March 29, 2014
WASHINGTON - The No. 14/15 Georgetown University women's lacrosse squad (3-6, 0-1 BIG EAST) fell just short Saturday afternoon, 14-13, in the team's BIG EAST Conference opener against the University of Louisville Cardinals (7-3, 1-0 BIG EAST) at Multi-Sport Field. After a back-and-forth battle, the Hoyas couldn't find the answer in the closing minutes.
"I think across the board, they (Louisville) played with more desire and more confidence," said Georgetown Head Coach Ricky Fried. "We had our moments, but they had that momentum and it made a difference.
Junior attacker Caroline Tarzian (Garden City, N.Y./Garden City) led the way with five goals, while senior midfielder Kelyn Freedman (Newtown Square, Pa./Radnor) and senior attacker Meghan Farrell (Bethesda, Md./Georgetown Visitation) both had two goals and an assist each.
The Hoyas outshot the Cardinals (27-23) and forced 17 UofL turnovers, but lost the battle on draw controls, 19-10, and went just 2-of-8 on free position shots. Sophomore goalkeeper Megan McDonald (Garden City, N.Y./Garden City) took the loss in the cage with one save to her credit.
The Cardinals opened the scoring in the first two minutes, but sophomore attacker Corinne Etchison (Eldersburg, Md./McDonogh School) tied it up on a low unassisted goal at 25:39. This sparked a 2-0 run as Freedman took it down the field to Tarzian for the score. However, the lead was short lived as the Cards found the back of the cage off of the ensuing draw control and hit a free position shot just minutes later.
UofL made it a 3-0 run at 18:19, but Farrell answered curling left and scoring to pull GU within one. Tarzian scored through a crowd to tie it at four midway through the first as neither team could gain a significant advantage.
Louisville once again took a lead, but senior midfielder Hannah Franklin (Phoenix, Md./McDonogh School) matched it with a score on the right side tying it at five. In the final six minutes of the half, the Cards scored a pair of goals, but a late Tarzian tally made it 7-6, cutting the lead to one at the break.
UofL scored less than a minute into the second half and then added one more to take its largest lead of the game, 9-6, at 27:42.
Freedman stopped the momentum with a free position goal and then put back her own shot to score a second. Her back-to-back tallies sparked a 3-0 run including one from Tarzian.
The teams traded goals as Farrell managed her second of the game and Caputo notched her first. A Louisville free position and two more in the run of play gave the cardinals the 14-11 advantage.
With the minutes ticking away, Tarzian came up with a goal at 4:09 and Franklin pulled Georgetown within one, 14-13, at 2:38.
However, the Blue & Gray wouldn't find the equalizer eventually falling, 14-13.
The Hoyas will be back in action hosting the No. 12/13 University of Pennsylvania on Tuesday in a neutral-site game at McDonogh School in Owings Mills, Md., at 6:30 p.m. Live stats will be available at www.GUHoyas.com.
Three Hoyas Named IWLCA All-South Region
Three members of the Georgetown University women's lacrosse team were named Second Team All-South...
Hoyas Fall in 10-8 Loss to Third-Seeded UNC in ...
The Georgetown University women's lacrosse team put together a huge effort, but couldn't hang on ...
Overtime Win Advances Georgetown to NCAA...
The Georgetown University women's lacrosse team (11-8) managed to hold on for a big 9-8 overtime ...
Georgetown's Cumberpatch Overcomes Injuries to ...
When you ask Georgetown senior attacker Jody Cumberpatch about her final season representing the ...
Hoyas Face Johns Hopkins in Opening Round of...
The Georgetown University women's lacrosse squad will open NCAA Tournament play against Johns...
Georgetown Earns Berth in NCAA Women's Lacrosse...
The Georgetown University women's lacrosse team (10-8) received a berth in the 2014 NCAA Women's ...
Hoyas Fall Short in BIG EAST Championship Game
The Georgetown University women's lacrosse team (10-8) put together a valiant effort, but couldn'...
Hoyas Advance to BIG EAST Championship with 16-...
The second-seeded Georgetown University women's lacrosse team (10-7) used a big 10-1 second-half ...
DOWNLOAD SCHEDULE: Add to calendar
There are no upcoming events.
- Online Stores & Tickets