Lacrosse Suffers Disappointing 15-11 Loss to League Leader Piedmont
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Meredith College lacrosse team suffered a 15-11 loss in Saturday's USA South battle for first as both teams entered today's contest undefeated in league play. With the game tied 8-8 at 22:36, the Lions controlled five of the next six draws to slip away from the Avenging Angels.
Piedmont jumped out to a quick 2-0 lead before Meredith's Katie Burnet centered two shots to tie the game at 22:51.
A missed attempt by the Angels gave the Lions a quick goal on the other end, and PC's Kayla Jones scored another one with a man-up to to put the visitors up by two.
Meredith won the defensive battle during the remainder of the half to cut Piedmont's lead to one heading into the intermission.
After the break Meredith surged ahead on a 3-0 run led by a pair of Burnet scores and another from Danielle Lee.
The advantage was short lived as the Lions' Maggie McDaniel dished out a pair of assists to help Piedmont tie the game. PC maintained a clear offensive advantage the rest of the way.
Burnet led the Avenging Angels with five goals, two assists, adding six draw controls and five groundballs. Raven Winters posted 11 points with three goals and one assist and picked up six draws as well.
Piedmont required just 19 attempts to score 15 goals with Mckynsey Douglas leading the way with five.
The Avenging Angels wrap up the spring break weekend Sunday playing host to the Scotties of Agnes Scott. First draw is slated for Noon at the Meredith turf field.