Tigers Continue Win Streak, Defeat Carthage to Make it Five in a Row

Tigers Continue Win Streak, Defeat Carthage to Make it Five in a Row

SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee women's lacrosse team used a 12-3 first half en route to a 17-4 victory over Carthage on Tuesday night inside Puett Field.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Sewanee (5-1) 17, Carthage (4-1) 4
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-The teams traded goals back-and-forth for the first seven minutes as the score was even at two goals apiece.

-Sewanee went on an 7-0 run in about a 12:30 run in the first half to push the contest to a 9-2 lead before the Lady Reds netted a man-up goal.

-The Tigers' defense was stifling in the contest. They allowed one free position attempt and just 12 total shots.

-Going 19-of-24 on clears, 12-of-13 in the first 30 minutes, Sewanee limited the visitors to 50 percent (13-of-26) on clears and forced 34 turnovers.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Anna Comer and Preston Cooper each netted a hat trick for the Tigers in the contest.

-Kit Sommi scored twice, scooped up seven grounders, won four draw controls and caused four turnovers.

-Sarah Strand took four draws and assisted on two goals.

-Brianna Young (2-1) earned the win with two first half saves.

CARTHAGE KEY STATISTICS
-Four different players netted goals for Carthage in the contest.

-Jessie Gibson took six draws, while Heather Martin totaled four caused turnovers.

-Maggie Allen (4-1) saved seven shots in the cage.

UP NEXT
The Tigers' four-match homestand continues on Wednesday with a non-conference battle with Ohio Northern. Faceoff is slated for 6 p.m. from The Pit.

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