Women's Lacrosse Falls to Loyola, 16-12

Baltimore, Md. - No. 15 The University of Pennsylvania women's lacrosse team fell to Loyola, 16-12, on a beautiful Wednesday afternoon. Emily Cochran and Rachel Manson each had three goals in the loss.

Loyola got things started offensively, collecting its first goal of the game just 23 seconds into play. Katie Spofford then notched the game at one with Penn's first score 1:16 into play. Loyola then went on a seven-goal run in the next 16 minutes of play. Kate McHarg and Maura Kenny each had two goals for the Greyhounds in that span. The Quakers (6-7, 3-3 Ivy) got back on the board on a goal from Tarah Kirnan at the 19:56 mark. Allison Ambrozy then scored the Red and Blue's third point at 21:42 while Ali Ryan scored at the 27:47 mark to bring the score to 8-4. Loyola scored once more before halftime to bring the score to 9-4 Loyola at the break.

Manson collected her first goal of the season to open the second half on an assist from Chrissy Muller 3:10 into the half. Spofford and Manson each scored in the next three minutes following a Greyhounds goal to bring the score to 10-7. Manson was once again assisted by Muller. Manson collected her hat trick on a free position shot at the 11:12 mark. Cochran scored her first goal of the game at the 18:07 mark while Caroline Finger scored on a pass from Muller 20:44 into the half to bring the score to 12-10 in favor of Loyola. Cochran then scored again at the 22:30 mark and completed the Quakers scoring with an unassisted goal at the 25:25 mark. McHarg had seven goals for Loyola.

In the cage, Karrie Moore made her first start of the season for the Quakers. She had two saves in 16 minutes of action while Liz Lorelli had no saves in her 14 minutes. Sarah Waxman stayed in the net for the second half, collecting two saves.

The Quakers are next in action on Saturday, April 23 when they travel to Providence, R.I. to face Brown at 1 p.m. It is Penn's final Ivy League contest of the season.

Written by Jennifer Hildebrand, athletic communications assistant

SCORING SUMMARY:
Prd Time Team Type Goal Scorer Assists
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1. 1st 29:37 LOY EVEN Maura Kenny Unassisted
2. 1st 28:44 PENN EVEN SPOFFORD, Katie Unassisted
3. 1st 26:56 LOY EVEN Rachel Shuck Kate Filippelli
4. 1st 25:44 LOY EVEN Maura Kenny Unassisted
5. 1st 24:58 LOY EVEN Rachel Shuck Unassisted
6. 1st 17:32 LOY EVEN Emily Lawrence Unassisted
7. 1st 13:57 LOY EVEN Kate McHarg Unassisted
8. 1st 10:39 LOY EVEN Maura Kenny Rachel Shuck
9. 1st 10:23 LOY EVEN Kate McHarg Unassisted
10. 1st 10:04 PENN EVEN KIRNAN, Tarah Unassisted
11. 1st 8:18 PENN EVEN AMBROZY, Allison Unassisted
12. 1st 2:13 PENN EVEN RYAN, Ali Unassisted
13. 1st 0:24 LOY EVEN Kate McHarg Unassisted
14. 2nd 26:50 PENN EVEN MANSON, Rachel MULLER, Chrissy
15. 2nd 26:16 LOY EVEN Kate McHarg Unassisted
16. 2nd 23:53 PENN EVEN SPOFFORD, Katie Unassisted
17. 2nd 23:15 PENN EVEN MANSON, Rachel MULLER, Chrissy
18. 2nd 21:42 LOY EVEN Kate McHarg Unassisted
19. 2nd 18:48 PENN EVEN MANSON, Rachel Free position shot
20. 2nd 13:54 LOY EVEN Kate McHarg Unassisted
21. 2nd 11:53 PENN EVEN COCHRAN, Emily Unassisted
22. 2nd 9:16 PENN EVEN FINGER, Caroline MULLER, Chrissy
23. 2nd 8:58 LOY EVEN Emily Lawrence Kate Filippelli
24. 2nd 7:30 PENN EVEN COCHRAN, Emily Unassisted
25. 2nd 7:19 LOY EVEN Rachel Shuck Unassisted
26. 2nd 6:31 LOY EVEN Kate Filippelli Rachel Shuck
27. 2nd 4:35 PENN EVEN COCHRAN, Emily Unassisted
28. 2nd 1:16 LOY EVEN Kate McHarg Unassisted