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#3 Keiser Women’s Lacrosse Falls in OT to #6 Reinhardt, 10-9

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West Broward Alum Milena Isturiz with 1G/1A

via Keiser press release/website


Game Information
Score: No. 3 Keiser 9, No. 6 Reinhardt 10
Records: No. 3 Keiser (1-1), No. 6 Reinhardt (1-1)
Location: Multi-Purpose Field, West Palm Beach, Fla.

After trailing 7-2 early in the third quarter, No. 3 women’s lacrosse fought all the way back to force overtime, scoring three goals in the final three minutes of regulation. The Eagles would have the final say, scoring the sudden-death goal with 1:18 remaining in overtime to take the 10-9 win in West Palm Beach, Fla.

First Quarter
Reinhardt 4, Keiser 0

  • Shelby O’Neil scored the opening goal with 10:04 on the clock, slotting a shot to the right side.
  • The Eagles quickly made it 2-0 as Lainey Byrne found an opening in front of goal.
  • Reinhardt would get two more before the end of the quarter, leading 4-0 going into the second.

Second Quarter
Reinhardt 6, Keiser 2

  • Abbey Cannon broke the drought for KU, somehow holding on to a pass in the middle of three defenders before putting it past the Reinhardt goalie.
  • The Eagles would counter to make it 5-1 at the 9:54 mark.
  • KU would get their first free position attempt with just over six minutes left in the half with Hayley Frew rocketing a shot between the legs of the goalie to give the Seahawks their second goal.
  • With 5:15 showing, Cannon would have another chance, but her shot would be saved on the goal line.
  • The favor would stay with the Eagles as on the other side of the field, Anna-Marie Gazzo would have her shot stopped momentarily by Margaret Wroe before it spun into the net to make it 6-2.
  • Peyton Tomlinson would have her shot turned away with 44 seconds left as the Eagles went to the break ahead by four.
Third Quarter

Reinhardt 8, Keiser 4

  • Reinhardt was quick to score out of the break as Gazzo lost her defender before receiving a pass in front of the crease and burying her second goal of the game.
  • MacKenzie Gibaud would hit the crossbar at the 12:24 mark before hitting the post in the same possession.
  • Two minutes later, she would scoop up a ball on the offensive half and fire it into the net to make it 7-3.
  • Keiser kept the momentum rolling as Chloe Foley would beat her defender before beating the goalie to the top shelf and making it 7-4 with 6:36 showing.
  • With 26 seconds left in the third, Reinhardt would stop the run, taking a four-goal advantage into the final quarter.
Fourth Quarter

Reinhardt 9, Keiser 9

  • The Seahawks took advantage of an early green card in the fourth as Cannon found Sydney Passaro in front of net who scored to make it 8-5.
  • The pair would link up again with just over 12 minutes left as Passaro found Cannon on the roll this time to cut the lead to just two.
  • Reinhardt answered on the other side as Griswold grew the Eagles’ lead back to three.
  • The two sides would go scoreless until the 3:05 mark when Carly Chretien got a friendly bounce to put her on the board and Keiser back within two.
  • Keiser would win the ensuing draw control with Peyton Tomlinson drawing a green card and then scoring her first collegiate goal to make it a 9-8 game.
  • Milena Isturiz flew in to win the following draw control, running straight down the field and scoring into the bottom left corner to tie the game. 
  • Keiser would get the final possession of the half, but the Eagles would hold on to force overtime in West Palm Beach.

Reinhardt 10, Keiser 9

  • The Eagles had the first chance in overtime, but Wroe was able to get in front of it as the game needed three more minutes and the teams would switch sides.
  • Reinhardt would win the draw control and run their offense as Griswold found Lainey Byrne in front of net who scored the sudden death goal.

KU Highlights

  • 7: Wroe made seven saves in the contest.
  • 5: Tomlinson scored her first collegiate goal and led the way in the circle with five draw controls.
  • 3/2: Cannon led the Seahawks with three points and two goals.
  • 3: Isturiz, Tomlinson, and Wroe all tallied three groundballs.
  • 3: Isturiz, Sidawi, and Ubertaccio each forced three turnovers in the contest.

Team Leaders
No. 3 Keiser
Points: Cannon (3)
Goals: Cannon (2)
Assists: Five Players (1)
Draw Controls: Tomlinson (5)
Ground Balls: Tomlinson/Isturiz/Wroe (3)
Caused Turnovers: Isturiz/Sidawi/Ubertaccio (3)
Saves: Wroe (7)

No. 6 Reinhardt
Points: Griswold (5)
Goals: Five Players (2)
Assists: Griswold (3)
Draw Controls: Sowa (6)
Ground Balls: O’Neil/Sciacchitano (4)
Caused Turnovers: Sciacchitano (6)
Saves: Hasty (6)

Up Next

Keiser will host No. 4 University of the Cumberlands on February 23 at home in West Palm Beach, Fla. The opening draw control is set for 12:00 p.m. from the Multi-Purpose Field.