Women's Lacrosse Falls At Robert Morris

Women's Lacrosse Falls At Robert Morris

The Sacred Heart University women's lacrosse team dropped a 21-5 decision to Northeast Conference host Robert Morris University, Friday afternoon.  The loss drops the Pioneers to 2-13 overall and 2-4 in league play, while the Colonials improve to 8-8 on the season and 4-2 in NEC action.

The Pioneers wrap-up the 2018 season on Sunday, when they play at Saint Francis University.

How it Happened

  • Hanna Wise opened the scoring, netting an 8-meter goal 62 seconds into the contest
  • RMU tied the score 40 seconds later, with its first of a seven-goal run, that put the Colonials in front, 7-1
  • Alyssa Pearce scored her first goal of the game, on a pass from Nicole Holer with 13:57 remaining before halftime
  • RMU took a 10-3 lead into the intermission
  • Pearce opened the second-half scoring at the 26:13 mark
  • RMU answerd quickly once again, scoring 33 seconds later as the Colonials scored 10 unaswered goals

The Numbers

  • Pearce and Wise both scored twice on the day
  • Averi Farhat also had two ponts, with a goal and an assist
  • RMU outshot SHU 35-10 on the afternoon
  • Dominque Anselmin recorded three draws for SHU
  • Paige Hammick made six saves and led the Pioneers with four ground balls and three caused turnovers
  • SHU finished with eight CT's ont he day, including a pair from Elizabeth Small
  • Katelyn Miller earned the win in net for RMU, with three save in 53:52
  • Shannon Lynch had a team-best six points for RMU