Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer

Women's Lax Wins Again

Women's Lax Wins Again

WINCHESTER, Va. - The Shenandoah University women's lacrosse team earned its third straight victory of the week with a 14-6 non-league win over Marymount Sunday afternoon.

Shenandoah (3-3) scored seven goals in each half to easily dispatch the Saints (2-2).

Senior Samantha Donaghy scored the initial goal of the contest with a free position goal at 27:20, and after Chelsea Ritter scored unassisted for MU 51 seconds later, the Hornets took the lead for good on an Erin Higgins tally at 23:29.

Higgins, a freshman from Garden City, N.Y., was playing against her twin sister, Meghan, in the contest.

Higgins had three goals for the hosts in the first half as SU took a 7-3 lead into the break.

Marymount, which outshot Shenandoah 27-24, was continually turned away by Hornets goalie Ashley Cross. Cross had 11 saves in the game, including six in the second half.

Cross' penultimate save, on a Megan McGuirk shot with one minute remaining, was the 449th of her career and vaulted her past Wendy Taylor '07 for the all-time lead at SU.

Senior Samantha Sisson had a team-high five points for Shenandoah with four goals and one assist.

She had a back-breaking goal at the end of the first half, hitting the back of the net as the horn sounded, to give the hosts the four-goal advantage.

Marymount could not cut the deficit under five for the entire second half.

In addition to Sisson's four goals, Higgins added four, Miranda Rudacille two and Liz Bereit one with three assists.

MU held a 22-17 advantage in groundballs while the Hornets won 13 of 21 draw controls.

The Hornets are off until opening ODAC play next Sunday with a 2:00 contest against Sweet Briar.

Note: The win Saturday was the 50th career victory for head coach Lindsey Lutz.

Women Claw 'Cats
April 15, 2014 Women Claw 'Cats
Bereit Earns ODAC Honor
April 14, 2014 Bereit Earns ODAC Honor
Women's Lax Dominates
April 13, 2014 Women's Lax Dominates
Women's Lax Clips Macon
April 9, 2014 Women's Lax Clips Macon
Generals Top Women's Lax
March 19, 2014 Generals Top Women's Lax
Sisson Named ODAC PoW
March 10, 2014 Sisson Named ODAC PoW
Women's Lax Wins Again
March 9, 2014 Women's Lax Wins Again
Women Run Past Gophers
March 8, 2014 Women Run Past Gophers
Women's Lax Wins First
March 5, 2014 Women's Lax Wins First
LacrosseRoads Vol. 2 No. 3
February 26, 2014 LacrosseRoads Vol. 2 No. 3
Dutchmen Top Women's Lax
February 22, 2014 Dutchmen Top Women's Lax
LacrosseRoads Vol. 2 No. 2
February 19, 2014 LacrosseRoads Vol. 2 No. 2
Women's Lax Drops Opener
February 18, 2014 Women's Lax Drops Opener
Women's Lax Preview
February 17, 2014 Women's Lax Preview
Women's Lax Clinic Postponed
February 14, 2014 Women's Lax Clinic Postponed
LacrosseRoads Vol. 2 No. 1
February 13, 2014 LacrosseRoads Vol. 2 No. 1
Women's Lax Names Captains
February 12, 2014 Women's Lax Names Captains
Women's Lax Picked Third
February 5, 2014 Women's Lax Picked Third
Cross Named Award Winner
December 3, 2013 Cross Named Award Winner
Hornets Invade Europe
September 9, 2013 Hornets Invade Europe
Lutz Announces 2014 Slate
August 14, 2013 Lutz Announces 2014 Slate
Women's Lax Adds Eight
July 24, 2013 Women's Lax Adds Eight