Lacrosse Tames Bearcats 16-7
March 16, 2008
CINCINNATI - Kat McNish had a game-high seven points and Sarah Carson scored four times to lead the Duquesne lacrosse team to their second win in three tries after their 16-7 victory over Cincinnati Sunday afternoon.
The Dukes got on the board just 35 seconds into the contest as McNish assisted on a Carson goal. McNish would find the back of the net two more times as would Shannon Hadaway and Meghan Frederick to give DU an early 5-0 lead.
The Bearcats, who are a first-year program, did not score for the games first nine minutes until Stephanie Cox got UC on the board.
In the second half, the Dukes scored seven of first eight goals to take a commanding 16-5 lead behind a pair of goals from Janna Faulkner and Carson. Kim Schindel and Hadaway also scored in the second half for Duquesne, who improved to 2-6. Cincinnati would close out the scoring with the matches final two goals as the Dukes recorded the 16-7 victory.
Liz Walker, the current Atlantic 10 rookie of the week, made a strong run to repeat as she had a game-high nine ground balls and made 10 saves. Her goals against average dropped to 8.57 for the season.
The Dukes will continue on the road as they travel to Lewisburg, Pa. to face Bucknell Mar. 20.