Brooklyn, N.Y. – The Presbyterian College women’s lacrosse team fell to LIU Brooklyn, 18-7, on Friday afternoon at LIU Field. Sophomore Sarah Marshall led PC with four goals, reaching a team-high 18 on the season.
Scoring the Game
Just 22 seconds after the Blackbirds took a 1-0 lead, Marshall scored her first of the day with an unassisted goal at 26:36 to tie it at 1-1. LIU Brooklyn then scored four goals, including two in less than 10 seconds, to hold a 5-1 lead at 18:58. Jordan Bryon scored her second goal of the year at 17:01 with an assist from Megan Dreyer to make it 5-2. Marshall and Dreyer would get on the scoresheet once more at the 1:55 mark, but the hosts held a 9-3 lead at halftime.
Marshall scored her third of the day with an assist from Alyssa Cooke to open the second-half scoring at 26:40. LIU Brooklyn scored the next two, making it 11-4, before Natalie Barnett scored an unassisted goal at 19:55, 11-5. The senior stopped another 3-0 run by the Blackbirds with her second of the day at 13:49, bringing the score to 14-6. Marshall scored the final Blue Hose goal of the day with 9:33 remaining to make it 15-7. LIU Brooklyn added three goals over the last seven minutes to reach a final score of 18-7.
For the Record
Presbyterian College moves to 1-8 on the year, while LIU Brooklyn improves to 2-7.
Stats of the Game
LIU Brooklyn took 39 shots, 27 on goal, compared to 19 and 12 for PC. Turnovers were slightly in the host’s favor, 22-21, with the Blackbirds leading on draw controls, 18-8, and groundballs, 22-16.
Bianca Santucci (6 goals, 1 assist), Amanda Masullo (5 goals, 3 assists) and Rachel Masullo (4 goals, 1 assist) led LIU Brooklyn in scoring.
Presbyterian College stays in New York for a game against Wagner on Sunday, March 24, at noon.