The Spartans Tamed the Lions in a 12-6 Win

The Spartans Tamed the Lions in a 12-6 Win

TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa women's lacrosse team defeats the Saint Leo Lions 12-6.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:

Final: #16 Tampa 12, Saint Leo 6
Records: #16 Tampa (11-5, SSC 3-2), Saint Leo (11-5, SSC 2-3)
Location: University Turf Stadium | St. Leo, Fla.
All-time Series: Tampa led the series over Saint Leo 3-2.
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 HOW IT HAPPENED:

1st Half

  • The Lions had the first goal of the game at 29:03
  • The Spartans answered back with a goal from Kayla Kosubinsky.
  • Saint Leo scored three unanswered goals.
  • Claire Swanson scored with 14:30 left. 
  • Caroline Forester scored off an assist from Rachel Crawford
  • Saint Leo scored two more goals to close out the half with the lead of 6-3.

2nd Half

  • Swanson scored her second goal of the game with an assist from Carly Vaccaro.
  • Vaccaro scored with 23:47 left in the game.
  • Third goal for Swanson was scored at 21:18. 
  • A free position goal was scored by Vaccaro
  • Swanson with another unassisted goal with 15:13 left in the game.
  • Rachel Crawford assisted a goal for Vaccaro.
  • The Spartans scored two goals withing 20 seconds of each other. Both goals were from Maggie Gladden and assisted by Vaccaro.
  • Free position goal from Crawford with 4:08 left.
  • Tampa won 12-6.

 

INSIDE THE STATS:

  • Swanson led the Spartans in goals with four goals.
  • Vaccaro led in assists with three. 
  • Bridget Sutter had 12 saves. 
  • Tampa tallied 23 shots and 10 draw controls total. 

UP NEXT:
Tampa returns to action on Saturday, April 21st against the Embry-Riddle Eagles. The matchup will start at 3 p.m. in Tampa, Fla. Arrive early as the program will be honoring the three seniors. Live stats will be available through TampaSpartans.com.

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