Lynchburg, Va. -- University of Lynchburg's women's lacrosse team made it three-straight wins Saturday with a 19-0 drubbing of NAIA member Columbia (S.C.).
Junior attackman Carly Sandler (Kennebunk, Maine) led the Hornets with a five-goal, two-assist effort, while senior midfielder Hannah Creasey (Virginia Beach, Va.) and junior attackman Kelsi Trevisan (West Chester, Pa.) each notched hat tricks.
Final: Lynchburg 19, Columbia (S.C.) 0
Records: Lynchburg 3-1, Columbia (S.C.) 2-3
Venue: Shellenberger Field, University of Lynchburg, Lynchburg, Va.
HOW IT HAPPENED
Both defenses held fast in the early going, but Lynchburg took the lead at the 24:37 mark when Sandler scored, unassisted. She added her four other goals before halftime as the Hornets led, 12-0, at the break. Creasey also scored twice in the half.
Lynchburg extended the lead in the second half, scoring seven times, bookended by unassisted goals by senior attackman Alicia Sandoval (Montclair, Va.)
Lynchburg's women's lacrosse team will head south to Clearwater, Fla., for Spring Break, where they will take on Swarthmore and Meredith, March 12 and 14, respectively, at the Joe DiMaggio Sports Complex.