PLYMOUTH, N.H. - The Keene State women's lacrosse program fell to Plymouth State, 19-5, on Thursday evening in Little East Conference (LEC) play at Arold Field.
- Keene State: 7-8, 3-2 LEC
- Plymouth State: 12-3, 6-0 LEC
How It Happened
Plymouth State found the back of the net first, as PSU's Sam Sullivan scored an unassisted tally in the opening minute. Keene State evened the score at the 27:57 mark, when junior Emily Parker connected with senior Tori Weinstock. From there, the Panthers scored nine answered goals to take a 10-1 advantage at the 9:52 mark. Back-to-back strikes from sophomore Tess Masci and Parker, off a feed from senior Taylor Farland, cut the Owls' deficit to seven with 8:06 remaining, but Plymouth State responded with three consecutive goals, before junior Chelsea Lewis converted a free position opportunity with 1:48 on the clock. The Panthers would score one more, as time expired in the first half with a score of 14-4, Plymouth State.
Veronyca Daniels and Kimberly Zuccaro each found the back of the net for the Panthers to open the second period, before Weinstock notched her second of the game for the Owls' lone goal of the stanza. Plymouth State capped off the contest scoring the final three goals.
Inside the Crease
- Weinstock led the way with two goals, one ground ball and one draw control, followed by one goal, one assist and three ground balls from Parker. Farland registered one assist, five ground balls and three draw controls.
- Sydney Dubois paced the Panthers with five goals, one assist and eight draw controls, while Tingley added two goals, six assists and four ground balls.
- In net, junior Anna O'Brien made 13 saves, while Clarissa Foote recorded 10 stops.
- The Panthers held a slight 13-12 edge in draw controls over the Owls and produced 43 shots to KSC's 21.
- With the win, Plymouth State has earned the regular season title and the top seed for the upcoming LEC tournament. Keene State will have to await the results of Saturday's contests to determine their seed in the upcoming tournament.
- The Owls will celebrate Senior Day on Saturday, April 28th, when Keene State welcomes Southern Maine for a 1:00 p.m. contest and the final regular season game for both teams.