two man-up goals thanks to penalties by Sewanee.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Kelly Thomsen and Hadley Meadows each netted two goals for Sewanee.

-Sarah Strand won five draw controls, while Logan Bulls scooped up four ground balls and forced three turnovers.

-Amanda Jenkins (3-1) saved seven shots in the first half, but Caroline Roncalli allowed two goals in the second half, saving four shots.

STEVENS KEY STATISTICS
-Emily Shanklin led the Ducks with four goals and six draws.

-Peyton Taylor (1-2) saved five shots in full time between the pipes.

UP NEXT
The Tigers will next host McDaniel Monday afternoon at 1 p.m.

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