La Salle Drops Heartbreaker to George Washington

Melanie Sarcinello scored on a free-position shot to give La Salle a 5-4 lead, but Phillips added back-to-back goals a minute apart to give the Colonials the lead at 6-5 with 22:10 remaining. Sarcinello netted her second consecutive free-position shot to tie the score at 16:37 and La Salle gained a 7-6 lead less than one minute later.

Phillips scored her third and final goal at the 14:28 mark for the seventh tie of the game at 7-7. With just over 12 minutes remaining in regulation, Lacey drew a foul and buried the free-position shot to lift the Colonials to victory.

Junior goalkeeper Jess Hicks stopped nine first-half shots between the pipes for GW and freshman Mackenzie Jones recorded five saves in the second half. La Salle's Megan Corliss set aside five shots.

GW continues its road swing with league contests at Duquesne and St. Bonaventure next weekend to finish the A-10 regular season. The Colonials match-up with the Dukes inPittsburgh on Friday at 7:00 p.m.

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2012-04-15



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