The Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Lacrosse Team (6-2) put on a show with a convincing 25-1 win over Urbana (Ohio) (0-4) Saturday afternoon at Moretz Stadium. L-R junior Sarah Minick (Marietta, Ga.) scored a match-high nine goals as the Bears increased their winning streak to five contests. Lenoir-Rhyne
sophomore Hayley Beaty (Dallas, N.C.) added four goals and two assists as the Bears improved to 6-0 at home this year.
Lenoir-Rhyne held a 10-1 lead at halftime and outscored Urbana by a 15-0 count in the second half. In addition, the Bears scored the last 20 goals of the contest. Freshman Lauren Donovan (Hollywood, Md.) also got into the act for the Bears as she finished with three goals and a team-high five assists. Donovan and Minick are now tied for the team lead in points with 34.
Lenoir-Rhyne also held a 50-7 advantage in shots taken and a 35-19 edge in ground balls while freshman Allison Senft (Marietta, Ga.) picked up the win in goal as she made four saves while only allowing one score.
Urbana's Hannah Walters (Canal Winchester, Ohio) scored the Blue Knights' lone goal of the match while goalkeeper Emily Brumley (Buckhannon, W.Va.) suffered the loss despite stopping 11 shots on the day.
Lenoir-Rhyne travels to Spartanburg, S.C., to face Converse on Tuesday beginning at 7:00 p.m. Urbana, meanwhile, hosts Colorado Mesa on Tuesday at 4:00 p.m.
Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Lacrosse Falls In Triple OT
The Wingate University Men's Lacrosse Team (4-3, 3-2) pulled out a 12-11 triple overtime win against Lenoir-Rhyne University (1-6, 0-2) Saturday afternoon in a Deep South Conference match at Moretz Stadium.
The Bulldogs' David Lee (Greensboro, N.C.) tallied the game-winning goal in the third overtime to lift Wingate to the win. Derek Watts (Winston-Salem, N.C.) was credited with the assist on the play.
Wingate was led by Lee (three goals), Watts (two goals and three assists) and Bryan Bayliss (Lorton, Va.) with a team-high four goals in the victory on the afternoon.
Lenoir-Rhyne freshman Ned Kaish (Atlanta, Ga.) scored four goals as well while sophomore Miles Britton (Wesley Chapel, Fla.) added a goal and two assists in the losing effort.
Kaish now leads the squad with 15 goals and 19 points this year.
The Bears, which held leads of 9-6 in the third period and 10-8 in the fourth, forced overtime tied at 11 when sophomore Sam Ashton (New Market, Md.) scored with 1:43 remaining in the final period.
Wingate held the advantage in shots taken by a 48-45 count while Lenoir-Rhyne edged the Bulldogs in ground balls, 41-37.
In goal, Wingate's Danny Dlugozima (Wesley Chapel, Fla.) earned the win after stopping 12 shots while L-R freshman Alex Squires (Lawrenceville, Ga.) suffered the loss. Squires tallied 11 saves in the contest.
Lenoir-Rhyne stays at home on Wednesday to face Lake Erie beginning at 4:00 p.m. Wingate, meanwhile, takes on third-ranked Limestone in Gaffney, S.C., on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m.
Photo Courtesy: Sarah Minick, LRU Athletics