Southern Connecticut State Tops UB In Women's Lacrosse Action

Bridgeport, Conn.-The University of Bridgeport women's lacrosse team jumped out to a 2-0 lead with 16:00 to play in the first half, but the visiting Southern Connecticut State University Owls stormed back to score the next six goals on their way their way to a 13-4 non-conference road win over the host Purple Knights.  UB is now 1-7 on the season, and SCSU is now 1-5 in 2014.

Junior Gabrielle Valela (Lindenhurst, N.Y.) scored two goals for Bridgeport, and sophomore Allie Wiggins (Waterford, Conn.) and junior Emily Catalano (N. Babylon, N.Y.) had the other UB tallies.

The UB women's lacrosse team will continue its three-game homestand on Thursday evening, March 27, when the Purple Knights host the University of Findlay.  Game time is 7:00 p.m., and that night will also be the team's Lax-4-A-Cure contest.