via Keiser press release
Score: No. 1 Keiser 17, St. Andrews 13 Records: No. 1 Keiser (2-0), St. Andrews (0-2) Location: Knights Turf Field, Laurinburg, N.C.
No. 1 Keiser University got into a battle with St. Andrews on the road on Tuesday before pulling away in the second half for the win, 17-13.
Keiser 4, St. Andrews 3
got the scoring started in the contest with a goal at the 12:42 mark. Madison Andrews and Hayley Frew followed suit to put Keiser up 3-0 with 7:05 remaining in the first. Melanie Brown Back-to-back goals brought the KU lead to 3-2 with 5:20 showing. Andrews found the back of the net again with 3:45 left before SAU scored to bring the game to 4-3 with KU ahead going into the second
Keiser 8, St. Andrews 6
Back and forth scoring throughout the second period saw both sides scoring three goals each, with and Mia Dyson netting their first goals of the year. Leanza Gibaud With just seven seconds left in the half, scored to put Keiser up 8-6 going into halftime. Lena Finkelstein
Keiser 14, St. Andrews 10
The Seahawks took the early initiative in the third quarter of action. , Rachel McLaughlin , and Melanie Brown all tallied goals just over three minutes into the second half to propel KU ahead 11-6. Hayley Frew The Knights scored the next three of four goals in the period to cut the Keiser lead to 12-9 with 4:15 remaining. Frew was able to find her hat trick goal in the third period with 2:38 showing to put KU ahead 13-9. Following an SAU goal, McLaughlin scored the final goal of the period with 1:24 on the clock to give the Seahawks a 14-10 lead heading to the fourth.
Keiser 17, St. Andrews 13
scored her first of the contest to open the fourth quarter scoring for Keiser and bring Keiser ahead 15-10. Valeria Lomaglio McLaughlin earned her hat trick between two Knights goals at the 12:42 mark. Lomaglio put the Seahawks up 17-12 with her second goal and 8:02 left in the game The Knights scored with 2:35 left but it was not enough as Keiser finished with the 17-13 victory.
3: The third meeting of the two teams brought the series lead to 3-0 in favor of the Seahawks 3: It was a hat trick of hat tricks as Frew, McLaughlin, and Brown all netted three goals. 3: had a team-high three caused turnovers. Rebecca Gibson 5: McLaughlin led the Seahawks in groundballs(6) and points(5), tying Finkelstein in assists with two on the afternoon. 11: earned the win between the sticks, making 11 saves on the day. Cassidy Green
No. 1 Keiser Points: McLaughlin (5) Goals: Brown, Frew, and McLaughlin (3) Assists: McLaughlin/Finkelstein (2) Draw Controls: Frew/Lomaglio (4) Ground Balls: McLaughlin (6) Caused Turnovers: Gibson (3) Saves: Green (11) St. Andrews Points: Martin (8) Goals: Martin (6) Assists: Martin/Bollinger (2) Draw Controls: Martin (6) Ground Balls: Martin (9) Caused Turnovers: Dewberry (5) Saves: Isola (13)
Keiser will continue their road trip on Wednesday, February 23 at 2:00 p.m. in Athens, Tenn. as they face Tennessee Wesleyan.