TACOMA, Wash. – Marian University women’s lacrosse (0-3, 0-0 MWLC) was defeated by Puget Sound 17-7 to open their spring break trip out West.

Puget Sound was able to score the first two goals of the game before freshman Natalia Robinson was able to cut the Sabre deficit in half at 2-1 with 24:05 left in the half.  The Loggers would score seven unanswered to take a 9-1 lead before Marian was able to end the half strong.  The Sabres would score two of the final three goals with junior Lindsay Lewison finding the back of the net and freshman Courtney Humphres scoring her first career goal, assist to sophomore Bayli Mannek.

The second half was much closer with Marian only being outscored 7-4 in the stanza.  Puget Sound scored the first two goals of the half before the Sabres scored four of the next seven goals.  Robinson and Lewison each scored their second goal of the game before junior Harley Kinney scored her first goal at Marian, assist to Lewison, and Mannek found the back of the net.  The Loggers would close out the game scoring the final pair of goals to set the final at 17-7.

Kinney added three ground balls, three draw controls, and three caused turnovers to go with her goal.  Freshman Jessica Webb (0-3) made 13 saves on 30 shots and grabbed a team-high four ground balls.

Marian travels to Pacific (Ore.) tomorrow, Tuesday, March 10 for an 8 p.m. (CDT) start time to close out their spring trip.