April 12, 2014

Riddle’s career high pushes Sewanee past BSC

SEWANEE, Tenn. (April 12, 2014) – Sophomore Katie Riddle's career-high six goals and three assists, helped the Sewanee women's lacrosse team to a 22-13 win over Southern Athletic Association (SAA) rival Birmingham-Southern, Saturday, at Puett Field.

After honoring seniors Caroline Murphy, Chelsea Staunton, and Emily Hylton, the Tigers jumped out to a 10-7 halftime lead.

Along with Riddle's three first half goals, Sally Anne Greenwood, Wittney Reed, and Mallory Grimm added two scores while Ella Richardson added one.

In the second half, Riddle pushed the Tigers' lead to 11-7 with a goal from Brita Brudvig.

Seven minutes later, Riddle netted another goal this time from Reed. After an assist on a score from Greenwood, Riddle made the score 14-9 with her final shot.

Grimm, Greenwood, Richardson, Staunton, Janie Hannon, and Murphy all closed out the scoring.

In fact, Murphy's goal was the second time the senior captain defender has scored in her career.

As team, Sewanee finished with a 43-23 advantage in shots and also had more groundballs than BSC.

Sewanee will now host the No. 7 seeded conference team in the upcoming SAA Tournament next weekend.

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