WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Presbyterian College women’s lacrosse team fell to American University 21-3 on Saturday afternoon at Jacobs Complex with goals scored by Sarah Marshall, Kelly Hyman and Ana Boothe. The Eagles’ Emma Vinall and Kendall Goldblum led the game with eight points each off five goals and three assists.
Scoring the Game
American led in all aspects of the game in the first half, using a 25-0 advantage in shots to score 13 unanswered goals. The Eagles also led in draw controls 12-1 and had six different players score a goal.
Marshall scored her team-leading seventh goal of the year at 24:19 at the end of a man-up advantage to make it 13-1. After a pair of American goals over the next four minutes, Hyman scored with an assist from Alyssa Cooke at 18:43 to make it 15-2.
American then rattled off another five unanswered before Boothe’s goal, assisted by Jordan Bryon, made it 20-3 with 6:52 remaining.
Vinall scored her fifth of the game at 1:29 to reach the final score of 21-3.
Kayla Koch ended the game with nine saves on 37 shots faced, including eight saves on 25 shots in the first half. American played four goalies that combined to make two saves on six shots.
For the Record
Presbyterian College falls to 0-5 on the season, while American improves to 2-3.
Stats of the Game
American led 37-6 in shots, with a 30-5 edge in shots on goal. They also held an advantage in draw controls, 20-5, and turnovers, 10-14. At the half, the Eagles were up already up 25-0 on shots, including 21 on goal, and led in draw controls 12-1.
Senior Hudson Roarick collected her 100th career ground ball in the first half and now trails Laura Meade (102) by one for 8th place in the PC record books.
Presbyterian College returns home to host Delaware State on Friday, March 8, beginning at 1 pm.