SALISBURY, Md. – The second-ranked Salisbury University women's lacrosse team used a pair of long scoring runs to race past the St. Mary's Seahawks. 17-6, on Wednesday.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- St. Mary's struck first after Lily Davidson found the back of the net at the 10:02 mark of the first quarter.
- Camryn Pepper answered for Salisbury after she picked up an Erin Scannell rebound off the crossbar and one-timed the shot to tie the game at one with just over six minutes left in the first.
- The Seahawks regained a one-goal lead with just under three minutes to go in the first on a Jayne Barkman goal.
- Mary Hanzsche found Lydia McNulty breaking for the net to knot the game at two in the closing seconds of the first quarter.
- The Sea Gulls took the 4-2 lead in the early minutes of the second after Delaney Hill converted a free position shot and Pepper beat her defender to score her second of the day.
- After another goal by St. Mary's, Salisbury went on a 7-0 run between the second and third quarters highlighted by two goals apiece by Leah Vilov, Scannell and Hill to storm ahead 11-3 in the third.
- After Barkman stifled Salisbury's run with a goal at the three-minute mark of the third, Salisbury pushed out to its largest lead of the game, 17-4, off a six-goal scoring run capped off by a Lily Cavallaro unassisted goal midway through the fourth.
- St. Mary's scored two more goals in the waning minutes of the game to give the game it's final score, 17-6.
SALISBURY GAME NOTES
- Erin Scannell tallied a game-high five points from four goals and an assist. Scannell also picked up two ground balls and caused a turnover.
- Camryn Pepper tallied four points from three goals and an assist.
- Delaney Hill scored three goals, scooped up four draw controls and caused a turnover.
- Lydia McNulty, Leah Vilov, and Lily Cavallaro scored two goals each.
- Caroline McKenna won a game-high five draw controls.
- Elizabeth Hesen and Madeline Davis each scooped up a team-high three ground balls.
- Mary Claire Hisle earned the win in goal and tallied eight saves on 12 shots faced.
ST. MARY'S GAME NOTES
- Jayne Barkman and Lily Davison each scored two goals.
- Maddie Clemmer recorded 12 saves on 29 shots faced.
- Salisbury concludes the regular season against Coast-to-Coast Athletic Conference rival Christopher Newport on Saturday, April 30 for Senior Day.
- Game time is set for 12 p.m. at Sea Gull Stadium with Senior Day activities set to begin approximately 20 minutes before.
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.
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