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Genesee Falls to Top-Ranked Harford

Fighting Owls player taking a shot at netminder Ryley O'Mara during the second half Friday (Jacob Eberle)
Fighting Owls player taking a shot at netminder Ryley O'Mara during the second half Friday (Jacob Eberle)

BATAVIA, NY… The Genesee Community College women's lacrosse team dropped their NJCAA Lacrosse contest against the Harford Community College Fighting Owls 18-3 Friday afternoon.  

Rachel Ladd scored the first goal for Genesee after trailing early 2-0 to the number one ranked team in the country. After Ladd's goal, the Harford Fighting Owls would score the next nine goals and took a commanding lead. Reigning NJCAA Lacrosse and NJCAA Region III Player of the Week Bri Heers would score from a Grace Freeman pass to cut the Fighting Owls lead to 11-2 at halftime.

In the second half, the Fighting Owls continued their scoring ways. Hannah Kirisits would score a free position goal halfway through the second half to get Genesee's only goal in the half. Ryley  O'Mara made nine saves in net for the Cougars.

Genesee (4-3) hosts Howard Community College next Saturday, April 27 at 12pm.

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