For Immediate Release: March 25, 2009
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Binghamton women's lacrosse defeated by Colgate 13-6

Box Score

HAMILTON, N.Y. -- The University of Colgate Red Raiders defeated the Binghamton women's lacrosse team 13-6, on Wednesday evening at Tyler’s Field.

The Bearcats scored the first goal of the game as freshman Lis Zuern found the back of the net with 27:53 on the clock. Colgate and Binghamton traded goals before the Red Raiders went on a three goal streak to take a 4-2 lead with 11:47 remaining in the first half. Sophomore Lisa Illig cut the lead to one just a little more than a minute later off a feed from fellow sophomore Ali Castiglie. However, Colgate would rally with four unanswered goals to close the half with a 8-3 lead.

The Red Raiders picked up where right where they finished the first half, scoring two goals to take a comfortable 10-3 lead. Binghamton would get no closer than six in the second half.

The Bearcats were led by sophomore Kate Tesi who scored two goals. Zuern, Illig, Castiglie added a goal and an assist apiece.

Binghamton was 0-7 on free position shot attempts, and was out shot 25-32 on the game.

Binghamton is in action next this Saturday at 11 a.m. when the Bearcats travel to Vanderbilt.

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