Maritime Drops Hard-Fought Battle to Rutgers-Camden

THROGGS NECK, N.Y. (April 19, 2012) Maritime battled Rutgers-Camden hard for nearly 40 minutes, but the Scarlet Raptors pulled away late to capture the 21-13 victory Thursday night at Reinhart Field. The loss dropped the Privateers to 2-9 on the season, while Rutgers-Camden improved to 5-8.

Senior Catherine Brady (Holbrook, N.Y./Sachem North) recorded a hat trick and her third goal of the night marked her 100th career goal. She became the first women's lacrosse player to reach the milestone in program history a night after reaching the 100-point plateau. Brady also led all players with 10 draw controls.

Freshman Tessa Jardine (Valley Stream, N.Y./Waterford) led Maritime with four goals and two assists, while senior Natalie Jackson (Stockton, Calif./Bear Creek) also scored four times. Her classmate, Kristen Saporito (Rocky Point, N.Y./Rocky Point) scored the other two goals for the Privateers.

Freshman Charlotte Acklin (Lewes, Del./West Broward) recorded a team-high four groundballs. In goal, senior Laura Palino (North Babylon, N.Y./North Babylon) made eight saves.

For the Scarlet Raptors, sophomore Samantha Gregg registered a game high eight goals with one assist. Junior Alexa Giampietro had six goals and one assist, while junior goalie Rachel Powell recorded 12 saves for the victory.

Maritime returns to action on Saturday afternoon, April 21, when the Privateers host Skyline opponent Montclair State in the 2012 season finale. Game time is scheduled for 4:00 p.m. at Reinhart Field.


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