CNU Tops RC Women's Lax 19-12

CNU Tops RC Women's Lax 19-12

The Basics

Score: Christopher Newport 19, Roanoke 12
Records: Roanoke 3-1 | Christopher Newport 3-3
Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico

The Lead: Christopher Newport topped Roanoke 19-12 in women's lacrosse action Tuesday morning in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

How it Happened

  • Goals by Jenn Schwechheimer and Lilly Blair gave Roanoke a 2-0 lead with just over 26 minutes to play in the first-half.
  • RC made it 4-2 with 22:37 to play in the half, but CNU would roll off seven unanswered goals, taking a 9-4 lead on a Victoria Betterly goal with 11:33 on the clock.
  • Blair would strike again before the end of the half to make it a 10-6 CNU lead at halftime.
  • CNU scored to open the half then Lainey Decker answered for the Maroons with a goal at the 25:13 mark to make it 11-7.
  • That would be as close as RC would get as CNU would go on a 6-1 run to go up 17-8 and put the game away.

Up Next: Roanoke will take on John Carroll at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday in San Juan.