BRIDGEWATER, Va – A first half scoring drought for the Bridgewater women's lacrosse team was too much to overcome as the Eagles fell 13-5 against the Shenandoah University Hornets.
Shenandoah takes a 5-0 lead throughout the whole first half until junior Taylor Chamberlain finally put one in the back of the net with 16 seconds left in the first frame to make the score 5-1 heading into the break.
Out of the intermission, Chamberlain scored her second goal of the game with 26:20 on the clock to cut the Hornets' lead 5-2.
Shenandoah responded with back-to-back Samantha Sisson goals to boost the lead 7-2.
Freshman Caroline Fletcher scored from a free position shot with 20:58 left in the second half. The Hornets scored four more goals within the next 10 minutes before Chamberlain snuck her final goal of the game past the keeper off an Audrey Kordek pass to make the score 11-4.
Katie Freeman scored her only goal of the game with 5:54 to go in the game. Shenandoah scored two more goals to finalize the score at 13-5, tallying Bridgewater with the loss.
Chamberlain led the Eagles' offense with three goals, while Freeman and Fletcher each tallied one.
For the Hornets, Sisson had a strong offensive performance with five goals and one assist.
Shenandoah goalie Ashley Cross earned the win with 6 saves.
Bridgewater is back in action on Sunday when they take on the Wesley College Wolverines. Game time is set for 3 p.m.