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Women's Lacrosse Snaps Losing Skid Against Marist

April 14, 2006

Poughkeepsie, N.Y. - The Saint Mary's women's lacrosse team scored the final two goals of the game with just over a minute remaining to beat Marist 15-13 on Thursday afternoon. The win snaps the Gaels' seven-game losing streak.

The visiting Gaels made an impressive comeback after being down 9-6 at halftime, rallying for the win.

Saint Mary's' Kim Reny scoring her first of six goals at 23:01 to get her team started. Marist rookie Cristin Begley (Brookville, Md.) scored at 21:30 before Dana Elfvin connected for the Gaels at 20:12.

The Gaels opened the second half with a free position goal from Reny at 26:13 before Marist tallied a pair from Noftsker and Begley. Marist held an 11-7 lead at 23:14 and seemed in control of the contest before Saint Mary's went on a 6-0 run, including three goals from Molly Wagner to take a 13-11 lead over the Foxes with just five minutes remaining in the contest.

Saint Mary's took control of the ensuing draw and Wagner drew the free position attempt, converting at 1:03 to give her team the 14-13 lead. That took the wind out of the Foxes' sails and the Gaels took a 15-13 final.