Women’s Lacrosse drops a thriller to Robert Morris

BENSENVILLE, Ill. -- Natasha Carlton's goal with 2:57 remaining broke a 10-10 tie and allowed Robert Morris University to defeat Concordia University Wisconsin by the slimmest of margins Friday night.

The Falcons, who led 5-4 at halftime, had tied the game for one final time on a goal by freshman Alina Zibutus (Naperville, Ill.) with 4:42 remaining before Carlton's game-winner.

Freshman Sammi Reiter (Stillwater, Minn.) scored five times for CUW and Zibutus added four. Statistics were as even as the final score with RMU owning a 28-26 shot advantage and a 17-15 margin in ground balls.

The Falcons actually forced the the Eagles into 16 turnovers while commiting nine.

The Falcons (1-7) host the Pacific University at 10:30am Saturday morning at Fitting Field.