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Second Half Sinks Women's Lacrosse in Loss to UMass Lowell

Second Half Sinks Women's Lacrosse in Loss to UMass Lowell

The Central Connecticut women's lacrosse team fell to UMass Lowell, 21-11, in its home opener on Sunday afternoon. The Blue Devils (0-2) trailed by two goals at halftime, but the River Hawks (1-1) scored the first seven goals after halftime.

Graduate student Morgan Sinton led CCSU with four goals, while senior Molly Coogan and freshman Eliz Fino each added three goals and an assist.

Central begins Northeast Conference play at home against Wagner on Saturday, March 6, at 1 p.m.

GAME INFORMATION

Score: Central Connecticut 11, UMass Lowell 22
Records: CCSU (0-2), UML (1-1)
Location: Arute Field | New Britain, CT

KEY MOMENTS

  • Sinton scored back-to-back goals to tie the game at 2-2 at 22:09 in the first half.
  • After the River Hawks scored four straight goals, CCSU responded with three in a row to get within a goal. Fino scored a pair of free position goals on each side of a goal by Coogan to make it 6-5 at 11:02.
  • Fino and junior Jessica Denike scored consecutive goals to get CCSU within 9-8 at the 2:05 mark of the first half. UML would score one goal just before halftime to make it 10-8 and followed with the first seven goals of the second half to take a insurmountable lead.
  • Sinton would score Central's first goal with 13:09 remaining to end the UML run. She scored twice in the half, while Coogan added another to round out CCSU's scoring.

NUMBER TO KNOW

8 - After CCSU got within a goal late in the first half, UML scored eight unanswered goals.

NOTES

  • Senior Cooper Cowdin made 10 saves in goal for the Blue Devils.
  • Central outscored UML, 5-1, in free position goals.
  • Freshman Katelyn Parker had a team-high five groundballs and two caused turnovers for CCSU.
  • Coogan led CCSU with five draw controls.

UP NEXT

The Blue Devils host Wagner on March 6 at 1:00 p.m.

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