No. 4-Ranked Limestone Soars Past the Crimson Hawks

GAFFNEY, S.C.-The No. 4-ranked Limestone College women's lacrosse team flew by the Crimson Hawks of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a 19-4 victory on Thursday afternoon at Saints Field. The Saints improve to 6-0 on the year, while IUP stands at 1-1.

Limestone was led by Renee Albro's (Purcellville, Va.) seven goals. Chelsea Treat (Penn Yan, N.Y.) scored four goals while Raquel Prager (Seaford, N.Y.), Jessica Williams (Farmingdale, N.Y.), and Britt Howard (Oswego, N.Y.) had two goals apiece. Chelsea Hargett (Ithaca, N.Y.) and Kristen DeMarzi (Huntington, N.Y.) also scored in the win. Casey Wilcox (Liverpool, N.Y.) tallied two assists.

Skylar Marcoux (Woodbine, Md.) had two caused turnovers. Albro had a team-high five draw controls. Saint goalkeeper Brigid Milchling (Cockeysville, Md.) made eight saves and picked up three ground balls.

Alexa Lodovici (Voorhees, N.J.) scored three of IUP's four goals. Sara DeMaio (West Chester, Ohio) won six draw controls as Corinne Miller (Hamburg, N.Y.) recorded four ground balls. Goalie Kaitlin Sterling (Cranberry Township, Pa.) posted 12 saves.

Limestone outshot the Hawks 36-16 and had 14 ground balls to the visitors' 11. The Saints won 13 of the game's 24 draw controls and were 13-14 in clears. IUP was 6-12 on its clear attempts.

Limestone hosts No. 3 Lock Haven on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. at Saints Field. Limestone is 5-4 all-time against Lock Haven and is 2-2 against the Eagles at Saints Field. LHU knocked the Saints out of the 2009 national tournament with a 13-12 victory in Salem, Va., during the NCAA semifinals in May. In their last meeting in Gaffney in March 2009, Limestone edged LHU 11-10.


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