Women’s lacrosse bounces back, takes down Allegheny


Buffalo State Sports Information

Cassie Saint-Vil scored her first two goals of the year against Allegheny.

After being blown out by the undefeated St. John Fisher Cardinals (4-0), Buffalo State (2-3) rebounded with a narrow 17-15 victory against the Allegheny Gators.

Sophomore midfielder Christina Krowel had a career-high six goals in the victory, which gives her 16 on the season, good enough for second behind only sophomore attacker Alanna Herne.

Herne also found success on the offensive side, scoring five goals and registering four assists.

Buffalo State was again outshot as Allegheny finished the game with 30 shots to Buffalo State’s 24.

However, strong goaltending from sophomore goalkeeper Elyse Stark and capitalization on opportunities was key in the victory.

Buffalo State was able to start off quickly, taking a commanding 7-3 lead. The Gators made a late surge, scoring the final four goals of the game, but Buffalo State was able to hold them off.

Allegheny had the advantage in draws, shots and ground balls, but Buffalo State was able to take advantage of their chances and limited turnovers.

Seven different players showed up on the box score for Buffalo State. Getting everyone involved on the offense was crucial in the victory.

Next up for Buffalo State is a battle with non-conference opponent RIT (1-2). The 4 p.m. matchup will be Buffalo State’s home opener at Coyer Field.

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