Webber Women: Warriors Dominate Point, 21-4, for Back-to-Back Wins

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via Webber press release


BABSON PARK, Fla. (February 27, 2022) – The Webber International University women’s lacrosse team hosted Point University in a non-conference matchup on Sunday afternoon on the Warrior Turf Field. The Warriors dominated from start to finish in a 21-4 victory, for their second win in a row.

The Warriors (2-3 overall) heavily outshot the Skyhawks (0-4) 42-13 in total for the game. Webber also outnumbered the opposition in draw controls, 22-7.

Webber would start the game red hot scoring eight goals in the first quarter while not allowing a single goal on the defensive end. Freshman Samantha Esher would earn her hat-trick in just 13 minutes of game time and even add a fourth with 44 seconds remaining in the quarter. Sydney BrittonCourtnie CouchKaitlyn Patterson, and Natalie Baumgarten would each grab a goal in the first quarter as well. Esher would score the first goal of the second quarter, less than five minutes in, giving the Warriors a 9-0 lead. Six minutes later, the Skyhawks would score their first goal of the game. Patterson would then score her second of the game followed by another from Esher, extending the lead to 11-1 at the halftime break.

Less than a minute into quarter number three, Patterson would score to earn her second hat-trick of the season. One minute later, freshman Lauren Dombroski would score the first goal of her collegiate career and her first of the season on an assist from Natalie Bartek. The Warriors would score twice more in the third quarter after a fourth goal from Patterson followed by a goal from Victoria Orozco, for her first of the season. Britton would score just 28 seconds into the fourth quarter followed by the Skyhawks fourth and final goal of the game. The Warriors would then score five more over the course of the final quarter.

The Warriors were led by Esher with six goals and an assist for a total of seven points on the day. She was followed by Patterson with five goals and Couch and Dombroski who each had two goals and two assists for a total of four points each. Britton finished with three goals and led the team with a total of eight draw controls. Couch added four draw controls as well as two ground balls and two caused turnovers. Bartek also had four draw controls and added a ground ball as well. Defensively, Maria Horrell ended the game with three ground balls, one draw control, and one caused turnover followed by Alexia Allen with three ground balls and a caused turnover.

Both Jordyn Davidson and Hannah Register had 30 minutes in goal with two goals against each and Davidson picking up four saves.

Next up, the Warriors host Cabrini University in another non-conference matchup on Tuesday, March 1, at 2 p.m.