April 8, 2017
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The University of Cincinnati lacrosse team dropped a decision at No. 3 Florida on Saturday afternoon by a 19-2 score. Freshman Monica Borzillo (Devon, Pa./Conestoga) scored a second-half goal to increase her program single-season points record to 64.
- With the loss, Cincinnati moves to 5-8 on the season and 1-4 in the BIG EAST while Florida improves to 11-2 and 5-0.
- Junior goalie Alex MacAffer (Slingerlands, N.Y./Albany Academy for Girls) recorded a career-high five ground balls and a career-high two caused turnovers in the game.
- Currently, Borzillo owns the team's single season records for points (63), points per game (4.92), assists (31) and assists per game (2.38).
// OLIVER'S OPINION
"We had a solid start to the game as a team" said head coach Gina Oliver. "I am proud of how we came out in this game. We just couldn't withstand Florida's runs, they're a good team."
// KEY PLAYERS
Monica Borzillo | 1 goal | 2 ground balls | 2 draw controls | 2 caused turnovers
Bridget Cleary | 1 goal | 3 ground balls | 1 caused turnover
Mollie Stevens | 2 assists | 8 draw controls | 3 ground balls | 1 caused turnover
Allie Pavinelli | 4 goals | 2 ground balls
// IN THE CAGE
CIN | Alex MacAffer | 17 goals against |5 saves | 43:17 minutes
CIN | Madison Foery | 2 goals against | 0 saves | 16:43 minutes
UF | Haley Hicklen | 0 goals against | 2 saves | 30:00 minutes
UF | Olivia Cole | 1 goal against | 6 saves | 16:11 minutes
UF | Kenzie Kittell | 1 goal against | 5 saves | 13:49 minutes
// KEY GOALS
20:51 2nd | CIN | Bridget Cleary
Junior Bridget Cleary (Centerville, Va./Chantilly) scored the first goal of the game for the Bearcats off a pass from classmate Mackenzie Schoen (Roswell, Ga./Roswell).
8:53 2nd | CIN | Monica Borzillo
Borzillo's goal came with just under nine minutes remaining in the game off a free position shot. The goal pushed her season points total to 64, extending her program record for points in a season.
// UP NEXT
The Bearcats will continue their road swing with a game at BIG EAST rival Georgetown on Wednesday, April 12, in Washington, D.C. The first draw is set for 1 p.m. from GU's Cooper Field.
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