Newberry, S.C. - The Nyack College women's lacrosse team suffered a heartbreaking loss to Newberry College. Newberry scored the game-winning goal with 42 seconds left in a 15-14 game.
Newberry would jump to a 3-0 lead within the first 14 minutes of the game. Nyack would answer with four consecutive goals to take the lead for the first time. Emily Sigmon would score the first goal for the Warriors at 14:29 minute mark, before Victoria Silvers, Abby Wilmot, and Silvers again led the Warriors to a 4-3 lead with 11 minutes left in the first half.
Newberry would tie the game three minutes later, before Julianna Kranes scored her first collegiate goal to restore the one-goal Warrior lead at the 8 minute mark. Newberry would score two more goals before the end of the half to bring a one-goal lead into halftime, 5-6.
Newberry scored two more with the start of the second to go ahead by three. However, Nyack would answer with four unanswered goals to regain the lead, 9-8. Silvers would score at the 28 minute mark, before Wilmot scored a minute later. Silvers would round up the four goal Warrior run with two goals at the 26:27 and 26:00 minute mark.
Newberry got back ahead with two goals of their own, before Silvers would tie the game for the Warriors, 10-10, with 18:29 left. Rachel Dillon would bring Newberry ahead again at the 15 minute mark. But it was Silvers again, who scored twice to make the score 12-11 in favor of the Warriors. The back-and-forth affair continued throughout the final minutes of the match. Newberry tied the game at 12-12. Emily Sigmon scored her second of the day to regain the Warrior lead, 13-12, with 10 minutes left. Newberry would tie the game again, before Sigmon would add another one to the scoreboard, 14-13. Newberry would score the game-tieing goal at the six minute mark, 14-14. Both teams were going back and forth, but it was Newberry who found theback of the net with 42 seconds left to seal the 15-14 victory over the Warriors.
Nyack was led by junior Victoria Silvers with eight goals, three assists, and eight groundballs. Abby Wilmot scored twice and added three assists and nine groundballs, while winning a game-high six draw controls.
Up next: Nyack will be back in action next Thursday when they travel to Rochester, NY to take on the Roberts Wesleyan Redhaws in a 2:00pm game.