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Women's Lacrosse Falls at CNU

Women's Lacrosse Falls at CNU

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Shenandoah University women's lacrosse fell to Christopher Newport 17-9 in a non-league contest on Saturday afternoon.

Shenandoah (2-2) trailed for all but the initial 13 seconds of the contest when Cat Leighty found the back of the net for the Captains (2-3).

IN BRIEF

CNU would go on to score the first the goals of the contest before Alyson Bittinger took advantage of a free position attempt and buried the ball past Kaitlyn Ready.

Nikki Zerna and Jordyn Miller would go on to score before halftime. The Captains commanded a 14-4 lead at the break.

SU outscored CNU 5-3 in the second half after Bittinger, Zerna and Miller would go tallied again with Emma Stiffler and Cassie Arndt adding one each.

Sarah Culver recorded seven goals for the hosts. 

SU LEADERS

BY THE NUMBERS

  • Shots: SU 22, CNU 29
  • Groundballs: SU 15, CNU 23
  • Draws: SU 12, CNU 15
  • Clears: SU 13-of-15, CNU 16-of-18

UP NEXT

The women host Widener on Wednesday, March 6 at 4 p.m.