The fifth-ranked University of Mary Washington women's lacrosse fell to ninth-ranked York College, 9-7, on Friday evening in Fredericksburg, Va. UMW is now 11-2 overall, and 4-1 in the CAC.
The Spartans answered as they scored two goals in a row and tied it up with 12:48 to play. With 10:05 left in the half, Allison Davis scored to put UMW up 3-2. That score stood until halftime as both teams played stellar defense.
In the second half, York tied the game up at three a piece with 27:38 left. Savannah Boyd put the Eagles ahead as she scored with`25:26 left. Just 32 seconds later, York tied the score up yet again at 4-4. Hudson scored her second goal of the day with 23:32 to play to put UMW up 5-4.
From there, the Spartans scored four in a row to take an 8-5 lead with 10:31 remaining in the game. Hope Lockwood scored on an assist from Hudson with 8:32 left to bring the Eagles within two, 8-6. York scored their final goal with 5:16 remaining. With 1:47 to play Davis added her second tally of the day to bring the score to 9-7. UMW couldn't get any closer and fell 9-7.
UMW will be back in action on Wednesday as they host CNU in a CAC clash that will start at 4 p.m.