Adrian, Mich. – The Siena Heights women's lacrosse team beat conference opponent Lourdes this afternoon.
Final Score: Siena Heights 12, Lourdes 9
Location: Adrian, Mich.
Records: SHU (7-8, 5-3 WHAC), Lourdes (7-8, 5-3 WHAC)
HOW IT HAPPENED
Lourdes opened up the game with three straight goals to take a early 3-0 lead. SHU would then respond quickly as they scored four goals in a row. Samantha Pawlowski scored the first two goals then Katherine Tapia added a goal with 9 minutes left in the game. Natalie Williams added another goal to put the Saints up 4-3. The Grey Wolves tied the game up with 9:06 left to play in the half. Siena got the lead back when Tapia scored followed by a goal from Jenna Sommerville to put the score at 6-4.
After a hour and twenty seven minute lightning delay, Lourdes came out and scored two goals to tie the game at six. Then all within three minutes, Sommerville scored four goals in a row to put SHU up 10-6 heading into halftime.
During the second half there wasn't as much scoring. Lourdes started the half with three goals to make it a one goal game. Then Pawlowski and Sommerville both added goals to extend the lead and secure a Saints victory.
Jenna Sommerville had 6 goals and 4 ground balls
Samantha Pawlowski had 3 goals
Mariah Smythe got the victory in goal with 13 saves
The Saints will host Aquinas for the final regular season game on Saturday, April 20th. Game time is set for 2:00pm.