Hanson's Overtime Goal Lifts Aggies Past Longwood

March 27, 2003

FARMVILLE, Va. - Untitled Document Junior attack Leslie Kado beat two defenders to set up Kate Hanson's backhanded goal with 17 seconds remaining in the second overtime period to lift UC Davis to a 13-12 win over Longwood University in a collegiate women's lacrosse matchup at Lancer Field Thursday.

The Aggies, ranked No. 2 in the Warrior/Inside Lacrosse Power Poll and No. 3 in the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association poll, improve to 6-3 on the season. UC Davis also jumps to 3-0 against members of the Division II South Region. The Lancers, which entered the game atop both sets of rankings, drop to 5-1 overall.

Senior attack wing Jaime Fitzpatrick scored four goals to lead the Aggies while Leslie Kado added three goals and a team-best two assists. Stacy Sugarman scored twice and Tiffany Lee, Naomi Coffman and Jessie Donohoue also had goals. Goalkeeper Kristen Braasch posted 12 saves in net.

UC Davis overcame a 9-6 halftime deficit to build a 12-11 lead with less than six minutes remaining. However, the Lancers punched in one more shot in regulation to force the overtime.

For Longwood, Marisa Cohen and Emily Bikowski each recorded four goals.

The Aggies face another ranked South Region team on Saturday, when they take on No. 5 Limestone.

UC Davis (6-3)






Longwood (5-1)






GOALS - UC Davis: Jaime Fitzpatrick 4, Leslie Kado 3, Stacy Sugarman 2, Tiffany Lee 1, Naomi Coffman 1, Jessie Donohoue 1, Kate Hanson 1. LU: Marisa Cohen 4, Emily Bikowski 4, Jen Hilbert 1, Tia Richardson 1, Carlee Ullery 1, Kristy Taylor 1.

ASSISTS - UC Davis: Leslie Kado 2, Naomi Coffman 1, Jaime Fitzpatrick 1, Liz Collett 1. LU: Carlee Ullery 3, Marisa Cohen 2, Kristy Taylor 2, Sophie Dress 1, Jen Hilbert 1, Tia Richardson 1.

GOALIES - UC Davis: Kristen Braasch 12 saves, 12 goals (66:00). LU: Stacey Schmidt 10 saves, 13 goals (66:00).