Manhattan Scores 6 Unanswered to Down Saint Joseph's

RIVERDALE, N.Y. Tied 3-3 midway through the first half, Manhattan scored six unanswered goals as the Saint Joseph's lacrosse team ultimately fell to Manhattan, 13-6, on Saturday afternoon at Gaelic Park. With the loss, the Hawks fall to 2-3 overall.

Senior attack Val Paolucci (Swarthmore, Pa./Springfield) (1G, 1A) led six different Hawks in scoring and freshman attack Nora McCallion (Narberth, Pa./Academy of Notre Dame de Namur) (1G) took a team-high four shots while sophomore attack Emily Bowers (Newtown, Pa./Notre Dame (N.J.)) added a team-high two assists from the attack. With her first assist on Paolucci's goal at the 15:57 mark of the first half, Bowers has now registered a point in 10 consecutive games dating back to April 7 of last season.

Kaitlyn McSwiggan (Allendale, N.J./Immaculate Heart Academy) was a force on the defensive end of the field as the senior caused a game-high six turnovers and added three ground balls.

Sophomore goalkeeper Genevieve Giblin (Rockville, Md./Georgetown Visitation Prep (D.C.)) (2-3) made eight saves in a full-game effort.

Saint Joseph's returns to action this Tuesday, March 11 down in DeLand, Fla. to take on the Stetson Hatters (0-8). Start time at the Athletic Training Center is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.


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