April 6, 2012

Trinity Women’s Lacrosse Wins Battle of Unbeatens

Bantams Hang on for Win Over Strong Colby Squad

Hartford, Conn. – The Trinity College Bantams survived a late run by the Colby College Mules to stay perfect with an 11-9 win in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) women’s lacrosse action this afternoon on Sheppard Field.  Trinity, ranked No. 5 in the nation, improves to 8-0 with its 22nd consecutive regular-season victory, while the Mules suffer their first loss of the season, dropping to 8-1 overall.

The Bantams led 10-7 with 11:52 remaining in regulation before Colby scored back-to-back goals, from junior Kate Pistel (Amherst, Mass.) and sophomore Lindsey McKenna (Fairfield, Conn.), to cut the Trinity lead to 10-9.  With 5:01 showing on the clock, senior midfielder Megan Leonhard (Summit, N.J.) came up with the biggest goal of the day, putting Trinity up 11-9, as the Bantam defense kept the Colby offense quiet over the remainder of the game.

Pistel and McKenna each netted a hat trick for the Mules, while Trinity senior attacker Hadley Duncan (Rye, N.Y.) matched with three goals of her own, and Leonhard and senior co-captain midfielder Liz Bruno (Andover, Mass.) added two apiece for the Bantams.  Junior Olivia Whitney (Danvers, Mass.) made four saves to earn the win in net for Trinity.

Box score

May 25, 2014
Final
Women's Lacrosse
9
Salisbury
6
at Trinity (Conn.)
NCAA Championship
May 24, 2014
Final
Women's Lacrosse
8
Trinity (Conn.)
7
vs. Cortland St.
@ Gettysburg, Pa.
May 18, 2014
Final
Women's Lacrosse
16
Trinity (Conn.)
8
at Gettysburg
May 17, 2014
Final
Women's Lacrosse
16
Trinity (Conn.)
5
vs. Fredonia St.
@ Gettysburg
NCAA Division III Championship Third Round
May 10, 2014
Final
Women's Lacrosse
4
Castleton
16
at Trinity (Conn.)
NCAA Division III Championship Second Round
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