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Ithaca, N.Y. - On a snowy day in Ithaca, Victoria Kalamaras feed a cutting Alexandria Absey in the opening ten minutes of play at Cornell on Saturday, March 10 to set Columbia’s new career assist record with her 89th career assist. Kalamaras surpassed the previous record of 88 held by Columbia’s all-time leading scorer Kacie Johnson ‘13CC.
The Lions faced a tall order at Schoellkopf Field in taking on a Big Red who jumped out to a 9-3 first-half lead. Powered by an 8-2 second-period advantage, Cornell handed the Lions a 17-5 loss.
The Lions saw scores from five players on five goals, led by Kalamaras with two points on a goal and an assist. Lindsey Ewertsen added a team-high five ground balls, four draw controls and two caused turnovers with a goal. Ewertsen continues to climb the Columbia all-time lists moving into fourth on draw controls list with 104, tied with Marisa Marcellino ‘08CC.
Kelsey Gedin made 12 saves in net moving her career total to 449. The Virginia native has now surpassed Columbia’s Emma Mintz ‘09CC (439) for the second most saves on Columbia’s all-time list.
Up next, the Lions will travel to East Carolina on Saturday, March. 17 at 12 p.m.