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Women's Lacrosse drops battle at Bethany

Women's Lacrosse drops battle at Bethany

The Muskingum women's lacrosse team dropped a hard-fought battle at Bethany on Saturday afternoon, 17-11.

  • Records: Muskingum (0-5 overall), Bethany (1-2)
  • Location: Bethany, W.Va. 
  • Game Length: 2:02

  • Freshman Carly Spitz led the Muskies with three goals and one assist.
  • Sophomore Courtney Hines added three goals on a team-high 15 shots.
  • Freshman McKenzie Fuller  recorded two goals.
  • Senior Amber Swartwood, junior Dani Crisp, and freshman Jacie Clifton all tallied one goal. Clifton also had a team-best five ground balls.
  • Muskingum ended the outing with a 40-33 advantage in shots.
  • Sophomore Cieanna Jones played all 60 minutes in frame and made 11 saves and allowed 17 goals. 
  • Dearra Harrison and Lindsey Cornish led the Bison with four goals each.
  • Trinity Dixon played the entire contest in goal and made 20 saves and allowed 11 goals.

  • Bethany jumped out to an early 2-0 advantage before the Muskies scored four straight goals to take a 4-2 lead with 15:30 on the clock.
  • Muskingum and the Bison each tallied two more goals to enter the break tied at 6-6.
  • Bethany took the lead for good with three goals in the opening four minutes of the second half.
  • The Muskies trimmed their gap to 9-8 before Bethany answered with three unanswered tallied to extend its lead to 12-8.
  • Muskingum fought back with a pair of strikes but the Bison answered the Muskie surge by outscoring Muskingum 5-1 over the final eight minutes of play.

  • Muskingum next hosts Waynesburg on Tuesday, March 12. Game time is slated for 7:00 p.m.