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UT Women: Mavericks Buck Off Spartans 10-9

Written by Lee Roggenburg on . Posted in .
via press release – photo via UT web site   TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa women’s lacrosse team was outscored by one goal to Colorado Mesa University. INSIDE THE MATCHUP: Final: Colorado Mesa 10, Tampa 9 Records: Tampa (5-6, SSC 0-1), Colorado Mesa (6-2) Location: Naimoli Field, Tampa, Fla. All-time Series:  This is the first match-up, Colorado Mesa leads the series 1-0. Follow Us: @TampaSpartans on TwitterFacebookInstagramSnapchat and Vimeo. HOW IT HAPPENED: 1st Half
  • It took the Spartan offense less than two minutes to jump on the board. Senior Amanda Voges took advantage of a free position and converted it into a goal.
  • Colorado Mesa answered with two goals to take the lead.
  • With 19:12 on the clock, Caroline Forester with an assist from Amanda Rom tied the score at 2-2.
  • The Mavericks come back with another goal to take a 3-2 lead.
  • Another goal from Colorado Mesa makes it 4-2 going into half time.
2nd Half
  • Colorado Mesa tacks on another goal to start the second half, now leading 5-2.
  • Freshman Claire Swanson answers back to bring the score to 5-3.
  • The Mavericks respond to take back the three-goal lead.
  • A Tampa goal from Forester on an assist from Rom make it 6-4.
  • Swanson with her second goal of the game, assisted by Rom makes it a one goal game.
  • Mavericks take a three-goal lead with 16:46 left on the clock.
  • Another goal from Colorado Mesa makes it 9-5.
  • Voges takes advantage of a free position again to decrease the deficit to 9-6.
  • A Mavericks goal makes it 10-6.
  • Tampa converts another free position attempt to a goal with Shannon Sweeney.
  • Maggie Gladden also converts the free position for Tampa.
  • Voges strikes again to bring the game within one goal, Colorado Mesa leading 10-9 with just over four minutes left in play.
INSIDE THE STATS:
  • Swanson had two goals, two caused turnovers, two draw controls and one ground ball.  
  • Gladden tallied three draw controls, one goal and one caused turnover.
  • Forester had two goals and one draw control.
  • Voges had three goals and six ground balls.
  • Rom had two assists, four draw controls, and one caused turnover.
  • Mackenzie Hackett had four ground balls.
BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:
  • Junior Rom is approaching 100 career points with 97 so far. She will be the second Spartan to reach this milestone.
UP NEXT: Tampa returns to action on Friday, March 31st at Lenoir-Rhyne. The match-up will start at 7:00 p.m. in Hickory, N.C.  Live stats will be available through TampaStats.com. TAMPA SPARTANS MOBILE APP: A free app is also available for free download through Apple and Google Play stores. Please search for Tampa Spartans Front Row.    

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