Roo women's lacrosse ends most successful season in program history in ECAC Quarterfinals
The Roos (9-5) got on the board first 1:22 in when Robyn Carroll (Bowmanville, ON) fed a cutting Hannah Christiansen (Lake View, NY) for her 18th score of the season. Lebanon Valley's Sam Boyce responded just over a minute later scoring her 52nd of the season but SUNY Canton punched right back when Keeley Rice (Potsdam, NY) assisted a Carroll score.
The Dutchmen used back-to-back scores from Mel Modrick and Anna Pagels to take their first lead at 3-2 but consecutive goals off the stick of Tressa Goolden (Canton, NY) regained a 4-3 advantage for the Roos. LVC used five straight scores to open up an 8-4 edge with seven minutes to play in the opening half.Rice made it 8-5 with an unassisted goal, her 36th of the season, but the Dutchmen rallied off nine of the next 10 scores to take a commanding 17-6 lead with 21 minutes to play in the game.
Carroll led the Roos with four goals and an assist, while Rice posted two goals and three assists. Goolden and Christiansen tallied two goals and an assist apiece. Boyce led all players with nine points on five goals and four assists, while Taylor Kruter registered three goals and four helpers.
Becca Kieffer (Lee Center, NY) stopped six shots in net for SUNY Canton, while Shelby Morris turned aside seven shots for LVC. The Dutchmen held a 24-7 advantage in draw controls in the contest.
With the loss the Roos complete the most successful season in program history. SUNY Canton earned an ECAC Tournament bid for the first time and produced a record seven game win streak.