Dover, Del. (Apr. 21) --- Delaware State senior Iman Hassan eclipsed the team record for career goals in the Hornets 23-6 loss to Central Michigan in an Atlantic Sun contest at Alumni Stadium today.
Hassan scored three goals in the contest to raise her career total to 49, tops in the five-year history of the DSU women’s lacrosse program.
Jocelyne Lemay tallied six goals and Tyra Prince added five to lead Central Michigan. Lemay also had two assists to give her a game-high eight points. CMU’s Jess Schuchardt came off the bench to score a goal and assist on six others for seven points.
Prince and Riley Huda (1 G; 5 A) collected six points for the Chippewas.
Central Michigan scored first on a goal by Lemay just 30 seconds into the game. She scored twice more in the four minutes to give the Chippewas a 3-0 lead.
Central Michigan led 6-0 when Hassan scored her first goal of the game to get the Hornets on the board at the 18:25 mark of the first period.
She scored again about two minutes later to cut Central Michigan’s lead to 7-2 with 15:18 left in the opening period.
Hassan set the school record for career goals on her third score of the game with 5:23 remaining in the first period to pull the Hornets to within 11-4.
Delaware State freshman Jasmine West scored the first goal of her career with 9:18 to go in the opening period and added a second with 4:08 left before halftime.
Tai Galmore scored her sixth goal of the second late in the first period.
The Hornets trailed 14-6 at the break and were outscored 9-0 in the second period.
Delaware State returns to action on Sunday at home against Detroit Mercy. Game time is 11:00 a.m. at Alumni Stadium.