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PSU Women’s Lacrosse too much for Salem State

PSU Women’s Lacrosse too much for Salem State

Tingley posts career-high 10 points, Panthers post fourth straight victory

            SALEM, Mass. – Junior Megan Tingley (Natick, Mass.) recorded a career-high 10 points Thursday afternoon to lead Plymouth State University to a 20-4 non-conference victory over Salem State University in women's lacrosse action at Alumni Field.

            Tingley scored three goals and assisted on seven others, becoming the 11th player in program history to record at least 10 points in a game. Junior Sam Sullivan (Canton, Mass.) added five goals and an assist, senior Kaitlyn Wilder (Framingham, Mass.) chipped in with three goals, and sophomore Veronyca Daniels (Concord, N.H.) and freshman Lissa Perry (Salem, N.H.) got into the act with two goals apiece.

            The Panthers out-shot the Vikings 30-11, and had advantages in draw controls (16-9) and ground balls (29-20). PSU won its fourth straight game to move to 4-2 overall, while SSU drops to 2-8.

 

THE BASICS:

* Date: Thursday, April 13, 2017                                                                                                                    

* Location: Salem, Mass. (Alumni Field)

* Score: Plymouth State 20, Salem State 4

* Records: Plymouth State 4-2; Salem State 2-8

 

GAME NOTES

* Tingley filled up the stat sheet. In addition to her 10 points, she collected seven ground balls and seven draw controls and caused two turnovers.

* The teams traded goals in the opening two minutes of the game before PSU went on a tear, rattling off 11 consecutive goals in 15 minutes to open up a 12-1 lead. Sullivan had four goals in the rally, while Tingley had two goals and four assists.

* Courtney Smith scored her second goal of the game for Salem State with 10 minutes to go in the half, but junior Sarah Thompson (Hooksett, N.H./Trinity) and Perry rounded out the first-half scoring to give PSU a 14-2 margin at halftime.

* Plymouth State scored the first four goals after the break and coasted to the victory in the second half.

* Senior Meg Brault (South Windsor, Conn.) and sophomore Emilee Wargo (Madison, Conn.) combined to make five saves in the PSU goal.

 

UP NEXT:

* PSU returns to Little East Conference action Saturday against Western Connecticut State University; the game will be played at 9 a.m. on the turf field at The Holderness School. 

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