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Nazareth Edges Owls Women's Lacrosse Late, 11-10

Sydney Lambert (file photo)
Sydney Lambert (file photo)

Westfield State ran out to an 8-5 first half lead, but Nazareth (NY) College put together a strong second half to defeat the Owls, 11-10 in Engelwood, Fla. on Friday in the final game of the Owls 3-game Florida trip.

The Owls jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first 3:30 of the first half, powered by a pair of goals from Elizabeth Navoni.

The Golden Flyers responded with four straight goals to take a 9-8 lead midway through the second half.

Westfield led 10-9 after Sydney Lambert's goal with 12:23 to play, but from there the Flyers shut the Owls down.  Naz's Phoebe Barnett scored the game winner with 8:48 left in the game, but neither team could muster another goal.

Westfield falls to 2-3 on the season with the loss, while Naz improves to 3-3.

Lambert and Marissa Nmimeskern each tallied three goals for the Owls.  Addilys Geitner led Naz with two goals an an assist.