CLINTON, S.C. – The Presbyterian College women’s lacrosse team scored five unanswered goals to end the first half and cruised to a 16-6 win over Delaware State on Friday afternoon at Bailey Memorial Stadium. Ten Blue Hose players recorded at least one point with Sarah Marshall recording a collegiate-best seven points on six goals and one assist.
Scoring the Game
Delaware State scored first behind a goal from Emmy McGill at 26:46. After a yellow card on the Hornets, Marshall tied the game with one of her two man-advantage goals on the day just three minutes later. Back-to-back goals for the Hornets saw the visitors leading 3-1 just over 12 minutes into the game. The Blue Hose answered with goals from Alyssa Cooke, Madison Berg and Ana Boothe to take a 4-3 lead at 9:40. Delaware State replied with a goal from Olivia Summerville to tie it at 4-4 with 8:40 to play in the half. Presbyterian College then scored five unanswered to end the half up 9-4 and outscored Delaware State 7-2 in the second half en route to the 16-6 win.
For the Record
Presbyterian College improves to 1-5 on the year, while Delaware State falls to 0-3.
Sarah Marshall’s six goals tied for 7th most by a PC player in a game and give her a team-high 13 on the season. She is the fourth player to record a pair of man-up goals in the same game in program history.
The 25 points and 16 goals were season highs for PC, and the nine assists tied for 10th most by PC in a game.
The pair of man-up goals fell one shy of the program record of three set in 2014 at Kennesaw State.
Senior Natalie Barnett tied her collegiate-best with three goals and added one assist.
Defender Hudson Roarick recorded a collegiate-best two points with a goal and an assist.
Presbyterian College travels to Richmond for a 5 pm matchup against the Spiders on Tuesday, March 12.