DU fall to No. 4 Dukes in Lax Opener
Feb. 18, 2005
Katie Chrest and Kristen Waagbo scored four goals apiece to guide fourth-ranked Duke to a 16-4 victory over visiting Duquesne in women's lacrosse action on Friday afternoon at Koskinen Stadium. The game served as the season-opener for both squads.Ginger Flocco paced the Dukes two two goals while Kelly Mulford and Jennifer Lorenze added one.
Dukes goalkeeper Sarah Pacini was credited for 12 saves.
After Duquesne claimed a 1-0 lead less than four minutes into the contest on a Jennifer Lorenze goal, the Blue Devils closed the first half with nine consecutive goals to take a 9-1 advantage at intermission. Chrest's third tally of the game came less than two minutes into the second half before Duquesne ended the 10-goal run as Ginger Flocco found the back of the net at the 25:22 mark.
Chrest then scored at the 22:50 mark to start a 5-0 Duke spurt, pushing the lead to 15-2 on Caroline Cryer's goal from Michelle Menser with 13:44 remaining in the game. Duquesne sandwiched a pair of goals around a Duke score by Katie Laschinger to account for the final margin.
Laura App had Duquesne's only assist on the day.
Duquesne will remain in Durham and take on Denver at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday at Duke.