Clinton, S.C. (Mar. 8, 2019) --- The Delaware State women’s lacrosse team recorded season-highs in goals and shots , but it was not enough to prevent a 16-6 loss to Presbyterian this afternoon.
Six different players recorded goals for the Hornets, who led 3-1 before the Blue Hose scored eight of the next nine to take control of the game.
Sarah Marshall led seven Presbyterian scorers with six goals and an assist for a game-high seven points.
DSU scored first when Emmy McGill scored her second goal of the season three-minutes-14 seconds into the contest.
After Marshall scored for the Blue Hose at the 23:43 mark of the first period to tie the game, Imani Hill gave the Hornets a 2-1 lead on a shot off a pass from Tamrin Swann three minutes later.
Delaware State opened up a two-goal when Hill assisted on a goal by Aniya Aiken with 17:12 left in the opening period.
Presbyterian (1-5) answered by scoring the next three goals to open up a 4-3 lead.
The Hornets pulled ahead 5-3 on Olivia Summerville’s second goal of the season at the 8:40 mark of the first period.
The Blue Hose scored the last five goals of the period, including Marshall’s second and third of the game, to hold a 9-4 lead at intermission.
Delaware State scored the first goal of the second period on a shot by Mia Moseley to pull to within 9-5.
Presbyterian led 15-6 when Swann scored her second goal of the season for the Hornets. She is tied with Hill for the team lead with three points each.
Marshall scored three second period goals for Presbyterian.
The Hornets had 11 second period shots to finish with a season-best 20 for the game.
Delaware State (0-3) returns to action with a home contest against Howard. Start time is set for 1:00 a.m. at Alumni Stadium.