Women’s Lacrosse Defeated 13-9 at Columbia

Women’s Lacrosse Defeated 13-9 at Columbia

NEW YORK, N.Y. – The Brown women's lacrosse team was defeated by Columbia, 13-9, to close out its 2016 road stretch at Robert K. Kraft Field. Freshman Hafsa Moinuddin (Cheshire, Conn.) led the Bears' scorers with four points, on two goals and two assists.

The Lions (6-7, 1-4 Ivy League) rattled off four-straight goals to open the first half before Brown (5-8, 0-5 Ivy League) got on the board with junior Jillian Lee's (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.) free position shot at 16:14. Lee again scored at 14:32 to pull the Bears within two (4-2). Moinuddin tallied the assist on Lee's latter tally, increasing her point streak to nine games.

Columbia came back to score at 13:06 before Moinuddin registered a goal of her own at 12:25. 

Laine Parsons next scored for the Lions at 8:12 before sophomore Rose Mangiarotti (Locust Valley, N.Y.) closed out the scoring in the half, with Moinuddin picking up the helper, bringing the halftime score to 6-4 in favor of Columbia. 

The Lions opened up the second half similar to the first, and scored three goals to take a 9-4 lead. Moinuddin got the Bears back on the board at 17:27. Columbia followed with two-straight goals to hold an 11-5 advantage. 

Seniors Lauren Toy (Kentfield, Calif.) and Richael Walsh (Westwood, Mass.) next scored back-to-back goals at 14:26 and 11:51 (free position), respectively, bringing the score to 11-7.

Lindsey Ewertsen scored for Columbia at 7:47 to give the team a 12-7 lead before Walsh recorded her second goal of the game on a free position shot at 5:14. Toy followed with a man-up score at 1:34 but Brown was unable to generate any further goals to come back before the conclusion of the game. Ewetsen scored for the Lions at 1:26 to seal the contest, 13-9.

Senior Victoria Holland (Huntington, N.Y.) registered 13 saves in the match-up while her counterpart, Kelsey Gedin, stopped three shots.

The Bears were successful in free position shots, going 3-for-4 in the game, while Columbia went 1-for-5.

Moinuddin tied a career-high in points for the game (4) on two goals and two assists. In her nine-game point streak, the rookie has had five multi-point contests. 

The Bears return home to Stevenson-Pincince to play their last two games of the regular season on Saturday, April 23 and Saturday, April 30. Dartmouth will visit College Hill on the 23rd for a 1:00 p.m. game while No. 11 Princeton will come to town on the 30th for Senior Day. Both games will be streamed on the ILDN and ESPN3.