Women's Lacrosse Falls 14-10 At Saint Francis

Women's Lacrosse Falls 14-10 At Saint Francis

The Sacred Heart University women's lacrosse team fell 14-10 to Northeast Conference host Saint Francis University, Sunday afternoon. The Pioneers wrap-up the season at 2-14 overall and 2-5 in league play, while the Red Flash finish 7-10 on the year and 3-4 in NEC action.

The Turning Point

  • Cassi Cesario tied the score, 8-8, 73 seconds into the second-half, netting a pass from Aver Farhat
  • SFU scored the next four goals, with the go-ahead goal coming from Emileigh Scott at the 25:46 mark

The Numbers

  • Cesario finished with a team-best five points, netting three goals
  • Alyssa Pearce also had a hat trick, finishing with four points in the finale
  • Farhat and Hanna Wise both scored twice and finished with three points apiece
  • Cesario had seven ground balls on the afternoon
  • Dominique Anselmin had four draw controls for SHU
  • Sarah Mahon led Saint Francis with five points, while Scott scored a game-high four times
  • Ashley Stoessel made 10 saves
  • The Pioneers finished with a 26-16 edge in ground balls

How it Happened

  • Mahon opened the scoring 3:23 into the game, the first of two early goals for the Red Flash
  • The Pioneers got on the board at the 25:02 mark when Pearce netted her first
  • Pearce scored three straight, and the Pioneers four, to take a 4-2 advantage
  • The Red Flash scored the next three and six of eight to build an 8-6 advantage with 2:43 to play
  • Wise wrapped up the first-half scoring with a tally with four ticks left, sending the game to intermission 8-7
  • Cesario knotted the score, 8-8, 73 seconds into the second-half