- Score: Colorado College 22, MIT 13
- Records: MIT (4-3); Colorado College (10-1)
- Location: Colorado Springs, Colo. (Stewart Field)
- The Lead: A 13-4 run that spanned both halves proved to be the difference as Colorado College defeated the MIT women's lacrosse team, 22-13, on Sunday afternoon. Junior Emily Young (La Jolla, Calif.) powered the Engineers with five goals, two assists, and four draw controls.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
- MIT sophomore Cecilia McCormick (Islip, N.Y.) opened the scoring after four minutes expired but Colorado College replied with four straight goals. Back-to-back strikes by Young brought the Engineers within one (4-3) at the 16:44 mark. Following six minutes of scoreless play, the Tigers put together a 6-2 run to close out the half with a 10-5 advantage.
- Colorado College's advantage continued to grow in the second stanza, moving to 17-7 with 17:11 left to play. Despite the deficit MIT continued to attack, narrowing the gap to 18-12 courtesy of Young's marker with 5:34 remaining. The Tigers found the back of the net 20 seconds later, sparking a 4-1 spurt to wrap up the game.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS:
- McCormick produced four goals and three assists while senior Hannah Levy (Yardley, Pa.) tallied four goals and two assists. Junior goalie Eva Boal (Princeton Junction, N.J.) collected a career-high 20 saves to go along with six groundballs and three caused turnovers as classmate Jack Simmons (Houston, Texas) posted three groundballs and two caused turnovers.
- Colorado College finished the day with advantages in shots (59-20), groundballs (44-23), and draw controls (23-14). The hosts went 5-of-10 in free-position shots while Young converted the Engineers' only eight-meter attempt.
- MIT will square off with Williams College on Tuesday, March 28 at Colorado College at 2:00 p.m. Eastern time.