SALISBURY, Md. – The second-ranked Salisbury University women's lacrosse team repeated as the Coast-to-Coast Athletic Conference (C2C) Champions after taking down the CNU Captains, 17-7, in the C2C Championship on Saturday.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Salisbury used a 4-0 run in the first quarter to go up early on CNU. The run was highlighted by a pair of goals from Emma Skoglund.
- CNU got on the board in the closing minutes of the first to cut into the lead, 4-1.
- Delaney Hill and Lily Cavallaro opened the second quarter for the Sea Gulls with a quick 2-0 run with 12:28 to go in the half.
- After another goal by the Captains, Salisbury went on another 4-0 run to go up 10-2 with 3:02 left in the first half. Mary Hanzsche tallied a goal and an assist during the second-quarter run.
- CNU scored a goal in the final moments of the quarter to go into halftime with a score of 10-3.
- The Sea Gulls used the third quarter to go on another four-goal run. Lauren Valenti's goal at the 6:13 mark of the quarter gave Salisbury the running clock.
- CNU stifled the run with a goal with 17 seconds remaining in the third quarter.
- Salisbury opened the final quarter with a three-goal run to extend its lead up to 17-4. The run was capped by Alexandra Parker's first collegiate goal.
- The Captains finished the game on a three-goal run of their own, but the lead was too much to overcome and the Sea Gulls claimed the conference crown.
SALISBURY GAME NOTES
- The win gave Salisbury it's 20th conference title in program history and second consecutive C2C Championship.
- Emma Skoglund tallied a game-high five points on three goals and two assists.
- Delaney Hill recorded a hat trick.
- Erin Scannell and Mary Hanzsche each tallied three points on two goals and an assist each.
- Lydia McNulty, Camryn Pepper and Meridith Price each finished with a goal and an assist.
- Natalie Held collected three ground balls and caused three turnovers.
- Mary Claire Hisle earned the win in goal and made three saves on 11 shots faced.
CNU GAME NOTES
- Alexis Kasuda scored a team-high three goals.
- Kelsey Winters tallied a team-high three assists.
- Lizzie Burgoyne recorded five saves on 28 shots faced.
- Salisbury will await an at-large selection to the NCAA Tournament. The selection show is scheduled to air on Monday, May 9 at 10:30 a.m. on NCAA.com.
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.