Storm Cruises to 21-4 Win Over Ursuline

Photo by Baker Media Productions
Photo by Baker Media Productions

PAINESVILLE, Ohio— The Lake Erie College women's lacrosse team picked up a 21-4 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) win over Ursuline College Sunday (April 12) at home.

Samantha Gryba (Okotoks, Alberta/National Sport Academy) scored two straight goals to start the game for the Storm before the Arrows got on the board. After Taylor Mathis (Corning, N.Y./Corning) scored, Anastasia Crawford (Corning, N.Y.//Corning Painted Post East) quickly scored off the draw. Mathis scored her second goal of the game to increase the Storm advantage to 5-1.  Ceclia Spin (Auburn, N.Y./Auburn) found Taylor Izzo (Hamburg, N.Y./Frontier) to give the Storm a five goal lead before the Arrows brought it back to four.  Gryba and Mathis netted their third and fourth goals to give the Storm a 10-2 lead.   Izzo netted her second goal before Spin scored her first goal to give the Storm a 12-2 lead.  Izzo closed out the half with her third goal as the Storm owned a 13-2 lead.

Mathis scored her fifth on a free position to open the second half.  Spin scored her second goal of the game minutes later, growing the advantage to 13.  Haley Andersen (Henderson, Nev./Coronado) scored her first goal off a pass by Mallory Quiggle (Lewis Center, Ohio/Olentangy).  Andersen then found Quiggle for a goal seconds later.  The Arrows scored a pair of goals, Crawford found Quiggle for her second goal. Emma Miller (Mentor, Ohio/Mentor) scored off a pass from Izzo to bring the lead up to 1 5.  Breana Moser (Gahanna, Ohio/Gahanna). Haley Abraham (Canandaigua, N.Y./Canandaigua Academy) scored late in the game off a pass from Quiggle to seal the win.

Mathis led the Storm with five goals.  Gryba ended the game with four goals.  Spin had five points on two goals, three assists.  Izzo had four points on three goals, one assist. Quiggle had two goals, two assists.  Andersen scored two and assisted on one.  Crawford had a goal and an assist.  Moser, Miller and Abraham had one goal apiece. 

Katie Holden (Whitby, Ont./Anderson C.V.I.) picked up the win in net, making 11 saves.  Mathis caused a team-high three turnovers.  Quiggle had a team-high seven groundballs.

The Storm is back in action Wednesday (April 15) when they visit Wheeling Jesuit University.

-LEC-