Women's Lacrosse Gets First Road Win of the Season with Win over the UDC Firebirds

Women's Lacrosse Gets First Road Win of the Season with Win over the UDC Firebirds
The Nyack College lacrosse team traveled to take on the University of District Columbia on Tuesday, with the Warriors getting their first road win in a 19-8 victory over the Firebirds.

In the first half, the two teams battled back-and-forth, answering each other's scores to keep the score tied in the first 20 minutes of the game. UDC started off the scoring with a goal in the first minute, and Jocelin Wright put Nyack on the board with a score at 3:40. After a UDC score at 8:07, Melissa Clapsaddle scored at 11:59, and Julianna Kranes answered UDC's goal at 12:24 with an unassisted score at 16:01. The Firebirds scored almost immediately at 16:23, and Melissa Clapsaddle tied the score back up at 4-4 with a goal at 17:10. The Firebirds scored one more time at 19:02, but for the rest of the half, Nyack's offense took over. Tori Silvers scored three goals in a row to turn the momentum in the Warriors' favor, at 20:30, 22:20, and 23:49. Jocelin Wright closed out the half with two consecutive goals, with a score at 25:06 and a free-position goal at 29:37. The Warriors went into halftime up 9-5.

Nyack continued the scoring surge into the second half, as Tori Silvers kicked off the half with two goals at 32:22 and 33:22. Courtney LaTorre added a score at 34:53, and Julianna Kranes scored twice in less than a minute at 41:35 and 42:04. Tori Silvers charged in for an unassisted goal at 43:51. UDC stopped Nyack's scoring streak with a goal at 45:19, but the Warriors bounced right back with two scores - one from Lindsay Miller at 47:56 and one from Tori Silvers at 50:45. UDC would score twice more, but Tori Silvers finished the game with two goals at 55:43 and 59:37, and the Warriors took the victory.

Tori Silvers led the Warriors with 9 goals and 5 assists, and Melissa Clapsaddle picked up 5 ground balls.

Next up, the Warriors host Molloy at 2PM on Thursday 4/5.