NEWTON, Mass. (10/19/13) – The Lasell College women's soccer team saw their nine match unbeaten streak snapped with a 3-1 non-conference defeat at the hands of Centennial Conferenc foe Swarthmore University. The Lasers dropped to 11-3-1 for the season while Swarthmore improved to 7-4-2 for the 2013 campaign.
Melissa Trofa finished with a goal and an assist for the Garnet, while Emma Sindelar and Caroline Khanna also scoring on the afternoon. Caela Long recorded a pair of saves in net for Swarthmore to claim the victory.
Trofa set up Sindelar with a neatly placed through ball in the fifth minute to give the visitors an early lead. Lasell answered right back, when Erin Smith slotted a feed from Munnelly to even the score at 1-1 in the 17th minute. Swarthmore reclaimed the lead when Khanna got her head on a corner kick to beat Pappalardo to make it 2-1 in favor of the visitors.
Trofa made it a two-goal advantage for Swarthmore with a strike in the 60th minute and the Lasers were unable to rally, falling 3-1.
Lasell will return to action on October 24th for a GNAC match at Rivier with kick-off slated for 7:00 p.m.