Score: Curry 18, Emerson 6
Records: Emerson Lions (0-5) ; Curry Colonels (8-6)
Location: Boston, Mass. (Rotch Field)
Date: Monday, April 8, 2019
The Lead: Sophomore Kelli Mark (Hermosa Beach, Calif.) put in three goals for the Emerson women's lacrosse team as the Lions shouldered an 18-6 non conference setback to the Curry Colonels on Monday night.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
•Mark registered a four point game with her three goals and one assist to go along with five draw control wins and three ground ball pick ups.
•Junior Jenna Tomsky (Clinton, N.J.) joined in with two goals and one assist while freshman Julia Burns (Rockville Center, N.Y.) tallied one goal and freshman Julia Mallon (Katonah, N.Y.) scooped up four ground balls.
•In net for Emerson was freshman Elizabeth Fretz (Falls Church, Va.), who came away with 12 saves through 60 minutes.
• Both Leona Stevens and Katie Parker tallied four goals apiece for Curry and Abby Dubel contributed three goals along with seven draw control wins.
• Allie Wysocki found the back of the net twice as Katie Tarr, Kayla Merritt, Andria Torres, Colleen Donnelly and Taylor Gallagher all had one goal each.
• Torres and Merritt also had three ground ball pick ups.
• Jessica Ginaitt played the full 60 in between the pipes allowing six goals and had 10 stops.
Curry held the advantage in shots (30-22), ground balls (18-15) as both teams each had 13 draw control wins.
• Emerson finished with 8-of-10 successful clears and Curry completed 12-of-13, while the Lions capitalized on 1-of-7 free position shots and the Colonels scored on 5-of-11.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Burns gave Emerson its first and only lead of the game at the 25:40 mark of the first half before Curry rattled off the next 10 goals, including two by Dubel and three by Stevens to push Curry up 10-1 with 11:50 on the clock.
- Starting at 10:51, Tomsky snuck two goals past Ginaitt to bring the Lions within seven at 10-3 as the Colonels answered with four goals to wrap the half with the score at 14-3.
- The teams exchanged goals throughout the second half, starting with Merritt netting a free position shot at 21:39 followed by Emerson getting back on the board with Mark's goal at 20:07.
- All of Emerson's second half goals came from Mark as Parker and Donnelly mixed goals in for Curry to help the visitors take the 18-6 win.
- Emerson continues its three game home stand on Wednesday, April 10 with a NEWMAC clash against Mount Holyoke at 4:00 p.m.