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Women's Lacrosse Falls on the Road 12-8

Women's Lacrosse Falls on the Road 12-8

Bryn Athyn, Pa.- The Bryn Athyn College women's lacrosse team fell 12-8 to Bryn Mawr in Thursday afternoon action.

Haley Schmucker led the Lions with four goals. Erika Hyatt added two goals, while Sierra Asplundh and Emma Gross each tallied one. Katharine Kurtz picked up an assist.

Gross, assisted by Kurtz, got the Lions on the board first at 26:53. Twenty seconds later Bryn Mawr scored to tie the game at 1-1. Less than a minute later Hyatt gave the Lions a 2-1 lead. At 24:34 the Owls tied the game again at 2-2. Schmucker scored back to back goals to give the Lions a 4-2 lead with 16:40 left in the half. Two goals from Bryn Mawr tied the game at 4-4. Asplundh scored at 7:04 to put the Lions on top 5-4. With 2:24 left in the half, the Owls scored to tie the game at 5-5. Schmucker found the back of the net at 2:01 to give the Lions a 6-5 lead going into the second half.

Bryn Mawr came out strong in the second half, scoring five goals to take a 10-6 lead. At 11:15, Hyatt scored to bring the Lions within three. The Owls answered at 9:58 to take a 11-7 lead. Schmucker scored her fourth goal of the afternoon at 3:27 to chip away at Bryn Mawr's lead. The Owls scored again with 10 seconds left in regulation to defeat the Lions 12-8.

Head Coach Spring Silverman expressed, "I'm so proud of the way the team played together in their last game. They had beautiful transitions and connections throughout and it was a true display of their team cohesion and hard work. We had a few unlucky goals that cost us the game, but I'm so proud of the way the team played."

The women's lacrosse team finished their inaugural season with a 5-7 record, going 4-1 at home.