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No. 6 Lacrosse Falls to No. 16 Virginia, 16-14

April 11, 2014

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.- Junior Covie Stanwick scored a game-high six points on three goals and three assists but the No. 6 Boston College women’s lacrosse team (10-4, 2-4 ACC) fell short to No. 16 Virginia, 16-14, on Thursday night in Charlottesville, Va.

Classmate Mikaela Rix tallied three goals and two assists while grad student Brooke Blue also added three goals. Sophomore Sarah Mannelly, senior Cali Ceglarski, sophomore  Caroline Margolis, and seniors Kate McCarthy and Moira Barry each added a goal apiece.

The Cavaliers (8-6, 2-3 ACC) were led by Courtney Swan and Maddy Keeshan with four goals each.

Virginia held a 7-2 advantage with five minutes left in the first period before the Eagles score four consecutive goals bring it within one, 7-6, at the break.

Rix opened up the second half to tie the game, 7-7, with 24:11 remaining.

The two teams were knotted 12-12 before the Cavaliers went on a 4-0 run to give UVa a 16-12 advantage with 10:02 left to play.

Boston College managed to win two consecutive draw controls and scored to narrow the gap to 16-14, but Virginia was able to maintain control until the clock expired.

Virginia held the edge in shots (29-27) and the Eagles had the advantage in draw controls (17-14) including 12 in the second half.

The Eagles return to action on Saturday, April 12, as they host Virginia Tech at noon.


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