Lacrosse Clinches Berth in Atlantic 10 Championship After 18-6 Win Over La Salle

April 18, 2008

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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.

DU would follow with three more goals in the match's first eight minutes from Sarah Carson, Wood and Shannon Hadaway to take a 4-0 lead.

Wood's third score of the match followed by goals from Sarah Cates, Liz Fey, Kat McNish (2), Janna Faulkner and Meghan Frederick gave Duquesne an 11-1 lead at halftime.

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.




  • Caitlin Carducci picked up her 10th career win in goal
  • Fey scored her team-leading third game-winning-goal
  • Liz Walker came off the bench to make five saves in 18 minutes

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