Women's Lacrosse Moves Past Felician University in CACC Match

Women's Lacrosse Moves Past Felician University in CACC Match
The Nyack College lacrosse team hosted conference opponent Felician University on Saturday, with the Warriors taking control late in the first half to claim a 22-9 victory over the Golden Falcons. The win brings Nyack's CACC record to 2-2. 
 
The Warriors started the game with three goals in the first five minutes, as Julianna Kranes got the first score of the game at 2:27, followed by Melissa Clapsaddle at 4:04 and then Tori Silvers right after at 4:22. Felician answered with two goals in the next two minutes, and then for a span of seven minutes, it was a back-and-forth battle of each team scoring two consecutive goals. The Warriors scored twice from Julianna Kranes (7:17) and Tori Silvers (8:06), and the Golden Falcons responded with goals at 12:14 and 13:02. Nyack came right back with a quick pair of goals from Jocelin Wright at 14:09 and then Tori Silvers on a free-position shot at 14:27. Felician scored once more, but for the last 12 minutes, Nyack's offense stole the show. Jocelin Wright scored at 17:29, followed by two consecutive goals from Melissa Clapsaddle at 19:42 and 20:24, with all three on assists by Tori Silvers. Torrie Eggers charged in at 21:34 with an unassisted goal, and Melissa Clapsaddle then scored the next three goals in a span of three minutes. Tori Silvers took the ball to the back of the net unassisted at 27:25, and Isabella Thomas capped Nyack's 9-0 scoring run with a free-position goal with 17 seconds left in the half. The Warriors went into halftime up 16-5.
 
At the start of the second half, the Warriors added another score almost immediately from Melissa Clapsaddle at 31:30. Felician stopped Nyack's streak with a goal at 35:30, but the Warriors came right back with three goals - two from Tori Silvers at 37:30 and 39:11 and one unassisted score from Courtney LaTorre at 41:15. Felician scored at 42:30, and Stephanie Russo answered from Nyack with a goal at 44:30. Felician scored twice more, but Japria Karim-Duvall scored the last goal of the game at 54:07 to solidify Nyack's win.
 
Melissa Clapsaddle led the Warriors offense with 7 goals. Tori Silvers contributed 9 assists and also picked up 5 ground balls. 
 
Up next, the Warriors face District of Columbia at 2PM on Tuesday 4/3.