SEAHAWK WOMEN'S LACROSSE RESULTS
Endicott 12, Salve Regina 10
Middletown, R.I. – Gaudet Field
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
The Salve Regina University women's lacrosse team fell 12-10 to Endicott College despite scoring three goals in the final four minutes in a Commonwealth Coast Conference match Tuesday evening.
Series and Streaks
This was the 24th meeting of Salve Regina and Endicott. The Gulls now own a 23-1 record in the all-time series and have won 21 straight against the Seahawks.
Three Stars of the Game
1 – Salve Regina junior Kaitlin Gillespie (Haddam, Conn.) scored three times on four shots and collected a game-high five groundballs.
2 – Endicott freshman Jackie Healy (Northborough, Mass.) scored three times to lead the Gulls.
3 – Salve Regina freshman Lindsey Smith (North Attleboro, Mass.) scored twice on her only two shots of the day, had an assist, four groundballs, and won three draws.
Key Stat of the Game
The Seahawks turned the ball over 20 times, and were outshot 26-22 in the game. The Gulls had been outshooting the Seahawks by double digits until a late 6-0 surge in shots for the Seahawks in the final four and half minutes.
Trailing by five with 5:49 to go the Seahawks began to mount a comeback by scoring a goal almost every minute. When Lindsey Smith scored to make it 12-9 with 3:44 remaining all the momentum was with the Seahawks as was plenty of time to complete a comeback. The Gulls controlled the ensuing draw however and drew a yellow card on the Seahawks, allowing them to burn critical time off the clock. The Seahawks would get the ball back but couldn't net another goal until Katherine Miele (North Reading, Mass.) fired home a rebound chance with just 36 seconds remaining and the Gulls were able to escape with the 12-10 victory.
- Endicott netminder Molly Lane (Durham, Maine) made six saves for the Gulls including some big stops that held the Seahawks at bay late in the second half.
- Senior goalie Katie Jones (Derry, N.H.) likewise made 11 saves and kept Salve Regina within striking distance.
- Both teams drew even on draw control, winning 12 apiece.
- Endicott converted 5-8 free position shots while the Seahawks converted 2-6.
- Jackie Neilsen (Agawam, Mass.), Ali Campbell (Lakeville, Mass.), and Olivia Larson (Cheshire, Conn.) all scored two goals for the Gulls, while Megan Geier (Glastonbury, Conn.) was the only other multiple goal scorer for the Seahawks.
- Geier and Campbell tied for the game-high in drawcontrol wins with four each.
- Salve Regina wraps up it's regular season home schedule this Saturday and it will be Senior Day for the class of 2016.
Salve Regina (3-8, 1-4 CCC) – Saturday, April 16 vs Gordon, 7:30 p.m.
Endicott (4-8, 3-1 CCC) – Saturday, April 16 vs Wentworth, 3 p.m.