Lafayette Picks up a 13-11 Win Over Bucknell
April 2, 2011
LEWISBURG, Pa. - The Lafayette women's lacrosse team scored the first eight goals against Bucknell and never looked back. The Leopards picked up the 13-11 win on Saturday afternoon with four goals from freshman Ana White.
Six different Leopards found the back of the net for a team total 18 points (13 goals, 5 assists). Lafayette won the battle on the ground, picking up one more ball than Bucknell (17-16) and held a 15-8 advantage in draw controls.
At 27:46, Addie Godfrey netted an unassisted goal and two minutes later White scored her first goal of the afternoon.
On a free position shot, Lafayette's (2-9, 1-2) Laura Kleiber fired off a shot past the Bison's keeper to take a 4-0 lead. White followed with a goal at the 19:22 mark.
On a Bucknell turnover, Rothstein found the ground ball and Lafayette set up its offense. Godfrey found the open shot and scored a goal at 17:42
Kleiber scored on back-to-back free position shots to finish the run at 14:21 and gave the Leopards an 8-0 lead.
Bucknell (2-10, 0-4) put together a mini run of its own scoring three goals over a nine minute span. Madison Hurwitz had two of the three goals in that run.
Victoria Maxon sent the ball to the back of the net with 3:39 left in the opening half before the Bison got off a final goal before the final horn, Lafayette led 9-4 at intermission.
Twelve seconds into the second half, White won one of her five draw controls and took the ball to the net for her third goal of the day.
After a Bucknell goal at 28:07, White netted a goal followed by an Ana Drehwing goal to give the Leopards a 12-5 edge
Bucknell came back with four unanswered goals over the next 10 minutes to cut into the Lafayette lead, 12-9.
On an Erin Steel assist, Godfrey scored her third goal of the afternoon. Bucknell closed out the game with two goals for Ali Carey and Julia Braun.
The Leopards return home for a Patriot League contest against American on Saturday afternoon. The women will play in Fisher Stadium at 1 p.m. followed by the Lafayette men's game against Holy Cross. Both games can be seen on LSN-All Access.
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