CHARLOTTE, N.C.- The University of Tampa women's lacrosse team battled No.8 Queens University (N.C.) and fell 19-7 in a downpour.
Final: Queens (N.C.) 19, Tampa 7
Records: Tampa (5-8), Queens (N.C.) (9-2)
Location: Dickson Field | Charlotte, N.C.
All-time Series: This is the first match-up, Queens now leads the series 1-0.
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HOW IT HAPPENED:
- The Royals took a 5-0 lead early into the period.
- At 14:49, Amanda Voges with an assist from Amanda Rom scored the first goal for Tampa.
- The Royals answered back with two more goals to make it 7-1 over Tampa.
- The Spartan duo, Voges and Rom score again for Tampa, Rom's assist marks her 100th career point.
- At 6:48, Maggie Gladden and Rom teamed up for bring the score to 7-3.
- Rachel Crawford decreased the deficit to only three goals, converting a free position attempt to a goal.
- Queens rallied back with two goals to take a 9-4 lead.
- With six seconds left on the clock, Voges and Rom teamed up again for the final goal of the half.
- The Royals scored the first goal of the half to make the score 10-5 over Tampa.
- At 24:18, Rom had an unassisted goal to bring the game within four goals.
- Queens scored less than a minute later.
- Allie Popelar and Claire Swanson teamed up to bring the score to 11-7.
- The Royals scored eight unanswered goals.
- Due to weather conditions, the game ended with eight minutes left of play, and a final score of 19-7.
INSIDE THE STATS:
- Voges tallied three goals and one draw control.
- Rom added four assists with one goal, two ground balls and one caused turnover.
- Mackenzie Hackett had two saves and three ground balls.
- Swanson led the team in draw controls with five. Also, tallied three caused turnovers, and two ground balls.
- Gladden tallied a goal, ground ball and a caused turnover.
BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:
- Junior Rom reached 100 career points with 102 now. She is the second Spartan to reach this milestone.
Tampa returns to action on Saturday, April 8th to resume SSC play against Florida Southern College Mocs. The matchup will start at 1:00 p.m. in Tampa, Fla at Naimoli Field. Live stats will be available through TampaSpartans.com.
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