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    Kacey Pippitt scored two of UConn's six goals.

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    Kacey Pippitt scored two of UConn's six goals.
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    April 26, 2013

    Final Stats

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The No. 17 University of Connecticut women’s lacrosse team fell to No. 8 Georgetown on the road Friday afternoon, 9-6.  The Huskies are now 13-2 overall and 5-2 in the BIG EAST, while the Hoyas improved to 12-3 and 6-1.

    Tied 4-4 at the half, Georgetown outscored UConn, 5-2, in the second half.

    Hannah Franklin led the Hoyas’ offense with four goals, two in each half, on six shots.  Midfielder Kacey Pippitt led the Huskies with a pair of goals, while fellow midfielder Morgan O’Reilly notched a pair of assists.

    In the cage, Shannon Nee made three saves for Connecticut, while Barb Black stop four for the Hoyas.

    UConn was outshot by Georgetown, 16-14, for the game.  The Hoyas also held a 19-15 edge in groundballs.

    The Huskies return to action on Sunday at Loyola at 1:00 pm.


     

     

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