#7 Cavaliers Fall to #19 William & Mary 13-10
Feb. 28, 2001
Williamsburg, Va. – Despite a hat trick by Jamie Haas (Berwyn, Pa./Marple Newtown) which moved her to #9 all-time in scoring at Virginia, the Cavaliers (0-1) fell to the William & Mary Tribe (1-0) by a score of 13-10 today at Busch Field. The loss marks the first time that Virginia has lost to the Tribe since 1995.
William & Mary took the early lead four minutes into the game, but the Cavaliers answered right back as Gina Sambus (Garden City, NY/Garden City) fed Morgan Thalenberg (Annapolis, Md./St. Mary’s) on a fast break off the ensuing draw to tie the game at 1-1. The Tribe went up again 2-1 at 22:45, but again the Cavaliers answered as the Aumiller sisters hooked up for a draw and dump thirty seconds after the Tribe tally. Lauren (Ruxton, Md./Notre Dame Prep) fed her sister Lacey (Ruxton, Md./Notre Dame Prep) who stuck the ball in for the equalizer.
Virginia went ahead for the first time with another draw and dump as Jill Hansen (Rutland, Vt./Woodstock) fed a streaking Sambus for the go-ahead goal. This time William & Mary tied the game at 3-3 with 13:16 remaining in the half. The Cavaliers went up again at the 11:19 mark as Molly Cangemi (Timonium, Md./Notre Dame Prep) rolled the crease, but the Tribe tied the score right off the draw as they converted a free position shot for a 4-4 game.
The Cavaliers scored the final three goals of the half as Lauren Aumiller made a move in the eight with 4:03 to play in the period. Less than a minute later Haas started her scoring with a crease roll, and Hansen closed out the scoring with a free position convertion with just over a minute, giving the Hoos a 7-4 lead at the break.
The Tribe had an 8-meter shot five minutes into the second half but it was saved by starting keeper Liz McCarthy (Garden City, NY/Taft (CT)). On the ensuing clear, the Cavaliers were awarded an 8-meter on their own. Haas coverted it and Virginia led 8-4 with 24:06 to play.
The Tribe scored the next three goals in a span of 2:32 to pull within one, but Thalenberg broke a Tribe clear and got the ball to Lacey Aumiller, who fed a wide-open Haas on the crease who scored at 15:44 to put the Cavaliers back in front by two.
But the Tribe rallied with a 5-0 run to take a 12-9 lead with 5:10 to play. The Cavaliers cut the deficit to 12-10 as the Aumiller sisters hooked up again as Lacey fed Lauren on the crease for a quick-stick, but it would be as close as the Hoos would get for the remainder of the game. The Tribe tacked on an insurance goal with 55 seconds left on the clock for a final score of 13-10.
The seventh-ranked Cavaliers travel to #9 Syracuse on Saturday, March 3 at 12:00 pm.Linescore:UVA 7 3 10W&M 4 9 13
Scoring summary: 26:03/WM (Work) 0-1, 25:50/VA (Thalenberg/Sambus) 1-1, 22:45/WM (Lowman/Work) 1-2, 22:16/VA (Lauren/Lacey) 2-2, 19:07/VA (Sambus/Hansen) 3-2, 13:16/WM (Hannaford/Lowman) 3-3, 11:19/VA (Cangemi) 4-3, 11:11/WM (Work/fp) 4-4, 4:03/VA (Lauren) 5-4, 3:04/VA (Haas) 6-4, 1:01/VA (Hansen/fp) 7-4, HALF, 24:06/VA (Haas/fp) 8-4, 20:06/WM (Lewis) 8-5, 19:12/WM (Evans) 8-6, 17:34/WM (Scurachio) 8-7, 15:44/VA (Haas/Lacey) 9-7, 15:09/WM (Scurachio/Lowman) 9-8, 9:39/WM (Hannaford/Lowman) 9-9, 6:42/WM (Evans/Schneider) 9-10, 5:35/WM (Evans/Lowman) 9-11, 5:10/WM (Evans/Lowman) 9-12, 3:45/VA (Lauren/Lacey) 10-12, 0:55/WM (Hannaford/Lowman) 10-13
ASSISTS: UVA: Lacey 2, Lauren 1, Hansen 1, Sambus 1 W&M: Lowman 6, Work, Schneider, Scurachio
Shots: UVA 21, WM 25 Draws: UVA 9, WM 16 Caused turnovers: UVA 13, WM 11FP shots: UVA 4, WM 3 Clearing: UVA 11-18, WM 8-14 Ground balls: UVA 25, WM 25FP attempts: UVA 6, WM 3 Turnovers: UVA 19, WM 21Goalies: UVA (McCarthy, 60 mins, 7 saves, 13 GA), WM (Pfeiffer, 60 mins, 6 saves, 10 GA)