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Leopards Fall to No. 17 Temple

Oct. 27, 2013

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  1 2 Final
 No. 17 Temple 3 0 3
 Lafayette 2 0 2

Box Score

 Scoring Summary
 Player  Assist Time
 LC - Seybert  Mead, Szalkowski  4:53
 LC - Weedling
 Unassisted  11:03
 TU - Youtz  Unassisted  13:41
 TU - Steinman  Unassisted  14:41
 TU - Light  Unassisted  23:11
 Player Mins GA S
 LC - Arnold (0-1) 35:00 3 3
 LC - Deutsch 35:00 0 1
 TU - Millen (14-4) 70:00 2 4

Easton, Pa. – A day after clinching a berth in the Patriot League Tournament, the Leopards fell to No. 17 Temple on Sunday afternoon. Lafayette opened the game with two quick goals, but Temple battled back to earn a 3-2 win on Sunday afternoon. The Owls improved to 14-4, while the Leopards moved to 6-10.

Jenna Seybert started the scoring for the Leopards in the fifth minute of the game off of a penalty corner. Kelsey Mead fed the corner to Kirby Szalkowski who stopped the ball for Seybert to fire into the Temple cage. Just seven minutes later Kendall Weedling followed up a shot by Mead for her first goal of the year.

Temple answered back in the 14th minute when Amber Youtz broke through on the left side and pulled the Owls within a goal. A minute later Temple tied the score on a deflection in front, and the Owls broke the tie in the 24th minute when a shot from Tricia Light found the back of the Leopards goal.

The Leopards threatened with a pair of penalty corners with ten minutes to play , but the Temple defense was able to keep the Leopards out and held on for a 3-2 win.

Katelyn Arnold made three saves in her first career start, playing the first half, while Jessica Deutsch made one save in the second half. Lizzy Millen made four saves to earn the win for the Owls.

Temple outshot Lafayette, 11-10, including a 7-6 edge in shots on goal. The teams had six penalty corners apiece.

The Maroon and White return to action on Nov. 2 when they travel to Boston University for the final regular season game of the year.