Lafayette's Michaela Corn Scores Four Goals against Holy Cross
April 23, 2011
EASTON, Pa. - Lafayette senior co-captain Michaela Corn tied her career-high four goals on five shots in a 18-16 loss to Holy Cross on Saturday afternoon. Sophomore Addie Godfrey netted a team-high five goals.
Godfrey got things going for the Leopards (3-13, 2-4) with a goal at the 24:55 mark on a free position shot. The Crusaders put together a 4-0 run in a three minute span to take the lead.
Corn scored her first goal of the afternoon at 16:26 off a Holy Cross turnover. Freshman Laura Kleiber caused Annie Boylan to turn over the ball and set up Lafayette's offense.
Godfrey and freshman Ana White scored back-to-back goals at the 15:19 and 14:03 mark; White's goal tied the game 4-4.
After a Crusader (5-11, 3-3) goal, Kleiber found an open Corn for the goal at 9:23 to tie the game once again, 5-5.
Holy Cross' Taylor Zebrowski scored a pair of goals to take a 7-5 lead with 5:45 left in the opening half. With 13 ticks left in the half, Godfrey scored to cut into the lead 7-6 going into halftime.
Lafayette opened the second half with three straight goals to take an 8-7 lead. The first goal came from the senior co-captain a minute and a half into play. Sophomore Cammie Linville scored on a free position shot at 26:14 while Godfrey scored at the 25:07 mark.
Holy Cross went on its own run scoring three goals over six minutes. The Leopards stopped the run on an Ana Drehwing free position goal at 18:11, the game was tied 10-10.
After the Drehwing goal, White won over of her seven draw controls to give the Leopards the ball. Sophomore Katie Leto took at shot at the Holy Cross keeper who made the save. The Leopards maintained possession and White scored her second goal of the game at 17:34.
After a Lafayette turnover, Holy Cross scored at 15:57 to tie the game for the sixth time. Corn gave the Leopards a 12-11 lead on a free position shot.
The Crusaders went off and scored seven unanswered goals over the next nine minutes to take an 18-12 lead. Kat Sutton scored three of the goals in the run for Holy Cross.
In the final four minutes of the game Lafayette put together its own run. Leto scored on a pass from classmate Jessica Rothstein at the four minute mark.
Godfrey scored her fifth goal on a free position shot and Rothstein netted a pair of goals at 2:16 and with three seconds left on the clock.
Lafayette had 11 caused turnovers led by three from Rothstein and Godfrey. Both teams won 18 draw controls apiece while Holy Cross held the 16-15 edge in ground balls.