UT/Rollins Women: Spartans Fall to No. 6 Tars in Season Opener on the Road

via UT press release – photo via UT web site

 

WINTER PARK, Fla. – The women’s lacrosse team opened their season on the road against Rollin’s College.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final:
 Tampa 6 , Rollins 24
Records: Tampa (0-1 , SSC 0-1), Rollins (1-0, SSC 1-0)
Location:  Baker Family Stadium, Winter Park Fla.
All-time Series:  Rollins is leading the series 4-0.
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HOW IT HAPPENED:


1st Period

  • Allie Popelar with the season opening goal at 12:06, put Tampa on the board with the score at 1-5.
  • Freshman, Claire Swanson scored her first goal of the game with 4:57 left on the clock, she was assisted by Natalie Carraway.
  • Carly Vaccaro was assisted by Rachel Crawford with 2:22 on the clock to make the score 3-10 in the final minutes of the first half.
  • The Spartans headed into the second period with Rollins leading 13-3.

 

2nd Period

  • Only seconds into the second period, Popelar was assisted by Amanda Rom to bring the score to 4-13. 
  • At 27:21 Swanson fired again for her second goal of the game with an assist from Maggie Gladden. 
  • Senior Amanda Voges was assisted by Crawford for her first goal this season with 22:40 on the clock. Tampa trailing 6-17. 

 

INSIDE THE STATS:

  • Swanson scored her first goal as a Spartan and two in today’s match-up against the Tars.
  •  Popelar also scored two goals in the seaon opener today.
  • Vaccaro an Rogues had a goal each.
  • Mackenzie Hackett had five saves in goal.

 

UP NEXT:

Tampa returns to action on Friday February 24th at Limestone College in Gaffney SC for a 5:00pm start. Live stats will be available through TampaStats.com.

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