Women's Lacrosse |
April 23, 2011
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -
The University of Cincinnati lacrosse team lost a 20-3 matchup at No. 19 Syracuse Saturday, in BIG EAST Conference action inside the Carrier Dome.
The Bearcats (2-13, 0-7 BIG EAST) trailed 12-1 at the half and struggled to get the offense going all day, losing the shot battle 26-9 to the Orange (7-7, 5-1 BIG EAST).
UC got a pair of goals from Marissa Pierson and a single score from Laura Simanski. Katie Kiriazoglou added two assists. The Bearcats held a 13-12 advantage in draw controls.
Pierson got UC on the board at the 15:11 mark of the first half, cutting into SU's 9-0 lead. UC could not get any momentum and went into the half trailing 12-1.
The second half saw more of the same with Pierson adding her second with 5:34 left in the game and Simanski adding her tally on a free-position shot with 2:05 to go.
UC will close out the regular season inside Nippert Stadium against Notre Dame at noon on Sunday, May 1, 2011. Admission for all fans is free. Live stats and video will be available at GoBEARCATS.com.
The Bearcats 2011 senior class will be honored during pre-match ceremonies.