Slow start costs Sabre women’s lacrosse in 18-6 loss at CUW

April 1, 2019

MEQUON, Wis. – Marian University women’s lacrosse (3-7, 2-5 MWLC) fell to Concordia Wisconsin 18-6 on the road in MWLC action.

The Falcons opened the game taking a 14-3 lead heading into halftime after scoring seven unanswered goals in a span of 7:14 in the middle of the first half.  Freshman Sally Moris had a pair of the first-half goals for the Sabres, while senior Haily Miller scored the third goal.  Freshman Bayli Mannek and junior Lindsay Lewison each earned assists.

The Sabres scored three of the first four goals to open the first half cutting their deficit down to 15-6, but Concordia Wisconsin answered scoring three unanswered goals to close out the game.  Moris once again had two goals in the second half to close out a four-goal game, while Miller also found the back of the net.  Mannek assisted one of the Moris goals to give her multiple assists for the game.

Along with her four goals, Moris went on to grab six ground balls with six draw controls and seven caused turnovers.  In goal, junior Molly Gross made 14 saves on the 32 shots she faced with nine of her saves coming in the first half.

Marian is next scheduled to host Northwestern Saturday, April 6 at 1 p.m. in MWLC play.