BELMONT, N.C. - Marin Felsoci scored eight goals and won 10 draw controls in a 18-15 victory over UVA-Wise on Senior Day. The win puts The Abbey at 3-4 on the year. The Cavaliers dipped to 2-4. Annie Brannon, Madison Eberhardt, Lauren Lavarias, and Ashley Mistretta were the seniors who were recognized this afternoon.
How it Happened
- Kylie Eastman put The Abbey on the board first with a free position goal 2:28 into the contest. Just 33 seconds later, Felsoci made it 2-0 on a pass from Jenna Niedzwiedzki
- Later in the half, Felsoci and Eastman scored just 1:40 apart from each other to tied the game at five
- Felsoci scored twice in the last four minutes of the half, including a free position goal, and the Crusaders led 9-7 at halftime
- The Crusader defense did not give up a goal in the first seven minutes of the second half
- Later in the half, Belmont Abbey scored six straight goals, three in a 1:39 span, to take an 18-13 lead with 3:36 remaining. The team finished off the game with the 18-15 victory
- On the day, Felsoci was The Abbey's leader with eight goals and 10 draw controls. She also caused two turnovers
- Eastman scored five goals and won seven draw controls
- Defensively, Sarah Schaefer caused three turnovers
- As a unit, Belmont Abbey won 25 draw controls, to the Cavaliers' 10. The Crusaders also scored on seven of their 12 free position opportunities
Belmont Abbey will return to conference action when it welcomes Converse on Wednesday, March 13 for a 4 p.m. contest.