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Lacrosse Ousts Queens in Sudden Death Thriller
03/12/2004

CHARLOTTE, NC — Junior Page Macey (North County/Linthicum, Md.) netted her sixth goal and game-winner in the 73rd minute to end sudden-death overtime and lift Frostburg State to a thrilling 11-10 victory over Queens University (N.C.) at Myers Park Field Friday afternoon.

After regulation time ended in an 8-8 draw, Queens (3-4) ended the first OT with a 10-8 lead.

Macey and sophomore Kelley Duncan (C. Milton Wright/Bel Air, Md.) each found the net in the second overtime to level scoring at 10-10 and force sudden death action.

The Bobcats (3-0) trailed 0-2 before freshman Ashley Mattison (Chesapeake/Pasadena, Md.) netted her first collegiate goal in the 14th minute off an assist from Macey before Macey scored her first goal with just over five minutes left to end the first half in a 2-2 tie.

In the second stanza, Queens edged ahead of the Red and Black behind three straight tallies from freshman Kristin Sann.

In the 41st minute, Macey netted her second goal before assisting a tally from sophomore Stefanie Ritz (C. Milton Wright/Bel Air, Md.) in the 49th minute, pulling the Bobcats within one goal.

Sann added another score to notch ahead of FSU, 4-6, but Frostburg State quickly responded with a goal from freshman Brittany Brumby (Quince Orchard/Gaithersburg, Md.) and two more from Macey to give the Bobcats a 7-6 lead with 5:21 left. Ritz and Duncan assisted the respective Macey goals.

Kari Slade scored for the Royals with 4:25 left in regulation play, but Ritz was quick to reply with her second goal off a third Macey assist, edging the Bobcats ahead 8-7.

Sann leveled scoring at 8-8 with the sixth of her seven tallies to force the first overtime.

In the first OT, the Royals moved ahead 10-8 behind a goal from Rachel Lillestolen and another tally from Sann.

At 2:44 in the second OT, Macey found her fifth goal before assisting a Duncan tally with just over one minute to play, leveling the score at 10-10.

Macey netted the game-winner with just over one minute left in sudden death to clinch the win for FSU.

Bobcat senior Sarah Shockley (Fallston/Fallston, Md.) made 10 saves to earn the victory.

Frostburg State returns to action Saturday when it plays Greensboro College at 12:00 p.m.

For further information on this release, contact:

Office of Sports Information
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD  21532-2303

Telephone: 301-687-4371
Fax: 301-687-4780
E-mail: sportsinfo@frostburg.edu