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Lynn Women Light up the Scoreboard in 27-17 Win over UVA Wise; Johnson 10G/2A, Clark 5G/1A, Jarka 4G/2A

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Hagerty alum Catie O’Connor 1G/4A, PB Central alum Ginger Stein 2CTOs

via Lynn press release/website


Women’s Lacrosse Scores Program Record 27 Goals

WISE, Va. – The 20th-ranked Lynn University women’s lacrosse team established a new program record for goals in a game in a 27-17 rout of UVA-Wise, Saturday. The Fighting Knights are now 3-1 overall this spring.
– Lynn scored 18 goals over the first three quarters of action and closed with nine goals in the fourth for the record
– The previous scoring mark was set against Ave Marie in 2022 with 24 goals
– Lynn also set the record for shots (48) and tied the program record with 41 points
– The Fighting Knights handed out 14 assists, the second highest mark in a single game
– Lynn finished the afternoon 14-of-16 on clear attempts and posted 24 draw controls
– Junior Kristyn Johnson scored two goals in the first quarter as the game was tied at 5-5 following the first 15 minutes
– Wise opened the second quarter with three goals for an 8-6 lead
– Johnson scored two more goals and sophomore Rebecca Clark netted one goal as Lynn recaptured the lead 9-8 with 8:33 to go in the second
– The Cavaliers scored at 6:44 and again at 6:25 to take their final lead of the game at 10-9
– Lynn rattled off the game’s next seven goals for a 16-10 lead
– Sophomore Hannah Exley started the run with a goal at 4:06 in the second quarter and freshman Catie O’Connor scored her first collegiate goal to close the first half
– Johnson and junior Mallory Jarka each scored twice during the outburst
– Freshman Heather Titus scored her first collegiate goal to give Lynn an 18-12 edge following three quarters
– The Fighting Knights opened the fourth with three goals and freshman Angelia Huggins scored the game’s final two goals to set the final at 27-17
– Johnson tied the program record with 12 points behind a program-record 10 goals
– She also added two assists
– Clark scored five goals with one assist and 10 draw controls
– Jarka finished with six points (four goals/two assists) and five ground balls
– Huggins scored twice and handed out two assists
– Exley finished with two goals and one assist
– Sophomore Katelyn Andrews earned the win in goal after stopping five shots
– Lynn faces Mount Olive on Tuesday at 2:00 pm