CLINTON, S.C. – The Presbyterian College women’s lacrosse team dropped a home game to Saint Francis (Pa.) 16-3 on Sunday at Old Bailey Stadium.
Lauren Schaaf scored twice to lead the Blue Hose in the loss. The junior made five shots, putting three on target. She picked up a ground ball and added two draw controls and a caused turnover. Jess Goergen posted the other score, converting 1-of-3 shots.
The Red Flash scored a pair of goals to start the game. Goergen got PC on the board with a goal at the 23:33 mark in the opening half. After the visitors pushed their lead to 5-1 with three unanswered, Schaaf found the back of the net with 18:18 to play. Four different Red Flash players then scored before Schaaf got her second goal with :15 on the clock and Saint Francis took a 9-3 lead at the break.
In the second 30 minutes of action, the Red Flash held the Blue Hose scoreless while adding another seven goals to their total. Sydney Davis led Saint Francis with five goals and three assists. The Red Flash outshot PC (28-14) and held the advantage in ground balls (25-20) and draw controls (14-7). The Blue Hose converted 20-of-25 (80.0 percent) clears.
Up NextPC heads out west to California for a pair of games over Spring Break. The Blue Hose will start the trip with a 7 p.m. ET game at UC Davis on Wednesday, March 1, followed by an 8 p.m. ET contest at Fresno State on Friday, March 3.