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    UConn Women's Lacrosse Defeated By Louisville, 15-8

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    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 12, 2008) – Bergan Foley scored seven goals for Louisville as the Cardinals defeated the University of Connecticut women’s lacrosse team, 15-8, Saturday afternoon at the Cardinals Lacrosse Stadium. The Huskies are now 1-13 on the season, while Louisville improves to 8-4 overall in its first year of varsity lacrosse.

    Katy Ryan (Hamburg, N.Y.), Kim McGinty (Huntington, N.Y.) and Katie Devaney (Fayetteville, N.Y.) paced the Huskies with two goals apiece as UConn put together a six-goal effort in the first half and led by as much as two.

    UConn jumped out to a 2-0 lead, but two goals from Liz Lovejoy tied the game by the 23:10 mark. Devaney then rattled off back-to-back goals, including one of an assist from Robyn Pastuch (Merrick, N.Y.) to put the Huskies back in the advantage.

    The game would stay within one for the remainder of the half with Jillian Cerar (Massapequa Park, N.Y.) and Pastuch each adding tallies before the Huskies headed into halftime trailing 7-6.

    Louisville opened the second half with consecutive goals by Foley, starting an 8-1 run that lasted until the closing minutes when McGinty found the back of the net off an assist from Ryan to make the score 15-8.

    The Cardinals out-shot UConn 35-24 and had a 17-15 advantage in ground balls.

    The Huskies return to action Friday, Apr. 16 against California at 6:30 p.m. in the George J. Sherman Family-Sports Complex.