Led by Young, Sackett, and Sommi, Sewanee rolls Carthage

Led by Young, Sackett, and Sommi, Sewanee rolls Carthage

SEWANEE, Tenn. (Feb. 25, 2017) – In its first home game of the 2017 season, the Sewanee women's lacrosse team rolled past Carthage 13-4, Saturday, at Puett Field.

The Tigers are now 3-0 this season heading into a key non-conference game against Piedmont on Wednesday.

For the second time this season, Meredith Sackett led the way with six goals. In fact, Sackett scored the first two Tiger goals before Mary Kate Myers, Hannah Bradley, and Molly Elkins helped Sewanee lead by three, 5-2, at halftime.

In the second half, Sewanee never looked back. Along with four goals from Sackett, sophomore Kelly Thomsen scored twice while Kit Sommi and Bridget McConville each scored once.

Overall, the Tigers outshot the Lady Reds 33-21. Sewanee also led in groundballs and free position attempts.

On defense, Brianna Young led Sewanee with 15 saves on 19 shots. She also added 13 groundballs, which broke the single-game record for GBs which was previously held Sally Anne Greenwood in 2013.

Additionally, Sommi finished with seven caused turnovers and five groundballs. In fact, Sommi tied the program's single-game record for caused turnovers with Greenwood.

Rachel Mussell led Carthage with two goals on three shots.

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