Queens Wins 19-9 Over Seton Hill

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 9, 2008) Carolynn Loan (Cazenovia, N.Y./Herkimer CC) and Amanda Mahle (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr School) led the Queens University of Charlotte women's lacrosse team (5-1 overall; 3-1 Conference Carolinas) with four goals each to a 19-9 victory over Seton Hill (0-2 overall) Sunday afternoon at the Queens University of Charlotte Sports Complex at Marion Diehl Park.

The Royals started the game by going on an 8-0 scoring run with goals coming from Carolyn Parsons (Glen Burnie, Md./Glen Burnie), Mahle, Loan, Catherine Szabo (Alpharetta, Ga./Centennial) and Sarah Hannon (Sykesville, Md./Liberty). Kelly Duffey (New Hope, Minn./Cooper) provided two assists while Hannon, Parson and Mahle each contributed one.

The Griffins tallied two goals before the half to make the score 8-2 at the break.

In the first five minutes of the second half Queens added five more goals. Duffey and Kelly Wrightson (Gaithersburg, Md./Damascus) notched their first goals of the game. Both players scored two in the win. Hannon, Loan and Mahle accounted for the other three goals.

Seton Hill slowed the Royals' momentum with four goals in the span of seven minutes cutting the lead to seven, 13-6. Kate Worthington provided three of the four goals with the fourth coming from Ellen Einsporn.

Queens answered the Griffin rally with two quick goals. Loan assisted Mahle in the first goal and Duffey provided the assist to Alyssa Hughes (Gaithersburg, Md./Damascus) opening the lead back to nine, 15-6.

In the last nine minutes of play seven goals were scored, Queens with four and Seton Hill with three.

Rebecca Markle (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll) and Logan Canale (Orlando, Fla./Colonial) split the time in front of the net for Queens. Markle played the first half and making one save and giving up two goals while Canle finished the game with three saves and seven goals against.

Griffin goalie Julie Woodburn made 18 saves in the 60 minutes of play and let in 19.

Parsons led Queens with seven ground balls. In points, Duffey led with seven, two goals and five assists. Hannon had three goals and three assists in the contest.

Queens hosts Shippensburg University on Tuesday, March 11 at 7:00 pm.


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