Posted: Apr 18, 2018
The Nyack College lacrosse team traveled to Chestnut Hill on Wednesday, battling until the end but ultimately losing the game to the Griffins 16-11.
Chestnut Hill opened the game with two quick goals in the 3rd minute. Tori Silvers scored first for Nyack at 3:05 on a free position shot, but Chestnut Hill went on a scoring run with five more goals in the next ten minutes. Melissa Clapsaddle snapped the Griffins' streak with an unassisted goal at 13:09, and after a Chestnut Hill goal, Clapsaddle answered with another goal from a free position shot at 17:03. Chestnut Hill gained three more goals, and the Warriors came back with two goals in a row, one from Tori Silvers on a free position shot at 22:36and one from Courtney LaTorre at 28:32. The Griffins ended the half with a goal just before the buzzer, and the Warriors went into halftime down 12-5.
At the start of the second half, Melissa Clapsaddle scored two consecutive goals for Nyack with an unassisted score at 32:19 and again on a free position shot at 37:31. Chestnut Hill made three goals, which Nyack answered with three goals of their own, all unassisted - Julianna Kranes started Nyack's scoring with a goal at 46:00, followed by Jocelin Wright's goal at 52:44 and Tori Silver's goal at 54:10. Chestnut Hill scored one more goal, and Jocelin Wright finished out the scoring with an unassisted goal at 57:08 to close out the game in a 16-11 Nyack loss.
Melissa Clapsaddle led the Warriors with 4 goals. Stephanie Russo and Imani Dawson each picked up 5 ground balls, and Dawson also had 19 saves as goalie for Nyack.
Up next, the Warriors travel to Caldwell University to play their last game of the season at 10AM on Saturday 4/21.