Lacrosse Falls At St. Bonaventure, 11-4
Offense Sputters as Colonials Drop Second Straight A-10 Road Game
April 18, 2004
OLEAN, NY - St. Bonaventure scored the first five goals of the game and never looked back in an 11-4 victory over George Washington Sunday afternoon in Olean, NY. Four different Colonials scored goals but GW was unable to avoid its second straight Atlantic 10 Conference loss. The Bonnies improved to 6-4 and tied George Washington, which entered this weekend?s with a 3-0 A-10 record and in sole possession of first place. GW is now 7-7 overall 3-2 in the A-10.
GW junior Jamie Lee (Berkeley, CA/Berkeley) scored George Washington's first goal of the game with 7:56 to go in the first half. St. Bonaventure sophomore Courtney Gibbons answered back with a goal less than three minutes later to put St. Bonaventure ahead 6-1 at halftime.
GW?s leading scorer, freshman Laura Hostetler (Ellicott City, MD/River Hill) was held scoreless for the first time this season.
SBU freshman goalie Eileen Gagnon made a career-high 18 saves. "We tightened up our defense and Eileen Gagnon was phenomenal. She had a career day," said Bonnies coach Tony Zostant. "We just came out fired up this weekend and played to our ability. We're right in the thick of things now in the A-10."
In the second half, freshman Katie Hurley continued the rally to make it 7-1. Colleen Schmidt (Wantagh, NY/Wantagh) and Meghan McDonough (Annapolis, MD/Annapolis) pulled GW within 7-3, but Bona freshman midfielder Megan Murphy answered at 6:36 to seal the win.
Hurley's three goals led the Bonnies' balanced attack while Gibbons added two scores. Murphy, senior Laura Spaulding, junior Kelly Chevez and sophomores Nicole Motondo, Alexis Spallone and Sarah Dressler added one goal apiece.
Game Summary: George Washington (7-7, 3-2) 1 - 3 - 4 St. Bonaventure (6-4, 3-2) 6 - 5 - 11
2017 Lacrosse Season Outlook
GW gets the season underway Saturday as it plays host to Monmouth at at 1 p.m. at the GW Lacrosse Field on the Mount Vernon Campus.
GW Lacrosse Announces 2016-17 Captains and Leadership Council
The George Washington lacrosse program has named team captains and Leadership Council members for the 2016-17 season, head coach Tracy Coyne announced ahead ...
Lacrosse Unveils 2017 Schedule
Colonials to Host 10 Games at GW Lacrosse Field
GW Lacrosse Adds Kelyn Freedman as Assistant Coach
Former Georgetown Standout Joins Colonials' Coaching Staff
GW Lacrosse Celebrates Fifth Year of Colonial Harvest
Colonials Expand Annual Thanksgiving Basket Collection
GW Lacrosse Lands Three on IWLCA Academic Honor Roll
Colonials Receive Recognition for 10th Consecutive Season
@GWLacrosse Welcomes 10 Freshmen for 2016-17
Newcomers Will Join 16 Returning Letterwinners Next Season
@GWLacrosse Hands Out 2016 Team Awards
Hull, Wise Named Most Valuable Player, Defender