April 7, 2012
NEW YORK, N.Y.- Senior M.E. Lapham became Connecticut's all-time leader in scoring with her four goals in UConn's 14-13 overtime thriller over Columbia on Saturday afternoon. Lapham now has 158 career goals to move into the top seat for scoring. The Huskies improved to 7-4 on the season, while Columbia fell to 1-9.
The Huskies were outshot by the Lions, 32-31 and both squads tallied 11 clears.
In the first half, UConn outscored the Columbia 7-5 before the Lions responded with eight goals in the second half to force the game to overtime. In addition to Lapham's four goals, Lauren Kahn also notched four on the day, including the game winning shot in overtime to give the Huskies the victory.
Connecticut saw both Marya Fratoni and Brittney Testa playing goalkeeper as Fratoni finished the day with 10 saves in 48:37 of action, while Testa had two saves and one allowed goal in 17:23 protecting the net.
The Huskies return to George J. Sherman Family Sports Complex in Storrs on Saturday, April 14 when they welcome BIG EAST foe Notre Dame at 11 a.m.