Eagles Clipped in CACC Match with Chargers

WATERBURY, Conn. Post dropped its fourth straight game, a 21-7 setback to Dominican in a CACC match-up on Tuesday at LaMoy Field. The Eagles offense was paced by graduate student Mallorie Michalak (Meriden, Conn.) and junior Morgan Kanavy (Syracuse, N.Y.), who scored two goals apiece.

Dominican (1-3, 1-1 CACC) opened the game on a 9-1 run over the first 13:45 of the contest. The lone Post goal during the stretch came from Kanavy who converted a free-position attempt at the 26:15 mark, when the Eagles had a man advantage.

After the Chargers' run, Post (1-5, 0-3 CACC) scored consecutive goals to cut the deficit to six goals, 9-3, with 12:26 left in the opening half. The tallies came from Kanavy and freshman Alanna Bauche (Calgary, Alberta). However, Dominican grew its lead to nine goals, 15-6 by halftime.

Dominican outscored Post 6-1 in the second half and scored the first five goals of the stanza over a span of 6:24 to grow the lead to 20-6 with 23:36 to play in the game. Michalak netted Post's only goal of the second half with 10:53 to play. The Eagles were on an extra-man opportunity at the time of the goal.

Post was a perfect 2 for 2 in extra-man opportunities and held a 21-20 advantage in ground balls. Individually, Allison Smithwick led the Dominican offense with a game-high six goals.

Post will travel to Philadelphia, Pa., for a CACC contest at Holy Family on Thursday, March 22. Following the matchup against the Tigers, the Eagles will play three straight home games, a stretch which begins Saturday, March 24, against Chestnut Hill.

2012-03-20



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