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Slow start plagues women’s lacrosse

Senior Mikalah Bowman scored two goals and had two assists in Thursday's 19-11 loss to Birmingham Southern. (Photo by Wesley Lyle)
Senior Mikalah Bowman scored two goals and had two assists in Thursday's 19-11 loss to Birmingham Southern. (Photo by Wesley Lyle)

By Chuck Tidmore

Sports Information Assistant 

 

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon women's lacrosse team lost to Birmingham Southern 19-11 on Thursday.

After a Birmingham Southern (3-5) goal to start the game, Huntingdon scored a pair of goals from Victoria Krupa and Carolyn Smith to pull ahead 2-1 in the first five minutes of play.

The Panthers answered back with a 7-0 run to take an 8-2 lead with 13:29 remaining in the opening half. Smith ended the Panther attack with an assist from Sarah Brooks. Both teams traded goals before the Panthers scored twice in the final 27 seconds to head into halftime with a 12-5 lead.

Jade Paul opened the second-half to cut the deficit to six, but the Panthers rattled off three goals and extend their lead to 15-6.

Mikalah Bowman scored a pair of goals but the Panthers answered back with two goals. The Lady Hawks scored three goals in the final 4:24 but the deficit was too much to overcome.

Krupa led Huntingdon with three goals and had one assist. The senior collected two ground balls and twp draw controls.

Maddy Morrison, Paul, Bowman and Smith each scored two goals. Bowman finished with two assists and three caused turnovers.

Paul scooped up six ground balls, four draw controls and three caused turnovers. Brooks finished with one assist.

Alyssa Alvarado recorded 10 saves. 

The Lady Hawks travel to Millsaps on Sunday for a noon matchup.

 

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