Release courtesy of the Endicott Sports Information Department.
YORK, Pa. – The Endicott women's lacrosse team traveled to the campus of York College for the First Round of the NCAA Tournament and the Gulls fell, 12-10, to Misericordia University.
The Cougars struck first on a tally from Lauren Weitzel (Hampstead, Md.) at the 28:03 mark but the Gulls responded in the next eight minutes with goals from Maya Feigenbaum (West Hartford, Conn.), Julia Lantieri (Glastonbury, Conn.), Jennifer Lacroix (Wrentham, Mass.), and Jackie Healy (Northborough, Mass.) to take the 4-1 lead.
Misericordia scored three unanswered goals to tie the game at 4-4 with just over 16 minutes remaining in the first half.
With 9:25 left on the clock, the Cougars saw Weitzel score her third goal of the game to give them the 5-4 advantage.
Both teams continued to trade goals in the remaining minutes of the half but ultimately the Gulls went into halftime with a 7-6 lead.
The Cougars outscored the Gulls, 6-1 in the first eight minutes of the second half and never gave up the lead from there.
Endicott attempted a late rally with goals from Ali Campbell (Lakeville, Mass.) and Lacroix in the closing minutes but Misericordia held on to secure the 12-10 victory.
BEYOND THE BOX SCORE
- The Cougars now lead the all-time series, 1-0.
- Feigenbaum led the Gulls offensively with three goals and one assist, while Lacroix also netted three goals.
- Bella Rino (Northborough, Mass.) recorded 13 saves in net for Endicott.
- Weitzel paced all scorers throughout the contest with four goals.
- Maggie McGovern (Huntington, N.Y.) made 11 saves for Misericordia.
2019 Division III NCAA Women's Lacrosse Tournament Schedule
NCAA First Round – Saturday, May 11
(Hosted by York – York, Pa.)
Misericordia def. Endicott, 12-10 | BOX
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The Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC), founded in 1984, is an NCAA Division III athletic conference comprised of nine full member and one associate member institutions throughout the New England region. Its membership aims to provide student-athletes with a positive experience in their pursuit of excellence through high academic standards, quality competition, and a meaningful student life. The conference administers championships in 18 intercollegiate sports.