Women's Lacrosse Shows Improvements In Loss

Release Date:
March 28, 2013
The Office of Sports Information
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ALFRED, NY – The Hilbert College women’s lacrosse team suffered an 18-2 road defeat at the hands of Alfred University (2-0) March 27. Even with the point difference, the first-year program (1-2) is making strides in their skill-level and understanding and execution of game strategies.

Junior Robbi Bailey and sophomore Jordan Botsford found the back of the net as they earned their first collegiate goal against the Saxons. Meghan Stewart faced 35 shots and earned 10 saves in her 60 minutes of goal-tending for Hilbert.  

Alfred started their attack early, scoring the first goal within a minute of the first draw and rode to a 13-0 half time lead. Hilbert was much more competitive in the second half playing to a 5-2 score as they produced fewer team errors and improved their team effort on defense.

Statistically Alfred outshot Hilbert 35-12 and held a 30-19 ground ball advantage. Bailey led in team-high 6 ground balls and sophomore Sarah Lorusso added 4 ground balls and was credited with 4 forced turn-overs being tracked to the Saxons. Senior Caitlyn Jacob and freshman Julianne Spring {in photo} each finished with 3 shots, producing half of Hilbert’s offensive attack.

Hilbert returns to action March 30 when they host Cazenovia College (1-3) in a 12 noon game which will be played at Nichols School again. The Hawks men’s NEAC game against SUNY Cobleskill will follow immediately after the women’s game is final.

Hilbert College, located in suburban Hamburg, N.Y., south of Buffalo, is a private four-year college founded in 1957 in the Catholic Franciscan tradition. With nearly 1,100 students, Hilbert is a dynamic Western New York college that offers career-focused majors, including one of the top criminal justice programs in the region, and more than 50 minors and concentrations. The college’s engaging, student-centered campus community offers numerous leadership, internship, and service learning opportunities from which students launch successful careers while making positive changes in their communities. The Hilbert Blueprint promotes a well-rounded student experience over four years – starting with the Foundations Seminar in the freshman year, followed by Sophomore Service, Junior Symposium, and culminating with the Senior Capstone. Hilbert has expanded its academic offerings with the college’s first graduate programs and new Accelerated Degree Programs geared to adult learners.