WILMINGTON RALLIES TO DEFEAT WOMEN'S LACROSSE
Hillburn, NY (3/31/12) The Wilmington University women's lacrosse team rallied from a 4-1 deficit to defeat the Lady Chargers of Dominican College, 15-13, this afternoon in a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) contest played at the Torne Valley Sports Complex. With the loss, Dominican falls to 3-6 overall and 3-3 in conference play.
DC jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first five minutes of play and led 4-1 with 18:13 remaining in the first half. The 'Cats answered back with seven consecutive goals to close out the first half and take a 8-4 lead.
The Lady Chargers began the second half, like the first, with three goals and outscored WU 6-1 over the first ten minutes of the second half to regain a 10-9 lead. A 2-0 spurt by the Wildcats put them ahead, 11-10, but Dominican came back with two straight goals to go up 12-11 with 16:27 to play.
Later tied 12-all, KC Jentzen (Nanuet, NY) scored a free position goal to give Dominican a 13-12 advantage with 14:13 to go, but Wilmington closed out the game with three unanswered goals for the 15-13 victory.
Both Jentzen and CACC Player of the Week, Allison Smithwick (Commack, NY), netted five goals a-piece in the loss.
Goalie Veronica Iozzi (Chester, NJ) made 10 saves.
Dominican is back in action on Thursday when they host Holy Family University.