Hardeeville, SC – The Siena Heights women's lacrosse team lost its season opener by a score of 19 to 6.
Final Score: Siena Heights 6 Savannah College of Art and Design 19
Location: Hardeeville, South Carolina (SCAD Athletic Complex)
Records: SHU 0-1, SCAD 3-1
HOW IT HAPPENED
The first half started off with SCAD scoring a goal in the first three minutes of the game to take a lead. Savannah College of Arts and Design eventually had a six goal lead when SHU got on the board. In a player-up situation Jenna Sommerville scored a goal assisted by Mackenzie Fisette. Siena would score again on a player-up as Samantha Pawlowski scored the Saints second goal to make it 6-2 with 15 minutes left in the game. The Bees would score seven more goals to make the score 13-2 going into halftime.
In the second half SCAD continued to score more goals. The bees went on to score three more goals then Natalie Williams added a goal to the Saints score. With 22 minutes left the score was 16-3. More goals by Sommerville, Pawlowski, and Katherine Tapia would make the game 19-6, but Siena was not able to come back.
Jenna Sommerville scored two goals with four shots on goal
Samantha Pawlowski netted two goals and six ground balls
Allison Thierry scored five goals, one assist, and five shots on goal
The Saints will be back in action against Trine (Ind.) tomorrow March 5th. The game will be located at Bluffton Recreation Center in Bluffton, SC. Game time set for 10:00 am.