Lacrosse Falls to La Salle
Paula Badali scored two goals for the Bulldogs.
Paula Badali scored two goals for the Bulldogs.

March 5, 2013

Final Stats

By K. Martinson

SAN DIEGO- In a hard fought battle, the Fresno State lacrosse team came up short against La Salle on Tuesday afternoon. A late second half comeback was not enough, and the `Dogs dropped game two of the season 14-8.

La Salle outscored the `Dogs in the first half of the game, 9-3.

Fresno State was able to make adjustments at halftime, holding La Salle to five goals in the second half with a great defensive effort from Freshman Sophia Aragon. Aragon forced two turnovers for the Explorers and picked up four ground balls.

"As a team we did awesome and really responded in the second half," said head coach Jessica Pausewang.

Natalie Harrington and Paula Badali led the Bulldogs with two goals apiece. Margaret Wolford, Lauren Natale and Anjelica Fuccilloalso scored one goal each.

With an assist from Natale, Holly Cisnerosadded a goal in the team's effort.

Cisneros and Sara Weberowned the draw despite the lost, combining for 10 of the `Dogs 13 draw controls on the day. Cisneros tied the third all time single-game record with six draw controls.

Fresno State (1-1) continues its four game road streak traveling to the mile high city this weekend for two games. The Bulldogs play MPSF opponent Denver this Saturday, March 9 at 10 a.m. followed by Winthrop on Sunday at 10 a.m.



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