PAINESVILLE, Ohio – The Lake Erie College women's lacrosse was in action today as they were victorious over Ursuline, 20-4. With win the Storm improves to a perfect 7-0 on the season.
The Storm jumped out to a quick lead as they scored in a minute and a half into the game when Cecila Spin (Auburn, N.Y. / Auburn) found the back of the net. Lake Erie added a second straight goal when Haley Andersen (Henderson, Nev. / Coronado) scored an unassisted goal. The Arrows responded with a goal and cut the Storm lead to 2-1. The Storm regained their three goal lead less than a minute later when Anna Spin (Auburn, N.Y. / Auburn) scored off a free position shot. Lake Erie tacked on a goal less than a minute later when Taylor Mathis (Corning, N.Y. / Corning) scored off a feed from A. spin, to make the score 4-1 in favor of the Storm. Two minutes later the Arrows halted the Storm run and made the score 4-2. Lake Erie answered the Ursuline goal with seven straight goals. The run started with just under 20 minutes remaining in the half, when Kayla Bohn (Louisville, Ky. / Eastern) scored off an assist from A. Spin. A minute and a half later Mathis made the score 6-2 in favor of the Storm with an unassisted goal. The Lake Erie run continued as C. Spin netted back to back goals to provide the Storm with an 8-2 lead with just over fifteen minutes remaining in the half. Less than a minute later Mathis gave the Storm a seven goal advantage when she found the back of the net. The Storm continued to dominate when Andersen scored her second goal of the game to make the score, 10-2 in favor of the Storm. A. Spin scored her second goal of the game with just under 11 minutes remaining in the half and provided Lake Erie with an 11-2 edge. Mathis scored her fourth goal in the half and gave the Storm a 10 goal advantage. After a six minute scoring drought the Arrows cut into the Storm lead with a goal. Lake Erie responded with a pair of goals late in the half. The goals were scored by Bohn and Kaci Asper (Syracuse, N.Y. / Cicero-North Syracuse / Onondaga) and Lake Erie took a 14-3 lead into the intermission.
The Storm dominance continued in the second half as Lake Erie outscored Ursuline 6-1. The Storm opened the half with four straight goals. The goals were scored by Mathis, Mallory Quiggle (Lewis Center, Ohio / Olentangy) and a pair of goals were scored by Anastasia Crawford (Corning, N.Y. / Corning Painted Post East). The pair of goals gave Crawford 100 goals in her Lake Erie career. After an Arrows goal the Storm tacked on a pair of goals by Bohn and Quiggle, and the Storm won the game, 20-4.
The Storm was led by Mathis as she had five goals, and a pair of groundballs. Andersen pitched in with a pair of goals and a pair of draw controls.
Lake Erie will be back in action Friday (April 7) when they open GLIAC play as they host the University of Indianapolis.