WATERVILLE, Maine - The University of Saint Joseph (USJ) women's lacrosse team stormed back in the second half with four unanswered goals to tie the game, 7-7, with just under 12 minutes left in regulation, but two late goals in the final 23 seconds lifted the UMaine-Farmington (UMF) Beavers to a 9-7 victory Tuesday afternoon in a non-conference game held on Bernatchez Field at Thomas College.
Score: Saint Joseph 7, UMaine-Farmington 9
Records: USJ (1-1), UMF (1-1)
Location: Bernatchez Field | Thomas College | Waterville, Me.
COACH QUOTE [Karen Nell]
"The team worked really hard to get back in the game and tie it in the second half. Taya Valdez and Jenna Banta came up big to get the Blue Jays back in the game, but two fouls in the last 30 seconds proved to be costly. Our goalkeepers, Silvana Barcomb and Nina Lestrud, and the defense really helped keep us in the game down the stretch. I'm really proud of the team as we continue to grow on and off the field."
More information soon to follow...
The USJ women's lacrosse team has a quick turnaround for its next contest as they are back in action tomorrow, March 11 against Thomas (Me.) College. The opening draw control is scheduled for 4:00 p.m. between the Blue Jays and Terriers.
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