No. 11 Eagles Soar Over the Wolves

NEWBERRY - Despite freshman Noelle Allen scoring her 15th goal of the season, Newberry was outdone by the No. 11 Lock Haven Lady Eagles 24-2 at Setzler Field on Tuesday afternoon.

The Lady Eagles (2-0) showed why they moved up in the rankings from 12 to 11 Tuesday morning as they jumped out to a 17-0 lead in the opening 15 minutes. Newberry (4-6) controlled the draw after Lock Haven's 17th goal and drove toward goal. A quick pass from freshman Carly Marksberry (Lawrenceville, Ga.) to Allen resulted in Allen's 15th goal of the year and was Marksberry's 13th assist of the year.

Lock Haven rattled off seven more goals, before with 45 seconds remaining in the game, Newberry sophomore Megan Kenny (Mauldin, S.C.) netted her fourth score of the year.

Newberry junior Tricia Powell (Monroe Township, N.J.) led the Wolves with two ground balls, while freshman Jessica Baxtrom (St. Leonard, Md.) controlled three draws.

The Wolves return to action on Tuesday when they play host to Young Harris at 5:00 p.m.

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NEWBERRY, S.C. The No. 11 Lock Haven University lacrosse team (2-0) got goals from 13 different players and the Lady Eagles improved to 2-0, after dropping host-Newberry (4-6) 24-2, today in non-conference action.

Jessica Pandolf (Holbrook, N.Y./Sachem North) and Chelsea Borrino (Webster, N.Y./Webster Thomas) led Lock Haven's potent offense with six and five points, respectively. Pandolf had five goals and one assist, while Borrino had two goals and three assists.

Kelly Hamilton (Warrington, Pa./Central Bucks South) scored three goals and dished out an assist, while Taylor Klunk (Forest Hill, Md./Bel Air) added two goals and two helpers. Hamilton also had six draw controls.

Chrissy Baffuto (Long Valley, N.J./West Morris Central) and Cassidy Novotny (Spring-Ford, Pa./Spring-Ford) split time in net with each playing a half. The duo combined for five saves.

The Haven defense was tough, forcing 13 Newberry-turnovers. LHU led 9-0 less than 10 minutes into the game and the Lady Eagles raced to a 18-1 halftime lead.

Lock Haven returns to play on Friday, March 22 at Queens University of Charlotte (4:00 p.m.).


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