No. 9 Panthers Tame Spartans

No. 9 Panthers Tame Spartans

TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa women's lacrosse team fell to No. 9 Florida Tech in Sunshine State Conference play.



Final: Florida Tech 19, Tampa 13
Records: Tampa (5-10, SSC 0-3), Florida Tech (11-2, SSC 2-1)
Location:  Melbourne, Fla.
All-time Series:  Florida Tech leads the series 3-0.
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1st Half

  • The Panthers took the lead with eight unanswered goals.
  • At 4:37 Tampa got their first goal of the game, with a converted free position attempt by Amanda Voges. Tampa trailing 8-1.
  • Florida Tech answered back with two goals to maintain a lead of 9-1.
  • Freshman, Maggie Gladden has the second Spartan goal of the night with an assist from Amanda Rom.
  • Panthers tack on another goal before half time to make the score 11-2.

2nd Half

  • Florida Tech opens the half with a goal to start a running clock.
  • Rachel Crawford with an assist from Rom make it 12-3.
  • Voges had her second goal of the game at 22:58.
  • Junior, Rom had her first goal of the game to bring the score to 12-4.
  • The Panthers responded with two goals to make it 14-5.
  • At 19:00 Claire Swanson had her first goal of the game.
  • Florida Tech brings the game to 16-6 over Tampa with back-to-back goals.
  • Rom converts a free position attempt to a goal.
  • At 9:06, Caroline Forester teams up with Voges to bring the score to 16-8.
  • Panthers responded with a goal 30 seconds later.
  • Voges has her third goal of the game with an assist from Cali Edgar.
  • Forester has an unassisted goal with 4:25 left in the game.
  • Another Spartan goal with a converted free position attempt from Rom brings the score to 17-11.
  • Abby Coccagna snagged the draw control, which led to a Tampa goal from Forester, assisted by Rom.
  • Another goal by Forester and assisted by Crawford brings the game within four goals. Tech leading 17-13.
  • Florida Tech tacks on two goals to take the win 19-13.


  • Forester led the team in goals with four.
  • Voges led in ground balls with five, also tallied three goals and one assist.
  • Rom led the team in points, three assists and three goals.
  • Swanson, Gladden and Crawford each had one goal.
  • Mackenzie Hackett has eleven saves in the net.

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