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Women’s Lacrosse Advances to Atlantic East Final with Strong Fourth Quarter

Women’s Lacrosse Advances to Atlantic East Final with Strong Fourth Quarter

ARLINGTON, Va. – Marymount women's lacrosse outscored Neumann 7-1 in the fourth quarter to pull out a 14-9 victory on Wednesday afternoon at Long Bridge Park. For the second straight season, the Saints advanced to the Atlantic East Championship game.

NOTABLE

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • After a slow start for both sides, Marymount methodically built a 4-1 lead early in the second quarter.
  • Neumann responded with three straight goals to head into halftime with a 4-4 tie.
  • The Knights kept the momentum going and took their first lead of the game on a goal from Alison Mallon with 13:56 left in the third.
  • Neumann held an 8-7 advantage heading into the fourth quarter.
  • The Saints fought back to take a 9-8 lead on a goal from Riley Love with 13:30 to play.
  • Three goals in 89 seconds with less than four minutes to play clinched the victory for Marymount, 14-9.

UP NEXT

  • Marymount will travel to face No. 1 seed Cabrini on Saturday in the Atlantic East Championship.
  • The Cavaliers outpaced Immaculata 25-9 in the other AEC semifinal matchup on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Game time for the championship is still to be determined.
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