Oor Scores Six as No. 4 Limestone Outguns Pfeiffer

MISENHEIMER, N.C. - Despite a team-high four goals from Rachel Hebberd (Golden, CO), Pfeiffer fell 20-12 to #4 Limestone in Conference Carolinas action on Thursday afternoon. The victory pushes the Saints to 12-1 overall, 4-0 in league play, while the Lady Falcons fall to 7-6, 3-1.

Limestone quickly jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first nine minutes of play before Shannon Bonnel (Mechanicsville, MD) and Liz Melesh (Annapolis, MD) scored back-to-back slicing the lead to one. The Saints would tally six of the next seven as Kristi Korn (Rochester, NY) snuck one of her three on the day in before she scored the second and third of three-straight at the end of the half with Bonnel as Pfeiffer trailed 9-6 at the break.

Limestone again bolted out of the gates in the second half grabbing a 17-8 lead with a pair of Hebberd goals stopping stretches of what could have been 10-0 Saints run. Katherine Athens (Huntingtown, MD) and Hebberd would round out Lady Falcon scoring on the day with two-straight goals apiece over the final 12:25.

Sarah Oor (Uxbridge, CANADA) led all scorers with a half-dozen goals while Racquel Prager (Seaford, NY) followed with five. Brigid Milchling (Cockysville, MD) made 12 saves in net stopping six in each half.

Pfeiffer will now look towards its final home game of the 2012 regular season facing Erskine in a league match-up at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday.

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MISENHEIMER, N.C. In a battle for first place in Conference Carolinas, No. 4 Limestone (12-1, 4-0 CC) defeated Pfeiffer (7-6, 3-1 CC), 20-12, on Thursday, April 6.

Sophomore attack Sarah Oor (Uxbridge, Canada) scored a career-high six goals along with three assists while senior attack Racquel Prager (Seaford, N.Y.) recorded five goals for the second straight game and added an assist. Senior attack Sylvia Queener (Penn Yan, N.Y.) tied career-highs with four goals and five points and freshman midfielder Sam McCarrick (Oswego, N.Y.) had three goals and a pair of assists.

Junior attack Chelsea Treat (Penn Yan, N.Y.) and sophomore midfielder Katie Farrell (Brooks, Ga.) added the only other scores on the day for Limestone. Treat also had two assists. Defensively, sophomore defender Jenelle Fortunato (Vestal, N.Y.) had game-high five groundballs to go along with four draw controls while senior goalkeeper Brigid Milchling (Cockeysville, Md.) played all 60 minutes between the pipes, registering 12 saves and moving to 11-1 on the year.

The Saints rocketed out to an early 3-0 lead by the 21:03 mark before Pfeiffer responded with back-to-back goals in less than a minute to cut it to 3-2. Another three-goal outburst with a goal and assist each from McCarrick and Queener stretched Limestone's advantage to 6-2 midway through the half.

A Kristi Korn goal at 13:09 was the only thing that interrupted the Saints streak as Oor assisted on a third Queener goal before drilling consecutive scores herself. With the score at 9-3 with eight minutes left in the half, the Falcons had their own hat trick with a goal and assist from Bonnel and back-to-back scores by Korn that cut the deficit to 9-6 at the break.

That would be their last rally as things got no better for the denizens of Misenheimer as Limestone scored eight of the first 10 goals to push their lead to an insurmountable 17-8 with 13:11 remaining. Prager opened that stretch with a pair of goals in the first five minutes and added a third just over 10 minutes in while Oor connected on three more attempts. McCarrick and Queener stayed involved as they each picked up another score.

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2012-04-05



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