RADNOR, Pa. – The third-seeded Marymount University women's lacrosse team fell in the Atlantic East Conference tournament semifinals on Wednesday afternoon, 17-10, on the road at second-seeded Cabrini University.
The Cavaliers scored three free-positions goals in the first 90 seconds to take an early lead, before senior Bridgette Stacom converted her own free-position opportunity to cut into the lead, 3-1.
Senior Kelly Campbell netted another free-position score for the Saints, as Cabrini led 6-2.
Stacom and Campbell each tallied two goals in the first half, while classmate Jessica Crew added one on an assist from Campbell, but the Cavaliers took a 10-5 lead into halftime.
The Cavaliers pushed their advantage to 14-6 in the first 15 minutes of the second half, with Stacom netting the Saints' score, but Marymount would not go away easy.
Campbell tallied a free-position goal to begin a four-goal spurt for the Saints. Stacom and junior Eliana Cassel added the next two, before Campbell capped the run with her fourth, cutting the Cabrini lead to only four, 14-10, with 6:45 to play.
The Cavaliers tallied the game's final three scores to cap the win.
Campbell and Stacom each notched four goals and an assist to lead the team. Stacom moved into sixth all-time in program history with 161 career points with her effort, while Campbell is now tied for eighth in the program with 105 career goals.
Stacom also paced the defense with four caused turnovers and five ground balls, while senior Holly Reik set a career high with 19 saves in the cage.
The Saints now look to the Eastern College Athletic Conference championship tournament selection for the continuation of their season. The selections will be announced on Monday, May 6; log on to www.marymountsaints.com for more information, as it becomes available.