Skinectady, NY – Union College # 17 intimidated St. Lawrence University on Friday evening, but beat the Saint ‘Dutch women 5-1 in the decisive fourth quarter to win the Liberty League Women’s Lacrosse action 16-12 at Frank Bailey Field. Bertagna-Class of 1985 Stadium.
Sr. Grace heating Union (2-6, 1-3 Liberty League) led by five goals to four goals and one assist, while controlling a team’s top seven draws. Younger Katie Julian In his first year, he scored three career-high goals with four assists Greta Maurer Three-time best score of the season in four shots. Charlotte Powell led all the way with six goals for St. Lawrence (10-1, 4-1 Liberty League).
The Saints were in control from the start, scoring eight of their first 10 goals. Heating, however, kept the hosts at the start of the game, scoring the first four points of the game, including one late in the first quarter and a second stanza to make it 8-4. Following on an SLU list shortly afterwards, the Union broke four of the last five goals of the season, including goals from Julian and Maurer from Junior’s beautiful feeds. Drew Charlton It turned into two goals (10-8) in the final two minutes.
The union continued its jump in the third quarter, gaining four saves from the second year Hannah Dubinsky 45 minutes later the score was 11-1, beating SLU 3-1. Julian had a pair of goals and a junior Dana Truni Added one for Dutch women in the frame.
However, the momentum stopped in the fourth period as visitors put five on the board to create some separation. As part of that day’s 22-11 edge, the Saints controlled 5-of-7 draws in the final period, helping to limit Union assets and keep the home team at bay after an early pair of goals.
Sr. Elizabeth Hernberg There was another good afternoon leading Union Defense, which captured four ground balls, led to three turnovers and operated as a female clearing unit for most of the day. Dubinsky also played well, completing eight saves in the first quarter.
The union will return to action tomorrow with a home game against Clarkson University at 2 p.m.