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Keiser Women: #3 Women’s Lacrosse Scores Program-Best 26 Goals in Win over Montreat

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via Keiser press release


Game Information
Score: No. 3 Keiser 26, Montreat 14
Records: No. 3 Keiser (7-2), Montreat (7-5)
Location: Pulliam Stadium, Black Mountain, N.C

No. 3 Keiser Women’s Lacrosse broke multiple records in a dominating 26-14 victory over the Montreat Cavaliers on Thursday night in Black Mountain, North Carolina.

First Quarter
Keiser 5, Montreat 3

  • Valeria Lomaglio opened the scoring at the 13:37 mark to put KU ahead.
  • The Cavaliers responded with back-to-back goals to take the 2-1 lead with 8:32 showing.
  • Keiser would go on a 4-0 run with Mia DysonMadison Andrews(2), and Lena Finkelstein all cashing in to take the 5-2 lead with 3:33 remaining in the quarter.
  • Montreat would get a goal back with 33 seconds left in the period to cut the KU lead to 5-3 heading into the second.

Second Quarter
Keiser 15, Montreat 8

  • Montreat would open the second quarter with two consecutive goals to tie the game at 5-5 with 11:55 on the clock.
  • The Seahawks would counter with goals from Andrews and Lomaglio to take the 7-5 lead at the 10:36 mark.
  • Both teams would trade goals ending with Andrews’ fourth goal of the night to give Keiser a 10-8 lead with 5:03 left in the half.
  • Keiser would stretch that goal into a 6-0 run as Andrews(2), Melanie Brown, Lomaglio(2), and Passaro would all score before the end of the quarter and take a 15-8 lead going into the half.
Third Quarter

Keiser 22, Montreat 12

  • The Cavaliers would strike first in the third quarter after just 12 seconds of play.
  • Chloe Foley would score her first of the contest before Andrews collected her sixth of the game to give KU the 17-9 lead at the 12:59 mark.
  • Montreat would get their 10th on the board before a 3-0 run by the Seahawks was capped by Hayley Frew getting on the board to extend the Keiser lead to 20-10.
  • Kate Gauntlett scored her NAIA leading 68th goal of the season before Aleea Bone followed up for Montreat to cut the lead to 20-12 with 4:53 showing on the clock.
  • Andrews and Passaro would both find the back of the net before the end of the quarter to give the Seahawks a 22-12 lead going into the final period of play.
Fourth Quarter

Keiser 26, Montreat 14

  • Following another goal by Montreat, KU would get back-to-back goals from Passaro and Dyson to take a 24-13 lead with 10:24 on the clock.
  • Andrews would break two records with one shot at the 8:59 mark as she scored her eighth goal of the game and registered her 10th point.
  • Haley Knudsen would score her first goal of the season with 7:29 left in the game to put KU ahead 26-13.
  • The Cavaliers would get the last goal of the game, but Keiser would go on to win by a final score of 26-14.

KU Highlights

  • 2: Andrews, Brown, and Rachel McLaughlin all tallied two caused turnovers in the contest.
  • 3: Andrews, Stacey Marcelin, McLaughlin, Passaro, and Leah Siter all scooped up three groundballs.
  • 4: Finkelstein led the Seahawks in the assists category with four on the evening.
  • 5: With her five free position goals, Andrews tied the program record in that category.
  • 6/8: Lomaglio moved into a tie for third with her six goals in the game and a tie for third in points with eight.
  • 8/10: Andrews broke the records for goals and points in a game with eight and 10 respectively.
  • 12: Andrews’ 12 shots tied the program-best mark.
  • 24: The 24 draw controls tied the top mark all-time for Keiser as a team.
  • 26: As a team, Keiser set a new record for goals in a game with 26 on the night.
  • 39: The 39 points shared as a team rank third-best in program history.
  • 52: With 52 shots on the night, the team set another program-high

Team Leaders
No. 3 Keiser
Points: Andrews (10)
Goals: Andrews (8)
Assists: Finkelstein (4)
Draw Controls: Andrews (7)
Ground Balls: Andrews/Marcelin/McLaughlin/Passaro/Siter (3)
Caused Turnovers: Andrews/Brown/McLaughlin (2)
Saves: Marcelin (5)

Points: Gauntlett (11)
Goals: Gauntlett (8)
Assists: Gauntlett (3)
Draw Controls: Knight (5)
Ground Balls: Knight (6)
Caused Turnovers: Bone (2)
Saves: Henning (13)

Up Next
Keiser will have a quick turnaround as they take a trip to Cleveland, Georgia to play the Truett McConnell Bears on Saturday, March 26 at 3:00 p.m