Led by Five Hat Tricks, Tigers Down Vikings to Advance to SAA Semifinals

Led by Five Hat Tricks, Tigers Down Vikings to Advance to SAA Semifinals

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SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee women's lacrosse team advanced to the semifinals of the 2018 Southern Athletic Association Women's Lacrosse Tournament with a 20-3 first round victory over Berry from Puett Field.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Sewanee (12-5) 20, Berry (4-11) 3
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-The Tigers opened the contest with 5-0 start in the first 15:43 in the contest, as Sarah Strand laced a hat trick in a five-minute span.

-Sewanee got the contest to a running clock late in the first half.

-In the second half, three of Sewanee's eight goals were free position shots.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Five Sewanee players recorded hat tricks in the win: Kit Sommi, Grace Zechman, Brooke Winfield, Sarah Strand and Catherine Crigler as nine Tigers scored in the contest.

-Strand assisted on two goals as 10 Tigers helped on a goal in the win.

-Elizabeth Orr, Brooke Winfield and Logan Bulls each caused three turnovers.

-Sommi won four draws, and Grace Fulton and Strand won three each.

-Sewanee went 5-of-9 on free position shots, 19-of-21 on clear attempts and turned the ball over nine times. On defense, the Tigers held the Vikings to nine shots

-Amanda Jenkins (6-1) saved three shots in 23 minutes for the Tigers.

BERRY KEY STATISTICS
-Miranda Smith, Olivia Iobst and Shadae Williams each scored a goal for Berry.

-Ella Makin (4-10) saved 17 shots in 52 minutes in the cage.

UP NEXT
With the victory, the Tigers will travel to Centre for the semifinals on Sunday.

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