Keiser Women Take the 22-7 Win Over Webber – Both Recaps

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No. 4 Women’s Lacrosse Scores Big on Opening Day Over Webber, 22-7

Game Information
Score: No. 4 Keiser 22, Webber International 7
Records: No. 4 Keiser (1-0), Webber International (1-1)
Location: Multi-Purpose Field, West Palm Beach, Fla.

On opening night, under the lights, No. 4 Women’s Lacrosse kicked off the new season in dominant fashion with a 22-7 win over Webber International on their home field in West Palm Beach, Florida.

First Quarter
Keiser 5, Webber 2

  • Webber scored the opening goal of the game just under 40 seconds into the contest.
  • MacKenzie Gibaud scored the first goal of the season for the Seahawks with 13 minutes on the clock to tie the game.
  • She doubled her scoring total four minutes later off Samantha Esher’s first assist as a Seahawk.
  • Sydney Passaro and Madison Andrews followed with their first goals of the year to put KU up 4-1 with 6:59 on the clock.
  • Following a goal from Webber’s Bryce Gerber, Esher scored her first as a member of the Seahawks with nine seconds left to give Keiser a 5-2 lead heading into the second quarter.

Second Quarter
Keiser 11, Webber 6

  • Esher continued her strong performance into the second with a free-position goal at the 13:23 mark.
  • The Warriors scored their third goal of the night but not before Talia Myers scored her first of the season to make it 7-3.
  • Andrews and Myers had Keiser up by six with 8:18 left in the second quarter.
  • Back-to-back goals from the Warriors cut the deficit down to four with just under six minutes to play.
  • Myers finished her hat trick at the five-minute mark before Emily McCall scored her first collegiate goal to put KU up 11-5.
  • Webber was able to get a goal back with six seconds left in the half to make it 11-6 in favor of the Seahawks going into the break.
Third Quarter

Keiser 16, Webber 7

  • Esher opened the second half with her third of the night at the 9:34 mark.
  • Back-to-back goals just over a minute apart by Andrews put Keiser ahead 14-6 with 5:39 on the clock.
  • Following Gerber’s fourth goal for Webber, Andrews put in her fifth goal of the night with 48 seconds left in the third.
  • Just 16 seconds later, Passaro scored to make it 16-7 going into the final quarter of the night.
Fourth Quarter

Keiser 22, Webber 7

  • Andrews started the fourth quarter with a goal at the 12:13 mark to put KU up by 10.
  • A trio of first goals of the season followed with Chloe FoleyLeanza Gibaud, and Milena Isturiz all getting on the board.
  • Esher scored her fourth of the night before Isturiz scored the final goal of the game to give Keiser a 22-7 win on opening night.

KU Highlights

  • 8: Passaro led the team with eight points on the night which ties for third-most all-time.
  • 8: Emily McCall led the Seahawks with eight draw controls in her debut for Keiser.
  • 6: Passaro’s six assists are the second-most in a game in program history.
  • 6: Andrews picked up where she left off last year with six goals in the game which is tied for the third most in a game in program history.
  • 6: Making her debut for the Seahawks in the net, Margaret Wroe stopped six shots
  • 5: Rebecca Gibson and Andrews tied for the team lead with five ground balls on the night.
  • 5/4: In her first appearance for the Seahawks and against her former team, Esher had five points with four being goals.
  • 4: Gibson led the way on the defense with four caused turnovers.

Team Leaders
No. 4 Keiser
Points: Passaro (8)
Goals: Andrews (6)
Assists: Passaro (6)
Draw Controls: McCall (8)
Ground Balls: Andrews/Gibson (5)
Caused Turnovers: Gibson (4)
Saves: Wroe (6)

Webber International
Points: Gerber (6)
Goals: Gerber (4)
Assists: Gerber (2)
Draw Controls: Patterson (5)
Ground Balls: Hamilton (4)
Caused Turnovers: Hamilton (4)
Saves: Davidson (15)

Up Next
Keiser will have a few days of rest before facing Georgetown (Ky.) on Monday, February 20 at 11:00 a.m. on the Multi-Purpose Field in West Palm Beach, Fla.

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Warriors Fall to No. 4 Keiser in Non-Conference Matchup

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (February 16, 2023) – The Webber International University women’s lacrosse team traveled to face No. 4 Keiser University in a non-conference matchup on Wednesday afternoon. The Warriors kept it close in the first half, but the Seahawks’ high-powered offense took over in the second half in a 22-7 defeat for Webber.
The Seahawks (1-0 overall) heavily outshot the Warriors (1-1 overall), 44-16 in total and 37-13 in shots on goal.
Webber drew first blood in the game after Makayla Senter found the back of the net off of a pass from Bryce Gerber, less than a minute in. The Seahawks then scored four in a row to establish a 4-1 lead. A solo-goal from Gerber cut the deficit in half.
Another individual effort from Gerber earned a second goal and third for the Warriors as they trailed, 7-3. Trailing 9-3, yet another solo-goal by Gerber followed by a goal from Sydney Britton just 18 seconds later cut the Seahawks’ lead back to four at 9-5. Senter scored the final goal of the half for the Warriors on a pass from Kaitlyn Patterson, cutting Keiser’s lead to 11-6 at halftime.
The second half was all Seahawks, however, as Webber was outscored 5-1 in the third quarter and 6-0 in the fourth. The lone second-half goal was scored by Gerber, her fourth of the game.
Offensively, Gerber led the Warriors in both goals with four and assists with two for a total of six points. She added one ground ball, one caused turnover, and one draw control as well. Senter tallied two goals while Britton finished with one. Jordyn Davidson spent all 60 minutes in the cage, recording 15 saves and leading the team in ground balls with six.
Madison Hamilton recorded an assist and added four ground balls and two draw controls, followed by Reyanna Troupe with three ground balls. Patterson contributed with a team-high five draw controls and added two ground balls and a caused turnover.
Next up, the Warriors will host their Crooked Lake rivals and first-year program, Warner University, on Saturday, February 18th.