Heagy's Career High Paces Warriors in Win Over Chargers

LANCASTER, Pa. Junior Maureen Heagy (Drexel Hill, Pa./Upper Darby) posted a career-high five goals and an assist to lead Lycoming to a season-high 20 goals in a 20-6 win over Lancaster Bible in non-conference action at Charger Field on Saturday afternoon, March 23.

The Warriors (3-4 overall) jumped out to an 8-1 lead in the first 15 minutes of the contest, with Heagy, senior Brooke Strausser (Myerstown, Pa./Conrad Weiser Area), freshman Elizabeth Seitzinger (Schnecksville, Pa./Parkland) and sophomore Casey Maguire (Egg Harbor Township, N.J./Egg Harbor Township) each posting two goals during the run.

After a goal from the Chargers' Whitney Heise, the Warriors added five more scores, with junior Amber Graybill (Pasadena, Md./Northeast) scoring two goals during that run, as Lycoming took a 14-3 lead into the break.

In the second half, senior Lindsay Schilling (Woodbine, Md./South Carroll) scored with 22:14 left for the Warriors before Lancaster Bible scored three goals in the middle portion of the half. However, Lycoming scored the final five goals of the game, as the team finished with its most points since a 22-5 win over Becker on March 12, 2012.

Lycoming dominated most of the statistical categories, with the Warriors outshooting the Chargers (1-4 overall), 45-12, grabbing more ground balls, 18-13, and posting a 20-7 advantage in draw controls.

Maguire finished with three goals, three assists and three ground balls and Strausser added three scores, two assists and three ground balls to lead a batch of nine players that found the net in the game. Seitzinger also posted a hat trick while adding three ground balls and five draw controls. Graybill posted two goals and two assists. Sophomore Erin Cieniewicz (Shillington, Pa./Governor Mifflin) posted an assist and eight draw controls.

Heise led the Chargers, scoring five of the team's six goals and adding four ground balls and three draw controls.

In net, senior Lauren Reitnouer (New Holland, Pa./Garden Spot) made two saves to earn the win. Cheyenne Benson stopped 15 shots for the Chargers.

The Warriors get back on the field on Thursday, March 28, when they head to Alvernia for the Commonwealth Conference opener at 4:30 p.m.

2013-03-23



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