via Lynn press release, photo by Crystal Ayn Hagberg
Boca Raton, Florida – The Fighting Knights use 11 goals in the first quarter to rout Eastern Conneticut State 20-2.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Score: Lynn 20 Eastern Conneticut State 2
Records: Lynn (8-1) Eastern Conneticut State (4-2)
Location: Bobby Campbell Stadium | Boca Raton, Florida
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HOW IT HAPPENED:
- The Fighting Knights would come out locked in from the very first draw control. Lynn would dominate scoring a season 11 goals in the first quarter while holding the Warriors scoreless.
- Kristyn Johnson would have a hat trick with a little over eight minutes left to play in the first quarter. Isabella would dish out three assists in the opening quarter to help the Fighting Knights extend the lead.
- Ava Trankina, Isabella Kenmure, Clark, Lauren Dickson, Bayley Tracy, Danielle Farinas, and Haley Craig would have at least one goal for Lynn in the first quarter.
- In the second quarter the Warriors would score their first goal of the game to make it a 13-1 lead with six minutes left in the second quarter.
- Lynn would score three goals in the second quarter to take a 14-1 lead heading into halftime.
- The second half was just like the first as the Fighting Knights dominated offensively and defensively. Lynn would score six goals in the second half, led by Sydney Hill with three goals.
- Johnson and Hill would lead the way for the Fighting Knights with four goals each. Tracey was right behind them both with three goals in five shot attempts.
- Craig would score her first career goal for the Fighting Knights and finished with two for the game.
- Farinas would score two goals and two assists for the game. She also finished with a game-high seven draw controls, followed by Johnson with six of her own.
- Clark was the primary playmaker for the Fighting Knights with four assists.
- Ciara Moorman and Carolyn Stein combined for seven saves in only nine shots against.
- Isabella Kenmure finished with a team-high three ground balls, followed by Jordyn McCullough, Riley Stewart, and Dickson with two each.
- The Fighting Knights would win the groundball battle against the Warriors 21-15.
- Lynn also capitalized on their free position shots going 3-6 while the Warriors went 0-5.
- The Fighting Knights would dominate in the major statistical categories en route to a 20-2 victory.
The Fighting Knights will welcome Fort Lewis to Bobby Campbell Stadium on Wednesday, Mar. 23 at 4 p.m.
About the Lynn University Fighting Knights
Lynn’s NCAA Division II Fighting Knights have won 25 national titles and 47 conference championships. The Blue and White are a member of the Sunshine State Conference, the Division II “Conference of National Champions.” Lynn University is an independent college based in Boca Raton, Florida. U.S. News & World Report has recognized Lynn for its innovation, international students and value. To keep up to date on Lynn Athletics, follow @Lynn_Knights on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.