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#4 FSC Women’s 10-Goal Run Breaks Open SSC Contest for the 20-10 Win over #11 ERAU; Stoller 5G/2A, Tare 4G/1A Lead in Win, Enners 4G/1A/6DCs for Eagles – Both Recaps

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#4 Mocs Double Up #11 Eagles

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – No. 4 Florida Southern women’s lacrosse exploded for nine goals in the third as the Moccasins’ defense held the No. 11 Embry-Riddle Eagles scoreless for nearly 30 minutes in a top-15 matchup, en route to a 20-10 win at the Embry-Riddle Lacrosse Field Thursday.

Florida Southern moves to 3-0 in league play after the 10-goal win on the road. The Mocs picked up their 10th win of the year, the program’s 11th year of 10-plus wins in 13 years of playing.

Jackie Stoller paced the offense with a game-high seven points on five goals and two assists. Madison Tare finished second on the team with five points on four goals and one assist. Abby McFerren, who kickstarted the Moccasins rally in the first quarter, finished with four points on two goals and two assists.

Camden Frissora and Hannah Hale had a hattrick, while Kolby CohenSammy Gorrasi, and Jenna Vetter closed the scoring column with one goal.

McKenzie Gaghan earned her 10th win of the year in goal for the Mocs where she tallied seven saves on 25 shots faced in the full 60 minutes of action. As a team, Florida Southern won 14 draw controls with Cohen leading the way with five, ahead of Audrey Cannelli (4) and Maria Reeves (3). On the defensive front, the Mocs caused 11 turnovers with Caitlin Murphy and Ryan Kelly at the front with a pair each. Florida Southern scooped up 17 groundballs in the win with Gaghan lead with five, followed by Olivia Gianakos with four and Murphy and Brayden Cannelli each with two. 

Embry-Riddle (11-3, 2-2 SSC) saw Eliana Enners lead the team with five points on four goals, including the Eagles’ first three in the first quarter, and register one assist. Kenley Zeruto and Caitlin Gavin each had a pair of goals as Ava Rogala and Madison Ellwood finished the scoring for the Eagles with a goal each.

Aubrey Fixen suffered the loss after 32:28 minutes of action in goal allowing 11 goals and making just two stops before Ella-Rae Cox played the final 27:32 and allowed nine and stopped two.

Camden Frissora scored the game’s first and last goals in the Moccasins’ 10-goal win. The Mocs would strike first as Frissora scored at the 12:38 mark in the first before the Eagles’ Eliana Enners rattled off three straight for the early and only lead, 3-1.

Abby McFerren scored back-to-back goals to tie the game at three before Hannah Hale and Madison Tare closed the book on the quarter’s scoring for a 5-3 Florida Southern lead.

Jackie Stoller scored her first of the game at the 9:09 mark, seconds after a yellow card on the Eagles. Jenna Vetter joined in the scoring with a goal before Stoller scored another in the second frame with the Moccasins holding the Eagles scoreless in the frame for an 8-3 lead at the break.

Coming out of the break, Florida Southern jumped all over Embry-Riddle and pushed it to 11-3 after Frissora, Stoller, and Tare all found the back of the net in rapid succession.

The Eagles finally scored for the first time in 28 minutes at the 11:43 mark but it was a short-lived stop to the run as Florida Southern went on to outscore Embry-Riddle 6-1 in the nine-goal third frame (17-5). Stoller (x2), Hale (x2), Tare, and Kolby Cohen all scored for the Moccasins in the final nine minutes of the third quarter.

Heading into the final quarter trailing by 12, Embry-Riddle took advantage of changes for Florida Southern and scored five straight goals to cut it to 17-10. The Moccasins would regain composure and score the game’s final three goals thanks to Tare, Sammy Gorrasi, and Frissora (20-10).

No. 4 Florida Southern returns to action Saturday morning at No. 17 Rollins for an 11 a.m. Sunshine State Conference matchup in Winter Park, Fla.


Women’s Lacrosse Falls to No. 4 Florida Southern

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla, –The 11th-ranked Embry-Riddle women’s lacrosse team faltered against Florida Southern on Thursday, falling to the fourth-ranked Moccasins 20-10 at the Embry-Riddle Lacrosse Field. Thursday’s result solidified Florida Southern’s (10-3) hold on the top spot in the Sunshine State Conference standings at 3-0, while the Eagles move to 11-3 overall and 2-2 in SSC play.
The Mocs scored the game’s first goal, but ERAU freshman Eliana Enners struck for three goals in a row to give the Eagles an early 3-1 advantage. Just seconds after Enners’ third goal, Florida Southern made it a 3-2 game, and from that point, the visiting defense clamped down, holding the Eagles’ offense scoreless over the next 27 minutes on the way to an 8-3 halftime lead.
A blistering third quarter saw Florida Southern outscore the Eagles 9-2 to widen the gap to 12 (17-5).
Despite the sizeable scoring margin, the Eagles continued to battle and opened the fourth period with a 5-0 scoring run. The Blue and Gold won the draw 6-2 in the fourth and two goals by Caitlin Gavin as well as a goal each from Enners, Ava Rogala and Kenley Zeruto cut the deficit to seven (17-10) with 7:48 left to play. The Eagles had more chances to add to their tally in the closing minutes, but it was the Moccasins who scored the last three goals of the game to seal the win.
The Eagles’ next conference game will be on the road on Sunday when they travel to Palm Beach Atlantic for a 3 p.m. draw.