The women’s lacrosse team was defeated by seventh-ranked William Smith College 16-6 on April 16.The Herons scored the first five goals unanswered until junior Emily Riegel and senior Katie Riegel had back-to-back shots. Two more goals were scored against UR by halftime, leaving the score gap 7-2. In the second half, William Smith continued to dominate the game and set up nine more goals, compared to UR’s four goals. Junior Rachel Hawley took a free-position shot early in the second half, followed by freshman Christina Montano and Riegel with unassisted shots. Riegel then scored the last goal for UR at the 10:37 mark with an assist by junior Cody Schraft. Senior Stephanie Bristol remained at goalkeeper the entire game and had 12 saves out of 36 shots. Hawley also contributed with six ground ball pickups, while sophomore Lisa Aranoff won three draws. Fourteenth-ranked Hamilton College took the win against UR on April 17 with a final score of 10-3. After the 5:02 mark, Schraft opened the game with a successful free-position shot on goal. Within the next ten minutes, Hamilton scored four goals in a row, adding one more in the remaining minute of the first half. Hawley scored UR’s second goal of the game unassisted. UR also opened scoring in the second half with a second goal by Hawley, assisted by Riegel. Hamilton then scored five goals in the remainder of the second half. They controlled the game with offensive and defensive pressure and attempted more than twice as many shots on goal as UR. Bristol had nine saves out of 19 shots. Junior Amy Hein collected five groundballs while senior Rachel Holtzberg scooped four.UR’s record now stands at 4-7 overall, and 2-4 in the University Collegiate Athletic Association conference. Keller can be reached at

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