Women's Lax Trips Maroons
SALEM, Va. - The Shenandoah University women's lacrosse team earned its third straight victory Saturday afternoon with a 12-7 road win over Roanoke.
Shenandoah (7-6, 4-2 ODAC) jumped out to an 8-3 halftime lead and never looked back against the Maroons (6-7, 3-3).
The two teams split eight second-half goals.
Sisson also added one assist.
Senior goalkeeper Ashley Cross anchored the defense with 13 saves.
Bereit gave the victors the early lead with her unassisted goal at 27:38 of the first; this would start a string in which the two teams would trade the first four goals of the game.
Senior Samantha Donaghy, who finished with a goal and two assists, gave the Hornets the lead for good with her unassisted goal at 20:25.
Shenandoah would score six of the final seven goals of the first, finishing with an Arndt tally off of a Donaghy assist just six seconds before the halftime buzzer.
Roanoke climbed back in it with a three-goal run to start the second before Bereit and Sisson scored 57 seconds apart to push the SU lead back to four goals.
RC outshot the Hornets 25-23 with the victors winning 11 of 20 draws and holding a 28-24 advantage in groundballs.
Shenandoah also forced five turnovers.
The Hornets host Randolph-Macon on Wednesday at 4:30 in another ODAC contest.