Field Hockey Drops 4-3 Decision to Villanova
Sept. 4, 2003
EASTON, Pa. (www.lafayette.edu) - Lafayette senior forward Jen Stone's (Newton, Pa./The George School) second hat trick in four days was not enough as the Leopards fell to Villanova, 4-3, in a non-league contest.
Stone's first goal, off a penalty stroke, tied the score at one with 22:25 remaining in the first half. Her third goal tied the score at three with 20:42 remaining in the match.
Villanova's Rory Rogers knocked in the game-winner with 6:00 left in regulation.
Lafayette, which held a slight 17-15 advantage in shots, had three opportunities at a penalty corner situation to tie the score after regulation time had elapsed but came up empty.
Casey Devlin (Devon, Pa./Episcopal Academy) made nine saves in the cage for the Leopards.
The Leopards (1-2) return to action on Saturday, traveling to William & Mary for a 1 p.m. match.
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