FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Continuing their WHAC winning streak, the Lawrence Technological University women's lacrosse team moved to 6-0 in their conference with a 23-5 win against Madonna University on Saturday, April 6th on their team's senior day.
Lawrence Tech (7-6, 6-0) dominated in nearly every category. Leading the team was Ashley Sherry for the third game in a row, with an eight point game from five goals and three assists. Anna Gagnon followed her once again with a six point game from three goals and three assists. Abby Barnewold also had a stand out game with five points from four assists and one goal and led the team in caused turnovers with five. Kady waits had three goals, one assists and had four draw controls. Gabi Larkin led the team in draw controls with five.
HOW IT HAPPENED
The Blue Devils opened the night with a back to back goal before Madonna (2-8, 0-5) found the back of the net. Then, they went on a 10 goal streak, grabbing a running clock in the last five minutes of the half.
The second half of the game saw another Blue Devil back to back goal, however, the Crusaders answered immediately with two of their own. However, finding their rhythm again, they went on a five goal steak, with four of them being assisted. After one last Madonna goal, the Blue Devils took control of the rest of the game, assisting their last four goals. It started off with a Gagnon goal assisted by Kaylee Patterson. Gagnon found the back of the net again, assisted by Sherry off a missed shot. Then, Jordan Messing was fed by Gagnon for her second goal of the season with under three minutes to go. Gagnon ran the same play again, this time feeding Abbey Smentowski to seal the game 23-5.
Up next for the Blue Devils is a match at home against Bethel College (Ind.) on Wednesday, April 13 at 3 p.m. The pilots are 1-8 overall and 4-1 in the WHAC.