MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Sewanee women's lacrosse team suffered a season opening defeat over Rhodes College, 16-6, Saturday afternoon at Mason Field.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Rhodes (1-0, 1-0) 16, Sewanee (0-1, 0-1) 6
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-Sewanee got the scoring started two and a half minutes into the contest with a Sarah Strand goal.
-The Lynx responded with six straight goals in about a 15-minute span before ending the half on a 5-1 run to lead 11-2 at intermission.
-Grace Fulton scooped up three ground balls.
RHODES KEY STATISTICS
-Kendall Cunningham led all scorers with five goals, while Ashley Doyle and Maggie Rippeto netted four goals each.
-Lauren Lazure (1-0) saved nine shots in the win.
The Tigers will open the home schedule next weekend with a SAA showdown against Birmingham-Southern on Feb. 24.