Immediate Release: April 25, 2006
Contact: Anthony G. Naglieri (email@example.com)
Women's lacrosse drops 12-6 decision against visiting Quinnipiac
Vestal, N.Y.--Senior Danielle Mormile scored a game-high five
points to lead the visiting Bobcats to a 12-6 victory over Binghamton
in a non-conference matchup on Tuesday afternoon at the East
Gym Complex. The loss is the Bearcats (4-12, 0-5 AE) fifth straight.
On the strength of three Mormile tallies, Quinnipiac (9-6, 6-2
NEC) jumped out to an early 7-1 advantage after 18 minutes of
action. On the afternoon, the Bobcats' scoring leader finished
with four goals and an assist.
Despite being faced with an early six-goal deficit, Binghamton
would answer, as the Bearcats stemmed the early surge with three
consecutive scores, a pair from senior midfielder Lauren
N.Y.) and one off the stick of freshman Julia
Demuth (Jordan, N.Y.).
With their lead now dwindling at 7-4 and the contest's momentum
ripe for the taking, it was the Bobcats who responded, touching
the net twice in a 20 second span to stake a 9-4 edge headed
into the break.
amidst a steady rain, the second half saw both teams net a pair
of scores before Mormile punctuated her stellar afternoon, converting
on a free position attempt for her fourth and final score at
the 17:53 mark to create the contest's final margin.
"I thought the heart and hustle was there today," head
coach Emily Edmonston said. "We didn't finish some of the
plays that we should have but the effort was definitely there."
For Binghamton, juniors Danielle Edwards (Horseheads, N.Y.),
Heather Grose (Yorktown Heights, N.Y.)
and Anna Riordan (Yorktown Heights,
N.Y. ) each recorded a goal while sophomore Leanne
N.Y.) finished with a game-high three assists.
Bearcat netminder freshman Carolyn Cuneo
(East Northport, N.Y.) made her first start of the season and
finished with eight saves to her credit.
outshot the Bearcats by a 32-21 margin and produced 44 ground
Binghamton returns to action on Saturday afternoon, when they
host conference foe UMBC in the 2006 season finale. Game time
is set for 4 p.m.