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Keiser Women 12-10 over Webber – Both Recaps

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No. 1 Women’s Lacrosse Uses Big Fourth Quarter to Hold Off Webber International, 12-10

Game Information
Score: No. 1 Keiser 12, Webber International 10
Records: No. 1 Keiser (11-0, 3-0 SUN), Webber International (5-4, 0-2 SUN)
Location: Warrior Turf Field, Babson Park, Fla.

Trailing for the first time this season heading into the fourth quarter, No. 1 Keiser women’s lacrosse responded with four unanswered goals to take home their third Sun Conference win of the year, 12-10.

First Quarter
Keiser 4, Webber 2

  • Abbey Cannon opened the scoring with her 19th goal of the season just over two minutes into the game.
  • Less than two minutes later, Talia Myers doubled the advantage for the Seahawks.
  • The Warriors tallied their first of the day with 9:42 left in the first to cut the lead down to one.
  • Keiser countered with a free position goal courtesy of Milena Isturiz with 6:07 still to play in the first.
  • The nations leading scorer, Bryce Gerber got on the board less than 30 seconds later to bring the score to 3-2 in favor of KU.
  • Keiser’s leading scorer, Myers tallied her second of the day on a pass from Samantha Esher to give the Seahawks a 4-2 lead heading into the second.

Second Quarter
Keiser 7, Webber 4

  • Gerber tallied her second of the day to open the second quarter scoring and cut the lead back down to one with 12:12 showing.
  • With 4:49 on the clock, Myers completed her hat trick to make it a 5-3 lead for Keiser.
  • Gerber followed one minute later with her hat trick goal for Webber.
  • Keiser would give a late push in the half with MacKenzie Gibaud tallying two goals in the final 40 seconds of action to give the Seahawks a 7-4 lead going into the break.
Third Quarter

Webber 9, Keiser 8

  • After a slow start to the quarter, Webber scored three goals in the span of two minutes including two woman-down goals to tie the game at 7-7 with 7:04 on the clock.
  • Webber would not be done scoring as the Warriors would tally back-to-back goals to take the 9-7 lead with two minutes to play in the third.
  • Chloe Foley would stop the run with six seconds left to play in the third to cut the lead down to 9-8 in favor of the Warriors heading into the fourth.
Fourth Quarter

Keiser 12, Webber 10

  • Foley carried the momentum into the fourth, tying the game at 9-9 after two minutes.
  • Cannon took back the lead for the Seahawks with 8:41 on the clock after wrapping around the goal before finding the back of the net.
  • Shortly after, Emily McCall gave Keiser some insurance with a double spin move before rocketing a shot passed the keeper to make it 11-9.
  • With under three minutes to play, Cannon found Isturiz in front of the net who extended the lead to 12-9 for the Seahawks.
  • Webber would get a goal back with two minutes to play but Keiser would win the ensuing draw control and hold out possession for the remainder of the game.

KU Highlights

  • 43: The Seahawks outshot Webber by a total of 43-20 on the day.
  • 7/6: Cassidy Green earned her seventh win in net with six saves.
  • 6: KU moves to 6-0 all-time against Webber in the series.
  • 5: Isturiz and McCall each grabbed five draw controls in the contest for Keiser.
  • 5: M. Myers was a force on defense, recording four caused turnovers to lead the team.
  • 4/2: Cannon led the Seahawks in points on the day with four on two goals and two assists.
  • 3: T. Myers tallied her sixth hat trick of the year needing just one half to complete it.
  • 2: Five different players recorded two groundballs in the game for the Seahawks.

Team Leaders
No. 1 Keiser
Points: Cannon (4)
Goals: T. Myers (3)
Assists: Cannon (2)
Draw Controls: Isturiz/McCall (5)
Ground Balls: Five Tied (2)
Caused Turnovers: M. Myers (4)
Saves: Green (6)

Webber International
Points: Gerber (6)
Goals: Gerber (5)
Assists: Four Tied (1)
Draw Controls: Patterson/Britton (3)
Ground Balls: Davidson (3)
Caused Turnovers: Greene (3)
Saves: Davidson (19)

Up Next

The Seahawks will have a week off before hosting Warner on Senior Day on Saturday, April 1 in West Palm Beach, Fla.

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Warriors go Wire to Wire with No. 1 Keiser

BABSON PARK, Fla. (March 26, 2023) – The Webber International University women’s lacrosse team battled the No. 1 nationally-ranked team in the NAIA, Keiser University, on Saturday aftternoon. The Warriors put up a hard fought battle against the Seahawks and came up just short in the end, 12-10. 

The Warriors (5-4 overall, 0-2 SUN) were outshot by the Seahawks (11-0, 3-0) 43-20, but an outstanding performance from Jordyn Davidson in goal limited Keiser as she recorded 19 saves in total.

Webber went down early after two goals by the Seahawks to begin the game. Kaitlyn Patterson netted the first goal for the Warriors on an assist by Bryce Gerber. Following a free position goal by the Seahawks, Gerber responded with her first goal of the game. The Seahawks scored the final goal of the quarter, earning themselves a 4-2 lead.

Gerber netted the first goal of the second quarter and her second of the game less than three minutes into the period. Both teams went back and forth trying to find the back of the cage until the Seahawks scored with 4:49 left on the clock. Gerber took matters into her own hands as she struck back about a minute later, bringing the Warriors back to within one. Keiser put up two more goals, earning a 7-4 lead at the halftime break. 

Cheyenne Burton connected with Ayame Macedo on a free position shot to score the first goal of the third quarter. Following Burton’s assist, she then turned provider as she found the back of the cage for the Warriors. Gerber ended up tying the game with a free position goal and Maddison Hamilton put the Warriors in the lead a few minutes later. Hamilton scored once again just a couple minutes later, extending the lead for the Warriors to 9-7. However, the Seahawks responded with a goal to pull one back in the last six seconds of the quarter. The Warriors struggled to find the cage in the fourth quarter as Keiser scored four goals in a row before Gerber netted the final goal of the game. 

Gerber led the Warriors offense with five goals and an assist for a total of six points. She was followed by Hamilton with two goals and an assist and Burton with one each. Nicky Greene led the Warrior defense in caused turnovers with three. Natalie BartekReyanna Troupe, Hamilton and Gerber all added a caused turnover as well. Davidson led the team with three ground balls followed by Bartek with two.

Next up, the Warriors will battle the Bobcats of St. Thomas University on Thursday, March 30th at 1 p.m. on the Warrior Turf Field.