February 26, 2011

Women's Lacrosse Versus Yale Live Coverage

Thanks for viewing GoHolyCross.com's live coverage of the Holy Cross versus Yale women's lacrosse game at the Hart Turf Field on Saturday, Feb. 26. The game is set to start at noon. The Crusaders are 0-2 following a 12-10 overtime loss to UMass and a 8-5 loss to New Hampshire, while this is the season-opener for the Bulldogs. Last season the Crusaders lost to the Bulldogs by an 8-5 score on Feb. 27.

GoHolyCross.com is also featuring an audio broadcast of today's game that will begin at 11:55 a.m. Go here to listen to Holy Cross student Tom Wilhelm's call of the contest.

Make sure to hit the refresh button often, in order to get up-to-the-minute coverage of the game.

Next up: The Crusaders take on Fairfield in Fairfield, CT on Tuesday, March 1st. 

Final score: Holy Cross 12, Yale 5

:50: Holy Cross goal scored by Taylor Zebrowski. Holy Cross 12, Yale 5

2:53: Holy Cross goal scored by Cassie Rudden, assisted by Meg O'Leary. Holy Cross 11, Yale 5

4:12: Holy Cross goal scored by Taylor Zebrowski. Holy Cross 10, Yale 5

Game note: Due to snow accumulation on the new turf field, today's game is being played on the Hart Center turf field. 

Yale Fact: Yale returns 10 starters from last season. 

17:23: Yale goal scored by Kelsea Smith. Holy Cross 9, Yale 5

17:59: Holy Cross goal scored by Cassie Rudden assisted by Taylor Zebrowski. Holy Cross 9, Yale 4

HC Fact: With a hat trick so far in today's game, freshman Sara Hennessey has had a strong start to her collegiate career, scoring 6 goals so far in her first three games. 

23:39: Holy Cross goal scored by Annie Boylan. Holy Cross 8, Yale 4

Second Half, 27:43: Yale goal scored by Caroline Crow. Holy Cross 7, Yale 4

First Half Stats:
Shots:
Yale 15, Holy Cross 10
Ground balls: Yale 9, Holy Cross 10
Draw controls: Yale 6, Holy Cross 5
Clears: Yale 5-6, Holy Cross 5-9
Free-position shots: Yale 1-4, Holy Cross 2-2
Saves: Yale 1, Holy Cross 6
Fouls: Yale 7, Holy Cross 20

HC Fact: by scoring in today's game, Holy Cross junior Kat Sutton extends her goal streak to 32 games, which is the second-longest streak in the nation.

:28: Holy Cross goal scored by Kat Sutton. Holy Cross 7, Yale 3

:53: Holy Cross goal scored by Kat Sutton. Holy Cross 6, Yale 3

3:41: Yale goal scored by Julie Mongan assisted by Kristen Chapman. Holy Cross 5, Yale 3

6:16: Yale goal scored by Devon Rhodes. Holy Cross 5, Yale 2

Game note: Today's game features sisters squaring off: Holy Cross freshman Christina Amendola and Yale sophomore Adrianna Amendola.

9:27: Yale goal scored by Caroline Crow. Holy Cross 5, Yale 1

11:32: Holy Cross goal scored by Annie Boylan assisted by Cassie Rudden. Holy Cross 5, Yale 0

HC Fact:Holy Cross returns 19 letterwinners, including eight out of 12 starters, as it will be looking to win its third Patriot League championship in the last six years.

Yale Fact: Bulldogs head coach Anne Phillips was named Division III National Coach of the Year in 2007, after leading Franklin & Marshall to a NCAA Championship. 

15:20: Holy Cross goal scored by Cassie Rudden assisted by Maddie Carrellas. Holy Cross 4, Yale 0

Yale Fact: Yale is captained by senior defender Fielding Kidd. 

23:31: Holy Cross goal scored by Sara Hennessey to record an early hat trick. Holy Cross 3, Yale 0

24:41: Holy Cross goal scored by Sara Hennessey assisted by Cassie Rudden. Holy Cross 2, Yale 0

HC Fact: Amy Martin just became the 3rd Crusader in history to record her 500th save. 

26:46: Holy Cross goal scored by Sara Hennessey assisted by Taylor Zebrowski. Holy Cross 1, Yale 0

HC Fact: Holy Cross coach Stephanie Ridolfi is in her ninth season at the helm of the women's lacrosse program. She has posted an overall record of 68-73.

Yale starters:

1 Caroline Crow

3 Ashley McCormick

5 Adrienne Tarver

6 Whitney Quackenbush

12 Kristen Chapman

16 Devon Rhodes

19 Kelsea Smith

23 Brittany De Lea

24 Kallie Parchman

30 Fielding Kidd 

31 Kaitlyn Flatley

33 Myra Trivellas

Holy Cross starters: 

8 Cassie Rudden 

10 Annie Boylan 

11 Meg O'Leary

14 Maddie Carrellas

15 Taylor Zebrowski

17 Sara Cox

20 Kat Sutton 

21 Sara Hennessey

23 Katelyn Gettens

24 Mary Milley

27 Catherine Furman

30 Amy Martin 

Today's weather: 26 degrees and sunny.