Lady Barons Honor Seniors Against Siena Heights

Lady Barons Honor Seniors Against Siena Heights

STEUBENVILLE – The Franciscan women's lacrosse team hosted Siena Heights in its final home game of the season and fell to the Saints 21-7, Saturday afternoon.

Following the game, head coach Maura Conant and the team honored their four graduating seniors, Bridget Clune, Mary Krolicki, Emmy Mathias and Isabelle Wedig.

The Saints got on the board early in the first half and quickly took a 3-0 lead after five minutes of action. Junior Carly McDonald cut the lead down to 3-1 with her first of the game off a pass from Blair Wonderly and Elizabeth McEntee followed with her first of the game just a minute later to get the Lady Barons to within one, 3-2, with 19:07 to play.

The Saints then used a four-goal run over eight minutes of action to take a 7-2 lead. Krolicki halted their run with a pair of goals to cut the lead back down to three, 7-4. Krolicki's first goal extended her point-scoring streak to 46-straight games. Siena Heights closed out the first half on a 3-1 run to take the 10-5 lead into halftime.

After Taylor Swartz and Krolicki traded goals to open the second, the Saints broke open the game with a 10-0 run to take a 21-6 lead with 8:47 to play.

Freshman Maria Hilkert closed out the scoring with her first goal of the game to cut the lead to 21-7.

Franciscan got two shots off in the final 1:30 of the game and a Saint free position shot went wide as the game ended 21-7 in favor of Siena Heights.

Junior Brittany Bain made 10 saves in the cage for Franciscan.

The Lady Barons close out their regular season today against Wilmington (Ohio) at 2:00 pm.