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Szwajkowski shatters scoring record; Thoroughbreds storm back to beat Brewers

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Behind another record-setting performance by senior attack Cas Szwajkowski, the Skidmore College women's lacrosse team was able to stage a second-half rally, defeating Vassar by a 17-13 score in Liberty League action at Wachenheim Field Wednesday afternoon. Skidmore improves to 9-3 overall and 6-1 in league contests, winning its sixth league game in a row. Vassar falls to 5-5 overall and 2-3 in league contests. For the second time this season, Szwajkowski chopped down two Skidmore records. With her fifth goal of the game, scored at the 17:18 mark of the second half, the senior tallied her 240thcareer point, passing the original mark of 239, set by Tyler Phillips '17. She wasn't done by a long shot, tallying four more to tie the single-game goals record with nine. She also scored nine goals, setting the all-time goals record in the process against RIT on March 23 and she shares the record with Lloyd Falconer in 1993 and Lindsay Stavola in 2011. She's the first player in program history to register two nine-goal games. She finished the game with 244 career points, via 224 goals and 20 assists. Szwajkowski added eight draw controls to go along with her nine goals on 13 shots. Orvis added three goals and four ground balls. Seymour scored twice and added an assist for three points. Connerty, Boogaerts, and LaBeau also tallied goals. Shelby Boland added an assist. Hirsch was crucial to Skidmore's win, finishing with an impressive 14 draw controls. Gianna Muscari finished with three caused turnovers on the defensive end, while Amanda Cagnassola caused two turnovers and added five ground balls. Caroline Kenlon made six saves in the winning effort.

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