Women’s Lacrosse Closes Off Season with Loss Against Yale During Ivy League Tournament Semifinals

Women’s lacrosse traveled to Princeton, New Jersey this past weekend to compete in the Ivy League Tournament. Their first match was against No. 2 Yale in the semifinals, after having two scoreless periods, Yale defeated the Red, 16-6, ending Cornell’s 2021-2022 season. 

Yale (11-6, 6-1 Ivy), scored the first five goals, and never trailed behind following that point. Cornell (8-8, 4-3 Ivy) struggled to stay in it for the duration of the game, finding that the Bulldogs had more drive in them that day compared to the Red. 

During the second quarter, Cornell found the back of the net four times, with the first one shot within the first 40 seconds by junior midfielder Sophie Ward. The last one was secured with about 50 seconds left, by senior midfielder Genevieve DeWinter. 

The third quarter was also scoreless 15 minutes for the Red, while Yale achieved three more points. 

The final quarter was another slow roll for Cornell, scoring only twice by Ward and senior midfielder Amanda Cramer.