@DuqLax Falls to La Salle 21-11
April 21, 2017

Box Score

TEAM RECORDS: DUQ (2-13, 0-7 A-10) // LAS (7-8, 3-4 A-10)

 Gordon // Ceplo // Henderson // Caddick // Massetti // Shoults // Woolford // Ilgenfritz // Edwards // Black // Lynch 

DUQ STARTERS: Petrosky // Dawley // Hart // Drotar // Battles // Blackburn // Gubler // Micho // Vacanti // Buettner 

KEEPERS OF RECORD: DUQ: McMinimee (2-11) // LAS: Loughlin (1-2) 

Battles (3), Vacanti (3), Buettner (2), Drotar (1), DeHaven (1), Barnes (1)  

Courtney Battles and Jill Vacanti each netted three goals in the Duquesne lacrosse team's 21-11 loss to La Salle Friday afternoon on Rooney Field. 

Additionally, Megan Buettner had two goals and Sarah Dawley led all players with four caused turnovers and four ground balls, with Kelsey Blackburn also recording four ground balls. Emily McMinimee and Maddy Curtis combined for 11 saves in net. 

Rachel Ceplo, Toni Massetti and Allee Ilgenfritz combined for 15 goals for the Explorers. 

1H: La Salle's Nicole Black put the Explorers on the board with a goal at 28:26, however Courtney Battles would quickly answer, scoring at the 28:16 mark to level the match at 1-1. La Salle went on to score the next four, extending its lead to 5-1 with 23:33 left. Three unanswered goals by the Dukes (DeHaven, Buettner, Battles) brought Duquesne within one at 5-4 with 15:22 to go. A La Salle goal with 14:47 left extended the Explorers lead to 6-4, but back-to-back goals from Vacanti and then Battles tied the match at 6-6 with 7:53 remaining. La Salle scored four of the last five goals of the half to take a 10-7 lead going into halftime. 

2H: La Salle scored the first five, before Vacanti netted a goal with 20:08 remaining, bringing the score to 15-8. Vacanti's third goal of the game marked 100 career goals with 16:46 left, with the Explorers leading 16-9. At the 12:59 mark, Kirsten Barnes converted off a free position opportunity to score her first goal as a Duke, bringing the score to 17-10. Buettner's goal with 36 seconds on the clock would be the final goal for either team. 

UP NEXT: The Dukes travel to Washington, D.C. to face George Washington (2-12, 1-6 A-10) on Sunday at 1 p.m.  




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