Tampa Women: #10 Spartans Defeat Young Harris Mountain Lions 24-7

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via Tampa press release

 

BOX SCORE

 

MARIETTA, Ga. –The No. 10 University of Tampa women’s lacrosse team defeated the Young Harris College Mountain Lions by a final score of 24-7.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:

Final: No. 10 Tampa Spartans 24, Young Harris Mountain Lions 7
Records: Tampa (8-2, SSC 1-0), Young Harris (6-5, GSC 3-1)
Location:  Kell High School | Marietta, Ga.
All-time Series: The Spartans lead the all-time series with the Mountain Lions 3-0.
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HOW IT HAPPENED:



1st Half

  • The Spartans were the first team on the board with a goal from Rachel Crawford.
  • However, two minutes later the Mountain Lions answered, tying the game at one.
  • UT then went on a 10 point scoring run.
  • The first two of the ten points were scored by LIzzie PierpontHear how to pronounce LIzzie Pierpont and Carly VaccaroHear how to pronounce Carly Vaccaro respectively. Both goals were assisted by Crawford.
  • Vaccaro then scored again, this time off the assist by Kayla KosubinskyHear how to pronounce Kayla Kosubinsky.
  • With 16:54 left in the half, Claire Swanson scored an unassisted goal for the Spartans.
  • Three of the next four goals were scored by Kristyn StaleyHear how to pronounce Kristyn Staley. The one that wasn’t scored by Staley was netted by Caroline ForesterHear how to pronounce Caroline Forester.
  • Vaccaro then netted Tampa’s 10thand 11thgoal, both off the pass by Crawford.
  • Finally, Yong Harris scored to decrease the Spartans lead to 11-2.
  • The last goal of the first half was an unassisted goal by Kayla KosubinskyHear how to pronounce Kayla Kosubinsky.
  • Heading into halftime, the Spartans were leading the Mountain Lions 12-2.

 

2nd Half

  • To start the second half, Young Harris was the first team on the board.
  • Tampa answered with a goal from Swanson.
  • Young Harris and Tampa then traded goals. For the Spartans, Crawford, and Maggie Gladden scored. Gladden earned two goals one off the assist by Lauren McNeill.
  • With 16:08 left the play, senior Megan SengelmannHear how to pronounce Megan Sengelmann netted a goal off the pass by Gladden.
  • The Spartans then scored the next seven goals to end the contest. 24-7.
  • Hannah Bush logged the first off the pass by Kosubinsky.
  • Gladden earned two of the seven, the first was from a pass by Sengelmann.
  • Pierpontstated another goal of the assist by Bush.
  • Claire Swanson recorded two more points, one from an unassisted goal, the other by assisting Vaccaro.
  • Finally, Caroline ForesterHear how to pronounce Caroline Forester netted a goal off the pass by Bonnie SopherHear how to pronounce Bonnie Sopher.
  • The No. 10 University of Tampa Spartans defeated the Young Harris College Mountain Lions by a final score of 24-7.

 

INSIDE THE STATS:

  • Carly VaccaroHear how to pronounce Carly Vaccaro earned a team-high of five goals in the contest.
  • Following Vaccaro‘s efforts on offense was that of Maggie Gladden with four goals and one assist.
  • Kristyn StaleyHear how to pronounce Kristyn Staley and Claire Swanson each had three goals for UT.
  • Defensively, Claire Swanson had one caused turnover and three ground balls for the Spartans.
  • Swanson also recorded a team-high of 12 draw controls.
  • Bridget SutterHear how to pronounce Bridget Sutter and Taylor Sisksplit time for the Spartans in goal. Sutter recorded 8 saves on the night.

 

UP NEXT:

The Spartans will travel to Melbourne, Florida to play the Florida Tech Panthers on Wednesday, April 3rd. The game is slated to begin at 7:00 p.m. at the Florida Tech Panther Stadium.

 

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