Lacrosse Clinches Berth in Atlantic 10 Championship After 18-6 Win Over La Salle
April 18, 2008
PITTSBURGH - Seniors Caitlin Kistler, Tyneisha Harris and Lea Lamatina went out in style on senior day as the Duquesne lacrosse team clinched a spot in the 2008 Atlantic 10 Championship with their 18-6 victory over La Salle Friday afternoon.
The Dukes had six multiple goal scorers including four from Ashley Wood and Kat McNish tied her season-high with eight points (3g, 5a).
The Explorers, who dressed only 14 players, were without 2007 A-10 rookie of the year Jill Davis and six others, fell to 1-14, 0-6 on the season.
The match started out with Lamatina taking her first of a team-high three draw controls. It took only 59 seconds for the Dukes to get on the board on a Wood goal.
La Salle opened the second half by scoring four goals in a row, but the Dukes netted six of the final seven goals to take the match 18-6 and qualify for the Atlantic 10 Championship for the first time since 2006.