Immediate Release: April 25, 2007
Contact: Brian Wong (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Iona pulls away in second half for 18-12 win over Binghamton
close out 2007 slate on Saturday against New Hampshire
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Sister duo Jaclyn and Rachel O'Leary
combined for 10 goals to lead Iona College (8-7) past Binghamton
(1-13) by a score of 18-12 in non-conference women's lacrosse
action on Wednesday afternoon.
Jaclyn had a game-high six goals while Rachel chipped in with
four of her own for the host Gaels. Sophomore Marisa Audley added
a five-point effort on two goals and three assists.
The Bearcats opened up the game with three goals from freshman
Kate Gromatsky (Smithtown, N.Y.),
senior Heather Grose (Yorktown Heights,
N.Y.) and junior Leanne Musso (Aubirn,
Iona, however, would respond by scoring five unanswered in a
span of 2:54 including two goals from Jaclyn OLeary and
two from Audley. The Gaels closed out the half on a 4-2 run to
take a 9-5 lead for good into the break.
Musso led the way for the Bearcats
scoring a team-leading five goals in the game while Gromatsky
added a pair of markers. Grose, fellow senior Danielle
Edwards (Horseheads, N.Y.) and sophomore Julia
Demuth (Jordan, N.Y.) each finished with a goal and assist.
Sophomore goaltender C.J.
Cuneo (East Northport, N.Y.) manned the net for the Bearcats
turning away 12 in the defeat.
The Bearcats return home for
the final game of their 2007 season with a 12 p.m. game against