No. 2 Cortland Scores 6 Unanswered to Down No. 18 Brockport

CORTLAND, N.Y. Emma Hayes-Hurley scored four of her career-high five goals in the second half, including three straight to start a game-changing six-goal run, to help lead second-ranked Cortland to a 14-8 win versus 18th-ranked Brockport in SUNYAC action Tuesday afternoon in cold and windy conditions.

Taylor Reh and Tara Monaghan added three goals apiece for the Red Dragons (10-0, 4-0 SUNYAC). Erica Geremia tallied a game-high seven points on one goal and six assists, Kristen Ohberg had one goal and two assists, Marilyn Farrell recorded one goal and one assist and Jessica Lavelle and Ashley Gentile each contributed an assist. Lavelle's assist was her first career point.

goalie Liz Ingalls made eight saves for Cortland. Gentile led the Red Dragons with four ground balls and seven draw controls, Hayes-Hurley won five draws and Lavelle registered three caused turnovers.

Nina Tassone led the Golden Eagles (7-4, 1-3 SUNYAC) with four goals and one assist. Kelly Wall scored twice and added an assist, Hailey Boronczyk tallied one goal and one assist, Liz Algie netted a goal and Makensie Schuber contributed two assists.

goalie Remle Harr stopped six shots and collected four ground balls for Brockport. Ciara McKeon won four draws and Colleen Hathaway caused a game-high four turnovers.

Neither team could find the back of the net until Monaghan scored off a Geremia feed 12 minutes, 42 seconds into the game. After Tassone tied the game two minutes later, Reh and Farrell scored to give Cortland a 3-1 lead at the 11:22 mark.

The Golden Eagles answered by scoring four of the final five goals of the first half to grab a 5-4 lead at the break. Boronczyk and Wall tallied goals at 9:48 and 7:15 before Hayes-Hurley netted her first of the game at 6:24 to give Cortland a 4-3 lead. Algie tied the game at 1:22, and Wall snuck a low shot inside the left post with just one second on the clock for the 5-4 Brockport advantage.

After Monaghan tied the game at 5-5 early in the second half, the teams traded the next four goals for a 7-7 tie with 11:54 remaining. Hayes-Hurley then took over, notching three consecutive goals in less than a two-minute span to give Cortland some breathing room at 10-7.

The Red Dragons stretched the lead to 13-7 at the 3:05 mark as Ohberg, Geremia and Reh each tallied goals. Tassone stopped the run with her fourth score of the game with 2:32 remaining, but Monaghan finished the scoring on her third of the game with 16 seconds on the clock for the 14-8 final.

2014-04-08



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