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Keiser Women: Coach Bennett Captures Win No. 50 as Seahawks Ease Past Tennessee Wesleyan, 23-4

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via Keiser press release


Game Information
Score: No. 1 Keiser 23, Tennessee Wesleyan 4
Records: No. 1 Keiser (3-0), Tennessee Wesleyan (0-1)
Location: TWU Athletic Complex, Athens, Tenn.

No. 1 Keiser women’s lacrosse used a huge second quarter to cruise past the Bulldogs of Tennessee Wesleyan on Wednesday in Athens, Tennessee. 

First Quarter
Keiser 6, TWU 3

  • Madison Andrews opened the scoring in the game with a goal at the 13:57 mark.
  • Back-to-back goals by the Bulldogs saw Keiser with their first deficit of the season with 11:16 left in the first.
  • The Seahawks would respond with a five-goal run beginning with Hayley Frew at the 9:56 mark and ending with Lena Finkelstein putting KU up 6-2 with 3:00 to play.
  • TWU scored the final goal of the period with 1:50 left as Keiser led going into the second, 6-3.

Second Quarter
Keiser 15, TWU 3

Third Quarter

Keiser 18, TWU 4

  • The third quarter was much more quiet with just four goals being scored.
  • Andrews netted her hat trick with 11:59 showing to put Keiser up 16-3.
  • Lomaglio followed with her second of the game at the 5:23 mark.
  • Following a Bulldogs score, Sydney Passaro found the back of the net with 1:45 remaining in the period to give the Seahawks an 18-4 lead heading to the fourth
Fourth Quarter

Keiser 23, TWU 4

  • Following Andrews’ fourth goal of the contest, Ashtyn Stoor put in her first goal as a Seahawk to bring the Keiser lead to 20-4 with 10:17 showing,
  • Hanna scored back-to-back goals separated by nearly six minutes to secure her hat trick with 1:21 left on the clock.
  • Lomaglio earned her hat trick with 20 seconds left in the game to seal the deal and put KU up 23-4.

KU Highlights

  • 1: Cassidy Green made the lone KU save as the Bulldogs managed just five shots on goal.
  • 3: Three different hat tricks from last game as Andrews (4), Lomaglio, and Hanna completed the three-goal feat.
  • 4: Wednesday marked the fourth meeting of the two sides with Keiser improving to 3-1 in the series.
  • 4: Jasmine Sidawi led the Seahawks with four groundballs on the afternoon.
  • 13: 13 different Seahawks scored in Wednesday’s matchup with Tennessee Wesleyan.
  • 13: Keiser’s 13 assists as a team tied a season-high and fifth-best in program history mark with the game against Webber.
  • 36: The Seahawks had a season-high 36 points in the contest, ranking fifth-best in program history.
  • 50: Head Coach Lauren Bennett reached win number 50 in her Keiser career.

Team Leaders
No. 1 Keiser
Points: Andrews (5)
Goals: Andrews (5)
Assists: Lomaglio/McLaughlin/Reddington/Gibaud (2)
Draw Controls: Andrews/Lomaglio (3)
Ground Balls: Sidawi (4)
Caused Turnovers: Sidawi/McLaughlin/Reddington/Parker (1)
Saves: Green (1)

Tennessee Wesleyan
Points: Alexander (2)
Goals: Alexander (2)
Assists: N/A
Draw Controls: Ritter (6)
Ground Balls: Huffman (4)
Caused Turnovers: Schoemehl (2)
Saves: Huffman (6)

Up Next
Keiser will get one day of rest before traveling to face the No. 2 Life Running Eagles on Friday, February 25 at 2:00 p.m. in Marietta, Ga.