TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa women's lacrosse team upsets No. 11 Rollins College 10-6.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final: Tampa 10, Rollins 6
Records: Tampa (1-0, SSC 1-0), Rollins (0-1, SSC 0-1)
Location: Naimoli Family Field | Tampa, Fla.
All-time Series: Rollins leads the series, 5-1
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HOW IT HAPPENED:
- The Spartans had the first goal of the game from Maggie Gladden at 26:27.
- Senior, Amanda Rom scored her first of the season at 23:28.
- The Tars answered back with a goal at 22:35. Spartans still lead 2-1.
- Gladden netted her second goal at 7:01 with the assist by Carly Vaccaro.
- Rollins struck back with two unanswered goals. The game was tied at three.
- Tampa answered with two goals in 30 seconds from Rachel Crawford and Carly Vaccaro at 3:58 and 3:29 respectively.
- The Tars responded to make it 5-4.
- Senior, Shannon Sweeney scored with 1:25 left in the half. The assist by her fellow classman, Natalie Carraway.
- The Spartans led the Tars at the half, 6-4.
- The Tars got the first goal of the period with 26:57 on the clock, Spartans lead 6-5.
- UT bounced back with a goal by Carly Vaccaro at 25:40, her second of the day.
- Natalie Carraway scored her first goal of the period at 22:46 assisted by Maggie Gladden.
- Caroline Forester then netted her first goal of the season, which was assisted by Rachel Crawford at 21:19.
- Tampa earned their third unanswered goal by Claire Swanson, assisted by Crawford at 4:28.
- Rollins answered with a goal with 1:14 left in the game.
- Tampa women's lacrosse upsets the No. 11 Rollins Tars with a final score of 10-6.
INSIDE THE STATS:
- Gladden and Vaccaro led the Spartans in goals tallying two each.
- Carraway and Crawford led assists for Tampa with two each.
- Rom, Crawford, Sweeney, Carraway, Forester, and Swanson each had one goal.
- Bridget Sutter had 11 saves.
- Tampa tallied 20 shots on the day.
BEYOND THE BOX:
- This marks Tampa's first ever win over a ranked opponent.
Tampa returns to action on Saturday, February 17th against the Limestone Saints. The matchup will start at 1:00 p.m. in Tampa, Fla. Live stats will be available through TampaSpartans.com.
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