The lady Owls fought back against the Wheaton Lyons during the second half of Wednesday night’s lacrosse game and were triumphant, winning 15-12.
First-year Brigid Casey had a breakout game, scoring six goals and two assists in the season opener against Wheaton College.
This makes a total of 25 goals and six assists for Casey as she powers through her first season at Keene State.
According to Keeneowls.com, Junior Ali Daisy scored with two seconds left in the first half off a great pass from Junior Erica Chareth. The Owls 2-0 run brought them back within one, as the half ended 8-7 in favor of Wheaton.
According to Keeneowls.com, the Owls couldn’t find the back of the net after Molly Covarrubias scored back-to-back goals to increase Wheaton’s lead to 11-8. The next five minutes of action were goalless as the Owls tried to find their way back in the contest.
Casey came back with a point to prove, scoring again with an assist from Daisy. Daisy had a total of four goals and Lewis had a total of 2 goals.
Wheaton finished the game with 33 shots to Keene State’s 28. Joanna Steinhauer won in the net with nine saves and the Wheaton Lyons with only eight saves.
The Owls play at home on Saturday April 6 against Western Connecticut State University. Start time is at 1 p.m.
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