Tigers earn first win at Greensboro, 16-8
GREENSBORO, N.C. (Feb. 16, 2013) – The Sewanee women's lacrosse team earned its first win of the 2013 season with a 16-8 victory over host Greensboro, Sunday.
After holding a close 7-6 lead at halftime, the Tigers broke the game open in the second half.
Senior Molly Arnold started the run with a goal off an assist by Olivia Vietor. The Tigers then built their lead to five, 11-6, when Ellie Murphy, Wittney Reed, and Vietor all scored over the next five minutes.
After Greensboro added a pair of goals, Mallory Grimm found the back of the net with a shot with just under 18 minutes left.
Defensively, freshman keeper Sammy Strasburger finished with seven saves in 60 minutes of action.
The Tigers will continue their three-game road trip with an 11:00 a.m., contest at Millsaps, Saturday.
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