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No. 10 Women's Lacrosse Shuts Out Lafayette Through Second Half In 22-5 Win

Olivia Blakeman helped the Greyhounds' defense shutout the Leopards through the second half
Olivia Blakeman helped the Greyhounds' defense shutout the Leopards through the second half

April 14, 2018

Final Stats

BALTIMORE - The 10th-ranked Loyola University Maryland women's lacrosse team shutout Lafayette through the second half and the Greyhounds used a pair of 10-goal runs to cruise past Lafayette, 22-5, Saturday afternoon at Ridley Athletic Complex.

With the win, Loyola moves to 10-3 overall this season, marking the program's 29th 10-win season and 10th-straight. The Greyhounds also won their 40th Patriot League contest and remain in sole possession of first place in the conference with a 6-0 record this year.

Freshman Livy Rosenzweig led all players with a personal-best seven points, scoring three goals and adding four assists, while senior Hannah Savage dished out a game- and career-high six assists for Loyola.

Senior Frankie Kamely (3 goals), junior Hannah Powers (4g) and freshman Bridget Ballard (3g) all contributed hat tricks, while junior Amanda Ignacio and freshman Elli Kluegel tacked on two goals each. Sophomore Holly Lloyd had a personal-best game, scoring once and adding three assists for a career-high four points, while junior Sabrina Tabasso, junior Emily Cooper, freshman Emily Beier and freshman Sam Fiedler rounded out the scoring with one goal each.

For Lafayette (4-9 overall, 1-4 Patriot League), Kristin Schaen finished with two goals.

Fiedler scored the game's first goal and Rosenzweig assisted Powers at 27:51 to tie the game at 2-2, but another pair of Leopard goals gave Lafayette a 4-2 lead at the 23:53 mark, forcing Loyola to call a timeout.

The Greyhounds came out of the quick intermission and scored 20 of the game's final 21 goals, including stringing together a pair of 10-goal runs. Ballard sparked Loyola's first 10-goal run with back-to-back goals at 22:15 and 21:22, tying the game at four. Kluegel's free-position goal at 19:46 gave Loyola the 5-4 lead, which it wouldn't relinquish, as Kamely, Ballard, Powers (x2), Tabasso, Cooper poured in goals after that. Kluegel netted her second at the 3:09 mark of the first half to secure a 12-4 lead for the Greyhounds.

Schaen halted Loyola's run with 28 seconds to go, but Beier got the goal back for the Greyhounds, converting a free-position shot with four seconds to go.

Rosenzweig scored three of the first four second-half goals to mark her seventh collegiate hat trick, while Kamely added two after that to finish with her 17th career hat trick, and seventh of the season, and give Loyola a 19-5 advantage.

Lloyd scored Loyola's 20th goal at 11:44 and Ignacio closed out the scoring with back-to-back strikes at 7:28 and 5:56.

In goal, junior Kady Glynn stopped five first-half shots, while freshman Kaitlyn Larsson turned back all five she saw in the second half.

Senior Katrina Geiger led the defense with one ground ball and two caused turnovers, while Rosenzweig and Powers won five draw controls apiece.

The Greyhounds will return to action on Wednesday when they travel to Bucknell to begin a three-game road swing. Opening draw is slated for 6 p.m. at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium.


 

 

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