Second Half Comeback Not Enough as Lacrosse Falls to Bridgeport 10-8

Second Half Comeback Not Enough as Lacrosse Falls to Bridgeport 10-8

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The Basics:
Score:
 Nyack 8, Bridgeport 10
Nyack Record: 3-11
Bridgeport Record: 10-3
Location: Knights Field Bridgeport, CT

BRIDGEPORT, CT - After a slow first half, Warrior Lacrosse would outscore the University of Bridgeport 6-2 in the second half but the late surge would not be enough as Nyack would get edged out on the road in a non-conference contest by a close final score of 10-8.

With the loss the Warriors Drop to 3-11 on the season while the Purple Knights improve to 10-3 on the year.

How It Happened:
Wednesday's game proved to be a tale of two halves and a series of runs, as Bridgeport jumped out to an 8-0 lead over midway through the first half, before Karly Walborn (Nyack, NY) notched Nyack's first goal of the game with 5:15 left in the opening stanza. 

Warrior Sarah Scheidt (Toms River, NJ) closed out the period with the final two goals of the opening 30 minutes to make the halftime score, 8-2, in favor of the Purple Knights.

In the second half, the Warriors went on 5-0 run of their own to close out the game. With 7:19 left in the game and the score 10-3, Nyack's Karis Walborn (Nyack, NY) tallied two goals and Lauren Lebo (West Simsbury, CT) scored the final three of the game, but the Warriors were unable to complete the comeback; en route to the 10-8 setback.

Up Next:
Warrior Lacrosse return back to action this Saturday, April 18th when they host Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) opponents from Philadelphia University at 1pM. Continue to check the 2015 Lacrosse Schedule for further details.

 

 

 

 

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