April 13, 2014

Storm Offense Shines in 21-1 Win Over Battlers

PAINESVILLE, Ohio-- The Lake Erie College women's lacrosse team picked up their second straight Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) win Sunday (April 13), defeating Alderson-Broaddus University, 21-1.

Hana Abu-Kwiek got things started for the Storm with a goal just 21 seconds in after winning the draw control. Seconds later, Emma Miller (Mentor, Ohio/Mentor) increased the lead to two on a pass from Mallory Quiggle (Lewis Center, Ohio/Olentangy). Ashriel West (Jamesville, N.Y./Jamesville Dewitt) made it 3-0 on an assist from Abu-Kwiek. The Storm continued to roll early on as Kwiek and West netted their second goals and Quiggle added two to give the Storm a 7-0 advantage before Alderson-Broaddus got on the board. After Delaney Semancik (Naples, Fla./Gulf Coast) scored, Breana Moser (Gahanna, Ohio/Gahanno) scored back-to-back goals to make it 10-1 Storm. Abu-Kwiek then completed her hat trick to bring the lead to ten. After Kayla Bohn (Louisville, Ky./Eastern) and Moser, assisted by West, scored Quiggle closed out scoring in the first-half with a last second shot to give the Storm a 14-1 advantage. 

Miller notched her second goal of the day on a pass from Semancik to open up scoring the second-half. Semancik then assisted on a goal to Quiggle minutes later her fourth. Miller notched her second goal of the half on a free-position shot to bring the score to 17-1. Quiggle (assisted by Miller), Moser, Quiggle (assisted by Abu-Kwiek) scored the next three goals to give the Storm their 20th goal for the first time this season. Moser, assisted by Abu-Kwiek, closed out the scoring for the Storm.

Quiggle ended the game with six goals and two assist while Abu-Kwiek had three goals, three assists. Moser had five goals while Miller had five points on three goals, two assist. West had a pair of goals and assists while Semancik had one goal and two assists. Bohn rounded out scoring for the Storm. 

West caused four turnovers and had three groundballs. Katie Holden (Whitby, Ont./Anderson C.V.I.), Samantha Gryba (Okotoks, Alberta/National Sport Academy) and Miller had two caused turnovers. Quiggle had a team-high four groundballs while West and Semancik had three each. In the faceoff circle, West had a team-high eight draw controls.

Amanda Getto (Medina, Ohio/Medina) made four saves in net to pick up the win. Holden made two saves in relief. 

The Storm owned 16-7 draw control, 37-7 shot and 18-11 groundball advantages.

Lake Erie returns to action Thursday (April 17) on the road against Tiffin University.

-LEC-