Nine different players had goals and three finished with hat tricks as the No. 8 Virginia women’s lacrosse team (5-0) won 18-7 over George Mason (1-4) on Wednesday evening at Klöckner Stadium.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Nine different players had goals and three finished with hat tricks as the No. 8 Virginia women’s lacrosse team (5-0) won 18-7 over George Mason (1-4) on Wednesday evening at Klöckner Stadium.
Freshman Morgan Schwab (Fairport, N.Y.) led the Cavaliers with a career-high six points, scoring three goals with three assists. Senior Taylor Regan (Larchmont, N.Y.) added five points on three goals and two assists and junior Lillie Kloak (Ridgewood, N.J.) added three goals.
Virginia led in shots (43-16), draw controls (20-7) and ground balls (14-6). George Mason had 10 saves and Balsama led the Patriots with three goals.
HOW IT HAPPENED
Virginia scored first with junior Annie Dyson (Alexandria, Va.) finding the net on the assist from freshman Mackenzie Hoeg (Mattituck, N.Y.). It was tied 3-3 with 20:51 to play in the first half. Virginia closed the half on an 8-2 run to lead 11-5 at the half.
The Cavaliers came out and scored the first four goals of the second half. UVA held George Mason to just two second-half goals, with the first coming at the 12:23 mark.
FROM JULIE MYERS
“It was nice to come in against a quality opponent and get another win under our belt. It was good preparation for our stretch coming up. We have a lot of games in 10 days, so we really wanted to compete hard tonight and make sure that tonight was good preparation for the rest of the season, and I think we did enough.”
- Goals: Schwab (3), Regan (3), Kloak (3), Biskup (2), M. Hoeg (2), Jones (2), Dyson (1), Schildmeyer (1), Williams (1)
- Assists: Schwab (3), Regan (2), M. Hoeg (1), Jones (1), Williams (1)
- Morgan Schwab finished with career-highs in goals (3) and assists (3)
- Taylor Regan had multiple assists for the third time this season
- Jaime Biskup had a career-high with two goals
- Aubrey Williams had a career-high six draw controls
Virginia travels to No. 10 Boston College on Saturday, March 13. Opening draw is set for 2 p.m. in Newton, Mass. The game will be broadcast on ACC Network.