No. 1 Women’s Lacrosse dominates Rowan, 15-7

No. 1 Women’s Lacrosse dominates Rowan, 15-7

SALISBURY, Md. – The top-ranked Salisbury University women's lacrosse team remained undefeated after a dominating 15-7 win over the Rowan Profs on Tuesday in Sea Gull Stadium.

BOX SCORE

PHOTOS

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Rowan started the scoring less than a minute into the game when Jamie Cutrera found the back of the net to give the Profs the early 1-0 lead.
  • Salisbury responded with a five-goal run, including goals from Erin Scannell, Meridith Price, Anna Robinson and a pair of goals from Lydia McNulty.
  • Ashley Lechliter stifled the run after she netted the first of her two goals on the day with 6:20 left in the first.
  • McNulty and Scannell rounded out the scoring in the first quarter with their third and second goals of the day respectively, to give the Sea Gulls a 7-2 lead after one.
  • Salisbury continued the offensive clinic and added four more unanswered goals in the second quarter. The run was highlighted by Scannell's third goal of the day and back-to-back goals from Lily Cavallaro to round out a 7-0 run and give Salisbury an 11-2 lead with 8:14 left in the second quarter.
  • Lechliter scored her second goal of the game with 3:35 left in the first half to cut into the lead.
  • Salisbury responded to Rowan's tally a minute later when Scannell scored her fourth and final goal of the day. Camryn Pepper scored a goal in the final 30 seconds of the half that gave the Sea Gulls a 10-goal lead, 13-3, heading into halftime.
  • Leah Vilov and Becca Puente scored the final two goals for Salisbury in the third quarter to cap the final 4-0 run for the Sea Gulls to push the lead to 15-3 at midway through the third.
  • Chloe Shea found the back of the net for the Profs with 3:14 left in the third. Rowan then scored three unanswered goals in the fourth quarter to give the game it's final score of 15-7.

SALISBURY GAME NOTES

  • Erin Scannell continues to lead the Salisbury offense. She scored a game-high four goals on five shots. Scannell has scored at least three goals in each of the first four games of 2022.
  • Lydia McNulty registered four points from three goals and one assist. McNulty also scooped up a ground ball.
  • Lily Cavallaro scored two goals on two shots and scooped up a ground ball.
  • Anna Robinson registered three points from one goal and tied for a team-high two assists.
  • Emma Skoglund had two points on one goal and one assist.
  • Mary Hanzsche tied a team-high two assists.
  • Delaney Hill had a game-high six draw controls.
  • Mary Claire Hisle earned the win in goal and recorded two saves on five shots faced.
  • Kaitlyn Hunsinger recorded two saves on six shots faced.
  • The Sea Gulls outshot the Profs, 29-16.

ROWAN GAME NOTES

  • Ashley Lechliter scored a team-high two goals on five shots.
  • Five other Profs scored a goal.
  • Erin Renshaw and Julianna Corson had the two assists for Rowan.
  • Reilly Shaup earned the start in goal and recorded one save on 11 shots faced.
  • Mel Rodgers recorded six saves on 11 shots faced.

UP NEXT

  • Salisbury will travel to Chestertown, Md. to battle with Eastern Shore rival, Washington, in the War on the Shore on Saturday, March 5.
  • The contest is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.

Salisbury University is a proud member of NCAA Division III with primary membership in the Coast-to-Coast Athletic Conference, along with the New Jersey Athletic Conference for football and the Metropolitan Swimming and Diving Conference for men's and women's swimming. With over 500 student-athletes in 21 varsity sports, SU is recognized as one of the most competitive intercollegiate athletics programs regardless of division, and dedicated coaches and staff that foster excellence on-and-off the field. The Sea Gulls have celebrated 22 team national championships, 24 individual national champions, 186 conference championships and 41 Academic All-Americans.

To learn more about the tradition of excellence with Sea Gull Athletics, visit www.SUSeaGulls.com or on social media @SUSeaGulls.