Slater ties record in win over immaculata

Rachel Slater (photo by Craig Chase, craigchasephotography.com)
Rachel Slater (photo by Craig Chase, craigchasephotography.com)

FREDERICK, Md. - Hood College's Rachel Slater tied the Blazers' single-game record with five assists to help the women's lacrosse team to a 19-9 win over Immaculata. 

Hood's 6-1 start is its best since starting the 2005 season the same way. 

Inside the Box Score

  • Slater tied the record held by three different players, most recently Caitlin Lawrence in 2013. Slater added two goals, three ground balls, seven draw controls and two caused turnovers. 
  • Laura Skorobatsch scored six times to extend her streak of multi-goal games to seven in a row. She had three ground balls, three draw controls and two caused turnovers. 
  • Kara Phoubandith finished with four goals and an assist for five points. She finished the game with exactly 125 goals and 150 points in her career. 
  • Tenley Reeder assisted on three goals and scored once. 
  • Nikki Lunn had four ground balls and caused three turnovers. 
  • Danielle Holt made two saves in the first half and Sophia Vilaca stopped four in the second half. 

How it Happened

  • Immaculata took an early 2-1 lead after a free position shot by Layne Kennedy with 25:47 left in the first half. Skorobatsch, who had scored the Blazers' only goal up to that point, scored two more goals to reclaim the lead for Hood just one minute and eight seconds later. 
  • The two scores started an 8-0 run that featured three assists by Slater as the Blazers took a 9-2 lead after Slater fed Skorobatsch with 11:35 left in the half. 
  • Two goals by the Mighty Macs made it 9-4 at halftime. 
  • Hood opened the second half with Skorobatsch and Phoubandith taking turns scoring goals as the Blazers went ahead 13-4 with 26:34 to go in the game. Immaculata never got closer than eight the rest of the way. 

Notes

  • Kennedy, Anna DiDonato and Bailey Krewson had three goals apiece to account for all of the Mighty Macs' scoring. Molly Gallagher had six draw controls. Emily Schumann made 10 saves. 
  • Hood held a 40-16 advantage on shots. 

Up Next

Hood hosts Neumann on March 19 at 4 p.m.

 

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