Women's Lacrosse Falls to Penn State, 16-9

Box Score

University Park, Pa. – The No. 15 University of Pennsylvania women’s lacrosse team fell to No. 8 Penn State on Wednesday. Three Quakers (5-4, 1-1 Ivy) had two goalseach in the loss.

Penn State (8-3) opened up a quick 1-0 lead before Emily Cochran scored her first goal of the game on a pass from Ali Ryan with 20:54 remaining in the half. Ryan scored just under a minute later to give the Quakers their first lead of the game at, 2-1. Allie Juras scored on a free position shot at 16:24 for Penn’s third goal of the game. Goals from Katie Spofford, off of a pass from Cochran, and Cochran put the Quakers up 5-3, the Red and Blue’s last lead of the game. Penn State then rattled off four goals in the last 4:47 of the half to take a 7-5 lead into halftime.

The Quakers again scored first to open the second half, with Ryan collecting her second goal of the game on a free position shot with 26:57 remaining in the game. Penn State then scored five unanswered goals to bring the score to 12-6. Chrissy Muller broke Penn’s scoring drought with 15:59 remaining in the game. Muller had her second goal of the game at the 8:38 mark and Spofford scored with just 1:58 remaining to bring the Quakers total to nine. However, that was not enough to stop the Nittany Lions, who finished the game with 16 goals.

Defensively, Liz Lorelli had seven saves in 45:06 of action for the Quakers. Karrie Moore and Sarah Waxman split the rest of the game in goal for Penn. Lee Tortorelli had seven saves for Penn State.

Written by Jennifer Hildebrand, athletic communications assistant

Prd Time Team Type Goal Scorer Assists
1. 1st 22:16 PSU EVEN Chambers, Emily Free position shot
2. 1st 20:54 PENN EVEN COCHRAN, Emily RYAN, Ali
3. 1st 19:16 PENN EVEN RYAN, Ali Unassisted
4. 1st 18:48 PSU EVEN Maslin, Shari Unassisted
5. 1st 16:24 PENN EVEN JURAS, Allie Free position shot
6. 1st 13:46 PSU EVEN Dutch, Lindsay Burke, Kristen
7. 1st 13:01 PENN EVEN SPOFFORD, Katie COCHRAN, Emily
8. 1st 8:47 PENN EVEN COCHRAN, Emily Unassisted
9. 1st 4:47 PSU EVEN Havrilla, Lori Free position shot
10. 1st 4:38 PSU EVEN Havrilla, Lori Lieb, Jessi
11. 1st 4:11 PSU EVEN Burke, Kristen Havrilla, Lori
12. 1st 0:46 PSU EVEN Maslin, Shari Chambers, Emily
13. 2nd 26:57 PENN EVEN RYAN, Ali Free position shot
14. 2nd 26:43 PSU EVEN Havrilla, Lori Burke, Kristen
15. 2nd 23:58 PSU EVEN Lieb, Jessi Free position shot
16. 2nd 23:17 PSU EVEN Dutch, Lindsay Maslin, Shari
17. 2nd 17:53 PSU EVEN Burke, Kristen Unassisted
18. 2nd 17:06 PSU EVEN Dutch, Lindsay Havrilla, Lori
19. 2nd 15:59 PENN EVEN MULLER, Chrissy Unassisted
20. 2nd 14:40 PSU EVEN Burke, Kristen Chambers, Emily
21. 2nd 11:57 PSU EVEN Burke, Kristen Dutch, Lindsay
22. 2nd 9:47 PSU EVEN Chambers, Emily Bryan, Lauren
23. 2nd 8:38 PENN EVEN MULLER, Chrissy Unassisted
24. 2nd 8:27 PSU EVEN Burke, Kristen Dutch, Lindsay
25. 2nd 1:58 PENN EVEN SPOFFORD, Katie Unassisted