Women's Lacrosse Dominates Mountain Lions in Colorado

Women's Lacrosse Dominates Mountain Lions in Colorado

TAMPA, Fla. –The No. 11 University of Tampa Spartans defeat the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs Mountain Lions by a final score of 16-4.  

 

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:

Final: No. 11 Tampa Spartans 16, Colorado-Colorado Springs Mountain Lions 4
Records: Tampa (4-2), Colorado-Colorado Springs (1-3)
Location:  Mountain Lion Stadium | Colorado Springs, Colo.
All-time Series: The Spartans now lead the all-time series with the Mountain Lions 1-0.  
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HOW IT HAPPENED:



1st Half

  • The first two goals of the game were scored by the University of Tampa.
  • The first two of the contest were scored by Tampa's Kristyn Staley
  • Carly Vaccaro then netted her first of the day off a free position shot, which was followed by Kayla Kosubinskysinking one with 21:16 still remaining in the half. 
  • With 20:36 left in the half, the Mountain Lions scored their first goal of the contest. 
  • The Spartans retaliated with three more goals giving them the 7-1 lead. The first came from senior Rachel CrawfordStaley then earned her second of the day followed by Caroline Forester with her first. 
  • Colorado – Colorado Springs then earned their second goal with 8:09 left in the half. 
  • To end the first half, UT scored the next five goals, giving them the 10-point lead and thus initiating the running clock. 
  • The last five goals of the half were scored byVaccaro from Maggie GladdenKosubinskyLauren McNeill, Lizzie Pierpont, and Claire Swanson respectively. 
  • Heading into halftime the Spartans led the Mountain Lions 12-2. 

  2nd Half

  • Coming out of the half, the Spartans picked up right where they left off, with back-to-back goals from Forester and McNeillForester's goal was off the assist by Hannah Bush, while McNeill's was off the assist by Kosubinsky
  • UCCS then answered with two goals. These were their final two points of the game. 
  • To end the game, Kosubinsky netted one more off the free position attempt, followed by the final goal of the contest from Gladden
  • The No. 11 University of Tampa Spartans defeated the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs by a final score of 16-4. 

 

INSIDE THE STATS:

   

UP NEXT:The Spartans will return home to host the Seton Hill Griffins on Saturday at noon. 

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