"Our girls dug down deep and they were able to bounce back and get their feet moving again and the momentum back in our favor," said Dragons coach Friend Weiler.
With a minute left, Falmouth pulled their goalie allowing Murphy to skate solo on a breakaway, cashing in her second goal on an empty net with 5.3 seconds left in the game, 3-1.
At 7:51 in the second period Dragons (22-0-1) sophomore forward Liz Collins delivered the go-ahead goal off a perfect pass from senior defenseman Martha Findley in the danger zone, 2-1.
Four minutes in the second period Falmouth's (16-6-1) freshman forward Rachel Moore sent in a shot that deflected off the goalie into the net to tie it 1-1. Sophomore forward Alexa Scribner and freshman defenseman Kendall Stouffer had the assists.
Murphy headed off the first period with an unassisted goal, 1-0.
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- Mike Giesta | Boys lacrosse
- Catherine Calsolaro | @catrenee13 | Girls lacrosse
- Liz Torres | @etorres446 | Boys volleyball
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