No. 1 Women’s Lacrosse cruises to 19-6 victory over No. 22 Cortland

No. 1 Women’s Lacrosse cruises to 19-6 victory over No. 22 Cortland

SALISBURY, Md. – The top-ranked Salisbury University women's lacrosse team dominated the No. 22 Cortland Red Dragons, 19-6, at Sea Gull Stadium on Saturday.

BOX SCORE

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The both teams traded possessions to start the game.  Delaney Hill started the scoring at the 4:30 mark of the game on a free position that gave Salisbury the 1-0 advantage.
  • In the next Sea Gull possession, Lydia McNulty found the back of the net after Emma Skoglund dished her the ball from behind the goal, which gave Salisbury the early 2-0 lead.
  • Cortland responded with a goal just one minute later by Hannah Lorenzen.
  • Erin Scannell scored her first goal of the day just 30 seconds after that to make it a 3-1 Salisbury lead.
  • Lauren Hopsicker answered with another Red Dragon goal after she converted a free position shot.
  • Both teams traded a few shots before the Sea Gulls went on a quick two-goal run with goals from Hill and McNulty to round out the first quarter.
  • Salisbury extended its run to four after Leah Vilov and Hill both scored to open the second quarter.
  • Lorenzen scored her second goal of the day for Cortland to cut into the lead and make it 7-2 with 10:24 left in the first half.
  • Scannell scored her second goal two minutes later to extend the Sea Gull lead.
  • Skoglund scored her second goal in the waning seconds of the half to send the teams into the halftime locker room with a score of 9-3.
  • The Sea Gulls came out in the third quarter and scored three quick goals from Hill, Scannell and Skoglund that extended the scoring run to five and the lead to nine, 12-3.
  • Lorenzen stifled the run with her third goal of the day to make it 12-4 with 12:12 left in the third.
  • Following the Red Dragons goal, the Sea Gulls went on a 4-1 run to close out the third quarter with two goals from Scannell, one from Vilov and one from Meridith Price.
  • Toni Cashman scored the final goal of the day for Cortland at the 14:10 mark in the fourth quarter.
  • Salisbury tacked on three more goals by McNulty, Maggie Sanders, and Becca Puente to give the game it's final score of 19-6. Sanders goal with eight minutes left was the first of her career.

SALISBURY GAME NOTES

  • Erin Scannell scored a game-high five goals on five shots. The junior has now scored at least a hat trick in every game this season.
  • Lydia McNulty tied for a game-high five points from four goals and one assist.
  • Delaney Hill scored a season-high four goals. She also added two ground balls and four draw controls.
  • Emma Skoglund recorded four points on two goals and two assists.
  • Leah Vilov registered three points on two goals and one assists and scooped up a season-high three draw controls.
  • Becca Puente, Meridith Price, and Maggie Sanders each scored a goal. Sanders goal was the first of the freshman's career.
  • Mary Claire Hisle earned the win in goal with recorded four saves on nine shots faced.
  • Kaitlyn Hunsinger got some time in goal, and recorded three saves on four shots faced.

CORTLAND GAME NOTES

  • Hannah Lorenzen tied a game-high five points on four goals and an assist.
  • Toni Cashman tallied one goal and one assist.
  • Paige Potter earned the start in goal and recorded three saves.

UP NEXT

  • Salisbury will travel to Bradenton, Fla. to take on the No. 7 William Smith Herons.
  • The game at the IMG Academy is set to begin at 11 a.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.