Rutgers Women’s Lacrosse: ARIZONA St. 13 – RUTGERS 12 – OT
Rutgers Women’s Lacrosse (10-2, 2-1) suffered a tough loss at hands of Arizona State (5-6) on Sunday, falling 13-12 in overtime. With the game tied at 12 with 57 seconds left in OT, ASU’s Taylor Pinzone found Carley Adams for the game winner. The stunning defeat of the 14th ranked Scarlet Knights came after Rutgers led by as many as four goals (10-6) with four minutes to go in the third quarter.
Arizona State would score three consecutive goals to cut the RU lead down to 10-9 before Ashley Moynahan put Rutgers back up by two with a goal at the 12:08 mark of the fourth quarter.
We're heading to overtime thanks to this clutch save from Sophia Cardello! pic.twitter.com/LtTkPgMMG6— Rutgers Women's Lacrosse (@rutgers_wlax) April 3, 2022
After Arizona State’s Emily Glagolev cut the Rutgers lead back down to one, 11-10, with 8:07 to go, Jenna Bryne again gave RU some breathing room with her second goal of the afternoon. Unfortunately for Rutgers, Arizona State would score the next three goals in succession, including the game-tying goal by Taylor Pinzone with 53 seconds to go in regulation.
Four Rutgers players had multiple goals in defeat. Marin Hartshorn had three goals on the day for Rutgers. while Ashley Campo, Taralyn Naslonski and Stephanie Kelly all had two goals a piece.
Rutgers Men’s Lacrosse: RUTGERS 12 – JOHNS HOPKINS 7
Meanwhile, fourth ranked Rutgers Men’s Lacrosse continued their winning ways on Sunday night, posting a 12-7 victory over Big Ten rival Johns Hopkins. Rutgers is now 10-1 on the season and 2-0 in the Big Ten. The win earned Rutgers its fastest run to double-digit wins in a single season in program history.
“We had a great week of practice. When we prepare well, we play well and we played to our strengths in that game. They were excited to play tonight and that showed coming out of the gates,” Head Coach Brian Brecht was quoted as saying on Scarletknights.com.
After jumping out to a 3-0 lead in the first quarter, Rutgers never trailed the Blue Jays.
Shane Knobloch had a huge night with three goals, while Ryan Gallahger, Ronan Jacoby and Mitch Bartolo each had two goals a piece.