With Holy Cross leading 8-3 in the second half, Colgate scored four straight goals to make it a one-goal game, but the Crusaders then outscored the Raiders 2-1 in the final 11:45 of play as the No. 4 seed Holy Cross women’s lacrosse team defeated No. 5 seed Colgate, 10-8, on April 22 in the Patriot League Tournament quarterfinals at Holy Cross Field.
With the win, the Crusaders improve to 7-11 overall, while the Raiders conclude the season 7-9 overall. Also with the win, Holy Cross head coach Stephanie Ridolfi now has 100 career victories at Holy Cross.
The Crusaders will take on No. 1 seed and No. 12 nationally ranked Loyola (Md.) on April 24 at 5 p.m., in Baltimore, Md., at the Ridley Athletic Complex as the Greyhounds are hosting the semifinals and championship game. No. 3 seed Boston University, which defeated No. 6 seed Lehigh, 14-9, in the other quarterfinal game, will play No. 2 seed Navy at 7:30 p.m. The winners will meet in the championship game on April 26 at 1 p.m. The champion will earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
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