Bears Tripped up by Engineers

Hannah Delguercio
Hannah Delguercio

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The Coast Guard women's lacrosse team dropped their first New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) game of the season falling to MIT 14-5 Thursday evening at Jack Barry Field.

With the loss the Bears record moves 2-5 overall and 0-1 in the conference while the Engineers improve to 4-2 on the season and 1-0 in NEWMAC play.

Coast Guard saw goals from freshman Abigail Bradford, junior Daria McKenna, senior Cecelia Hosley and freshman MegMarie Stanchi who each scored a goal.

Emily Young had a game high seven goals for MIT while Cecelia McCormick added seven points with three goals and four assists. Rayna Higuchi tallied three points with two goals and one assist.

After the Engineers jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first 2:03 of the game Coast Guard answered as McKenna buried her ninth of the season followed by Bradford scoring her 11th.

MIT however took control of the game scoring the final 12 goals of the half for a 14-2 lead at the end of one.

It was a quiet second half with the teams combining for three goals for a final score of 14-5.

Senior Hannah Delguercio (2-5) allowed 15 goals on 26 shots and made 11 saves. She is secons in the NEWMAC with 61 saves on the season.

Eva Boal (4-2) earned the win for the Engineers making eight saves on 12 shots, allowing four goals.

Coast Guard is back in action on Saturday, March 25th, when they host Western Connecticut for the first time in program history. Opening draw will be 1:00.