• GoPrincetonTigers.Tv Princeton Store Tickets
  • Donate Live Events Live Stats
W. Lacrosse    NEWS    ROSTER    SCHEDULE    STATS    COACHES    FACILITIES    INFO CENTRAL    RECRUITING    CAMPS    ARCHIVES   
Close Video

Princeton Powers Past Columbia 18-7 in Women's Lacrosse

Courtesy: Princeton Athletic Communications                                                                      Release: 03/27/2013
Courtesy: Shannon Davis
Sophomore Erin McMunn
View larger
Send this article to a friend Print RSS

Box Score

PRINCETON, N.J. (3/27/13) - Sophomore Erin McMunn had a career-best nine-point game and freshman Alexandra Bruno scored a career-high six goals as the Princeton women's lacrosse team defeated Columbia 18-7 on Wednesday, March 27 at Sherrerd Field at Class of 1952 Stadium.

McMunn scored a career-high six goals and added three assists. Those nine points ranks her fourth all-time at Princeton in points in a game tying the record of Crista Samaras '99, Lindsey Biles '05 and Kathleen Miller '07. All three were All-America players.

Senior Mary-Kate Sivilli and sophomore Erin Slifer both had a goal and two assists apiece. Senior Charlotte Davis scored twice and junior Sarah Lloyd had a goal and an assist. Junior Caroline Franke earned her fourth win in goal making eight saves, just one shy of her personal best.

Princeton improves to 5-3 overall and maintains its first-place in the Ivy League standings at 2-0.

The Tigers started the game on a 3-0 run, but Columbia cut its deficit to one with back-to-back goals. The teams traded goals near the 10-minute mark before the Tigers rattled off five straight to end the first half with a 9-3 lead.

Kelly Buechel opened the second half with two consecutive goals for Columbia. Davis and McMunn answered on the other end to maintain the six-goal lead, 11-5 at 18:36. Ashley Rinere converted a free-position attempt for the Lions at 12:13 before the Tigers went on a 5-0 run over the next 3:35 to take a 16-6 lead and start the running clock.

Kacie Johnson stopped the clock at 3:42 with the final goal for Columbia before Bruno chipped in two in the final 1:21 on the other end for the final 18-7 score.

Princeton held a 35-23 differential in shots and a 15-12 edge in draw controls. The Tigers were 15 for 15 on clears and as Columbia had 13 turnovers to Princeton's six. Princeton was 3 for 3 on eight-meter attempts while Franke thwarted four of Columbia's six.

Johnson finished the game with three goals for the Lions who fall to 1-8 on the season and 0-4 in the Ivy League. Colleen Packer made nine saves in net for Columbia.

The Tigers look to stay unbeaten in league play when they travel to take on No. 11 Cornell this Saturday, March 30 at 3 p.m.

Back
ETAPVCFriends Groups
Free VideosTiger BlogMore Headlines

TigerBlog , the official blog of Princeton Athletics.

Apr. 18, 2014 - 105 + 94 Does Not Equal 200
Tags: Lacrosse

Apr. 17, 2014 - A Week To Remember
Tags: Lacrosse, Tennis

Apr. 16, 2014 - Ford Family Director Of Athletics Mollie Marcoux
Tags: General

Apr. 15, 2014 - Flying High
Tags: Track and Field

Apr. 14, 2014 - From The House On Gordon Street
Tags: General
April 17, 2014 TigerCast
Dave Mackasey (heavyweight men) and Becky Kreutter (lightweight...
April 10, 2014 TigerCast
Juniors Lindsay Graff (women's tennis) and Casey Ward (men's...
April 3, 2014 TigerCast
Zach McCourt (men's tennis) and Angie Gould (open rowing) join...
Robert Wood Johnson
Malta/London
Hyatt Slider

Sports Camps
PNC Bank
Tyco Community Spotlight
   
   
Athlete of the Week
Presented by Coach USA
April 14 - Ashleigh Johnson
National Champions
Field Hockey, DMR, Fencing, Stone Win National Titles
Championship Streak Now 42
London 2012
Princeton at the London Olympics
Tigers Claim Seven Medals
Sports Tickets
Proud Partner of Princeton Athletics
Buy and sell college and pro sports tickets
Email Updates
Don't Miss a Minute of the Action
Sign up to receive exclusive Princeton Tiger email updates