M.E. Lapham needs just four tallies to become the all-time leading scorer at Connecticut.
March 30, 2012
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The UConn women's lacrosse squad dropped a 21-11 result at No. 13 Georgetown on Friday afternoon in Washington, D.C. Senior M.E. Laphamput home five goals and now has 151 in her career, just four shy of becoming the all-time leading scorer at Connecticut.
The loss dropped UConn to 6-3 (0-2 BIG EAST) while Georgetown improved to 6-4 (2-1 BIG EAST).
Lapham upped her BIG EAST-leading total to 30 on the year. She's added eight assists for 38 points in nine games.
Senior Kiersten Tupperfinished with two goals and three assists for a five-point day. She now has 20 goals and 14 assists on the season.
After falling behind, 1-0, in the opening minute, Kiersten Tupperand McKenzie Rainone each tallied goals to make it 2-1 at 24:29. The 2-1 lead would be the last for the Huskies as Georgetown put home the next seven goals to go up 8-2 at 6:51 of the first half.
Lapham and Kacey Pippittscored at 2:04 and 1:27 to close the gap to 8-4 before half.
Georgetown opened the second half with three straight and five of the next six to go ahead 13-5 with 21:51 remaining in the contest.
The Huskies will play at Rutgers on Sunday, April 1 at 1 p.m.