Women’s Lacrosse Slips at No. 17/14 Stanford

Women’s Lacrosse Slips at No. 17/14 Stanford

Kelly Weis moved into sixth place on Harvard's all-time list in saves (Penny Ashford).

STANFORD, Calif. – Harvard goalie Kelly Weis recorded 10 saves, but the Crimson women's lacrosse team fell on the road at No. 17/14 Stanford by a score of 13-4 Saturday afternoon.

With her 10-save effort, Weis moves to sixth in program history with 353 career stops. Weis is now 12 saves shy of tying Charlotte Worsley '82 for fifth in the Crimson record books.

With the loss, the Crimson slips to 1-1 on the year, while the Cardinal improves to 3-1 overall.

Maeve McMahon and Nekele McCall paced the Crimson with two ground balls apiece, while McMahon and Alexis Nicolia won two draw controls each. McMahon, Weis, Julia Glynn and Tory Waldstein all caused two turnovers.

Eliza Guild got the Crimson on the scoreboard, knotting the game, 1-1, with a goal at 16:28, but the Cardinal tallied the next five scores of the half to take a 6-1 advantage into the break.

In the second, McMahon found the back of the net at 26:19, and Audrey Todd followed with an unassisted tally at the 23:47 mark, as the Crimson got within four, 7-3. However, Stanford took control with a 6-0 run over the next 20 minutes to grab a 14-3 lead. With 3:23 remaining, Megan Hennessey notched Harvard's fourth goal of the contest.

Harvard outshot Stanford, 29-24, and had the edge in ground balls, 11-4, while the Cardinal led the way in draw controls, 10-9. Harvard remained perfect on the year in clear attempts, going 11-of-11, and is now 28-of-28 on the season.

The Crimson will visit St. Mary's Sunday afternoon with game time set for 3 p.m. EST.