George Mason Falls to Drexel in Power in Pink Game

FAIRFAX, Va. (April 18, 2010) The George Mason women's lacrosse team lost to Drexel by a final score of 10-5 on Sunday afternoon at George Mason Stadium in the Under Armour Power in Pink Game. The Patriots wore special pink jerseys designed by Under Armour in Sunday's game to support the company's Power in Pink initiative, which is designed to pay tribute to women everywhere who are fighting breast cancer.

George Mason took an early 1-0 lead in the game when junior attacker Madalyn Jamison found Callie Hoyt open for the score. The assist was Jamison's 32nd of the season, which breaks the single-season assist record at George Mason. The previous high of 31 was set in 2003 by Kristy Manas. Jamison, who is two assists away from tying the career record at George Mason, added another assist to her total later in the game.

After Hoyt's goal, Drexel answered with back-to-back goals and six of the next seven to take a 6-2 lead at the half. The Dragons' final two goals of the half came on free-position shots, with the final score by Alyse Maiden coming with a second remaining on the clock.

George Mason scored the first two goals of the second half to cut the deficit to 6-4 with 14:29 remaining in the contest. However, Drexel closed the game on a 4-1 run over the final 9:14.

Emily Ellisen, Chelsea Gamble, Hoyt, Cristina Maurizi and Megan Udovich all scored a goal for the Patriots. Junior Caitlin Hoffen finished the game with three caused turnovers. Senior Sara Longobucco recorded 10 saves in 60 minutes in goal.

Senior Becca Drylie-Perkins and Maiden both scored three goals for the Dragons. Drylie-Perkins added an assist for a total of four points. Junior Whitney Johnson finished with 11 saves in 60 minutes in goal.

George Mason returns to action on Friday, April 23 at 7:00 p.m. against William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va.


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