(Patchogue, N.Y.) – The Dickinson women's lacrosse team scored the final eight goals of the game to overtake St. Joseph's – Long Island, 16-10, on Friday afternoon.
The Red Devils struck first, scoring three straight goals in the opening four minutes of the contest. Kelly Haglund (Chevy Chase, Md./Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart) put the Devils on the board, just 2:46 into the game. Carly O'Brien (Cranbury, N.J./Princeton Day School) finished an assist from Kara Glazer (Towson, Md./Towson) and Haglund assisted Caroline Clancy (Monkton, Md./Hereford) to stretch the lead to 3-0.
Clare Manoli (Hudson, Ohio/Western Reserve Academy) scored three goals to keep the Devils even as the host Eagles went on a 6-3 run to knot the game with 8:08 remaining in the half.
Jessica Cordano scored back-to-back goals to close out the half, giving St. Joseph's an 8-6 lead at the break.
Glazer scored just over a minute into the second half and assisted O'Brien to pull the Devils within one, 9-8, at the 21:59 mark. Jackie Myers sandwiched a goal and an assist around O'Brien's goal to give the Eagles a 10-8 advantage with 15:58 remaining in the game.
That would be the final tally for St. Joseph's as the Red Devil defense held the Eagles scoreless for the rest of the game.
Meanwhile the Red Devils would net eight unanswered goals over the final 12 minutes en route to a 16-10 win. Glazer fed O'Brien for the third time to start the run. Glazer and O'Brien would each tally another goal and assist during the rally.
O'Brien had another solid day, scoring four goals and handing out an assist. Manoli tallied four goals and Glazer led the Devils with six points behind two goals and four assists.
Haglund scored three goals and had one assist, controlling five draw as well. Sophomore Ali Dawson (Carle Place, N.Y./Carle Place) won five draws and handed out a pair of assists. Brett Whelan (Arlington, Mass./Arlington) added three draw controls.
Erin O'Connor made 16 saves for St. Joseph's. Heather Ferchland scored three goals and controlled three draws. Nicole Lyman tallied four ground balls, four caused turnovers and three draws.
The Red Devils win their third straight game to improve to 4-2 on the season. They travel to York College on Thursday for a 4:00 pm start.