February 8, 2013

Winthrop Wins Debut, Downs Howard 20-10

from press release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Winthrop women's lacrosse team started its inaugural season on a very positive note by doubling up the Howard University Bison 20-10 Friday..

Howard hit quickly to start the game, netting a goal in only 23 seconds. Winthrop had to quickly settle down and regroup and the Eagles' first-ever goal game from the stick of freshman Megan Wallenhorst with 22:01 left in the first half.

The Bison went back up 2-1 with 19:29 left, but that was the last lead that Howard held. Freshman Carolyn Krause knotted the game at 2-2 with 12:21 remaining in the opening half and then the flood games started to open for the Winthrop offense.

Freshman Danielle Ellis and Krause scored two goals around a tally from sophomore Alyssa Blevins to put the Eagles up 5-2 with just under seven minutes on the clock. Sophomore Mary Accomando, and freshman Taylor Moreau scored goals along with a second from Wallenhorst to put the Eagles up 8-2. Howard scored its third goal of the game with 2:16 left to make it 8-3 heading into the break.

Junior Maddi Genovese got the scoring going in the second half and Winthrop's offense continued to pound the Howard net. Kruase forced a running clock as she netted a goal, putting the Eagles up 17-7. Freshman Logan McCarthy got on the score sheet, giving Winthrop its largest lead of the game at 19-8 as the Eagles went on to win 20-10.

The Eagles will continue on the road Sunday when they face the Navy Midshipmen at noon.



Lacrosse Magazine on Facebook


LaxMagazine.com features news, scores and standings tailored to your favorite teams.

» NCAA Division I Men
» NCAA Division I Women
» NCAA Division II Men
» NCAA Division II Women
» NCAA Division III Men
» NCAA Division III Women
» MCLA Division I Men
» MCLA Division II Men
» U.S. Senior Men
» U.S. Senior Women
» U.S. U19 Men
» U.S. U19 Women
» U.S. Indoor Men

// show either all first or all second banners