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Keiser: #1 Women’s Lacrosse Falls to #3 Lawrence Tech, 12-9

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via Keiser press release


Game Information
Score: No. 1 Keiser 9, No. 3 Lawrence Tech 12
Records: No. 1 Keiser (5-1), Lawrence Tech (2-0)
Location: Multi-Purpose Field, West Palm Beach, Fla.

No. 1 Keiser women’s lacrosse fell to the No. 3 Lawrence Tech Blue Devils on Tuesday evening in West Palm Beach, Florida.

First Quarter
Keiser 3, Lawrence Tech 1

  • The Blue Devils would strike first in the contest, taking the lead with 9:45 on the clock
  • LTU would go on to add two more goals in the quarter to jump ahead 3-0 with 4:22 showing.
  • Madison Andrews would tally her first goal with 3:42 remaining in the first to cut the lead down to 3-1 going into the second quarter.

Second Quarter
Keiser 2, Lawrence Tech 4

  • Talia Myers would score the opening goal of the second quarter just over two minutes after it began to put the score at 3-2 in favor of LTU.
  • Lawrence Tech’s, Kady Waits would find the back of the net with 10:21 showing to bring the lead back up to 4-2 where it would remain going into the half.
  • The two goalies would shine in the second quarter with Cassidy Green stopping six shots and Anabelle Acluche saving three.
Third Quarter

Keiser 6, Lawrence Tech 8

  • Sydney Passaro kicked off the third quarter with her first goal of the contest at the 14:34 mark to cut the lead to one, 4-3.
  • Back-to-back goals by the Blue Devils would extend their lead to 6-3 with 11:17 showing.
  • Andrews would respond with two goals of her own to once again bring the LTU lead down to one, 6-5.
  • Two more goals by Lawrence Tech brought their lead back up to 8-5 with 4:21 on the clock.
  • Rachel McLaughlin tallied her first of the night at the 2:20 mark to set the score at 8-6 in favor of the Blue Devils heading into the fourth quarter.
Fourth Quarter

Keiser 9, Lawrence Tech 12

  • Kady Waits of Lawrence Tech would secure her hat trick with 11:30 on the clock to put LTU up 9-6.
  • Myers would find the back of the net with 9:57 to keep the game in reach for KU.
  • However, the Blue Devils would take advantage of Keiser’s penalties, scoring two consecutive man-up goals to extend their lead to 11-7 with 7:00 minutes remaining.
  • The Seahawks would not go down without a fight, as Melanie Brown scored with 5:21 on the clock followed by Andrews’ fourth goal of the night with 2:19 left to play.
  • With 55 seconds showing, the Blue Devils would seal the game, scoring their 12th goal of the night and taking the win.

KU Highlights

  • 2: Brown and Andrews tied with a team-best two assists.
  • 4: Myers collected four draw controls for Keiser in the contest.
  • 4/7: Andrews led the Seahawks with four goals and tied the program record for caused turnovers, with seven in the game.
  • 5/9: Green led the Seahawks with five groundballs, making nine saves on the night.
  • 22: The 22 caused turnovers by Keiser ranked the second-best mark in history for KU.
  • 100: In the fourth quarter, Melanie Brown scored her 100th career goal, becoming the program’s all-time leader in goals scored

Team Leaders
No. 1 Keiser
Points: Andrews (6)
Goals: Andrews (4)
Assists: Andrews/Brown (2)
Draw Controls: Myers (4)
Ground Balls: Green (5)
Caused Turnovers: Andrews (7)
Saves: Green (9)

No. 3 Lawrence Tech
Points: Two Tied (4)
Goals: Waits (4)
Assists: Huebner (3)
Draw Controls: Barnewold (5)
Ground Balls: Acluche (9)
Caused Turnovers: Two Tied (5)
Saves: Acluche (10)

Up Next
Keiser will host Georgetown on Thursday, March 10 at 2:00 p.m at the Keiser Multi-Purpose Field in West Palm Beach, Fla.