EASTON, Pa. - Senior Sarah Hasson scored a pair of goals, but it was not enough as the University of Pennsylvania field hockey team fell to No. 13 Lafayette, 5-2, Wednesday night at the Leopards' Rappolt Field.
Lafayette (9-1) got the scoring started 10 minutes into the game when Haley Keenan netted an unassisted goal off a rebound. Hasson tied things up at the 23-minute mark off a corner, putting her shot left and high to beat Leopards goalie Jessica Deutsch. Helene Caniglia was credited with an assist.
Lafayette went up 2-1 with eight minutes left before halftime off another rebound, this time Deanna Dicroce doing the honors.
Jenna Seybert made it 3-1 for the Leopards just 1:38 into the second half, with Dicroce and Emily Valeo assisting. Just 27 seconds later, Valeo scored unassisted to make it 4-1. A little more than four minutes after that, Keenan netted her second of the night and it was 5-1.
Hasson got Penn back on the board with 5:08 left in regulation, taking Emily Corcoran's pass and beating Deutch to her right.
Lafayette outshot Penn, 19-7, forcing Quakers goalkeeper Carly Sokach to make 11 saves. Deutch had four at the other end. For Penn, Caniglia put two shots on goal while Julie Tahan had two shots (one on goal).
Penn is back at home for its next two games, starting Sunday when the Quakers host Radford at 1 p.m.