‘Phins women’s lacrosse picks up two more wins
April 26, 2012
Filed under Sports
By Chelsea Nowak ‘14
Just two days after Dolphy Day, the women’s lacrosse team beat New Haven 11-10. In double overtime on Wednesday, April 18, the Lady ‘Phins defeated the Chargers on their home turf.
The first goal of the game was scored by Le Moyne’s Jennifer Fabian, less than three minutes into the game. New Haven answered back, and the game was tied.
Dolphin Brittany Brigandi then scored her 50th goal of the season, assisted by Kelly Condon. With Le Moyne leading by one, New Haven tied up the game with a free position shot. UNH scored two more goals, followed by a goal from Le Moyne’s Kathleen Conese, assisted by Condon. UNH scored again, and the first period ended with the Chargers up 6-3.
Le Moyne came back from the first half ready for victory. Two goals were scored by Le Moyne’s Brenna Bauer. UNH scored on a free position shot and Le Moyne answered, scoring four more goals. Points were then scored by Bauer (2), Condon and Conese, putting Le Moyne in the lead 8-7. Bauer scored another goal and UNH scored twice, sending the game into overtime.
In the first overtime, Brigandi scored her 51st goal on a free position shot. The Chargers scored with less than a minute left, sending the game into double overtime. Le Moyne dominated the draw in the second overtime, and Bauer scored the winning goal, ending the game 11-10.
The ‘Phins then traveled to Rindge, N.H., on Saturday, April 21, to play the Franklin Pierce Ravens. In the first period, Le Moyne dominated by scoring the first 6 points of the game. Goals were scored by Brigandi (3), Conese (2) and Fabian. Condon assisted two goals and Brigandi assisted another.
Franklin Pierce scored two goals, which Le Moyne answered with five goals from Condon, Conese, Bauer, and Gabrielle Kamide (2) before the end of the half. Le Moyne ended the first half beating the Ravens 11-2.
At the start of the second half, Megan Collins and Brigandi each scored goals. Franklin Pierce followed with two goals, making the score 13-4. With the exception of one goal scored by the Ravens, the Dolphins finished off the second half as scoring machines. Six goals were scored by Fabian (2), Bauer, Gabrielle Kamide, Anna Daucher, and Julia Suriani, bringing the final score to 19-5.
The Dolphins have a 13-1 record and they are in first place for the NCAA Division II rankings for women’s lacrosse. Their next home game is this Saturday, April 28, at 12 p.m. against Stonehill.