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Women's Lacrosse Drops Tight Contest at Mount Olive

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MOUNT OLIVE, NC -- Riann Daziel, Heather Cockburn and Sarah Fischer scored goals in a span of less than two minutes early in the second half as Mount Olive broke away from a one-goal lead and held on for a 17-14 victory over visiting Catawba in women's lacrosse action on Thursday afternoon at Amon Field. The win improves the Trojans to 5-4, while the Catawba Indians fall to 1-5.

Mount Olive saw a three-goal halftime lead cut to one in the first two minutes of the second half.  Daziel and Cockburn answered with goals less than a minute apart and Fischer's goal gave the Trojans a 14-10 lead.  Kara Lyon and Michelle Scannell added goals and the Trojans appeared to have the game in hand with a four-goal lead with two minutes remaining.

Catawba used goals by Ebony Mills (Harrison, ME/Oxford Mills HS/Mt. Ida) and Alyssa Corace (Mahopac, NY/Mahopac HS) to pull within 16-14 with 1:14 left.  Mount Olive won the ensuing draw and the Trojans capitalized on a penalty as Candace Corkin scored her second goal of the contest with 39.1 seconds left to seal the win.

Daziel got Mount Olive on the scoreboard just 37 seconds into the contest and the Trojans built a quick 3-1 lead.  Chelsey Bauer (Tampa, FL/Plant HS) scored a pair of goals for Catawba and the Indians took their first lead of the game at 6-5.

Mount Olive came back with five unanswered goals to take the lead for good.  Highlighting the Trojans' scoring spurt was Cockburn retrieving a ground ball on the defensive end, making a run up to the attacking end and finishing with her first goal of the game.  The Trojans outscored Catawba 6-2 after falling behind for the only time in the game and went into halftime leading 11-8.

Daziel led Mount Olive with a season-high five goals, while Lyon added three goals. Cockburn, Scannell and Alysha Kulka joined Corkin with two goals apiece. Trojan goalkeeper Sarah Snell recorded nine saves.

Mills had three goals for Catawba. Indians goalkeeper Bethany Davis (Salisbury, MD/Parkside HS) finished with 15 saves.

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February 1

Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 5-8

2
February 2

Baseball @ Palm Beach Atlantic 0-11

3
February 3

Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 1 (Cougar Point GC)

Track/Field @ Maillet UNC Open

Softball vs. AUGUSTA 0-6

Baseball @ Lynn 11-12

Basketball (W) @ Anderson 69-75

Softball vs. AUGUSTA 4-3

Basketball (M) @ Anderson 77-65

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February 4

Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 2 (Cougar Point GC) 12th of 16

Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 6-25

Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd.  1 p.m.

Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd.  3 p.m.

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February 6

Baseball @ Belmont Abbey 5-6

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February 7

Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 56-61

Basketball (M) vs.LENOIR-RHYNE 84-77

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February 9

Softball @ UNC Pembroke 6-4

Softball @ UNC Pembroke 0-8

Baseball vs,. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 7-9

Lacrosse (M) @ Belmont Abbey 10-18

Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 3-12

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February 10

Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 6-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 6-24

Basketball (M) @ Bluefield St. 76-55

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February 12

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Fleming Isl. GC)

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February 13

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Fleming Isl. GC) 14th of 17

14
February 14

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 1)

Baseball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 5-7

Basketball (W) @ Coker 63-60

Basketball (M) @ Coker 79-77

15
February 15

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 2)

Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-4

Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-2

Lacrosse (W) vs. CONVERSE 16-6

16
February 16

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 3)

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-2

17
February 17

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 4) W-5th;M-7th

Softball vs SHIPPENSBURG 3-4

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-3

Softball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 8-4

Lacrosse (M) @ Mount Olive 3-15

Basketball (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 49-80

Basketball (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 89-104

18
February 18

Softball vs BARTON 11-3

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 4-6

Lacrosse (W) @ UVA-Wise 12-13

Softball vs BARTON 11-0

Tennis (W) @ Elon 0-7

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February 19

Track/Field @ SAC Indoor Championships W-10th,M-10th

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 1 (Carolina CC) 

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February 20

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 2 (Carolina CC) 4th of 9

Baseball @ Mount Olive 9-4

Lacrosse (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 11-10

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February 21

Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 6-3

Basketball (W) @ Newberry 39-59

Basketball (M) @ Newberry 84-92

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February 23

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 1)

Tennis (W) @ Mount Olive 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) @ Mount Olive 2 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. CHOWAN 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. COKER 6 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. ROLLINS 7 p.m.

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February 24

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 2)

Baseball vs. COKER 1 p.m.

Softball vs USC AIKEN 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Mars Hill 2 p.m.

Softball vs USC AIKEN 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. COKER 4 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Mars Hill 4 p.m.

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February 25

Softball vs YOUNG HARRIS 1 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 1 p.m.

Softball vs. YOUNG HARRIS 3 p.m.

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February 28

Basketball (M) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

Basketball (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

Lacrosse (W) @ Belmont Abbey 3 p.m.

Baseball @ UNC Pembroke 3 p.m.

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