Spartans best Shorewomen in their first game of the 2020 season

By Louis Galdos

Elm Staff Writer

This past Wednesday, the Women’s lacrosse team took on the 6th ranked York College Spartans at Roy Kirby Jr. stadium for their season opener at home. Throughout the entire game the Spartans held the lead against the Shorewomen. 

The Shorewomen fell with an overall record of 0-1 to start the season. The Spartan’s bested the Shorewomen with a final score of 13-6. 

Statistically speaking, the teams were even. The Spartans had 31 shots, on goal and the Shorewomen had 28 shots. In the groundball category, the Shorewomen had 25 while the Spartans had 19. 

For the goalies, the Spartans had 15 saves while the Shorewomen recorded 13. In clears, the Shorewomen went 20-28 while the Spartans went 15-17. 

For turnovers, the Spartans had 22 while the Shorewomen had 19. For draw controls, the Spartans had 15 while the Shorewomen had six. Lastly, for free position shots, the Shorewomen went 4-16 while the Spartans went 3-9.

 “My individual approach was to play well and have fun at the same time as it was my first college game,” said freshman Hannah Lee. “The team’s approach was to show the hard work we put in during preseason and play with confidence against a good team. And to do all the little things right.”

Their next game is Saturday, Feb. 28th on the road against Christopher Newport University.

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