JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – It was a tale of two
halves for the St. Bonaventure women’s lacrosse team as the
Dolphins led at the half 10-2, and the Bonnies out-scored
Jacksonville 10-4 in the second half, but it was not enough as
Jacksonville won 14-12 on a sunny Saturday morning at the Ashley
The loss drops the Brown and White to 0-3 on the season while
Jacksonville improves to 1-4 in its inaugural year.
Senior captain Molly Hastrich led all scorers
with six goals and one assists while Danielle
Drabin had a hat trick of her own and added an assist on
one of Hastrich’s goals.
Similar to their contest against Florida, the Bonnies struggled
on the offensive end in the first frame only mustering two goals to
the Dolphins 10. It looked like St. Bonaventure was going to go
into the half with only one goal before Drabin passed it to
Hastrich to score the second goal of the half.
St. Bonaventure was ready to play scoring four straight goals
out of the break to trail 10-6 with 25:53 left on the clock.
Jacksonville went on its own 3-1 run to lead 13-7 at 13:52 before
the Bonnies scored four more consecutive goals including one of
Christine Hanley’s two goals to come with in
two, 13-11 with less than three minutes remaining.
The teams each added one more goal to their totals, but the Dolphins’ first half lead was just enough to secure the win for the game.
Sophomore Victoria Morgan picked up the loss in 25:29 minutes of work, saving four of 12 shots faced and allowing eight goals. Senior Tori Waheibi also saw 34:31 minutes between the pipes tallying five saves.
The Bonnies get a short break before hosting their first “home game” when they welcome Robert Morris on Friday, March 13 at 4 p.m. The game originally scheduled for McGraw-Jennings field has been moved to Erie, Pa. at Gannon University due to bad field conditions.