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The womens lacrosse team falls to Maryland 17-1 in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament Photo credit: Taylor Roberts
"It sets the path for us to be here every year.": Women's Lacrosse closes out promising season against Maryland
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COLLEGE PARK, Md.-- After starting the year 0-6, the Robert Morris women's lacrosse team earned their second-ever NCAA Tournament berth as they faced the fourth-ranked Maryland...

Smolen Nets Game-Winning Goal As Colonials Take Game Two Against Syracuse


NEVILLE TOWNSHIP- Coming off a great win against the Orange the previous night, Robert Morris again faced Syracuse and won by a final score of 3-2.

The first period could have been more exciting as the game was scoreless after 20 minutes. The Colonials went on two power plays and could not capitalize. The period ended with the colonials conceding a penalty.

At the end of the period, the Colonials lead in shots with 19 in the first. Robert Morris put eight shots on goal, but the Syracuse goalie made great saves to shut down the Colonials’ attack.

Opening up the second period, the Colonials had a great chance to score as they had an odd-man rush against Syracuse. Allie Kelley had a great save to stop the Colonials from scoring on that rush into the zone.

Syracuse was the first team on the board as Sarah Thompson recorded a goal to go up 1-0 on the Colonials 6 minutes into the second period.

Shailynn Snow scored the equalizer to make the game even at 1-1. The Colonials were finally able to get on the board, and they did it in grand fashion as Mya Neugent dished Snow a beautiful pass in the slot.

In the second period, they ended like the first, as both squads were tied. The third period was for all the marble as the Colonials looked to win their second game against the Orange.

The third period opened with a penalty, and the Colonials went on the powerplay three minutes in. The Colonials did not capitalize on the power play as they went 0-3 on the afternoon. Not long after the powerplay, Madison Primeau scored a goal to put the Colonials back into the lead with less than 10 minutes remaining.

After that, Syracuse went on the power play and scored to tie the game up at two. The game to that point has been a great game full of chances. The Colonials retook the lead thanks to a goal by Lindsey Smolen.

The Colonials won the game 3-2, and they will return to action on Nov. 17th at 7 p.m. against RIT. The game will be taking place at the Clearview Arena.

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Amere Keasley
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Amere Keasley is a freshman majoring in news and sports communications from Elkton, Maryland. He is a sports writer for the Colonial Sports Network.