Colonials Fall Short Against Blue Devils

NEW BRITAIN, Conn./April 13, 2012 –Talia Waskowicz and Erin Mossop each tallied hat tricks as Robert Morris fell to Central Connecticut, 14-9, on Friday afternoon in Northeast Conference action.

Mossop (Schenectady, N.Y./Guilderland) paced Robert Morris in the first half with two goals while Waskowicz (Pittsburgh, Pa./North Allegheny), Lauren Roberts (Baldwinsville, N.Y./C.W. Baker) and Jessica Rutherford (Pylesville, Md./North Harford) netted a goal each to send the two NEC teams into the half tied 5-5.

Robert Morris (4-10 overall, 2-4 NEC) matched the Blue Devils with 25 shots per squad in the contest, but Central Connecticut's six-goal stretch including four-straight goals from Ashley Perkoski to open the second half proved to be the difference maker in the battle. Perkoski would post a game-high five goals and three assists in the win for Central Connecticut (6-6, 4-2). Waskowicz would push an RMU comeback with two goals in the second stanza while Mossop and Emma Baukhages (Gambrills, Md./Indian Creek) would also add second-half goals.

Kaitlin Pentz (Sykesville, Md./Century) would take the loss for Robert Morris with a three-save performance. Erin Delancey made eight saves to pick up the win for the Blue Devils.

Robert Morris returns to action on Sunday against at Bryant (12:00 p.m.).


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