ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. – The St. Bonaventure University women's lacrosse team earned its first Atlantic 10 conference win of the season Thursday evening, defeating the Duquesne Dukes, 13-11.
The Dukes jumped on the board early in the first half but Scarlet Jaworksi answered with her own goal to tie the game at one.
After a Dukes goal, Fallon found the back of the net to extend the lead, 9-4, heading into halftime.
Duquesne came out in the second half swinging as they scored four straight goals to cut the Bonnies lead to, 9-8.
The Dukes had one last push in them as they answered for three goals in a row to tie the game with eight minutes remaining.
St. Bonaventure would answer right back as MacDonald and Jaworski capitalized on their opportunities give the Bonnies a 13-11 lead.
Duquesne put the pressure on late, but the Bonnies defense was up to the challenge shutting Duquense out for the final 7:46 of the game to secure their first conference victory.
Jaworksi Powered the Bonnies offense scoring four goals. Fallon, Arnold, MacDonald each chipped in two goals.
In net, goalie Morgan Conroy made 17 saves, with nine of them coming in the second half.
Up next, the Bonnies will host Massachusetts on Saturday, April 15. Face off is set for 12:15 p.m. at the Marra Athletics Fields Complex.