Sports Recap Central: 10/31/2014

Football (3-5, 1-2)

October 15 – Lafayette vs. Holy Cross

L, 24-14

The Crusaders ran all over the Leopards at Lafayette’s annual Homecoming game. Lafayette was unable to control the rushing offense of Holy Cross, for they ran for a total of 269 yards on the ground to go along with two rushing touchdowns. In sophomore Drew Reed’s first game back form injury he converted 19 of 33 passes for 192 yards and two touchdowns, but added two interceptions on the day. Lafayette was able to add 121 yards on the ground; 77 came by senior Ross Scheuerman, who also had a receiving touchdown on the day.

Men’s Soccer (5-8-2, 1-5-0)

Senior Tom McCutcheon attempts to dribble past the defender for a break- away against Bucknell.  [Photo Courtesy of Lafayette Athletic Communications]
Senior Tom McCutcheon attempts to dribble past the defender for a break- away against Bucknell.
[Photo Courtesy of Lafayette Athletic Communications]
October 25 – Lafayette vs. American

L, 2-1 OT

Lafayette was the first team to strike on Saturday when junior Nate Arronson scored in the 53rd minute on a pass from senior Alec Golini. However, freshman goalie Brad Seeber allowed a goal eight minutes later to send the game to overtime. He let up another goal in the 99th minute to give the Eagles the win. He made seven additional saves on the day.

Field Hockey (6-10, 2-4)

Junior Abby Stefanides breaks away from the Lehigh defense en route to the goal. [Photo Courtesy of Lafayette Athletic Communications]
Junior Abby Stefanides breaks away from the Lehigh defense en route to the goal. [Photo Courtesy of Lafayette Athletic Communications]
October 25 – Lafayette vs. Lehigh

W, 5-1

The Leopards were able to down their rivals the Mountain Hawks in a contest where senior goalie Jess Deutsch only allowed one goal and had two saves. Lehigh jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the second minute of the game, but senior Kelsey Mead answered in the twelfth minute with an unassisted goal. Senior Jenna Seybert scored two goals on the day, and added an assist to sophomore Amanda Magadan in the 38th minute. Freshman Meg Lillis added a goal of her own in the 57th minute.

October 26 – Lafayette at Temple

L, 4-0

Despite making three saves on the day, freshman goalie Katelyn Arnold let in four goals to give the win to the Owls. As a team, Lafayette was only able to record five shot attempts on the day.

Women’s Soccer (5-11-0, 2-6)

October 22 – Lafayette at Bucknell

L, 2-1 OT

Lafayette jumped out to an early 1-0 when senior Alex Reisinger netted an unassisted goal in the 17th minute. The Lafayette defense was able to contain Bucknell for most of the game, but when an own goal in the 74th minute sent the game into overtime, the Leopards were not able to stop a Bucknell goal in the second minute of OT.

October 25 – Lafayette at Army

L, 2-0

Despite making eight saves on the day sophomore Danielle Sedillo only needed to allow two goals for the Black Knights to claim the victory. Lafayette’s offense was able to create 11 shots on goal.

October 28 – Lafayette vs. Columbia

L, 4-0

Freshman goalkeeper Kelly O’Brien started the first half of Tuesday’s game against the Lions and was only able to make one stop, allowing three goals in 45 minutes. Sophomore Danielle Sedillo relieved O’Brien in the second half and was able to only let in one goal. Lafayette was only able to have two shots on goal.

Volleyball (4-19, 1-10)

Senior Danielle Towslee spikes the ball over two defenders at the Kirby Sports Center. [Photo Courtesy of Lafayette Athletic Communications]
Senior Danielle Towslee spikes the ball over two defenders at the Kirby Sports Center. [Photo Courtesy of Lafayette Athletic Communications]
L, 3-0

Lafayette lost in straight sets for the fourth straight game and dropped their eighth straight game overall. Sophomore Jet Manzi led the way in kills with nine and Lauren Pisauro led the way in digs with 13.

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