Lacrosse Falls to Syracuse, 11-9, in NCAA Quarters
May 17, 2014
SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Senior attacker Moira Barry notched a game-high five points, but the sixth-ranked Boston College lacrosse team fell to second-ranked Syracuse, 11-9, in the NCAA Quarterfinals on Saturday afternoon in Syracuse, N.Y.
The Eagles (15-6, 3-5 ACC) picked up scoring from four different players. In addition to Barry, Stanwick (3g), Blue (1g) and Mannelly (1g) notched goals for BC.
Syracuse (20-2, 7-1 ACC) was led by Katie Webster with three goals.
Boston College's offense started off quickly as the Eagles scored three consecutive goals in the first 10 minutes of play. Barry and Stanwick scored during the spurt.
Webster put The Orange on the board with a free position shot which sparked a 3-0 Syracuse run to tie the game, 3-3, with 10:58 remaining in the half. SU claimed its first lead with another Webster goal at 9:03, but Mannelly responded with a goal of her own to tie the contest, 4-4, with six minutes left in the period.
Syracuse scored the final two goals of the half to claim a 6-4 lead into the locker room.
The Orange opened up the second period with two consecutive tallies to increase its lead 8-4 with 24:49 left in regulation.
Barry netted her second goal of the afternoon off a free position shot to close the gap, 8-5, with 15:53 left to play but SU's Kayla Treanor answered back less than two minutes later to increase its lead, 9-5.
Stanwick dove from the right side of the cage for her third goal of the game at with 10:32 on the clock, followed by another Barry goal to make it a two-point match, 9-7, with 5:26 to play.
The Orange scored on a free position shot at the 3:46 mark, but consecutive goals from Blue and Barry brought the Eagles within one, 10-9, with one minute remaining. Margolis assisted on both goals.
Natalie Glanell scored for SU in the final 40 seconds to take the game, 11-9.
Boston College edged Syracuse in ground balls (15-13) and saves (10-8) while the Orange held the advantage in draw controls (13-9) and shots (25-23).
The Eagles finished the season 15-6, the best record in program history...Boston College dropped to Syracuse, 11-9, during the regular season meeting on February 26 at Newton Field...Covie Stanwick finished the season with a team-high 91 points on 53 goals and a team-high 38 assists.