Bears Close Out Season with 11-5 Win over Boston College

Bears Close Out Season with 11-5 Win over Boston College

May 4, 2004

Box Score

Providence, RI - The Brown women's lacrosse team (7-8) used a 5-2 second-half to defeat visiting Boston College (6-11), 11-5, in a non-league win on Tuesday evening at Stevenson Field. Sophomore leading scorer Kate Staley (Needham, MA) paced the Bears with four goals and two assists in the win.

Brown got off to a 2-0 lead on back-to-back tallies by senior Laurel Pierpont (Jacksonville, FL). Senior Christine Anneberg (Denver, CO) assisted her first goal at 5:32 and Pierpont added her second just 1:09 later. However, two unanswered BC goals knotted the game at 2-2, before the Bears gained a 4-2 advantage with two more scores.

Staley assisted a goal from freshman Amie Biros (Bethesda, MD) at 12:24 and junior Sarah Passano (Baltimore, MD) connected with sophomore Ashley Holden (Alexandria, VA) with 7:45 left in the half for the 4-2 lead.

BC cut into the lead less than two minutes later, but the Bears closed the half with two more goals for a 6-3 lead at the break. Staley scored her first of the game with 4:04 left and then assisted an Anneberg tally with 1:41 remaining.

After nearly 10 minutes of scoreless action to start the second half, Pierpont increased the Bears' lead to 7-3 at 38:56. Pierpont connected with Staley less than two minutes later as Brown grabbed an 8-3 lead, before the Eagles scored their first goal of the second half with 17:30 remaining.

Staley added two unassisted goals in a span of 2:05 during the final five minutes and Holden scored her second of the game on a free position shot with 1:26 left in the contest to seal the win. BC added its final goal with 28 seconds remaining on the clock.

In net for Brown, junior Julia Southard (Manhasset, NY) made 10 saves, allowing four goals in 55:54. Sophomore Jessica McNell (Darien, CT) allowed one goal in 4:04.

Boston College (6-11) 3 2 -- 5
Brown (7-8) 6 5 -- 11

BC Goals - Breaznell 3; Legath, Kahle.
BC Assists: St. Lucia 2; Legath; O'Neill.
Brown Goals - Staley 4; Pierpont 3; Holden 2; Anneberg; Biros.
Brown Assists - Staley 2; Anneberg; Passano; Pierpont.
BC- McKennett (60:00 MP), 11 GA, 8 saves
Brown -- Southard (55:54 MP), 4 GA, 10 saves;
McNell (4:04 MP), 1GA, 0 saves.