Wilson Phoenix lacrosse: Wilson lacrosse defeated by Gators

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The Wilson College women’s lacrosse team was defeated by the Gators of Notre Dame of Maryland University Wednesday in Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) play. The Phoenix (1-4, 1-2 CSAC) lost to the Gators (4-0, 4-0 CSAC) by a final score of 17-7. 

How It Happened

Less than a minute into the game, Notre Dame found the back of the net. A few minutes later, the Gators struck again, bringing the score to 2-0 less than five minutes into the game. Wilson narrowed the gap to just one with a goal off a free position attempt from freshmanMegan Simms(Frederick, MD, Governor Thomas Johnson HS). Later on in the half, after another goal from the Gators, juniorMichaela Singer(Annville, PA., Annville-Cleona)cut the lead to 4-2 off a goal assisted from sophomoreAbigail Rosenberry(Shippensburg, PA., Shippensburg). After Notre Dame notched another goal the Phoenix continued to respond with another goal. This time it wasSingeragain who beat the keeper, assisted by seniorLauren Rettew(Lancaster, PA, Lampeter Strasburg HS), bringing the score to 5-3.

Both teams continued to trade goals with each other as the Gators added another goal. Wilson, once again, responded back. SophomorePaige Reynolds(Keedysville, MD, Boonsboro High School)took advantage of a man-up situation and rocketed a shot, assisted by freshmanAnna Gibson(Cecil County, MD, Perryville HS), past the keeper.

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Shortly after,Singerfound the back of the net for her second hat trick in two games, putting the Phoenix one point behind, 6-5. Notre Dame, however, added one more goal before the half, putting them in front, 7-5.

After the Gators started the half out with five unanswered goals, Wilson stopped the run with a goal coming fromGibson. Notre Dame would add two more goals beforeSingerfound her fourth goal of the night, cutting the deficit to 14-7. The Gators went on to add three more goals as they would take this one by a final score of 17-7.

Inside the Box Score

Singernotched four goals, for her second hat trick of the season, with 14 total shots.Simms,Reynolds, andGibsonalso all finished with goals.Gibson,Rettew,Reynolds, andseniorDanielle Stafford(Jessup, MD., Glen Burnie)each finished with one assist.

Up Next

The women’s lacrosse team will be in action on Saturday, April 10, where they will take on Cedar Crest at 11 a.m. in CSAC play. 

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