Izzo Tallies 12 Points in Win over Battlers

Photo by Baker Media Productions
Photo by Baker Media Productions

 PAINESVILLE, Ohio—The Lake Erie College women's lacrosse team picked up a 20-4 victory Sunday (April 19) over Alderson-Broaddus University in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) play. 

Taylor Izzo (Hamburg, N.Y./Frontier) set a program-high with 10 assists in the game.  Her 12 points rank third all-time in Storm history.

Kayla Bohn (Louisville, Ky./Eastern) and Mallory Quiggle (Lewis Center, Ohio/Olentangy) netted goals before Izzo found Anastasia Crawford (Corning, N.Y./Corning Painted Post East) for two goals.  Izzo then netted her first goal on a free-position shot to increase the lead to five.  After the Battlers got on the board, Samantha Gryba (Okotoks, Alberta/National Sport Academy) and Taylor Mathis (Corning, N.Y./Corning) scored back-to-back goal.  After a Battlers goal, Izzo scored on a free-position shot.  Izzo then found Crawford for their third and fourth connections of the game.  Gryba added a late goal to give the Storm an 11-2 lead at the break.

In the opening two minutes of the second half, Izzo found Crawford for her fifth and sixth goals of the game.  The Battlers scored on a free-position but once again, Izzo found Crawford for another goal.  Izzo then found Bohn to five the Storm a 15-3 lea.  Crawford continued to shine, netting her eighth to match a Battler goal.  Haley Andersen (Henderson, Nev./Coronado) scored her first goal on a free-position shot to give the Storm a 17-4 lead.  Quiggle scored her second goal of the game on Izzo's ninth assist.  After Mathis scored, Izzo had her tenth assist of the game on a goal by Andersen.

Izzo had two goals to go with her 10 assists.  Crawford scored eight goals.  Bohn, Quiggle, Andersen, Gryba and Mathis had two goals apiece.  Quiggle also added two assists.

Mathis had a game-high 11 draw controls.  Breana Moser (Gahanna, Ohio/Gahanna) had a team-high four groundballs.

Katie Holden (Whitby, Ont./Anderson C.V.I.) picked up the win in net, making two saves.

The Storm concludes the regular season April 28 at home against Grand Valley State University.

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