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Jensen finds back of the net

Lara Jensen (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Lara Jensen (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

THE FACTS
No. 4 Franklin & Marshall (11-3, 6-0 CC) 16, McDaniel (5-8, 1-5 CC) 3
What: Centennial Conference (CC) women's lacrosse game
When:
Wednesday, Apr. 17
Where: Westminster, Md.

THE SKINNY STORY
Franklin & Marshall, ranked fourth in the latest IWLCA poll, scored 10 straight goals to break open a 5-2 game and remain unbeaten in conference play with a 16-3 victory over McDaniel.

THE LEADERS
• Lara Jensen (West Chester, Pa./The Tatnall School) led the Green Terror with a goal.
Kealey Allison (Frankford, Del./Indian River) and Tori Arcilesi (Bel Air, Md./Harford Tech) also found the back of the net.

FOR THE FOES
• Jane Cote led the Diplomats with five goals and three assists.
• Megan Jackson chipped in four goals and an assist.

THE REST OF THE STORY
Tori Arcilesi staked McDaniel to a 1-0 lead, scoring in transition with 24:01 on the clock. Jane Cote responded just over three minutes later, finishing a feed from Megan Jackson. Jackson then finished a solo run with 17:24 to play before Cote went to goal by herself with 14:59 showing. Cote found Tabitha Rodriguez and Carolina Kolva finished a solo run to cap a 5-0 run with 12:15 to play.
Lara Jensen wrapped around from behind to break up a nearly 13-minute minute scoring drought and close the deficit to 5-2. Grace Norley and Ally Marino, however, found the back of the net in the final 9:39 of the half to make it a 7-2 game at the break.
• That momentum carried into the second half with Kolva and Marino scoring 1 minute, 39 seconds apart for a 9-2 advantage with 26:11 remaining. Jackson and Cote each finished solo runs before Jackson hit Cote once again to stretch the lead to 10 with 19:17 showing. Two Jackson tallies and Cote's eighth point of the day made it a 15-2 game with 8:14 to play. Kealey Allison scored the Green Terror's lone goal of the second half with 4:24 showing before Marino capped her hat trick two minutes later.

THE INSIDE STORY
Kealey Allison extended her goal-scoring streak to 13 games with the late tally.
Lindsey Farrell (Towson, Md./Loch Raven) grabbed eight draw controls to bring her career total to 232 and move into second place in program history.

NEXT UP
McDaniel returns to action at Swarthmore on Saturday. Game time is 3 p.m.