Oswego State Struggles in Loss to Brockport

BROCKPORT, N.Y. - Oswego State struggled to gain an offensive rhythm as it battled the elements in Saturday's 17-3 loss at Brockport. The Golden Eagles held an 8-2 halftime lead and scored nine of the final 10 games to improve to 7-3 overall and 4-1 in the conference standings.

The Lakers, who were outshot 40-8, dropped to 5-4 overall and 1-3 in the league. Oswego State will host four of its five remaining regular season games starting on Tuesday with a 4:00 p.m. contest against New Paltz.

Danielle Citro tied the game at 1-1 after putting away a pass from Rachael Raffa for Oswego State at the 7:57 mark in the first half. However, Brockport's Alyssa Scardo scored the first of her two goals to trigger four straight goals by the Golden Eagles

Raffa stopped the streak with ten minutes left in the frame with an assist going to Stephanie Cronk, but Brockport closed out the stanza with three goals for an 8-2 lead at intermission. The home team maintained control throughout the half at it outshot the Lakers, 22-5.

Bri Borrow found Cronk 19 seconds into the second half to cut the deficit to five goals. The Golden Eagles ripped off the last nine goals to cruise to the win. Brockport was led by Kaila Maguire, who recorded four goals and an assist. Five other Golden Eagle players scored two goals each.

Oswego State goalie Ashlee Engel posted 13 saves and allowed 12 goals in the first 40 minutes before Nicole Nalle came in to stop one shot and give up five goals in the final 20 minutes. Jamie Kaminsky picked up the win for Brockport with three saves. The Golden Eagle defense made it difficult for the Lakers to get anything going on offense as it forced Oswego State to commit 25 turnovers.

2011-04-16



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