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8-0 4th Leads #5 Cumberlands to 21-8 Win over #4 Keiser Women

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No. 4 Women’s Lacrosse Clipped by No. 5 Cumberlands, 21-9

Game Information
Score: No. 4 Keiser 9, No. 5 Cumberlands 21
Records: No. 4 Keiser (1-2), No. 5 Cumberlands (2-0)
Location: Multi-Purpose Field, West Palm Beach, Fla.

No. 4 women’s lacrosse suffered their second consecutive defeat at home on Friday afternoon, falling to the No. 5-ranked University of the Cumberlands Patriots, 21-9. 

First Quarter
Cumberlands 6, Keiser 2

  • Cumberlands worked quickly to find their first two goals of the game in the first three minutes.
  • Peyton Tomlinson put the Seahawks on the board at the 11:19 mark, making it 2-1.
  • Multiple cards called on the Seahawks would allow for four consecutive goals from the Patriots.
  • With 27 seconds left in the quarter, Emily McCall worked a pass to Hayley Frew who gave the Seahawks some momentum heading into the second.

Second Quarter
Cumberlands 12, Keiser 5

  • The Patriots were back on the attack early in the second, scoring two quick goals to go up 8-2 with 13:13 on the clock.
  • MacKenzie Gibaud cut the run with a bouncing shot to beat the goalie and bring the score to 8-3 at the 11:49 mark.
  • Following another goal for UC, Emily McCall would get on the board with a free position goal with just under five minutes to play.
  • The Patriots would get one back before Gibaud would go to work from behind the net, backing her opponent down before spinning and scoring to make it 10-5.
  • Cumberlands closed the half with two goals in the final 90 seconds, taking a 12-5 lead into the break.
Third Quarter

Cumberlands 13, Keiser 9

  • Cumberlands would capitalize on a woman-up opportunity early in the half with Anna Lobbezoo scoring her fourth of the afternoon.
  • With 8:55 on the clock, Gibaud passed up her eight-meter chance to Cannon who beat the keeper and brought the score to 13-6.
  • 30 seconds later, Hayley Frew converted her third free position attempt of the season as KU began to feel the momentum changing.
  • Krystal Beebe would then find Gibaud on a roll from behind the net who buried her third of the game forcing a timeout from Cumberlands.
  • Beebe would go on to score her first goal of the season to close out the third quarter as Keiser cut the lead to just four with 15 minutes to play.
Fourth Quarter

Cumberlands 21, Keiser 9

  • Cumberlands took full control of the fourth and final quarter, scoring five goals in the first five minutes.
  • The Patriots would not stop there, finishing three more goal-scoring chances and holding Keiser scoreless in the fourth to take a 21-9 win.

Game Notes

  • Keiser falls to 1-2 on the year.
  • The Seahawks are now 3-5 all-time against the Patriots, 0-3 at home.
  • Keiser falls to 29-22 against ranked opponents and 10-15 against the top 5.
  • Gibaud led all Seahawks with four points on the day, scoring three goals.
  • Cannon secured two assists, upping her season total to five.
  • Isturiz and Tomlinson both recorded four draw controls in the game.
  • Margaret Wroe and Cassidy Green combined for 10 saves.

Team Leaders
No. 4 Keiser
Points: Gibaud (4)
Goals: Gibaud (3)
Assists: Cannon (2)
Draw Controls: Tomlinson/Isturiz (4)
Ground Balls: Cannon/Tomlinson/Isturiz(2)
Caused Turnovers: Isturiz/Gibaud (2)
Saves: Wroe (7)

No. 5 Cumberlands
Points: Lobbezoo (7)
Goals: Lobbezoo (5)
Assists: Lobbezoo/Terpstra (2)
Draw Controls: Rittman (10)
Ground Balls: Rupp/Belton (3)
Caused Turnovers: Belton/Kincaid (3)
Saves: Bosah (2)

Up Next

Keiser will host the defending NAIA National Champions, No. 1 Lawrence Tech on March 4 at home in West Palm Beach, Fla. The opening draw control is set for 12:00 p.m. from the Multi-Purpose Field.

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