KINGS POINT, N.Y. (April 13, 2017) – On Thursday night at Brooks Stadium, the USMMA women's lacrosse team suffered a 15-2 setback at the hands of Skyline opponent Farmingdale State. The loss drops the Mariners' record to an even 4-4 (2-2 Skyline) on the season, while the Rams improve to 11-1 (4-0 Skyline) with the victory.
Freshman Angela Parker (Bowie, Md.) scored both goals for the Mariners – both coming by way of a free position shot. Sophomore goalie Hannah Gizzi (Finksburg, Md.) made 14 saves and also picked up a team-best three groundballs, while leading all players in the game with six caused turnovers. Senior A Jordan Pappas (Howell, N.J.) scooped up a team-best three draw controls.
For Farmingdale, senior Megan Sullivan scored four times and classmate Brittany Rosino recorded a game-high five points with three goals and two assists. Senior Kristen Keller and sophomore Alexandra Sparrow both found the back of the net twice and senior Mia Johnson added one tally. Senior Janisha Sanchez added a game-best three assists on the night. Sophomore goalie Tori Johnston made 13 saves to record the victory.
Up next, the Mariners will host Mount St. Mary in a Skyline Conference contest next Wednesday, April 19, as part of a lacrosse doubleheader at Brooks Stadium, with the men taking on the Knights beginning at 5 p.m. Opening draw of the women's game is slated for 7:30 p.m. Live stats and a live video feed of the game will be available with links on the USMMA Women's Lacrosse Schedule Page.
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Mariners Drop Home Skyline Tilt To Farmingdale On Thursday
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