EWING, N.J. – Fifth-ranked The College of New Jersey built a 10-4 halftime lead, then scored the first three goals of the second half in an 18-7 win over Ursinus on Tuesday in a snowy women's lacrosse game in the Garden State.
The Lions (7-0) claimed 17 shots in each half, leading to a 34-16 shooting edge.
Brakel's first goal of the game gave Ursinus a 1-0 lead 1:54 in as she scored her seventh of the season. The Lions would score the next four before senior Nicole Kovacs scored unassisted at 17:38 to get Ursinus back to within two at 4-2.
Ursinus (5-2) would get to within one at 5-4 on back to back goals by freshman Emma Ebert and Brakel, the last coming with 11:11 left in the half. However, the Lions would score the eight to pull away.
In goal, sophomore Margaret Philbin made 11 saves.
Ursinus heads to Dickinson on Saturday.