Glynn, Hennessey Record Hat Tricks in 9-7 Win at Brown

Glynn, Hennessey Record Hat Tricks in 9-7 Win at Brown

Julia Glynn finished the week with four goals and four assists for eight points (Elan Kawesch).

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Julia Glynn and Megan Hennessey each scored three times, while Kelly Weis recorded four saves, as the Harvard women's lacrosse team improved to 3-1 in the Ivy League with a 9-7 victory at Brown Saturday afternoon.

Glynn finished the day with five points, as she also assisted on two goals for the Crimson, which improves to 5-4 overall. Abby Bunting had a hat trick, and Kellie Roddy recorded four saves for Brown, which falls to 5-5 and 0-4 in the Ancient Eight.

Hennessey tallied two of the game's first three goals to give the Crimson a 2-1 advantage 11:32 into the game. Just over three minutes later, Glynn put Harvard up, 3-1, just over three minutes later at 15:22. With the Crimson leading, 3-2, Glynn struck again with 6:11 remaining in the half, as the Crimson went back up by two scores, 4-2.

With 3:58 left to play in the first, Glynn passed the ball to Hennessey off a free-position attempt, and Hennessey sent a shot past Roddy to give Harvard a three-goal cushion, 5-2.

In the second half, Marisa Romeo opened the scoring at 27:52, pushing the Crimson's lead to 6-2. After Caroline Ashford made it 7-3 in favor of Harvard with 22:09 left to play, the Bears went on a 3-0 run to cut the deficit to 7-6 with 12:50 remaining in the contest.

Glynn completed her hat trick with her third tally of the game at the 6:49 mark, giving the Crimson a two-goal cushion, 8-6. Audrey Todd, who led Harvard with three draw controls, added an insurance goal with 40 seconds left, firing a shot into a wide open net, 9-6.

Brown held the edge in ground balls, 14-8, and shots, 17-15, but the Crimson led in draw controls, 10-8, and was 10-of-12 on clear attempts.

The Crimson will take a step out of conference play to visit No. 2 Boston College Tuesday, April 7 at 4 p.m.