Leopards Drop a 13-9 Decision to Colgate
April 16, 2011
HAMILTON, N.Y. - Sophomore Cammie Linville scored a career-high four goals and added an assist against Colgate, but the Leopards were dealt a 13-9 loss in Hamilton, N.Y. on Saturday afternoon.
Colgate opened the afternoon with a 3-0 run over the first five minutes of the game. After a Lafayette draw control, the Raiders were called for back-to-back fouls to give the Leopards a free position attempt. Freshman Ana White fed the ball to sophomore Katie Leto who scored the first goal for the Maroon and White at the 24:06 mark.
The Raiders scored three more goals before Linville netted two for the Leopards and classmate Jessica Rothstein added a third. Linville's first goal was from White while her second goal at 6:48 was after a Colgate turnover, Colgate led 6-3.
Rothstein caused Beasley Hays from Colgate to turnover the ball and took it to the net for the goal and to cut into the lead, 6-4.
Colgate ended the opening half with a pair of goals at 2:00 and 1:12 and went into the intermission leading 8-4.
The two teams went exchanged goals for the opening 16 minutes of the second half with Linville scoring the first goal of the second half off a free position shot two minutes into the half. Colgate answered back with a goal 20 seconds later after winning a draw control.
Linville scored her fourth goal of the game at 9:29 on a free position shot and at the 6:03 mark found an open Leto for a goal.
Lafayette dominated the game in draw controls winning 15 to Colgate's nine, White winning 11 of the draw controls. The Raiders held the edge in ground balls (28-24). Junior Alexa Biale made 10 saves in goal for the Leopards while Chirstina Roa made 12 for the Raiders.
Lafayette continues its road trip as they head to Philadelphia on Wednesday for a 7 p.m. game. The game can be heard on LSN All-Access with Matt Panto.
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