Women's Lacrosse Falls at Home to Sacred Heart on Sunday

Women's Lacrosse Falls at Home to Sacred Heart on Sunday

The Central Connecticut women's lacrosse team fell to 2-10 overall and 1-2 in Northeast Conference play with a 17-4 loss at home to Sacred Heart on Sunday afternoon.  The win pushes Sacred Heart's record to 2-10 overall and 2-1 in league play.

The Pioneers took a 2-0 lead in the first 13 minutes of the game on goals from Alyssa Pearce and Nicole Holder before the Blue Devils cut the lead to 2-1 on a goal from junior Carson Adelberger, her 10th of the season.

Sacred Heart responded with seven straight goals before the half to take a 9-1 lead at the break.  After the lead reached 10-1, senior Kylie Sullivan scored her fourth goal of the week to cut the lead to 10-2.  The Pioneers scored five of the last seven goals of the game to win 17-4.

Adelberger, Sullivan, sophomore Alegra Usher and senior Marissa Cotroneo each scored for the Blue Devils in the loss.  Sophomore Morgan Sinton added a pair of assists.  Junior Jackie Branthover made seven saves in net for the Blue Devils.

Central returns to action on Friday at 3 p.m. hosting Saint Francis University.