via Keiser press release/website
Score: No. 1 Keiser 19, No. 10 SCAD-Savannah 14 Records: No. 1 Keiser (8-0, 1-0 SUN), No. 10 SCAD-Savannah (0-4, 0-1 SUN) Location: SCAD Athletics Complex, Hardeeville, S.C.
No. 1 Keiser women’s lacrosse picked up their first Sun Conference win and their first win over SCAD-Savannah on Saturday afternoon, 19-14.
Keiser 4, SCAD 5
40 seconds into the game,
found Abbey Cannon who buried the first goal of the game into the side netting. Sydney Passaro Following another shot from Passaro, Esher found the loose ball and worked her way in front of the net before finishing the shot and putting Keiser up 2-0.
Three minutes later, Esher found
in front of the net who went above everyone and upped the Seahawks’ lead to 3-0. Hayley Frew After SCAD scored their first, Keiser marched right back down the field and Frew tallied her second of the game with 8:22 on the clock.
The Bees would end the quarter with four goals in the final seven minutes to take the 5-4 lead heading into the second quarter.
Keiser 9, SCAD 6
Keiser wasted little time in the second with
picking up a saved shot and firing a shot into the net to tie the game after 43 seconds passed. Talia Myers With just under 11 minutes on the clock,
secured the clear and broke the defense before finding Cannon who made it 6-5 in favor of KU. Milena Isturiz SCAD would take advantage of a free-position chance to tie the game at 6-6 with 9:39 showing.
countered with a free-position goal of her own with 8:19 on the clock to take back the lead for Keiser. Chloe Foley Frew finished the half with back-to-back goals including a woman-down goal to give the Seahawks a 9-6 lead going into the break.
Keiser 14, SCAD 11
took advantage of a slow response by the Bee’s defense and found Cannon open in front of the net who finished the chance. MacKenzie Gibaud With 12:11 showing,
scored her first goal of the game on a free-position shot to put Keiser ahead 11-6. Emily McCall SCAD would go on to go on another 3-0 scoring run capped by Clarke Haas’ fourth goal of the day and cutting the lead to 11-9.
would stop the run with a free-position goal at the 6:02 mark but back-to-back goals from the Bees made it 12-11 with 3:23 on the clock. Milena Isturiz Myers and McCall ended the quarter on a positive note with consecutive goals for the Seahawks to put KU up 14-11 heading into the final period of play.
Keiser 19, SCAD 13
The fourth quarter started the same way as the previous three, with a Seahawks goal, this time from Esher making a run straight to the goal from midfield.
Following Haas’ fifth goal, Foley scored the second woman-down goal of the game for Keiser to put KU up 17-12.
With 6:30 to play,
scooped up a groundball and took it the length of the field before getting fouled and converting the ensuing free-positon goal. Rebecca Gibson SCAD scored their final goal with 3:07 remaining before Cannon responded 30 seconds later to make it 18-13.
Myers finished the game with a solo goal to secure the 19-13 win for the Seahawks.
10: Myers recorded a career-high 10 draw controls on the day as she continues to rule to circle.
9: The Seahawks continued to show their unselfish ways with nine different goal scorers and six total assists.
earned the win in net making seven saves on the day. Cassidy Green 5: Esher made an impact all over the field, picking up five groundballs to lead the team.
4: Both Frew and Cannon totaled four points on the day to tie for the team lead.
4: Frew’s four goals tied her career high and led all Seahawks scorers.
2: Isturiz led the visiting side with two assists on the afternoon.
1: This was the first Sun Conference game played by Keiser and the first win in the newfound women’s lacrosse conference.
1: With the win, KU snaps a six-game losing streak to SCAD.
No. 1 Keiser Points: Cannon/Frew (4) Goals: Frew (4) Assists: Isturiz (2) Draw Controls: T. Myers (10) Ground Balls: Esher (5) Caused Turnovers: Esher/Frew (2) Saves: Green (7) No. 10 SCAD-Savannah Points: Haas (6) Goals: Haas (5) Assists: De Caro (2) Draw Controls: Berkeley (7) Ground Balls: Haas (4) Caused Turnovers: Three Tied (2) Saves: Fowles (11)
The Seahawks return home to play Saint Ambrose on Tuesday on Faculty Appreciation Day in West Palm Beach, Fla.