Scannell's four goals pushes No. 7 women's lacrosse past Washington

Scannell's four goals pushes No. 7 women's lacrosse past Washington

CHESTERTOWN, Md.- The seventh-ranked Salisbury University women's lacrosse team made the short trip up the Eastern Shore and took down the Washington Shorewomen, 16-7, on Saturday.

THE RUNDOWN

Final Score: No. 7 Salisbury 16, Washington 7
Records: Salisbury (3-1) | Washington (1-2)
Location: Roy Kirby, Jr. Stadium- Chestertown, Md. 

BOX SCORE 

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Salisbury kicked off the game with a three-goal run. Alexis Strobel scored the game's first goal six minutes into the game. 

  • An assisted goal by Gianna DeMato from Delaney Hill and an unassisted strike by Emma Skoglund extended the Sea Gull lead, 3-0, with 17:43 remaining in the first half. 

  • Washington put a stop to the Salisbury run with an assisted goal by Colleen Keefe from Lauren Brenner.

  • Salisbury proceeded to net two goals in a three-minute span. Lily Cavallaro and Lydia McNulty both tallied unassisted to extend the lead, 5-2, with 12:!5 remaining in the half. 

  • Washington answered with an Olivia Miller goal assisted by Hannah Lee to decrease the Sea Gull lead 5-3.

  • Two more Sea Gull goals were scored in less than a minute in between each other. McNulty scored her second unassisted goal of the day to double the Sea Gull lead, 6-3. Then, Skoglund capitalized on a man-up opportunity after a foul on Washington College from a Strobel pass.

  • Lee put away a goal to cut the Salisbury lead to 7-3 but Erin Scannell rounded out the scoring before halftime with back-to-back goals to push the lead up to 9-3.

  • The two teams traded goals after halftime. Forty seconds into the second half, Lauren Brenner scored off a free-position. Julie Talbert responded with a goal from DeMato, then Anna Bennett put a shot away to trim the Salisbury lead down to 10-5 with 23:34 left in regulation.

  • Salisbury scored two in a row a minute apart. First, Riley Hartman took advantage of a free-position and buried the shot past the Shorewomen goalie. Scannell tallied her third goal of the game with a marker 49 seconds after Hartman's goal. 

  • After a Salisbury foul, Keefe took advantage of a free position with 18:24 left in the game.

  • After Washington's man-up goal, Salisbury started pulling away with goals from Scannell, Cavallaro and DeMato to extend Salisbury's lead up to 15-6 in the final 10 minutes of the game.

  • Keefe stopped the three-goal run from Salisbury with her third goal of the game but McNulty sealed the win with an unassisted man-up goal with just over five minutes left in the game to seal the 16-7 win.

GAME NOTES

  • Erin Scannell led the Sea Gull attack with a season-best four goals on nine shots.

  • Lydia McNulty recorded a hat trick while Emma Skoglund, Gianna DeMato, and Lily Cavallaro each netted a pair of goals. DeMato dished out two assists with five draw controls in the victory.

  • Skye Graham made five saves in the goal for the Sea Gulls 

  • Salisbury won the draw control battle, 14-11. Anna Wehland collected four draw controls.
  • Bri Held paced the team with three ground balls. 

  • Colleen Keefe scored three goals for Washington College 

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE

UP NEXT

  • Salisbury returns home to Sea Gull Stadium on Wednesday, March 11 when they host the third-ranked Gettysburg Bullets.

  • The game is set to begin at 4 p.m.

  • Live stats and video will be provided