Nyack Women's Lacrosse Opens Season with Road Loss to Bridgeport University

Nyack Women's Lacrosse Opens Season with Road Loss to Bridgeport University

NYACK, NY - Nyack College played the University of Bridgeport on the road on Friday afternoon to open its 2017 season. The game finished with a final score of 16-1 in favor of the Purple Knights.

The Basics:
Score: Nyack 1 | UB 16
Record: Nyack (0-1) | UB (1-0)
Location: Knights Field | Bridgeport, CT

Inside The Game:
The first period of the game started with a goal by the Purple Knights 28:46 minute mark, followed by a free position goal 26 seconds later to give Bridgeport an early two goal lead (0-2). Bridgeport would continue its scoring and add six more goals within the next eight minutes to lead by eight with 21:19 left in the first half. The Purple Knights would add another set of goals between the 18th and the 14th minute to increase their lead to 11 (0-11). Nyack was able to holf Bridgeport off until the last five minutes of the first period. The Purple Knights would add goals at the 5th and 3rd minute mark to secure their 13-0 halftime lead.

Bridgeport would also score the first goal of the second half with 22:19 to go, before Nyack's Vcitoria Silvers would score the first and only goal for the Warriors that afternoon with 20:11 to go. Bridgport added two more goals and the game would conclude with a final score of 1-16 in favor of the Purple Knights. 

The Warriors will be back in action this upcoming Wednesday, when they host LIU Post University at Nyack High School. The game will start at 7:00 pm.