April 9, 2014
Davis Posts 15 Saves as Women's Lacrosse Falls to #12 Queens
SALISBURY, SC -- Queens, ranked 12th, used a fast start to post a 12-4 win over host Catawba in South Atlantic Conference women’s lacrosse action on Wednesday afternoon at Shuford Stadium. The Royals improve to 10-4 overall and 5-0 in the SAC, while the Catawba Indians fall to 7-7 and 3-2.
Queens jumped out to a 5-0 lead after just five minutes. Jena Ready (Charlotte, NC) and Brittany Larranaga (Orlando, FL) each scored twice in the early barrage. Abigail Paulus (Pickerington, OH) added the last of the five goals at the 25:19 mark.
Ready added her third goal with 21:13 left in the half, but Catawba settled down after that. Bethany Davis (Salisbury, MD/Parkside HS) made some key saves to keep the Royals off the board for nearly the remainder of the half. She finished with 15 saves for the game.
Catawba trailed 7-0 at the break before Ebony Mills (Harrison, ME/Oxford Hills HS/Mount Ida) and Alyssa Corace (Mahopac, NY/Mahopac HS) started the second half with goals for the Lady Indians. Mills would add a second to make it 9-4 Queens with 17:39 to go. The Royals scored the last three goals for the final margin.
Ready led the way for Queens with four goals. Larranaga tallied three with Kelly Dowd (Stony Point, NY) and Nicole Forgione (Davidson, NC) each scoring twice. Paulus had a goal and an assist. Three Queens goalies saw action. Danielle Horoschak (Jarrettsville, MD) went the first half and had two saves. Christine Wiese (Chesapeake Beach, MD) had three saves in her 24 and half minutes and Jordan Borrosh (Portsmouth, RI) finished up the game with three saves.
Mills led Catawba with her two goals. Corace and Meredith Jones (Barnesville, MD/St. John’s Catholic HS) had the other goals.
The Lady Indians will play their final home game of the season on Saturday, hosting Lenoir-Rhyne at 4 p.m.
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