Score: Ursinus 13, Emerson 9
Records: Emerson Lions (0-3); Ursinus Bears (3-2)
Location: Colorado Springs, Co. (Stewart Field)
Date: March 9, 2017
The Lead: Freshman Jenna Tomsky (Clinton, N.J.), senior Meredith Weber (West Caldwell, N.J.) and sophomore Emily Quinn (Dartmouth, Mass.) each netted a pair of goals in the Emerson women's lacrosse team's 13-9 setback to the Ursinus Bears on Thursday afternoon to conclude their spring trip.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
- Along with two goals, Quinn recorded a team-best three assists and Weber scooped up three draw controls.
- Junior Brooke Goshtigian (Acton, Mass.) won a team-best three draw controls.
- In the net for Emerson was junior goalie Kristina Modica (East Moriches, N.Y.), who had 10 saves in 60 minutes between the pipes.
- Emily DiGiorgio paced Ursinus with a trio of goals and Lindsey Grabell recorded two assists and scooped up three ground balls.
- Alicia Hildebrand, Amy Kohot and Emily Blaszkow also picked up three ground balls and Lisa Grous won five draw controls.
- Meaghan Corbin started in net in the first half for Ursinus and Kaitlyn France earned the win as she finished up the final 30 with three saves.
- Ursinus held the advantage over Emerson in ground balls (23-19), draw controls (13-11) and shots (25-20).
- Emerson completed 15-of-22 successful clears and were 3-of-4 in free position opportunities.
- Ursinus were 13-of-17 in clears and were 5-of-6 in free position chances.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- A quick goal by Tomsky gave Emerson the 1-0 lead before Abby Goldstein netted an unassisted goal to square the game at 1-all.
- The score differential never went over one as the first half experienced two more ties.
- Hayley O'Malley capitalized on a free position opportunity to break the 4-all tie at 4:59 to give the Bears a 5-4 lead at the half.
- An unassisted goal by Liberatoscioli put the Bears up by two at 6-4 at the 27:41 mark of the second half until Tomsky netted her second goal to cut the deficit back down to one at 6-5.
- Back-to-back goals by Ursinus gave them their biggest lead of three at 8-5, but Emerson tacked on a pair of goals by freshman Sophia Gripari (London, United Kingdom) and Weber put the Lions back within one at 8-7.
- Emerson was held at seven for nearly 15 minutes and thus allowed Ursinus to add a trio of goals from DiGiorgio, Grabell and Bridget Sherry to give the Bears a five-goal cushion at 12-7.
- The Lions answered with a pair of goals by Quinn and Weber to come within three at 12-9 before Kohout netted the game-winning goal with six ticks on the clock.
- Emerson gets back onto the field on Wednesday, March 15 and head to at Johnson & Wales (RI) for a 2:00 p.m. game.
- Ursinus takes on Babson on Saturday, March 18 at 1:00 p.m.
STAY LIVE WITH THE LIONS