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Women’s lacrosse falls in season opener

Women’s lacrosse falls in season opener
The Westminster women’s lacrosse team opened the season with their first defeat, 21-13, to the Hawks. (Photo Credit: Westminster College Athletics Program)

The Westminster College women’s lacrosse team opened the season with a loss against Rockhurst University, 21-13.

The Griffins were efficient in the attack with 32 shots and 26 on goal. Seven Griffins scored with five scoring multiple goals. Senior Phebe Walker led the team with three goals and two assists. Junior Melissa Reeves, senior Allie McNeill and senior Audree Erekson each scored two goals and one assist.

Junior Emmaline Russel led the Griffins with six ground balls and three caused turnovers. Junior Lauren Shoughro picked up five ground balls and had one caused turnover and won two draw controls.

The Griffins trailed by one with  halfway through the first half. Rockhurst finished first half on a 7-2 run and began the second half on a 5-2 run to for control of the game and a nine-point lead, 17-8.

Sports coverage by The Forum is created in part through a partnership with the Westminster College Athletics Program.

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Cami Mondeaux
Cami Mondeaux is a junior communication major with a minor in sociology. Cami got her start as a reporter for the City Journals and spent two separate semesters interning at KSL NewsRadio and KUER 90.1 NPR Utah. She now works as a digital content producer for KSL NewsRadio and hopes to one day report on national politics. Cami is excited to bring her skills to The Forum for a second year on staff.

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