FROSTBURG, Md. – The Shenandoah University women's lacrosse team earned a 24-12 non-conference win over Frostburg State University Wednesday afternoon.
The Bobcats (1-4) struck first with a Morgan Cavey goal just 29 seconds into the contest. Back-to-back Shenandoah (5-2) goals would put the Hornets in the lead for the remainder of the game.
Frostburg would tie it up one more time after Maggie Roszko connected with Shelby Brunett off of a wide free position shot with 27:74 left in the first half.
SU rattled off three consecutive goals between 26:18 and 25:01 in the first to take a lead it would not relinquish. Cassie Arndt buried two unassisted goals before freshman Emma stiffler found classmate Natalie Nichols to cap the run to give the Hornets a 5-2 lead.
Macy Tignor would score what proved to be the game-winner with 10:37 remaining in the first.
Shenandoah would go on to outscore FSU 10-5 during the remainder of the first half with SU owning a 15-7 advantage at the break.
The Hornets would break the 10-goal barrier off a Zerna free position goal, her fourth score of the game, at the 12:44 mark of the second.
- Goals: Morris 4, Zerna 4, Macy Tignor 4, Alyson Bittinger 3, Shannon Kelley 2
- Assists: Stiffler 2, Arndt 2
- Groundballs: Gionna Maria 3, Jess Spindler 2, Kelley 2, Bittinger 2
- Saves: Gionna Maria 10
BY THE NUMBERS
- Shots: SU 43, FSU 27
- Groundballs: SU 13, FSU 9
- Draws: SU 19, FSU 19
- Clears: SU 18-of-21, FSU 11-of-16
"I am proud of the girls for showing up to play today, head coach Lindsey Lutz said. "It was great to see our bench execute. We had a lot of success off the bench which is what we need right ahead of conference play next week."
The women host Lebanon Valley Saturday in the squad's last out-of-conference game of the season. Game time is 4 p.m. and is the back end of a doubleheader with the Shenandoah men.