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No. 12 Georgetown Rallies To Beat No. 13 Women's Lacrosse
April 28, 2010
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The 12th ranked Georgetown Hoyas rallied to beat the 13th ranked Loyola Greyhounds, 13-12 Wednesday night at the Hoyas' Multi-Sport Field on a golden-goal by the Hoyas' Abby Kaestner. The score came with 1:06 left in the first sudden death overtime session.
The Hoyas were led by Jordy Kirr who scored five points on four goals and an assist.
Georgetown stalled for much of the first half of overtime, attempting the first shot with 20 seconds left, but Bunny O'Reilly found the back of the net, giving the Hoyas its first lead at 12-11.
Loyola got a free position shot with 30 seconds left in the first half of the extra session, but the shot was saved Caitlin Formby.
With Georgetown celebrating a bit too early, the Hoyas were called for too many men on the field and the officials granted Loyola six seconds on the clock. Helen McCutcheon then scored off a pass from Heneberry with 4.2 left in the overtime session, sending the game to sudden death.
Grace Gavin scored to put Loyola on top, 3-0, with 24:52 left as she was left one-on-one with the keeper.
Georgetown cut the lead to 3-1 with 20:48 remaining on a free-position shot by Jordyn Kirr, beating Loyola goalkeeper Kerry Stoothoff on the lower left corner.
Emily Gibson upped the lead back to three at 4-1 as Hager fed her from the back of the goal and Gibson quick-sticked it for the score with 18:18 left.
Molly Ford scored one-on-one with the keeper at 14:45, beating Stoothoff in the lower right corner, cutting the Greyhounds lead to 4-2.
Kirr then scored her second goal of the game on a free-position at 13:28, as Loyola remained ahead at 4-3.
Hager extended the lead back to two at 5-3 with 12:22 left as Heneberry found Hager in front of the goal.
Twenty-seven seconds later, Gavin recorded her second goal of the game as she beat Georgetown goalkeeper Caitlin Formby in the upper right corner, forcing the Hoyas to call a timeout.
After several possessions by both teams without a score, Georgetown cut the lead to 6-4 with just under three minutes remaining as Jacqueline Giles beat Stoothoff.
A long pass from Cara Filippelli to Rehfuss helped Loyola send the lead back to three with 1:44 to go in the first session and Loyola went into the locker room with a 7-4 lead.
Loyola kept up the pressure as the first half began as Heneberry found Rehfuss wide open in front of the net on the right, giving the Hounds it largest lead so far at 8-4.
The Greyhounds extended the lead to five at 9-4 as Hager found Filippelli for another score with just under 22 minutes remaining in the game.
Meg Decker then gave Loyola a six-goal lead at 10-4 with 21:11 to go as she weaved through the defense and fired a shot from the eight-meter circle.
With 17:24 remaining in the second half, Gavin then recorded her 14th hat trick of the season, putting Loyola on top, 11-4.
Kirr then recorded a hat trick for the Hoyas on a free-position with 16:01 left to play, cutting the Greyhounds lead to six at 11-5. Thirty seconds later, Kirr scored again, cutting Loyola's lead to five.
Georgetown scored its third straight goal with 14:29 left on another free-position by Kelsi Bozel, prompting head coach Jen Adams to call a timeout with Loyola leading, 11-7.
Nine seconds later, the Hoyas got a breakaway off the draw as Molly Ford scored from the left side, cutting the lead to 11-8.
The Hoyas scored once again with 12:09 remaining on a score by Kaestner as Loyola clinged to a two-goal lead at 11-9.
On another free-position Kaestner scored once again, cutting the lead to one with 4:20 left.
With 1:19 remaining, Georgetown tied the game on a goal by Sophia Thomas off a pass from Kirr.
With 26 seconds left, deep in the Loyola offensive end, Gavin recorded her second yellow card of the game, the sixth of the game for the Greyhounds. Rehfuss got her second yellow with 10:30 left in the second half.
The Hoyas outshot the Greyhounds, 32-23 and 19-10 after the first half. Georgetown also outdrew Loyola, 19-9, including all four draws in overtime.