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#4 Keiser Women’s Lacrosse Downs Ottawa (Kan.) in Neutral Site Contest in St. Louis, Mo.

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via Keiser press release/website


Game Information
Score: No. 4 Keiser 17, Ottawa (Kan.) 10
Records: No. 4 Keiser (4-0), Ottawa (Kan.) (0-2)
Location: Spartan Field, St. Louis, Mo.

A career-high day for Chloe Foley led No. 4 Keiser women’s lacrosse to a neutral site win over Ottawa (Kan.) on Monday, 17-10.

First Quarter
Keiser 8, Ottawa (Kan.) 1

  • Chloe Foley kicked off the scoring after nearly 90 seconds of play to put KU up 1-0.
  • Less than a minute later Abbey Cannon doubled the Seahawks’ lead on a free-position attempt.
  • Talia Myers and Madison Andrews kept the run going to increase the lead to 4-0 with 10:18 on the clock.
  • Following a goal by Sydney PassaroLeanza Gibaud scored back-to-back goals to put Keiser ahead 7-0 with 2:17 left in the first.
  • Ottawa picked up their first goal of the game with 2:17 to play in the quarter before McKenzie Gibaud scored in the dying moments of the quarter to give Keiser an 8-1 lead going into the second.

Second Quarter
Keiser 10, Ottawa (Kan.) 5

  • The Braves opened the second quarter with back-to-back goals to cut the lead down to 8-3 with 6:50 left in the half.
  • Foley tallied her second of the game with 6:36 left to play before the Braves put their fourth on the board.
  • With 2:25 left in the third, Andrews tallied her second of the afternoon to make it 10-4.
  • Ottawa’s Cecily Anderson grabbed her third of the game just before the half to bring the score to 10-5 going into the break.
Third Quarter

Keiser 15, Ottawa 9

  • Madison Andrews opened the third quarter with her 130th career goal to tie Melanie Brown for the most in program history.
  • The two sides traded goals with Samantha Esher and Cannon scoring to bring the game to 13-7 with 7:03 to play in the third.
  • Keiser followed the Braves’ eighth goal with back-to-back scores from Foley and Myers to extend their lead to 15-8.
  • With just nine seconds left in the quarter, Ottawa tallied their ninth goal of the game to make it 15-9 heading into the final quarter of play.
Fourth Quarter

Keiser 17, Ottawa 10

  • In a light-scoring fourth quarter, Cannon tallied the first goal of the period at the 9:30 mark to give the Seahawks a 16-9 lead.
  • Following Ottawa’s final goal, Foley knocked in her fourth of the game to secure the 17-10 win for Keiser.

KU Highlights

  • 8: Eight different players were credited with a caused turnover in Monday’s game
  • 7/6: Cassidy Green stopped seven shots to earn her second win while grabbing a team-high six groundballs
  • 5/3: Talia Myers had a strong day in the midfield, leading the team with five draw controls and three caused turnovers
  • 4/3: Foley led all scorers with four goals on the day to go along with three assists
  • 3/4: With a similar stat line but flipped of Foley, Andrews tallied three goals and four assists
  • 3: Cannon collected her third multi-goal game of the season with three tallies against the Braves

Team Leaders
No. 4 Keiser
Points: Foley/Andrews (7)
Goals: Foley (4)
Assists: Andrews (4)
Draw Controls: T. Myers (5)
Ground Balls: Green (6)
Caused Turnovers: T. Myers (3)
Saves: Green (7)

Ottawa (Kan.)
Points: Anderson (4)
Goals: Anderson/Simmons (3)
Assists: Three Tied (1)
Draw Controls: Simmons (7)
Ground Balls: Jenne (6)
Caused Turnovers: Pompa/Brown (3)
Saves: Jenne (6)

Up Next

Keiser returns home to play against No. 1 Benedictine on Monday, March 6 at 2:00 p.m. in West Palm Beach, Fla.

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