Lacrosse Falls Short to Wilmington University, 18-15

Lacrosse Falls Short to Wilmington University, 18-15

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The Basics:
 Nyack 15, Wilmington 18
Nyack Record: 3-9, 1-5 CACC
Wilmington Record: 3-7, 3-2 CACC
Location: WU Athletics Complex | Newark, DE

NEWARK, DE - In a tight matchup where both teams exchanged the lead several times, Warrior Lacrosse would get edged out on the road 18-15 by opponents from Wilmington University in a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) match played at the Wildcat Athletics Complex.

How It Happened:
Nyack was led by freshman Victoria Silvers (Long Island, NY) who shot at 100-percent with a game-high 5 goals. Lauren Lebo (West Simsbury, CT) and Karis Walborn (Nyack, NY) added 3 goals apiece along with Karly Walborn (Nyack, NY) who chipped in with 2 goals respectively.

For the Wildcats La'Dae Boykin registeded 5 goals on the day. Rebekah McCurry dished 5 assists, scooped 5 ground balls, and forced 5 cause turnovers in the winning effort.

With the loss, Nyack drops to 1-5 in leages play while Wilmington improves to 3-2 in conference play.

Nyack would strike first with a goal by Nicole Pilkerton (Franklin, NH) with 29:30 left in regulation. The Wildcats would answer right back with an unassisted goal with 27:06 left in regulation. Wilmington took a 4-2 lead before Nyack came back and scored four straight to regain a 6-4 lead with 14:10 left in the first half.

Two goals by Wilmington gave them a 9-8 lead with 2:33 left in the half but the Warriors were able to go into the halftime break with a 10-9 advantage, getting back-to-back goals in a matter of 43 seconds by Victoria Lopez-Nash (Bayville, NJ) and Walborn (Karis).

Nyack would not go without a fight in the second half as Silvers scored with 1:17 left and teammate Lebo would put one in with 00:14 seconds left in regulation. Unfortunately time was not on Nyack's side as the Wildcats were able to hold on and secure the 18-15 conference win.

Up Next:
Warrior Lacrosse will travel to Georgian Court University in for another CACC match, slated to begin at 3:30PM. Continue to check the 2015 Lacrosse Schedule for further details.


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