Women's Lacrosse

Women’s Lacrosse loses 13-12 to Rensselaer


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4/5/2023 | 4:00 PM

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History { element.remove(); }); } else{ let elementsToRemove = document.querySelectorAll(‘.postgame_3_nextgame’); elementsToRemove.forEach(element => { element.remove(); }); } ]]> ROCHESTER, N.Y. – RIT first year Zoe Heffernan scored three goals in the Tigers 13-12 loss to RPI, Saturday.
First-years Serafina Kiselgof and Kate Trojan each scored two goals, while graduate student goalie Michelle Messenger made 14 saves for the Tigers.

  • Heffernan scored two of the Tigers three first-quarter goals, tying the game at 1-1 on her goal early in the first quarter, and again with 11:06 to play to tie the game at 2-2.
  • Rensselaer tallied three straight goals, taking a 5-2 lead on Rylie Maready’s goal with 6:17 remaining.
  • Kiselgof scored off an assist from first year Adele Jones in the final seconds of the quarter to cut the deficit to 5-3.
  • Trojan scored to straight goals to begin the second quarter, tying the score at 5-5 on her goal with 8:12 to play.
  • Maready gave the Engineers a 6-5 lead on her goal, but Kiselgof tallied her second of the quarter to tie the game at 6-6.
  • RPI’s Lauren DeLeo scored to make it 7-6, but sophomore Lily DePalma and senior Baylee West tallied back-to-back goals in the closing seconds to give RIT an 8-7 halftime lead.
  • RPI took a 9-8 lead on DeLeo’s goal early in the third quarter, but first year Milena Stephen tied the score at 9-9 on her goal with 6:55 to play in the third, while Sophie Goddard gave RPI a 10-9 lead on her goal with 4:29 remaining.
  • Heffernan and junior Julia Tenney tallied back-to-back goals to give the Tigers an 11-10 lead late in the third. Tenney scored off an assist from Heffernan to give the Tigers the lead.
  • RPI’s Megan Shay gave the Engineers a 12-11 lead on the second of her back-to-back goals to begin the fourth quarter.
  • Junior Carrissa Hlywa tied the score at 12-12 on her goal with 2:26 to play.
  • Maready scored the game-winner with 1:01 to play to make it a 13-12 final.


  • RPPI outshot RIT, 43-25.
  • RIT won eight draw controls and went 21-of-23 on clearing attempts.
  • The Tigers had 13 ground balls.

RIT returns to action on Wednesday (April 5) against No. 4 William Smith at 4:00 p.m.

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