Immediate Release: March 14, 2007
Contact: Anthony G. Naglieri (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Siena pulls away in second half for 18-11 win over Binghamton women's lacrosse
Bearcats drop fourth straight outing to open up 2007
LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. --Siena sophomore Ryan Tierney recorded a career-high seven points on five goals and two assists to lead the host Saints past the Binghamton women's lacrosse team, 18-11, in a non-conference game on Wednesday afternoon. The Bearcats fall to 0-4 on the season while Siena improves to 1-3.
Binghamton erased an early two-goal deficit and mounted a 5-1 run to grab a 6-4 advantage midway through the first half. Siena, however, responded with a 14-2 run spanning both halves to secure its first victory of the season. The Saints held a 10-7 advantage after 30 minutes of action before pulling away by scoring eight of the next nine markers.
A season-high seven different Bearcats found the scoresheet led by senior Heather Grose's (Yorktown Heights, N.Y.) three-goal, two-assist effort. BU received three points apiece from seniors Danielle Edwards (Horseheads, N.Y.) and Anna Riordan (Yorktown Heights, N.Y.) and sophomore Julia Demuth (Jordan, N.Y.).
Junior Sandra Alvarez (Port Washington, N.Y.) and sophomore C.J. Cuneo (East Northport, N.Y.) split time between the pipes, each playing a half. Alvarez made two saves and allowed 10 goals, while Cuneo made four saves and allowed eight goals in the final 30 minutes.
The Bearcats return to action on Friday when they host St. Francis in the 2007 home opener at Binghamton Alumni Stadium. The game is scheduled for a 7:30 p.m. start.
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