Lacrosse Notches First CACC Season Victory in Opener to Post, 13-12

Lacrosse Notches First CACC Season Victory in Opener to Post, 13-12

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The Basics:
 Nyack 13, Post 12
Nyack Record: 3-3-0, 1-0 CACC
Post: 0-6-0, 0-1 CACC
Location: Mosley Field | Nyack, NY

NYACK, NY - Karly and Karis Walborn (Nyack, NY) would combine for 10 goals on the afternoon as the Warriors held strong to survive a late threat and defeat Post University 13-12. With the win Nyack jumps out to a 1-0 standing in Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) play (3-3 overall) while the Eagles drop to 0-1 in league play (0-6 overall).

How It Happened:
Nyack would begin the match with a 4-1 advantage by the 23:12 mark. As the Warriors continued to extend the score, Eryka Baez would net three goals for Post to close out the half 9-4. 

The Eagles would use a series of late runs in the second half to trim the deficit, but Nyack's defense put forth a solid final three minutes of play to edge out Post 13-12.

Lauren Lebo (West Simsbury, CT) dished a game-high 4 assists to go along with winning 5 draws. Walborn (Karly) registered a game-high 8 groundballs, won 5 draw controls, and forced 5 cause turnovers in the big team effort. 

Warrior goalkeeper Madeline Barbarino (Staten Island, NY) tallied her third win on the season as the keeper registered nine saves while Kathy Walker from Post recorded eleven saves respectively. Baez led the Eagles with 5 goals and 4 draws while adding 2 assists, 2 groundballs, and 2 cause turnovers.

Up Next:
Warrior Lacrosse will continue their Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) play with a road contest against Holy Family University set for Saturday, March 28th at 4PM. Continue to check the 2015 Lacrosse Schedule for further details.


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