via JU press release/website, by Margaux Munick
Jacksonville, Fla. – Jacksonville women’s lacrosse fell to Denver 12-7 in the afternoon match-up.
GOALS – Molly Brock (2), Sarah Elms (2)
GROUND BALLS – Caroline Peterson (4)
DRAW CONTROLS – Molly Brock (8)
HOW IT HAPPENED
Denver kicked off play with a pair of goals before Jacksonville was able to get a shot off. Lauren Craft earned the Dolphins’ first goal of the game to make the score 2-1. Denver then went on to score four unanswered goals and extend their lead. Sarah Elms answered back for Jacksonville when she hit the net and see the score 6-2. Jacksonville and Denver scored once each later in the second quarter to end the half 7-3 Denver.
Jacksonville came out fired up in the second half of play. To start the third quarter Molly Brock hit net with a free position against Denver to earn the first goal in the Dolphins favor. Grace Hobson notched a goal shortly after to close the gap in the 7-5 score. Denver managed to get a shot on net to end the third quarter 8-5 Denver.
The Dolphins gained momentum at the start of the fourth quarter; Molly Brock earned her second goal and first goal of the quarter. Sarah Elms netted a second goal soon after for the Dolphins to battle back and close the gap now 8-7 Denver. Despite the built up momentum, the Pioneers went on to score the final four goals of the half to close out the game. The final score of the match-up was 12-7 Denver.
Addy Tysdal nabbed her 200th career save.
Sarah Elms earned her 300th career point.
Kayla Stasulli had three draw controls.
Jacksonville women’s lacrosse takes on ASUN conference rival Liberty Saturday, April 1st, at 1 PM.