Dukes Breeze to 15-3 Lacrosse Victory
April 8, 2004
The Duquesne lacrosse team breezed to a 15-3 victory over visiting Stony Brook Thursday afternoon on Rooney Field. The win lifts the Dukes to 8-3 overall on the season while the Seawolves fall to 4-4 overall. The Red & Blue saw 11 different scorers on the day paced by Kelly Mulford, Ginger Flocco, Caroline Gallagher and Laura App with two goals each. Sarah Pacini recorded six saves on nine shots for her eighth decision on the season.
Danielle Werner paced Stony Brook with two of the team's three goals. Keeper Jen Sandtorve recorded 12 saves on 32 Duquesne shots.
Gallagher found the back of the net first with :51 into the game to start a 5-0 scoring drive for the Dukes. Mulford followed with goals at 1:23 and 2:40 before App scored at 3:59. Gallagher wrapped up the spree with an unassisted tally at 9:18. Leann McCabe put the Seawolves on the board at 9:53 with an unassisted goal, but the Dukes answered with seven straight goals led by Meredith Williams at 12:01 to take a 12-1 lead at the break.
Duquesne out-shot Stony Brook 21-2 in the first frame and won 14 draws to the Seawolves' one.
The Seawolves would score first in the second period with just :54 into the contest as Werner hit the unassisted goal. Krista Mann scored from a feed by Jen Lorenze at 9:31 and Becca West tallied a goal from Margaret Cloutman at 12:15 for a 14-2 edge. The Seawolves netted a goal at 28:58 before App scored a free position goal at 29:15 for the 15-3 final.
Flocco and Mann led the game with four draws each while Pacini, App and Stacie Pollock each gathered four ground balls.
Duquesne returns to action Friday, April 16 as they host George Washington in the Atlantic 10 home opener. Game time is 4:00 pm on Rooney Field.